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RATINGS: 2801   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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San Francisco’s famous Anchor Porter brand is made in one of the smallest and most traditional breweries in the world by the brewers of Anchor Steam Beer. Our old-fashioned Porter is virtually handmade, with an exceptional respect for the ancient art of brewing. We use 100% malted barley, generous amounts of fresh, whole hops, entirely natural carbonation and a simple, natural brewing process which is like no other in the world. The deep black color, the thick, creamy head and the intensely rich flavor of Anchor Porter, made in San Francisco since 1974, have earned this delicious and unique brew a worldwide reputation for outstanding quality. It is aesthetically pleasing and wholly superior in every respect.


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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nephilium (1451) - Ohio, USA - NOV 7, 2007
Slight decent chocolate aroma, pours an almost black dark red with a thin tan head. Taste has a slight bit of chocolate, but the predominant flavor is of roastiness. Slightly bitter finish that fades to a touch of tartness. Drinkable, but not the first thing I’d reach for.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cunningham (5150) - Halden, NORWAY - MAR 23, 2015
Dark brownish color with a fine beige head. Ok lacing. Bready, coffee and roasted aroma. Medium (+) body. Ok balance between sweetness and bitterness. Average to soft carbonation. Toffee, coffee, roasted and a bit fruity flavor. Nice and tasty porter.
[Bottle from Vinmonopolet Kiellandsplass in Oslo, Norway]

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
przemek836 (14) - POLAND - MAR 22, 2015
Kolor: czarny z rubinowymi refleksami. Piana: beżowa, drobnopęcherzykowa, puszysta, zwarta, dość obfita. Zapach: suszone śliwki, czekolada, owoce. Smak: niskie nasycenie, aksamitne, półwytrawne. W smaku przyjemna czekoladowa słodycz zbalansowana średnią goryczka. Bardzo delikatne ale bogate w smaku zarazem. Bardzo pijalne. W smaku przypomina czekoladowe pralinki z nadzieniem śliwkowym, rodzynkami. Nuty palone i orzechowe. Na podniebieniu pozostaje czekoladowo-kawowy posmak. Ładnie ułożone. Bardzo dobry porter. Momentami przypomina łagodnego RISa.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alomtnez (94) - SPAIN - MAR 20, 2015
Bottle. Average brownish head with good retention. Very dark brown, though clear. Aroma is toasted, fruity (prune), chocolate and coffee hints. Flavours are roasted malt, burnt dried fruits and coffee. Medium body, medium carbonation, some acidity with roasty bitter aftertaste. Strong and very good porter.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Shark_Pants (349) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 20, 2015
Very dark, small head. Aromas of molasses, soy, plums, cherries and dark chocolate. Taste has caramel, stewed cherries, hop bite and a little umami. Medium bodied, spicy and drinkable. Really quite good.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bigericsports (13) - Berkeley, California, USA - MAR 16, 2015
This Porter has a nose of dried dark fruit think prunes, figs and raisins,light coffee, cocoa powder and toasted barley, creamy palate.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sledutah (5558) - Utah, USA - MAR 15, 2015
12oz bottle from the state store
Pours clear dark brown with a medium sized beige head that dissipates quickly, some light lacing. Aroma is roast, caramel, bready, bitters and chocolate. Taste is roasty, caramel, chocolate and bitter
Ok, clean

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hohops (433) - Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 15, 2015
Appearance is almost black, a two finger beige head which clings a bit. Aroma- caramel, biscuit, milk chocolate, bread, malts. Taste- smooth chocolate, milk, roast malt, burnt toast, chocolate hob nob, bitter chocolate, dry roast finish. Tasty stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tripplebeer (54) - - MAR 14, 2015
nice porter, bread, chocolate - coffee toasted notes, lively carbonation, smooth, easy drinkable...good

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
redders1974 (95) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - MAR 14, 2015
Really nice drink everything’s ng a porter should be pours jet black with nice head nice aroma of Christmas cake and raisen tastes of dark berries with their alcohol subtly cutting through hats off anchor an excellent beer

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Moravius (701) - Berlin, GERMANY - MAR 11, 2015
Flasche (355 ml) von Bierlieb, Berlin. - Tiefdunkles Kastanienbraun, beinahe schwarz; sahniger beigefarbener Schaum. - In der Nase traubenzuckerartige Süße, milde Röstnoten, herb süßsaure Frucht und holziger Hopfen. - Antrunk schlank und überraschend süßlich-dunkelmalzig mit Traubenzucker und kräftigen Röstaromen, die in eine etwas unmotivierte Fruchtigkeit eingebettet sind und dadurch nicht voll zur Geltung kommen. Mild rezent, samtig im Mund aber fast schlank. Im weiteren Verlauf breitet sich doch noch erdig-holzige Hopfenherbe aus, die mit kräftiger Bitterschokolade in einen langen, kaffeebitteren, recht trockenen Nachtrunk mündet. - Eigenartiges Porter mit nicht ganz stimmigen süßlich-fruchtigen Aromen.


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