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RATINGS: 2653   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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3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
fredthecat (297) - - AUG 18, 2013
lots of roast smell, ashiness, coffee. taste is minerally, hard, somewhat bitter and full of roastiness. mouthfeel is slightly overcarbonated for me. dark, dark brown. i was disappointed, though i can see it being impressive for an original microbrew and having an important place in beer history. (not scored with these regards in mind)


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
danlo (1058) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - JUL 12, 2014
355ml bottle. Dark brown-black colour, tan foam head leaving some lacing and aroma of roast malt, molasses, raisins, chocolate, coffee. Taste is sweet chocolatey malt, tangy, with raisins, dark fruits, nutty, coffee, roast bitterness. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, sweetish tangy lingering roasted bitter finish. Very drinkable.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thanatosti (868) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 11, 2014
35,5 cl. bottle @ home, bought @ Gall&Gall, Doorn. Dark brown with a beige head. Sweet coffee aroma with roasted malts and dark chocolate. Nice round mouthfeel and a satisfying long aftertaste. Great porter.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
DearBeer2013 (35) - - JUL 10, 2014
Pretty good stout. Nice blend of imperial bitter and sweetness. Mild mouth full.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerguy00 (43) - Fountain Valley, California, USA - JUL 6, 2014
Nice brown pour with a 2 finger caramel colored head. Notes of caramel, and roasted nuts. Nice caramel flavor followed up by a touch of coffee.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
HammerTroll (318) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - JUL 6, 2014
Completely dark bodied, small to medium sized tan head. Sweet alcohol nose, although it has only 5.6% ABV. Very nice coffee aroma, but maybe a little bit too sweet. Some dark fruit too, sweet chocolate. Medium to full body. Flat to soft carbonation. Very nice. Very nice indeed.
(Za Popen’t 0,33l bottle)

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iznogud (570) - CROATIA - JUL 6, 2014
Bottle, 355 ml from Za Popent, Ljubljana. Pours black with tan head. Roasted malts aroma with some chocolate. Roasted malts and dried fruits in flavor.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Baton (31) - Łódź, POLAND - JUN 30, 2014
Bottle. Pours dark brown with good head. Aroma: dried fruits, plum, chocolate, dark malts. Taste: dark chocolate, dried fruits, coffee. Medium body, small bitterness.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rockana (133) - Zadar/Zagreb, CROATIA - JUN 28, 2014
Purs dark brown, almost black color with minimal tan head. Aroma is chocolate, malt, dark fruit, a bit of coffee bitterness in there. Medium to full body. Sweet taste followed by some bitterness. Overall, pretty good one, but nothing to really amuse you like I thought it would be.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
veceo (318) - CROATIA - JUN 27, 2014
Black color, average sized brownish head. Medium to full body, soft carbonation. Lots of lacing. Aroma of coffee and chocolate, some fruitiness. Medium sweet taste with light bitter finish. Great porter!

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
seanpg (27) - IRELAND - JUN 27, 2014
Lots of porters but this is good for the style. Smoky toasty and roasty goodness. Nice easy drinking which I have had in bottle and fron brewery as a taste.


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