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RATINGS: 2612   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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4.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
DanielBrown (3629) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, - FEB 9, 2004
Bottle from Rai Wines, Harborne, Birmingham. Little aroma, but some choc. Jet black and a nice beige head, displaying a rocky personality. Amazing, fabulous smooth coffe cream taste. This is a brilliant, rounded pint - sweet smooth, creamy, balanced. All the flavours are in there, and there is a nice hint of bitterness in the mouthfeel. Top notch.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Thompson (299) - - APR 18, 2014
Small/medium beige head.. opage black colour... smell yeast malts hops.. taste hops liquorish..

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
Christpuncher (714) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 20, 2014
A really smooth and easy to drunk porter. No smokey flavor at all with a hint of caramel. Pours dark brown almost black in color. Had this one I. Myrtle beach. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
minihame2 (166) - Tokyo, JAPAN - APR 19, 2014
Black body, latte coloured, thin head. Faint malty aroma with some sweet tones. Nice, soft taste with some bitterness in the end. Smooth mouthfeel. Pretty good overall.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Voras (19) - - APR 15, 2014
Black with beige head. Aroma: coffee, chocolate. Taste: delicious chocolate ending with some coffee.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
vanelst (33) - AUSTRIA - APR 13, 2014
Beautiful black with a big very light brownish head Aroma is chocolate, roasty, oranges. Taste is softly bitter chocolates, coffee and a pleasant roast-taste. Creamy mouthfeel, not watery at all, despite being relatively light. Solid Porter.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RobertDale (2937) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - APR 11, 2014
12 ounce bottle. Pours a dark reddish brown with a nice fluffy tan head. Lots of lacing. Aroma of malt, fruit, and chocolate. Taste is roasted malt, dark chocolate, dark fruit, and some coffee. Excellent.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Buongiorgio00 (582) - - APR 8, 2014
Porter squisita, decisamente sopra la media, con note intense di cioccolato, caffé, malti tostati e estremamente piacevole da bere. Una volta su questi lidi californiani, non puoi che gettare l’ancora e restarci!!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mr_Pink_152 (291) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - APR 21, 2014
355ml bottle from beers of Europe. Black colour, minimal brown head. Aroma of dark chocolate, coffee, roasted malty. Taste has a nice light sweetness, with a medium bitter finish. If I was a porter at Spitalfields Market I would love it!

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarkoNm (254) - SLOVENIA - APR 12, 2014
Pours a very beautiful deep black color and is covered wit ha decent tan colored head that stays around for some time. The aroma is slighty roasted, some fruits also present. The taste starts with a nice bitterness and is followed by slightly roasted body, lots of coffee. Finishes with a decent bitterness. Not my favourite Anchor, but very nice nad easily enjoyable.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
ttroha (171) - Georgia, USA - APR 12, 2014
Tap from Lazy Dog. Pours a dark brown with tan head. Aroma of malt, fruit, and chocolate. Taste is roasted malt, chocolate, and coffee. Medium bodies. Tasty beer


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