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RATINGS: 2766   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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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LarsEngen (366) - Sandvika, - MAR 9, 2013
35,5 cl bottle from vinmonopolet Buskerud storsenter. Pours almost black with a lasting medium tan head. Aromas of cocoa and dark dried fruit. Chocolate and coffee flavors. Light body and very easy to drink, but still a complex porter..


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
venom666 (431) - Elche, SPAIN - JAN 25, 2015
Dark brown color with rich beige head. Roasted chocolate, coffee beans and dark fruits are mostly present on the aroma. Light to medium body. taste has roasted malts, with dark coffee and chocolate, cherries, toffee and some grassy notes. Aftertaste has a slightly and pleasant bitter character. Very smooth and balanced American Porter.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
mt_hall (129) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2015
Bottled. A very dark red-brown - almost black - with a small light brown head. Boozy aromas of chocolate, black cherry, dried fruit, and just a hint of coffee. All those aromas a present in the mouth too; a sweet start with a drier, slightly smoky finish. Excellent.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gregwilsonstl (1167) - Missouri, USA - JAN 21, 2015
Strong aroma. Roasted. Dark black. Kinda creamy. Aftertaste is very reminiscent of coffee. I dont know if this is the right word, but there is something pure about this. Well done.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Silvan7 (770) - Samarate, ITALY - JAN 19, 2015
Bottle @ home. Marrone, velata, con schiuma beige finissima, e persistente. Aroma piuttosto intenso. Caffè, cacao in polvere, toffee, frutta secca (nocciole) , leggermente erbacea da luppolo. Gusto abboccato all’ingresso, acidulo, maltato e tostato, divine amaro nel prosieguo della bevuta. Poco carbonata, molto gentile, rotonda e piena. poco calda, ma equilibrata ed armonica.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
batneil (376) - - JAN 18, 2015
Pours black with a visible fizz and very little head. Smells like treacle with a hint of black cherry. Slightly too fizzy but fades to a pleasant creaminess. Treacly taste with slight hint of cherry. (K)

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vighals (1484) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - JAN 16, 2015
Svart med høyt lys brunt skum. Melkesjokolade, godt moden banan og noe mørke frukter. Bittersøt smak. Brent karamell, mørk sjokolade og kaffesmak. Fyldig. Lett bitter avslutning.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gregorymconway (163) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 11, 2015
355ml bottle from the LCBO. Dec 14. Black opaque body with a thin beige head. Mostly roasty flavors, extremely sessionable, an oily texture which was perfect for the style and purpose of the beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
samsmith33 (435) - - JAN 8, 2015
Taken from old ratings. 2008. Bottle poured to glass..___________________((_________

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gurthnar (2253) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JAN 5, 2015
Bottle from Seoul Plaza. Aroma dark roasted, chocolate, light fruity. Clear colour, very dark, moderately thick texture. Moderately stable head. Taste is very smooth and nicely balanced. Equal intensity malty sweetness, toffee, fruity flavours, and dark bitter roasted, chocolate flavours. Finishes bitter with a definite hops presence, grassy. True to style and very enjoyable beer.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Florya (390) - Bergen, NORWAY - JAN 3, 2015
How: Bottle. Appearance: Black with a tan head.. Aroma: coffe,dark chocolate. Palate: full body, creamy, smooth carbonation.


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