RateBeer
overall
99
100
style

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 2613   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


rodzilla79's rating

3.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rodzilla79 (90) - Maryland, USA - NOV 18, 2010
Nutty, broody beer. It’s a very smooth brew with a burnt carmel finish. I find myself wishing it was a little colder right now because it has the makings of a great winter beer.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ROBC3366 (370) - north reading, Massachusetts, USA - APR 23, 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. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mr_Pink_152 (294) - 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!

3.8
   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
Thompson (318) - - APR 18, 2014
Small/medium beige head.. opage black colour... smell yeast malts hops.. taste hops liquorish..

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Voras (20) - - 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 (36) - 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 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
ttroha (172) - 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

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarkoNm (257) - 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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RobertDale (2958) - 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.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 » 262


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50