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San Francisco's famous Anchor Steam®, the classic of American brewing tradition since 1896, is virtually handmade, with an exceptional respect for the ancient art of brewing. The deep amber color, thick creamy head, and rich flavor all testify to our traditional brewing methods. Anchor Steam is unique, for our brewing process has evolved over many decades and is like no other in the world. Anchor Steam derives its unusual name from the 19th century when "steam" seems to have been a nickname for beer brewed on the West Coast of America under primitive conditions and without ice. The brewing methods of those days are a mystery and, although there are many theories, no one can say with certainty why the word "steam" came to be associated with beer. For many decades Anchor alone has used this quaint name for its unique beer. In modern times, "Steam" has become a trademark of Anchor Brewing.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tore_pettersen (191) - - MAR 21, 2014
Flaske fra SB Sälen. Mørk honningfarget med mye hvitt skum. Lukter sitrus, malt og karamell. Karamell i smaken, samt noe sitrus og krydder. Medium kullsyre, lang og god ettersmak som sitter lenge.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Modularman (49) - - MAR 21, 2014
Bottle, smell is sweet floral, appearance is clear brown with thin khaki head, taste is a little sweet at first with carbonated bitter finish. Refreshing beer but not unique.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
R2k2 (292) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 19, 2014
A somewhat dark, but nice honey-colored beer with a somewhat yellow layer of foam. The aroma contains the sweetness of alcohol, despite the fact that it "only" contains 4,8 %. It tastes sweet for about half a second, but this quickly moves on into a bitter taste, with a dry bitter aftertaste. A bit strange, but not bad! Een iets donker, mooi, honingkleurig bier met een lichtgele kraag. In het aroma zit het zoetige van alcohol, ondanks dat er "slechts" 4,8% in zit. De smaak is heel even zoet, maar wordt bijna direct bitter en laat een droge bittere nasmaak achter. Beetje vreemd, maar niet slecht!

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
AKORN (95) - Virginia, USA - MAR 18, 2014
Malt and lite citrus aroma. Golden amber in color with good head. Malty, roasted and citrus flavors. Another good session beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kacyper (160) - Lublin, POLAND - MAR 17, 2014
Piana ładna, szybko się zbija pozostając do końca i oblepiając szkło. Kolor lekko bursztynowy, lekko przejrzyste. Aromaty słodowe, lekko miodowe, karmelowe, chlebowe. Lekka goryczka, lekko słodkawe. W smaku bardziej słodowo-karmelowe. Odczucie w ustach kremowe.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ametras (212) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 16, 2014
355ml bottle. Clear amber with a foamy white head. Flavors are cereals, caramel, toasted malts, citrus and minerals with herbal and peppery notes. Medium body, moderate carbonation, buttery texture.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
androman (181) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - MAR 16, 2014
35.5cl bottle @ home. Clear amber color, minimal off-white head. Aroma honey, caramel, floral, bread, malty, slightly roasted, grapfruit notes. Taste light sweetness, medium bitterness, hint of salt. Full body, creamy texture, average carbonation, strong lagerish bittersweet finish. Massive flavor, still quite refressing. Fantastic.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (5343) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 15, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein kupferfarbenes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht röstmalzig, hopfig, blumig. Geschmack röstmalzig, hopfig, blumig, Karamell, leicht bitter, leicht süß.

4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
perezs25 (38) - - MAR 14, 2014
Pours rich amber color with well-developed pale head. Low lacing. Roasted malt smell and low to moderate hops. Very unique nutty complex taste, but malt forward with a complex but moderate hoppy and toasty aftertaste. Medium body and warmth. You simply cant go wrong with this quintessential and well-balanced California steam beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wihlan (113) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 14, 2014
Spännande öl, smakar lager men är Ale?! Steam beer helt enkelt! Best of two worlds. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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