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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.14/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   IBU: 34   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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The name originates from an anagram (Anchor Steam) but the key element of this pre-prohibition style beer is the process of fermenting it with a lager yeast at an ale-like higher temperature.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
douglas88 (6010) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 3, 2014
Can. Pours a somewhat cloudy orange color with a small white head. A light grainy fruity nose. The flavor is yeasty, some fresh berries, a bit of toffee and English yeast. Nice. The name is sort of odd.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (11053) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 23, 2014
Can from The Beer Mongers. Pours copper with a yellowish white head. Aroma is somewhat fruity, and there seems to be a tobacco note. Med body. Flavor is rather sharp - really suggests tobacco. fruits seem present. Quite an unusual beer to me. Clearly California Common, but strong unfamiliar flavor set.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
fiulijn (14513) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 16, 2014
Draught at Rogue Kitchen & Wetbar (W. Broadway), Vancouver
12oz

Copper color with small head. It has some aroma of caramel and bread crust. The mouthfeel is very dry, with dry caramel flavor and a cereal accent, and light bread; the bitterness is high, quite disturbing in the end; dryness and bitterness combine in a metallic final.
Not very interesting.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerGolem (682) - Quebec, CANADA - MAY 27, 2014
Sample on tap at Craft Beer Market (Vancouver). Pours clear orange copper with medium white head. Aroma: lavander, citrus, hops, malt. More sweet than bitter God balance nevertheless. Hints of alcohol. Full bodied. Heavy beer.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (1208) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - MAY 17, 2014
Solid lager all the way around . . . not sure about why the lack of love on this one. For the style, itís very very good. Getting toasted malts, and rich flavor. Very, very drinkable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (31178) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2014
Can. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is toasted malty and light grassy. Bitter and dry. Herbal and toasted. Bone dry and bitter into the finish.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Meilby (7609) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 17, 2014
Can 500ml @ fonefan
Pours hazy deep golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel and floral. Taste is medium sweet and light to medium bitter. Body is light to medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Bamsen78 (3139) - SÝnderborg, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2014
Can @ America Strikes Back, Ulfborg. Pours hazy amber with airy white head. Clear aroma of yeast and malt, with notes of hops. Bitter, hoppy and metallic flavour, with notes of diacethylene and touches of malt and citrus. Skunky hints. Watery. Bitterish aftertaste. Nothing to write home about.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
chrisv10 (11121) - DENMARK - MAY 17, 2014
Can. Slightly hazy amber with small off-white head. Aroma is malt, caramel, fruit and grainy. Flavour is malt, caramel, medium sweet, little grainy, hop and a little bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Smurf2055 (1399) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 21, 2013
Pours amber, min white head. Smell light grainy. Taste smooth lager yeast on tail, hay up front. Balanced and clean Nice beer, simple


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