RATINGS: 3027   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
San Franciscos 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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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ontheroad (30) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUL 3, 2008
Pours with a rich head that lasts to the bottom of the glass. Has a creamy feel and an accompanying smooth roasted coffe and chocolate flavor and just a hint of bitterness. A really easy-to-drink porter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RaduPopovici (3) - Bucharest, ROMANIA - DEC 8, 2016 does not count
330 ml bottle, Bucharest, Bistro GUXT. Black and opaque.Nice tan head, good retention, lot of lacing. Aroma is coffee and chocolate, burnt sugar, some smokyness, roasted bread and roasted nuts, dark fruits. Really nice, balanced and complexe. Taste is mostly bitter with some roasted and smoked hints, saltiness. Also hints of caramel, dark fruits and roasted nuts, some herbs. Light carbonation and average corpolence., long aftertaste, bitter-sweet with salty hints. Very nice beer, I am really impressed. Well ballanced, easy to drink, light but in the same time complexe and refined. Ill drink this beer anytime again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MatiF96 (90) - POLAND - DEC 7, 2016
Czarna, nieprzejrzysta barwa. Piękna drobnopęcherzykowa piana zdobi szkło. Aromat niezbyt intensywny, głwnie palone słody, lekka czekolada. W smaku dość wytrawnie, deserowa czekolada, lekka kawa i przypieczony karmel. Przyjemny finisz charakterystyczny dla ciemnych piw. Ładna kremowa faktura. Wysycenie mogłoby być ciut niższe. Ale nie ma się co czepiać, bardzo dobre piwo

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
RodJBeerVenture (12) - Independence, USA - DEC 3, 2016
A good overall Porter that does really well in satisfying all key areas for sure.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ardeo (222) - Flmalle, BELGIUM - NOV 27, 2016
Noire mousse onctueuse abondante et persistant jusqu la fin de la dgust ! Armes marqus de cacao/chocolat, fruits noirs, herbes. Saveurs chocolat, caf, pices, malts rtis. Bouche un peu piquante avec bonne amertume. Ma 1e Porter. Pas ma dernire !

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
lupuLust (150) - Freiburg, GERMANY - NOV 19, 2016
18.11.2016 - Almost black pour with coffee creamy beige head. Instant aromas of roasted malt, dark chocolate and coffee. Taste is the same together with some fresh fruit notes hiding behind this semi creamy and therefore freshly carbonated mouthfeel and roast malt body. Great porter

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Korcz (1008) - Warsaw, POLAND - NOV 12, 2016
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer. Klasyk, niezmiennie w świetnej formie.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MatusBeer (555) - Koice, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 5, 2016
Bottle. Deep black colour with stable huge head off. Aroma of chocolate, roasted coffee.Taste of caramel, light sweet, light sour, nuts,dark chocolate, roasted coffee,light floral, Great porter!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JuanFlk80 (161) - SPAIN - OCT 28, 2016
Botella 33cl cervezasdiferentes.es Porter de sabor potente, noto sabor a regaliz negro, mas fuerte al calentar

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kaserov (293) - Oviedo, SPAIN - OCT 24, 2016
UPDATED: NOV 4, 2016 Color marrn oscuro casi negro, opaco, con capa de espuma de un blanco amarronado de dos dedos de grosor (muy cremosa y buena retencin). Carbonatacin imperceptible. Aroma a alcohol (extrao pero interesante, evidentemente no es como oler una ginebra o un vodka, es otro tipo de alcohol) y, si se agita, llega un poco de chocolate lejano pero perceptible. Sabor alcohlico placentero, algo de caramelo tambin. No me pidan ms porque si bien la disfruto, en boca me parece un tanto unidimensional. No encuentro notas de chocolate, ni de caf, ni nada torrefactado o tostado. Me gusta pero pido ms. Supongo que habr otras Porter mucho mejores, pero ya lo descubrir.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LazyPyro (666) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 23, 2016
355ml bottle. Almost black appearance with a creamy one-two finger tan head. Aroma: roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, dark fruit. Taste: roasted malt, bitter coffee, some dark fruit. Full body, soft carbonation, oily creamy mouthfeel. Decent.

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