RATINGS: 3087   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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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lmahony199 (52) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - JUN 18, 2001
A great porter.

vinivini (2229) - Gomel, BELARUS - JUN 23, 2017
Bottle. Opaque deep brown to black, moderate capuccino coloured head. The aroma is roasted malts, chicory, burnt cake, caramel, bread, dried fruit. Complex. Medium body. Soft carbo. Medium dry taste. Dark malts dominate. Fruit esters go along. Minor chicory, coffee, roast, light bitterness. Complex again. Very good.

Idiosynkrasie (7427) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - JUN 22, 2017
355ml bottle. Quasi black colour with average to huge, thick, creamy, mostly lasting, moderately lacing, beige head. Slightly fruity and dark malty aroma, some chocolate, hints of plum. Taste is slightly roasty, chocolately dark malty, some malty spiciness, sweet-ish fruity hints of plum and morello; smooth, soft, silky palate.

kucharz (57) - Rzeszów, POLAND - JUN 18, 2017
butelka do 11.2015 w smaku wodniste, jest troche mlecznej czekolady, w aromacie prawie nic sie nie dzieje, pianka ładna utrzymuje sie do konca, kiepsko... poszukam butelki z nowszych warek, bo na ta chwile oceny nie rozumiem.

kinyas (7) - - JUN 11, 2017 does not count
Lots of caramel and chocolate in the aroma. Lovely creamy two finger off-white head. Jet black. Taste has loads of dark chocolate and toastiness, with a very slight hop bitterness on the finish. More than lived up to its high reputation. Very very nice beer.

rodsquad (223) - Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - JUN 6, 2017
Bottle from Fountainhall Wines Stonehaven. Aromas smooth coffee, sweet toffee, soft oak cask and plenty of chocolate. Flavour has a lovely coffee front, a soft earthiness that builds with a light smoky finish. A soft full body with a dry sharp sparkle. Lovely smooth tones with an earthy bitterness. A very fine dark smoky beer.

LiretAnonim (245) - POLAND - JUN 6, 2017
Piwo wypite jakiś czas temu. Ocena wystawiona na podstawie wspomnień z degustacji, w ramach uzupełnienia profilu.

Wim (3959) - Weelde, BELGIUM - JUN 4, 2017
Along with Yves at my home black colored body with a small off white head and with a roasted malt sweet fruity hop aroma a malt hop herby sweet bitter caramel taste with a bitter finish

AVLarsen (161) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 3, 2017
Bottle. Jet black and bitter. Very rich in flavor. Not sweet. Nice and creamy head.

Yves (3033) - Turnhout, BELGIUM - JUN 2, 2017
Shared with wim at his home. Black colored beer with small off-white head and no carbonation. Red wine malty aroma. Full sparkling palate. Finish is malty fruited bitter wooden hints.

tanel025 (120) - ESTONIA - JUN 2, 2017
Dark brown beer with brown head. Aroma is yeast, slight chocolate. Taste is slightly sour, notes of cocoa, caramel, malt. Aftertaste is bitterness from roasted malt and some hops, also cocoa. Feels a bit watery. Very dry beer, medium bitterness. Overall a good beer, maybe needs some fine tuning.

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