RATINGS: 1118   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.87/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Anchor Summer is the first American wheat beer in modern times. Our first brew of this light and refreshing beer was in the summer of 1984.

Anchor Summer is an all-malt beer, and over 50% of its malt comes from malted wheat. It is fermented with a Triticum aestivum, AKA wheat traditional top-fermenting "ale" yeast because we prefer the clean flavors developed by this yeast. We believe that this style best celebrates the refreshingly light flavor of malted wheat. You may notice that the head on this beer is unusually abundant, with a consistency similar to whipped egg whites. This is due to protein contributed by the wheat.

The brewers at Anchor are proud to have revived not only rich hearty dark beers, but also this light crisp style of a modern American wheat beer.

Wheat malt contributes to an unusual lightness and dryness to the palate, and thiscombined with the distinctive flavor of the wheatmakes for a perfect thirst-quenching beverage. It is the ideal drink for beer lovers who appreciate tradition and character in their beer, but also seek a lighter, refreshing style, perfect for warm weather.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hawthorne00 (3598) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - DEC 24, 2015
Bottle. Gold with a fluffy white head. Gentle wheaty aroma with lemon, grass, some pepper. Light bodied, moderate carbonation. Grainy with some apricots and lemon, pepper and some cloves at the moderately bitter finish. Refreshing on a warm night.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ciocanelu (1594) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - DEC 20, 2015
Clear golden color with white head. Aroma has bread crust and wheat malt, maybe also some faint grassy hops. Taste is a bit more hoppy, but the wheat is still dominating. Slightly on the sweet side but still refreshing and easy to drink. Body is medium and has good carbonation. Maybe a bit too heavy for a summer beer but overall its decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GarageBrewer80 (421) - SWEDEN - DEC 6, 2015
Kpt p SB. Ebenholts- svart frg med smutsgr skumkrona. Doft av mrk tofe och rostad malt. Fyllig st och ntig smak. Rund smak av ntter, rsocker, tofe, sirap och rostad malt.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
partchapol (99) - Ohio, USA - NOV 7, 2015
Smell of lemon, citrus, come in pale yellow poured with thick white foam, taste bland, somewhat sour but refreshing orange, slight bitter, slight slimy, yeasty finish. Good for summer, just ok for other seasons

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
UXO (1585) - CANADA - SEP 22, 2015
Appearance: clear deep gold with one finger of loose ivory head diminishing rapidly to a thin skim, patchy lacing. (3/5) Aroma: floral/herbal, pale malt, light wheat, light citrus. (6/10) Taste: moderate sweet, mild bitter. (6/10) Palate: medium-light body, lively to moderate carbonation, crisp finish. (3/5) Not a lot of hefe/wheat character in this. Definitely a thirst-quenching, hot weather summer-style beer. Fine for what it is, as long as you dont go into it expecting to be challenged. (12/20)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HerrBierkoenig (1212) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - SEP 22, 2015
From 0,355l bottle, BBD: 4 2017 Pours almost clear golden liquid, small frothy white head, Aroma: nice floral, malty, light herbal, Taste: ...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kermis (11578) - Where the wild whales are, NETHERLANDS - SEP 12, 2015
Bottle at Beer Garden, The Hague. Pours clear orange with a big white head. Aroma of light yeast, wheat, citrus, sharp light fruits, dough and a little malt. Flavour is light to moderate sweet and light moderate bitter. Light to medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pinkzambia (1903) - Boise, Idaho, USA - SEP 11, 2015
Tap @ 37 North: Nothing super special here, although it has a refreshingly malty character with a slight yeasty aftertaste. Not bad

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
IndianaRed (3983) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 26, 2015
12 oz Can Clear light yellow golden with a big fluffy white head. Settling to a thin skin that sticks around. An american wheat with a bit more noble hop bite. Rather pilsenerish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
beertholomeus (1750) - California, USA - AUG 24, 2015
Pours yellow with a thick white head. Wheat, floral, fruit and yeast aroma. Wheat, floral, banana, apricot, lemon, clove and yeast flavors. Light body and average carbonation. Wheat and banana finish.

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