Anchor Steam Beer

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Product Information

Barcode UPC: 0 72783 00005 8
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Crown cap

More about Anchor Steam Beer

Produced by: Anchor Brewing Company
UK distribution by: James Clay (Broom House Investments Ltd)
UK trade PR by: Dog and a Duck
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alc./vol: 4.8%

Proof: 9.6°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of United States United States

This beer’s unusual name derives from the 19th century. Rather than referring to a specific production process, ‘steam’ appears to have been a nickname for beer brewed on America’s West Coast without using ice.
Brewed with a blend of 2-Row pale and Caramel malts with Northern Brewer hops. It’s fermented with lager yeast in shallow open-air fermenters and is gently carbonated through a natural process called ‘kräusening.’

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 29/10/2012


(best before Apr-2014) Faint haze, coppery amber with off-white head.


Caramel, earthy grassy hops and bubble-gum.


Caramel and toasty nutty malt with earthy pine hops.


Herbal caramel with bourbon notes.

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