Home Wine Beer Whiskey Sake Others Blog


Anchor Porter

Anchor Porter

Brewery : Anchor Brewing Company
Location : USA > San Francisco
Beer Type : Porter
Alcohol : 5.6% Abv
Score: 88 by MoIppai (18/02/2011)
Views : 1632

This is porter is very black and a little fizzy on the pour, with a dirty yellow head. In fact it looks just like a glass of Coke sitting there.

The nose is light with some roasted maltiness.

On the palate, there's a slight sweetness to it up front, with hints of coffee and chewy malt.

The aftertaste is bitter, bitter, bitter. Almost like orange or grapefruit peel but without the fruitiness.

This is a medium bodied porter, not as thick or heavy as I was expecting, the carbonation probably lightens it. I was kind of surprised at how fizzy it was actually.

An interesting tasting porter, but, for me, way too bitter on the aftertaste.

I would guess, if you don't mind the bitterness, this would be a good introduction to the world of Stouts and Porters.

MoIppai Member Comments :
Scores : 88 (MoIppai)  
Average Score : 88

Facebook Comments




Try another from Anchor Brewing Company Anchor Steam Beer
Try another from USA Saxer Lemon Beer
Try another Porter SanktGallen Brown Porter




Log In on the Right to Add a Comment or Score

Not a member?
Join here (it's all free and only takes about 20 seconds) to start adding your own reviews and comments.






All Cooking Sites
Wine
16 Drinkers Online - Cheers!