Anchor Brotherhood Steam Beer

Anchor Brotherhood Steam Beer

Rated 3.300 by BeerPals
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Brewed by Anchor Brewing Company

San Francisco, CA, United States

Style:  California Common / Steam

5.6% Alcohol by Volume

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Our friends of Chris Robinson Brotherhood released their new album “Phosphorescent Harvest” and kicked off their U.S. tour in the SF Bay Area earlier this spring. To celebrate, we tapped the first keg of our Brotherhood Steam Beer, a Golden State Collaboration of handcrafted California tunes and handcrafted California brews. Inspired by the brewing tradition of our flagship, Anchor Steam® Beer, Brotherhood Steam Beer is brewed with its own unique recipe. A distinct malt bill gives the beer its copper color, and dry-hopping with Citra and Nelson Sauvin hops adds aromatic hints of citrus and mint. The result is a smooth, full-bodied malt flavor with a lingering, fresh hop finish. A long-standing English brewery tradition is to designate their beers, “Ordinary”, “Best or Special”, and “Extra Special Bitter” (ESB) to note beers of increasing strength. In the spirit of that tradition, we like to think of Brotherhood Steam Beer as an Extra Special Lager (ESL), aka “The Gig Beer” – an easy drinking brew from the first set to encore. This collaborative brew will be tapped at music venues across the US to celebrate the Brotherhood’s new album. Check out “Phosphorescent Harvest” and upcoming CRB tour dates. Click the below links to purchase tickets and Raise Your Anchor to great nights of songcraft and brewcraft with a pint of Brotherhood Steam Beer at a CRB show near you!

ID: 61480 Last updated 10 months ago Added to database 8 years ago

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Most noted beer attributes

carbolic 100%
cooked cabbage 100%
dry-hop 100%
ethyl hexanoate 100%
citrus 100%
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Overall Rank10595
Overall Percentile80.2
Style Rank10 of 120
Style Percentile91.7
Lowest Score3.5
Highest Score3.7
Average Score3.600
Weighted Score3.300
Standard Deviation0.000

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  • IBREW2OR3 971 reviews
    rated 3.7 10 months ago

    Aroma: 7 | Appearance: 8 | Mouthfeel: 8 | Flavor: 7 | Overall: 7

    12oz can pours with a clear copper body that supports a tall light tan head of foam. The aroma offers up lagery yeasty sort of apple esters as well as a mineral sensation flowing along with some floral hops that mingle with a dash of biscuit like malts. The taste is lagery where the experience starts off with modest smooth sweet malts that run quickly into lightly roasted malts and mineral notes. Behind that are the lagery yeasty esters and a pleasant modest spicy to somewhat floral hop bitterness. Pretty nice.

  • JABAH 1780 reviews
    rated 3.5 6 years ago

    Aroma: 7 | Appearance: 7 | Mouthfeel: 7 | Flavor: 7 | Overall: 7

    I need to drink a regular anchor steam soon to get a fresh comparison, but this does not seem as good to me. Thinner in texture with less malt and flavor. Hops are different (dry-hopped) with more bitter and metallic flavor. Has a crisp feel, yet I prefer the creamy texture of the original steam.

  • CYBERCAT 11711 reviews
    rated 3.6 8 years ago

    Aroma: 8 | Appearance: 7 | Mouthfeel: 7 | Flavor: 7 | Overall: 7

    Comes out of the tap a beautiful amber with a fairly thick white head. Aroma has firm malty and fruity notes. Flavor is mainly malty with a nice fruity underpinning. Mouthfeel has average thickness but good, strong fizz. Join this brotherhood!

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