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Anchor Steam - Anchor Brewing

Anchor Steam

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Overall: 8.8/10 by 1 dude

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Style: California Common Beer

ABV: 4.90%

Season: Year Round

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  • Anchor Steam derives its unusual name from the 19th century when "steam" seems to have been a nickname for beer brewed on the West Coast of America under primitive conditions and without ice. The brewing methods of those days are a mystery and, although there are many theories, no one can say with certainty why the word "steam" came to be associated with beer. For many decades Anchor alone has used this quaint name for its unique beer. In modern times, "Steam" has become a trademark of Anchor Brewing.
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