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Tag Archives: Wheat Beer

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Cooking with Craft Beer: Anchor Mango Peach Galette

Summer is setting in as the days continually get longer and warmer. Seasonal fruit becomes available from stone fruit to strawberries. And what goes better with a warm summer day than Anchor’s Mango Wheat? To celebrate the changing of the seasons, we partnered with Chef Ken Hernandez once again to bring you a delicious Cooking with… read entire article

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Anchor Winter Wheat: Our Take on a Classic Winter Warmer

A conversation with Anchor Brewmaster Mark Carpenter about Anchor’s first winter seasonal. For the first time in Anchor’s history, and the first time in the 40 years we’ve been brewing our annual Christmas Ale release, we’ve doubled down this year and introduced our newest seasonal beer, Anchor Winter Wheat™. We’ve been making wheat beers since the summer of 1984. They’ve… read entire article

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The Key to Summer Beer

Anchor historian Dave Burkhart explores Anchor’s first brew and bottling of Anchor Summer® Wheat, with a little help from former Anchor brewmaster Fritz Maytag. We first brewed Anchor Wheat Beer—now known as Anchor Summer® Wheat—in 1984, in celebration of the fifth anniversary of the first brew in our Mariposa Street brewery. This is our sixth… read entire article

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American Wheat Beers: Heritage and History

When Anchor Brewing Company first brewed a wheat beer in 1984, it was the first time that a wheat beer had been produced in America since Prohibition. Before Prohibition, during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, several styles of wheat beer were being produced by the largely immigrant German brewing industry that flourished during… read entire article

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