Anchor California Lager in Cans

30 May 2014

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Anchor Brewing launched their California Lager in cans in May 2014 and quickly gained broad approval throughout the US.

Anchor Brewing Company’s roots go back to the Gold Rush, long before icehouses and modern refrigeration made traditional lagers a viable option. In 1876 - thanks to an ice pond in the mountains and a belief that anything is possible in the Golden State - a little brewery named Boca created California’s first genuine lager. Anchor California Lager is a re-creation of this historic beer.

Crisp, clean, and refreshing, its rich golden colour, distinctive aroma, lingering creamy head, balanced depth of flavour and incredibly smooth finish are like no other lager today.

Made in San Francisco with two-row California barley, Cluster hops (the premier hop in 19th-century California) and Anchor’s own lager yeast, Anchor California Lager is kräusened and lagered in the cellars of the brewery. This all-malt brew is a delicious celebration of California’s unique brewing heritage.

Anchor California Lager is already available year-round in the UK through James Clay in 355ml bottles and 19.5 litre keg. The launch of Anchor California Lager in cans has been scheduled for July 2014 and the intention is for these to become a permanent listing.

Anchor Brewing Company has been encouraging beer enthusiasts to help America's national parks by buying Anchor California Lager. Through two unique partnerships, a portion of proceeds from Anchor California Lager sales will support the America's National Parks Conservation Association and the California State Parks Foundation.

“The national parks are one of our country's most precious resources, somwhere that everyone from coast-to-coast can enjoy,” said Keith Greggor, CEO of Anchor Brewing Company. “Anchor California Lager already has tremendous success supporting parks in our home state and we look forward to supporting the National Parks Conversation Association’s work protecting our national parks.”