Winter Solstice Seasonal Ale - Anderson Valley Brewing Company
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3.85/5 rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
Pours a slightly hazy dark copper color with a solid half inch beige head that dissipates slowly leaving sheets of lacing.
Caramel, brown sugar and cinnamon comprise the aroma initially. Notes of allspice, toasted malt, and dark fruit emerge. Aroma is initially subtle.
Flavor is an overload of malted milk balls, with currants , cinnamon, and chocolate surfacing mid palate and lingering into the slightly dry finish.
Body is a touch on the heavy side, with moderate carbonation and slight alcohol warmth.
Overall, I'm amazed at how closely the flavor resembles malted milk balls. There's a fruitiness that follows, so it's a little different. Not am overly spicy seasonal, which I appreciate.
Serving type: bottle
12-14-2012 22:41:02 | More by barczar
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Winter Solstice Seasonal Ale from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
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