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Winter Solstice Seasonal Ale - Anderson Valley Brewing Company

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Winter Solstice Seasonal AleWinter Solstice Seasonal Ale

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,369 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,369
Reviews: 674
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 14.18%
Wants: 39
Gots: 60 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Anderson Valley Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: maxpower on 11-18-2001)
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mobyfann

Ohio

4.1/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Paid around $1.99 for a single...

The beer pours a clear amber colored head, minimum head retention and no lacing on the glass. Aroma: Smells like Gingerbread cookies!!! Therefore, aromatic tones of ginger, caramel, hops, and toasted malts make for a wonderful aroma.

The taste is less balanced than what the aroma gives off. It is "chewing gum" heavy in the mouth with strong flavors of caramel flavored wheat bread, slight hop and moderate alcohol notes say that this beer isn't messing around. Very smooth in the mouth and drinkable at 6.9%abv, I will have another, but I only bought one?!? :(

Final Thought: It's definitely a fun beer that has many of the Christmas flavors one would expect.

Serving type: bottle

12-12-2008 00:38:20 | More by mobyfann
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Winter Solstice Seasonal Ale from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 1,369 ratings.