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Winter Solstice Seasonal Ale - Anderson Valley Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,455 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,455
Reviews: 680
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 14.18%
Wants: 51
Gots: 86 | 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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4.04/5  rDev +4.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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jlawhea, Nov 02, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -2.1%

samtrillo, Nov 01, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev -3.1%

swimfire, Oct 31, 2014
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3.55/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Modernrickk, Oct 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

great winter beer, rich mouth feel, light flavor for its color imho

unitypunk, Oct 26, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev +5.7%

PirateCraft, Oct 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

ThaHealer, Oct 21, 2014
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4.88/5  rDev +25.8%

jjveverka, Oct 21, 2014
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4.8/5  rDev +23.7%

Mjs830, Oct 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

buzzedup, Oct 18, 2014
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5/5  rDev +28.9%

This is a GREAT fall/winter beer! It tastes like an adult cream soda!

twistwrist, Oct 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

KevinDixonBeer, Oct 11, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +22.4%

hazelash, Oct 09, 2014
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4.14/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Enjoyed from a 12 oz bottle--2014 and fresh.
A yearly favorite, this fine ale pours a brownish red with a nice medium off white head and
some great lacing. Nose of vanilla, fresh baked bread, caramel, and light cinnamon. Flavors
are as always VERY nice. Sweet malts to the front and sides and a nice bready background.
Vanilla and light cinnamon blend in harmony with a light hop balance that gives way to a very
nice mouth feel that is moderately carbonated and highly drinkable with a sweet aftertaste.
An ale that is the better sum of it's parts, THIS is the one I look forward to every single year.
As a side note this bottle ages nicely for a few years producing even greater depth of
character. A must for the experienced as well as the inexperienced.

CHEERS!

Brutaltruth, Oct 05, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

dshansen1184, Oct 02, 2014
Winter Solstice Seasonal Ale from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,455 ratings.