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Summer Solstice - Anderson Valley Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
good

1,006 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1006
Reviews: 435
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 16.08%


Brewed by:
Anderson Valley Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Cream Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our Summer Solstice Seasonal Ale is a slightly sweet, malty session beer with a creamy mouth feel and clean finish. With hints of caramel in the nose and a touch of spice, it’s become affectionately known as “cream soda for adults”. The unique flavors and superior drinkability make for the ultimate refreshment on a hot summer day.

(Beer added by: xlperro on 05-09-2005)
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Nerudamann

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Look - more reddish amber color, murky, with good carbonation and about a finger's worth of foam that dissipates quickly.

Smell - Malty smell, even somewhat worty. Sweet smelling too, possibly using caramel.

Taste and Mouthfeel - Bitter beginning, but that fades quickly into a malty/worty middle and a very sweet, chocolaty finish. Very interesting tasting experience! Texture is pretty smooth, slightly more on the watery side.

Drinkability - Pretty interesting brew. Complex or variable enough to keep one's curiosity peaked, and good-tasting.

Serving type: bottle

12-03-2010 05:04:32 | More by Nerudamann
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Summer Solstice from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 1,006 ratings.