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Summer Solstice - Anderson Valley Brewing Company

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1,182 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,182
Reviews: 444
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 15.76%
Wants: 37
Gots: 74 | FT: 0
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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Skidz

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4.08/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours out bright amber and sits a radiant copper brown in the glass with a large soapy beige head, fading quickly to a thin skim holding to the edges.

Smells of rich, caramel soaked toasty malts and mild toffee. Sweet to the nose, lifting baked apples and pie crust.

Tastes mildly sweet up front, faint fruity notes of apples, golden raisins and dates. Malts dominate, as hops present a faint bitterness towards the finish, soft and grassy.

Totally refreshing and bursting with flavor, how could you go wrong? Moderate carbonation, medium-light bodied. Good alternative to the always refreshing Pilsener or Hefeweizen.

Serving type: bottle

06-01-2006 19:30:44 | More by Skidz
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Summer Solstice from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 1,182 ratings.