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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

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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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Jason

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3.78/5  rDev +3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On tap at the Sunset Grill & Tap.

Dark brownish copper with a thin but steady head, clarity is fine.

Aromas of toasted grain and mild hop mirror the flavor, crisp wheat and bready ... very smooth. Suggestions of pears and vanilla come to mind. Quite malty but to big of a body for a summer brew. Very mild hopping though the palate does dry out in the end.

A tasty switch from the usual pale summer brews.

Serving type: on-tap

06-13-2005 10:19:21 | More by Jason
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Summer Solstice from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 1,006 ratings.