Summer Solstice | Anderson Valley Brewing Company

1,550 Ratings
Summer SolsticeSummer Solstice

Brewed by:
Anderson Valley Brewing Company
California, United States

Style: Cream Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

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.

Added by xlperro on 05-09-2005

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3.91/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Dark Amber, cloudy with lots of fine bubbled carbonation, no head just a little whitish foam with a beige tinge.

S: Crème Brulee, caramel, burnt caramel, apples, phenol qualities, apple candy, light acidic fruity quality.

T: Very light, not hoppy but malty, somewhat water with acidic notes, apples, apple cider, quite dry with little sweetness. Reminds me somewhat of a Kellerbier.

M: Medium somewhat bready body, lots of fine champagne like carbonation.

O: Refreshing beer, a cream ale which is one I’ve had few of. Light and refreshing, great for a hot summer evening. Would pair well with lots of foods as it has very general flavour. I imagine it would go well with apple pie, or light summer sandwiches and salads.

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Summer Solstice from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
3.67 out of 5 based on 1,550 ratings.
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