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Summer Solstice | Anderson Valley Brewing Company

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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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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Toasted grain notes arise from a solid copper-colored body that is topped with a thick, creamy, long-lasting head. Honey and vanilla taste combined with a deeply rich grain tone; a mild hop bitterness peeks through near the finish. Medium body with softly rich and smooth feel.

The aroma exudes a nice multi-grain and honey scent with the flavors following suit. Definitely a darker color to the body from what I'm familiar with from other cream ales, but still a very malty, very smooth beer. Wonderfully balanced with superb flavoring throughout.

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Summer Solstice from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.67 out of 5 with 1,573 ratings
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