Summer Solstice | Anderson Valley Brewing Company

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83
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1,561 Ratings
Summer SolsticeSummer Solstice
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Anderson Valley Brewing Company
California, United States
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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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,561
Reviews:
491
Avg:
3.67
pDev:
15.26%
 
 
Wants:
68
Gots:
244
For Trade:
1
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12 Ounce brown bottle poured into a pint glass

Appearance: Slightly hazy amber color with a little white head that goes away quickly

Smell: Fruity scent with only maybe a hint of bitter smell

Taste: It isn't a complex flavor but it has a unique sweet dessert type taste to it. This is somewhat unusual but I do like it.

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4.17/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

appearance: Is this classed right? Sure doesn't look like an American Pale. Clear amber with a pretty thick off-white head.
smell: A little fruit but mostly malt and a hint of spice. Very interesting and pleasant. Quite rich for a low gravity beer.
taste: Much like the nose indicates. Very nice.
overall: Pleasantly surprised.

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Summer Solstice from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
3.67 out of 5 based on 1,561 ratings.
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