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Anderson Valley Summer Solstice Cerveza Crema

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RATINGS: 504   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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This copper colored ale is a silky, creamy dream. It’s malty, very mildly hopped, and lightly sweet, with a delicate hint of spice for that oh-so-drinkable, extra velvety flavor. A cool beer for the heat, whatever your latitude!


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Parksy (123) - Alberta, CANADA - JUN 25, 2012
From a can. Tasted a little like Cream Soda mixed with beer. OK, but a little sweet for my liking

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
rdixon77 (451) - Georgia, USA - JUN 20, 2012
Orange-amber color with a thin head. Aroma was a sweet citrus with the wheaty background. The taste was a sweet butterscotch with a hint of citrus and caramel. Creamy mouthfeel. Kind of like a spiked cream soda. Decent stuff for a summer beer, though you could probably find some better summer fare.

3.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
kochie1984 (1) - - JUN 19, 2012 does not count
Very creamy with a smooth crisp taste. Great summer beer. I will probably have 6 every night I can.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Strilo (63) - Oregon, USA - JUN 17, 2012
Sweet, smooth and creamy. Like drinking a cream soda. Great rich summer beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rayOfBeer (652) - El Cerrito, California, USA - JUN 14, 2012
Bottle: pours light brown with large creamy off-white head. Aroma is malty with some cola and light peach. Flavor is mildly sweet with a soft ceamy caramel, malt, cola, and vanilla. Palate is silky and lightly sweet but rather thin especially at the end. Overall this makes for a good hot weather beer easy drinking not too thick.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
matalec1984 (115) - Massachusetts, USA - JUN 14, 2012
Copper pour with thick white head and lots of lacing. A little to carbonated for my liking. Aroma is very pleasant, malty and unique. Flavor is much of the same, smooth creamy a la cream soda and well balanced. It is a little deserty but still extremely drinkable. I was pleasantly surprised by this beer, creamy sweet and malty but very drinkable and unique.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tugboat (1) - - JUN 10, 2012 does not count
Great silky smooth taste. Would be good for drinking with desserts, particularly waffles.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jrodooo5 (804) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - JUN 9, 2012
Pours a dark copper with a thin tan head. Aroma is semi-sweet with possibly some malt. The taste is rather bland to me but the texture is pretty interesting. It’s light and creamy. I get the velvety description. Unfortunately the flavor just comes across as a very mild brown ale to me. Unimpressive.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thb (662) - Alberta, CANADA - JUN 9, 2012
Dark yellow/amber with minimal white head. Number one aroma, for whatever reason, is angel food cake. Smooth, sweet, little bitterness. Pleasant&drinkable.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
craftbeerdesign (2140) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 8, 2012
Can. Orange / amber pour with an off white head. Big cereal grain nose with some fruit esters. Med body - very smooth throughout with a light citrus bitterness. Sweet finish with a touch of apple.


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