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Anderson Valley Summer Solstice Cerveza Crema



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RATINGS: 508   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
This copper colored ale is a silky, creamy dream. Itís 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!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jbarb1226 (1) - USA - JUN 21, 2006 does not count
Served in pint class. Darker color than expected-kind of a burnt orange color. Not much going on int he aroma, mostly malt or wheat. Excellent flavor though with a hint of caramel. A little on the sweet side but an excellent summer beer. Very creamy mouthfeel as well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
carruthm (1401) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 27, 2008
UPDATED: MAY 16, 2009 V - red colored, clear with a small head. A- a bit of maple, cream and vanilla with some yeastiness as well T - same as aroma. P - smooth

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
improvjock (327) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 29, 2008
Pours a reddish amber with a medium tan head. Sweet malts on the nose, a really, really tasty creamy brew, I wish I had more of these.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
liinis (1766) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 18, 2010
Heavenly good light and refreshing and still rich in flavor. Delicious hops.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jstraw (1964) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 21, 2012
Can at Jerryís. Copper with decent, creamy beige head / Earthy nose of sweet malt, bread, and spun sugar / Medium body, smooth and creamy, moderately sweet, with excellent balance and dry finish / Flavors of bread, toast, vanilla, and spun sugar, with notes of orange and pineapple / A distinctive cream ale, and a cut well above the usual Saturday night 6-pack style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tagz (337) - Alabama, USA - JUN 2, 2007
(draft) what a crazy brew! pours dark red brown. sweet malty flavor with a slight bitter and spice. however, the meat of this one is in the aftertaste. just as it slides down there is a rush of an unmistakable toffee flavor. its very well balanced as well. the sweetness doesnít weigh down the palate. the burnt toffee and slight bitter provide enough edge to keep it refreshing. a very unique brew that i will definitely try again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
xav33 (313) - Midland, MI, Michigan, USA - JUL 21, 2007
Anderson Valley Summer Solstice Cerveza Crema 12 oz bottle Moderate pour in a shaker Recent brewing, enjoyed 07/07 Poured a dark orange amber with a beige semi-frothy somewhat lasting head. Smelt of moderate oranges, caramel, toasted grain. Taste was upfront strong bitter toasted grain and grassy hops and moderate orange sweet and sour followed by more of the same, with a flowery yeast kick and a diminished orange sweet and sour, on an average length finish. Palate was light to medium bodied, slightly creamy and effervescent. Overall, a summer beer that carries a fresh orange taste. On the darker side, which makes it even more intriguing. Very cool label with the bears with antlers and sunglasses. Cryptic writing under the cap:"Chipmunk the heelch of the Boont steinbier". Huh? Hilarious. Iím happy with this one, except the price ($11.99/6pk).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Kevinkarpiak (18) - Massachusetts, USA - JUN 21, 2010
Iím still not sure if I like it, but it really does taste like a lager mixed with a good cream soda... Iíll have to have another

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Alphadelic (2169) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 28, 2011
This is perfect and beautifully summery, the nutty, wholesome flavour lasts forever in the mouth. Amazing caramel and a hint of satsuma make this so wonderful and mellow that I could drink it for ever.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tron3000atl (72) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 23, 2012
oh dear baby jesus. have had this on draft several times now and i was pleasantly surprised how delicious and creamy and and and awesome this is. I had the first peck on a fresh keg and i got some white chocolate in it. I may have been high (figuratively) but this dranky drank is good and veerrrry easy to drink. yum.

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