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RATINGS: 394   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 6   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Summer Solstice Seasonal Ale is not just your average summer seasonal. This unique copper colored ale is smooth, malty, and lightly sweet, with a delicate hint of spice for that oh-so-drinkable, extra velvety flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
weihenweizen (3179) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - SEP 5, 2012
Refrigerated bottle poured into a weizen glass. Pours clear amber with small white head. Some lacing, medium body, medium carbonation, velvety texture, and caramel aroma. Taste is nice caramel, some toffee, and a hint of spice. Simple, easy to drink, good beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SamP01 (658) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 29, 2012
Pours a rich copper amber hue with medium off white slowly fading creamy head. Aroma and Taste of caramel malt, some wheat and light spicy notes with some bitterness. Palate is a medium body with mild carbonation. Finish is sweet caramel malt, some wheat and light spiciness and some bitter notes on the for balance. Overall a good, solid summer brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Brenhophead (695) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - AUG 27, 2012
330 can. Pours a clear light amber colour with a white head and a big toffee aroma plus hints of hops and wheat. It has that wheat beer flavour combined with a sweet creamy toffee note and nice hop bitterness. This beer surprised me and I would love to try it fresh. Regardless this beer is pushing boundaries, if you see I try it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
alogan97 (71) - Jacksonville, Florida, USA - AUG 20, 2012
Wheat and citrus aroma. Dark brown reddish appearance with light head. Faint caramel flavor which fades quickly. Lightly carbonated, taste flat and flavorless.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
crossovert (11398) - Illinois, USA - AUG 16, 2012
Disliked it more as it went along. It is basically a caramel and vanilla flavored american pale wheat ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jjuf1853 (1301) - Land O Lakes, Florida, USA - AUG 12, 2012
Draft at Brass Tap Trinity. Pours a clear amber color with an off white head. Bready malt aroma with a good bit or sweetness. Flavor has some off notes with a sweet and sour feel. Wondering if there isnít something wrong with the keg. Will have to try again at another time and re-rate to be sure.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BMan1113VR (7917) - Los Angeles, California, USA - AUG 11, 2012
Can. Pours with a clear copper hued body with a lasting off-white head. Aromas are lightly metallic, light spice, caramel, malty, sweet, corn, wheat, grainy. Low ester, minimal hop. Flavors are grainy, light spice, strong vanilla, straw, wheat. Pretty clean except for the spice. Low ester. Lively carbonation, medium dry, thinner body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ansermadide (1526) - Kyle, Texas, USA - AUG 9, 2012
This is a pretty dark beer for a wheat... and thatís a welcomed sight. Iím not a fan of wheat ales at all, but Anderson Valley is one of my favorite brewers, so Iím already willing to give this beer a chance. The color is a dark amber, with a mostly transparent body and an off-white head that fades quickly. The beer is too wet and not sticky enough to leave behind any lacing, but thereís enough sediment floating around in the beer to make up for that. The aroma is of sweet, caramel malts and is light, refreshing and smooth on the nose with hints of a fruity candy (almost like candi sugar). In the mouth, itís wicked smooth. Caramel malts prevail. The beer is balanced in just the right way so that the sweet barley overpowers what wheat ended up going in this. Thank you, Anderson Valley... I owe you one. It finishes soft and clean, with a lingering taste of sweet, unfermented barley water right in the center of the tongue. Itís not very lively on the palate, but if it was it wouldnít feel this smooth. Iím actually very impressed by this.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BlackEyePA (573) - USA - AUG 5, 2012
Really pretty creative. Cocoa nibs, vanilla, honey...hints in taste and aroma. the flavor. The malts ad hops woven together with specific fruits and spices. It is really developed and I liked it

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Wim (3677) - Weelde, BELGIUM - AUG 5, 2012
amber coloured body with a off white head a spicy fruity malty aroma a spicy malty fruity little sour sweet taste with a sweet bitter finish

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