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RATINGS: 328   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 6   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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.


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2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
sodakotakid (230) - Belle Fourche, South Dakota, USA - JAN 19, 2013
pours copper with large head. this beer is not to great, it is lightly tart and grainy, there is a slight sweetness and the beer is sour.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chinchill (2624) - South Carolina, USA - MAR 30, 2015
12oz can served in a lager glass. Surprising dark body for style with a very good head and decent lacing. As claimed, the flavor is "malty, and lightly sweet, with a delicate hint of spice". Plenty of caramel malts and very faint spicing that becomes a bit more obvious in the aftertaste.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
rdixon77 (1326) - Georgia, USA - MAR 24, 2015
Old rating. Over spiced for a summer beer i thought. Big malts, lots of cinnamon and spice. Some vanilla and citrus, less drinkable than I'd want.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
willisread (461) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAR 11, 2015
Old rating. Bottle from old town. Aromas of vanilla, cinnamon, orange zest with a slight hint of malts. Taste is more of the same with a spicey finish. Not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
exeter (439) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 21, 2015
Pours a copper colour without much head and no lacing. The overpowering flavour is vanilla then citrus, almost like a ceamsicle. There is also caramel and light spices. Very creamy but not too sweet. Nice

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
toml219 (285) - California, USA - FEB 6, 2015
From Notes a clear amber-gold thin white head lasts for quite awhile. Taste is some bread and a touch of caramel, with some fruit as well.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
radagast83 (5363) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - JAN 21, 2015
12oz can. Poured a slight ruby amber color with a medium off-white head. Aroma was notes of sweet malts, sweet, almost nutty notes. Flavor was wheat notes, sweet malts. Toasted notes. Slight metallic notes.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
WABeerFiend (274) - - JAN 16, 2015
Poured from a can into a tumbler on 05.14.14. A: See through red/orange. 2 finger head with an aggressive pour. S: Strong toffee. Also has peanut brittle, coconut. T: Peanut brittle, toffee are dominant. Coconut is subtle. M: Creamy. Perfect carbonation. O: This was my first cream ale and I have yet to find one that rivals it. It was complex with great flavors from front to back. It was a great dessert.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Doofgoblin (398) - Chevy Chase, Washington DC, USA - JAN 15, 2015
Not great. Aroma is sort of confusing with notes of malt with hints of banana and spice. It just not a complimentary medley of aromas. Taste is strangely fruit, veggie, spice (not really sure) but then it’s punctuated by a heavy brand flake cereal taste that’s okay. Finish is light with a lingering brand flake flavor that sort of odd...

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (6546) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 17, 2014
this is absolutely NOT High Rollers Wheat (was sent here to rate High Rollers). Not even close... "a simple, but tasty summer brew. the summer and winter seasonals are the least complex and easiest to make brews that AV makes, but they are both nice. hardly any hops, light bodied, smooth as hell with a creamy creamy finish and aroma."

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mep3222 (728) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - OCT 14, 2014
Malty spicy aroma. Darker and maltier than I would expect for a summer beer. Maybe slight peppery? Good amount of body and flavor. Bit of an odd aftertaste. Almost a slight soapy ness to the aftertaste. Good beer and would drink for a summer beer with more body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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