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RATINGS: 317   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   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.


4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
BeerFunGuy (642) - California, USA - AUG 2, 2012
This is one of my favorite beers of all time. I make it a point to have one at the brewery every year on my birthday. It has an amazing smell and tastes wonderful. It has an almost cinnamon vanilla taste and finishes very smooth. It is sweet but still tastes like a real beer unlike many other very sweet beers. A must for any and every refrigerator. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
AmericanHobo (41) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 8, 2014
Pours a deep deepp copper colo virtually no head to mention taste is very well balanced. Nice creany finish. A great beer for after grass cutting

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (1209) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - MAY 17, 2014
Absolutely stunning wheat ale; could indeed be my favorite. Slippery mouthfeel is a huge plus. But here, what I’m mainly getting is a rich, roasty matl flavor, which is stunning. This is a good one.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikey (503) - farmington, Utah, USA - JUN 18, 2005
Poured a golden apricot color wtih 3 fingers of head that falls to 1 over the beer. The nose was of wheat malts, orange, caramel and hoppy grapefruit notes. The flavor starts with a nice grapefruit hop, that balances with the wheat malt. There are also hints of orange in the malt near the end. The feel was moderate to thick. The drinkability is obsceanly good. The flavor is complex. An American wheat with complexity? Say it aint so!!!

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
burpfrank (299) - carpinteria, California, USA - MAY 20, 2006
This had an average head.Aroma was a nice beer .Color was a medium amber.Tasted a bit sour and finished sour and bitter.It was a good beer,but I would look for better.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dmacmillan (3) - Maryland, USA - JUL 4, 2012 does not count
Sweet caramel/toffee smell with a medium amber color. Nice light taste, not too bitter. I’d drink this year-round.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Smacky (71) - San Clemente, California, USA - JUN 23, 2003
A great wheat, though not in the german style. Citrus nose and mouth, light bready flavor with a hint of hoppy bitterness. Great out of the keg several summers ago, an ideal warm-weather ale.

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gonzoforbeer (22) - Coram, New York, USA - SEP 9, 2013
Perfect summer beer creamy and great with BBQ drank around 3 6 packs over the summer kept me coming back. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PGHbeer77 (571) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 5, 2012
12 oz. Draft at Primanti Brothers. Very big caramel taste, which surprised me. Great appearance, cloudy bronze with a decent head and thick lacing. Medium palate, creamy. Caramel fronted taste, sweet, with a wheat brown backbone.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
superspak (2602) - Michigan, USA - SEP 17, 2012
12 ounce can into pint glass, no canning date. Pours hazy orange copper color with a small white head with decent retention, that reduces to a thin cap. Minimal lacing on the glass. Aromas of orange, biscuit, toast, caramel, nuttiness, vanilla, grass, floral, light chocolate, and herbal. Very nice aromas with good balance and strength. Taste of orange, biscuit, toast, nuttiness, caramel, vanilla, floral, grass, and herbal. Lingering notes of citrus, toast, biscuit, caramel, nuttiness, vanilla, and light herbal spiciness on the finish for a bit. Fairly robust flavors with nice balance; no cloying sweetness at all. Medium carbonation and body; with a creamy and lightly crisp mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with hardly any warming present on the finish. Overall this is a damn nice cream ale. Nice amount of flavor and balance; very smooth and easy to drink. Really enjoyable, I would have it again.


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