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RATINGS: 403   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 6   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Summer Solstice® is a slightly sweet, malty session beer with a creamy mouth feel and clean finish. With hints of caramel in the nose and a touch of spice, it’s become affectionately known as “cream soda for adults”. The unique flavors and superior drinkability make for the ultimate refreshment on a hot summer day.
(Available April – August)

MALTS:
Pale Two-Row, Crystal (40L and 80L)

HOPS:
Bravo

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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Shot (533) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - JUL 18, 2014
From a bottle. Pours hazy copper with a thin head that dissipates quickly to thin lacing. Aromas of sweet caramel malt and subtle floral hops. Flavors are butterscotch and citrus notes with a bit of cut grass in the finish. Fairly dry finish. Light mouthfeel; a tad syrupy. Overall, pretty nice. Not what I expected for a summer ale, but enjoyable.


3.4
obguthr (6344) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - JUL 15, 2017
Bread crust nose. Clear amber, medium head, nice lace. Pecan, bread, subtle caramel.

3.2
Stew41 (2025) - Phuket, THAILAND - MAY 17, 2017
Easy going beer and yep definitely has a creamy soft palate feel. Ultra smooth and broad but not commercial stupid. Some funky tang back palate which, based on commercial descriptors, shouldn’t be there. Mild fault perhaps or maybe the herbs? Adds some complexity no doubt.

2.7
60minuteman (1712) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 14, 2017
Bottle. Notes of hazelnut, caramel, spice, bread and malt. Spiced bread and a slight hue of heat. Rough around the edges.

2.6
LetsGoState (883) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 23, 2017
Appearance is hazy amber with a medium white head. Aroma is somewhat sweet. Taste is creamy and sweet like cream soda. Overall just OK.

4.7
skorcherx (1) - Oregon, USA - APR 21, 2017 does not count
The absolute most refreshing beer to have on a hot summer day. Bar none. Tastes like cream soda. It’s amazing. All you "Hop Heads" can stay away.

3.6
onceblind (9629) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 19, 2017
Slightly dark clear copper with a thin ivory cap. Lovely sweet nose of orange creme and sweet ole malt and cereal tones. Sweet cereal tone that also has some orange creamsicle nuances. Plain but semisweet malty and kinda tasty.

2.6
MetalNHopHead (1976) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - FEB 3, 2017
This is quite strange. Caramel, citrus, and spices. It’s herbaceous and kind of sweet. There’s very little bitterness, yet it’s not overly sweet. There’s a lot going on and it never quite comes together. An okay summer beer, but even then, I would be far more tempted by other offerings.

3.1
hman43 (1586) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - NOV 25, 2016
It pours amber with orange tinges. The head is white with tinges of orange. It has a grainy sweet aroma, spice and orange. It has a sweet flavor with grain, orange, citrus, and spices. The sweetness flavoring comes throughout the taste experience. It feels a bit syrupy with a moderately light body.

3
tightslice (1307) - Redwood City, California, USA - OCT 28, 2016
UPDATED: NOV 7, 2016 On tap at Evernote in Redwood City, CA. Aroma is earthy spice (maybe some cinnamon), mild maltiness. Taste is mild lemony / herbal bitterness with some crisp carbonation. Not much going on here though.

3.2
odannyob (151) - Colorado, USA - OCT 21, 2016
Bought a six pack of cans a couple weeks ago and let’m sit in one of the beer refrigerators until just now. Poured from a can into a tumbler. A nice, clean aroma. A warm, rusted orangee of colorings. Taste-wise: a background of creme soda, citrus sweet and, again, cream soda. Overall, enjoyable.


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