Now, that I think I have finally finished all of the pumpkin and Oktoberfest beers, I have moved on to the winter ales. The first on that I have tried is the Winter Solstice Seasonal Ale from the Anderson Valley Brewing Company . Located in Boonville, CA, AVBC has been in operation since 1987. Presently, they produce 8 beers year round, two solstice brews and the limited edition Bahl Hornin’ series, (that means “good drinking” in Boontling). In the past, we have reviewed the Summer Solstice. the Boont Amber Ale, a three can effort (the Boont Amber Ale, The Hop Ottin’ IPA and the Barney Flats Oatmeal Stout) sent fresh from the brewery and the Imperial IPA. Having had some mixed opinions of the brewery, I decided to give the Winter Solstice Seasonal Ale a try.
Here is what Anderson Valley has to say about their Winter Solstice: Continue reading