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RATINGS: 572   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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A creature of the swamp, Andygator is a unique high gravity brew made with 2-row pale malt, German lager yeast, and Liberty hops. Unlike other high gravity brews, Andygator is fermented to a dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20274) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 17, 2011
Bottled@Akkurat, Stockholm. Yellowish golden colour with a small white head. Aroma is mild maltyness, some bread and mild alcohol. Flavour is bready malts, some slight floral and grassy hops. Hides the ABV rather well, but is at the same time quite watery for being 8 % abv.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (19308) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAY 5, 2010
Bottled at Monk’s Café Wallingatan, Stockholm. Clear golden, brief head. Having had less favourable experiences with other Abita beers I approached this with some caution. I was greeted by deep buttery malt, grass and some fruitiness. It came out pleasantly dry with a well built rounded body. Some husky buttery malt dominates the flavours until a light salty bitterish finish with a slight alcohol warmth. A restrained and well balanced heller bock, much more authentic than expected and with a really good malt profile.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (16537) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 2, 2010
Bottle. Pours a clear golden color with a small white head. Has a sweetish fruity malty grainy aroma. Sweetish malty grainy caramel flavor. Has a sweetish malty grainy finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
yngwie (13345) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 7, 2011
Bottle, 22oz. A clear, golden beer topped by a small, off-white to light beige head. The aroma has some cooked vegetables as well as pale malts and some hops. Sweet flavor with pale malts, quite fruity. Medium to full body. Fruity finish. It hides the alcohol very well, but I don’t think it’s very succesful as a pale bock. I have to admit pale bock isn’t my favorite style, and this one not being top notch certainly don’t make me crave for more. 110107

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (12538) - Pori, FINLAND - MAR 9, 2012
Draught@Rattle’n’Hum, NYC
Clear golden color, not much head, light fruity malty aroma. Medium-bodied. Quite sweet, honeyish and malty with herbal notes. Short sweetish finish. Quite German.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bu11zeye (11940) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - APR 18, 2009
(22oz bottle) Pours a clear yellow body with a small white head that quickly diminishes. Aroma of grain, corn, grass, and caramel. Flavor of grain, mild hops (grass), and corn.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
argo0 (11442) - Washington DC, USA - MAR 9, 2009
(22oz bottle) Crystal clear apple juice body topped by large, fluffy off-white head that leaves nice lacing. Aroma is moderately sweet, corn, grain, some alcohol. Taste is moderately sweet, grain, some melon, bread, light corn, alcohol. Medium body, some stickiness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcwattsrugger (11078) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 7, 2008
on tap-pours a rich off white head and gold color. Aorma is light/medium malt, some earthy/floral hops. Taste is light/medium malt-caramel, some earthy/floral hops. 3.0

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bhensonb (10904) - Woodland, California, USA - MAR 11, 2009
Bomber from BevMo. Dark gold color with a multifinger frothy white head. Aromas of grain and veg and canteloupe? Medium plus body with frothy carbonation. Flavor is grain, sugar (not kandi), and something like mild noble hop. It starts rather pale malty, but, barring what sticks to your lips, it finishes dryish. Even some hop bitter comes forth in the end. It’s a very different sort of thing. I think it’s rather underrated because it is so far off the beer norms. Keep an open mind folks.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2009
Date: December 16, 1995
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewery
Appearance: gloden, whispy head
Aroma: sweet fruity aroma
Flavor: strong malt flavor, not enough hops
Overall: light for a 10.5% beer

Date: March 23, 2005
Source: brewpub
Score: ii to iii
Appearance: clear golden, whispy white head
Aroma: sweet fruity aroma
Body: light body
Flavor: nice sweet fruity malt flavor, almost cloying but works as a sipper, clean finish
Overall: has really grown over the years into a fine english style barleywine, abita as a brewery has matured into a good brewery with respectable beers

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 8/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 16/20
Rating: 3.6/5.0
Score: **4

The score was calculated based upon the notes and an old scoring system.

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