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RATINGS: 187   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.78   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 184   ABV: 6.13%
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Abita Fallfest is an Octoberfest lager/ It is brewed with German Hersbrucker hops and pale, crystal and chocolate malts.The result is a full-bodied, malty beer with a strong hop character and a beautiful amber color. Available September-November.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
rosenbergh (6096) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 21, 2013
Draught at the Abita Brewpub, Abita Springs, LA. Clear golden colour with a small white head. Grainy malt in a quite mild aroma. Sweetish malt, notes of hops and grainy dryness in the flavour. Drinkable but a bit boring. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
udfan07 (65) - Dayton, Ohio, USA - SEP 20, 2013
This is very much an Octoberfest beer but it’s not as distinctive as others I have tried. The beer is very much a Marzen style beer but there is no real flavor. There is nothing that distinguishes the beer from other Octoberfest style beers.

2.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Aholmb1 (84) - New Orleans, Louisiana, USA - SEP 15, 2013
Appearance: translucent amber color, white head when poured, the head is slightly dense Aroma. Not that strong of aroma, kind of sour smell Taste: caramel, wheat Palette: light medium body, slighy bitterness at end , smooth and easy to drink Overall. This is a good session beer, not super complex but it is easy to drink ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
airrick2003 (411) - Louisiana, USA - SEP 13, 2013
UPDATED: SEP 14, 2013 Appearance: very clear copper color, pours with a medium beige creamy head that fades quickly Aroma: very malty, caramel, bread, creamy, hops are trying to stay relevant Taste: very malty in a grain type of way, caramel malt, very light hop finish Palate: light and crisp in your mouth, high carbonation, leaves mouth dry, grain aftertaste Overall: lots of grain flavor, actually one of the better lagers as they are usually bland to me, highly drinkable

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
kdm1984 (586) - Missouri, USA - SEP 6, 2013
Pretty impressive head for an Okto. Good retention. Amber color. Smell is toasted malt, but rather acidic to the nose also. Taste follows suit - almost a bit of sourness mid-taste that is a little off-putting and not fitting for the style. Also too watery on the palate - Oktos are light-bodied, but they should have a certain creaminess that sits well on the tongue. Drinkable, and has other features fitting to the style, but there are far better out there. Finally, I’m amused that Abita thinks this has a "strong hop character." It’s an Okto! Few are hoppy, and for the ones that are, like Marshall’s, this is not anything like them.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mikedR (936) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - SEP 3, 2013
Average at best. The flavor is just not there, contradicting the 6+% ABV. Some malty notes, but you have to seek them out. C/C+ ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Pershing (462) - Garland, Texas, USA - AUG 21, 2013
Clear gold with a decent size foam head that dissolves quickly. Weak malt aroma with very little carbonation. Thin malty taste. Finishes bland.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (9094) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - AUG 19, 2013
Tap at Redfish Grill, New Orleans. Pours clear amber with a medium, frothy off-white head, medium-short retention with spare lacing. Aroma is caramel and melanoidin malt, light spicy hops and clean. Flavor is malt dominant, light hops and bitterness with a sweet finish. Medium body and carbonation.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Elwood (2960) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - AUG 13, 2013
Serving: 12 oz. bottle from Wegmans Leesburg. It pours a deep gold color with a short lived head. The nose is mostly earth, caramel and light malt notes. The flavor mirrors the nose with a bit of caramel and a very weak bitterness. Flabby body. Lots of room for improvement in this brew.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Jcarb28 (89) - Pico Rivera, California, USA - APR 1, 2013
Orange/Yellow and a bit hazy on the pour. A bit fruity sweet with a more malty taste. The malty, light sweet orange taste goes rapidly away and ends tasting bland.


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