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RATINGS: 188   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.


2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Thorpe429 (5011) - , Illinois, USA - DEC 1, 2010
Pours a somewhat dark brown with a light tan head and not too much lacing as it goes down. Nose is pretty plain with hints of nuttiness, caramel, and a bit of bread. Taste is similar and the nuttiness is a bit off putting. Mouthfeel is somewhat astringent and light. Not terribrly drinkable. Im not normally a fan of many things by Anita but I’ve liked a lot of heir offerings more than this. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 09-29-2010

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
fiercepanda (595) - Missouri, USA - JUN 25, 2011
A nice looking copper colored beer with an almost non-existent white head. The aroma is entirely malty, some nuttiness and roasted coffee. The flavor is thin but has notes of weak malt. Overall, nothing memorable, just average malt characteristics.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
wedgie9 (2071) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 29, 2011
Tasted on 10/28/11 from a 12oz bottle purchased in a mix-a-six pack at my local Kroger. Pours a light honey color with a thick off-white head that slowly recedes to rocky lace, leaving thin lacing along the inside of the glass. The nose is caramelized bread malt with just a tinge of underlying vegetal hops. The flavor is not much better, with the bread malt, a vegetal note, and a hint of caramelized orange peel. The body is medium with lively carbonation, and a medium vegetal and caramelized orange peel finish.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Palidor19 (2998) - Brandon, Florida, USA - SEP 29, 2012
their is something lacking in this beer. its got all the necessary qualities that makes for a marzen but doesn’t have any of the substance. its malts is not flavorful and become kind of lacking at the end.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
maxwelldeux (3791) - Everett, Washington, USA - SEP 29, 2012
Bottle. Pours a light amber color with very little head. This is very malty, almost to the point of being sour. It’s definitely a tad bitter. Not one of my faves.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Barreras (1047) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - DEC 12, 2012
Pours a yellow color with a hint of orange. Has a clean aroma with a slight mixed malt smell. Taste is clean and crisp. The mixed malt and hops comes through in the taste. Aftertaste of filtered water with a dissipating malt flavor. A decent not complex beer.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jeremyh70 (773) - Missouri, USA - JAN 13, 2013
Clear golden color with two finger head and some lacing. Not much more than aroma of malt. Malt in taste and faint corn with some earthy bitterness. Moderate mouthfeel and carbonation. Mediocre marzen. Probably wouldn't buy again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
PorterPounder (5699) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUN 21, 2003
I expected more from Abita - usually a reliable micro. No head to the pour - looks like weak, watered down iced tea. Has a bit of a funky metallic, rotten vegetable aroma to it and the metallic character carries over to the flavor and the palate. Searching - but cannot find anything positive to say about this one.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
fly (1419) - austin, Tejas, Alabama, USA - MAY 7, 2004
(anyone check the pic here? Amarcord? Fellini this beer is NOT) This is OKAY, and not much better. If you happen upon one I hope it’s either fresh or that Abita has improved their filtration.

2.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
KYChemist (5) - Louisville, USA - OCT 22, 2009 does not count
Great color but thats abotu all it has going for it. Distiguished malt and hops after taste. It’s nothing special.


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