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RATINGS: 189   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.79   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.


2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
PorterPounder (6033) - 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 (1425) - 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.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
haddon90 (1561) - Costa Mesa, California, USA - MAR 12, 2004
This beer is an Oktoberfest? Pretty bland. Yellow pour with a whitish head. Slim malt aroma. Light taste, nothing special. An average beer.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Beerona97 (2397) - Washington, USA - DEC 29, 2009
Pours clear gold with very little head. Aroma- apple, caramel, buttery biscuit. Taste is sweet and fruity with a breadiness. Medium light body, medium carbonation.

2.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Damico (2799) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 17, 2010
The beer pours light amber golden with a nice foamy and creamy head. The aroma is light, a bit sweet and crisp. The flavor of a lightly bittered crisp marzen with not much else going on.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
rougeau13 (2139) - Richmond, Texas, USA - NOV 9, 2010
Very pale, clear, orange-amber. Aroma of light malt and bread. Taste is ok, but really weak, just watered down malts and light sugar. Thin and a little buttery. Better than most pale lagers, but seriously unimpressive.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
dcschiller (2207) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JAN 28, 2011
(12oz bottle). Pours copper color with nice off-white head. Active carbonation. Aroma of sour raisins, musty basement. Taste is sweet with metallic notes. Thin bodied with watery mouthfeel. Fail.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
BVery (7598) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - NOV 4, 2012
UPDATED: DEC 29, 2013 Bottle. Orange pour with minimal head. Would be tough to make this any waterier than it is. Everything is muted and bland. Not a good beer by any stretch.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Aurelius (4597) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - NOV 27, 2002
Disappointing. The beer has some sort of vegetable-potato-funky grain thing going. Orangish gold. Medium body. Long peanutty-potato, mildly bitter finish. Appearance dings for the label and the screw-off cap. Probably OK with food, but non-stellar by itself.


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