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RATINGS: 837   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
The newest Abita brew takes its name and inspiration from the Mardi Gras Indians of New Orleans. Looking for Indians on Mardi Gras Day is a tradition for many New Orleans families. A cultural phenomenon familiar to residents of the Crescent City, the Mardi Gras Indians are not well known to outsiders and Abita is proud to help share their story with the world.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nekronos (4101) - Xalapa, MEXICO - SEP 6, 2015
Quite as most Abita beers, water and incipient. But it is interesting to have on a barbecue gathering just to enjoy the time.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
highlandlad (1470) - Blue Mountains, AUSTRALIA - SEP 5, 2015
Apparently "Jockamo" was the original title for "Iko Iko", a New Orleans ear-worm so insidiously awful that I would rather stab myself in the anvil, stirrup and cochlea than endure it again. Iím more positive on the beer. Itís not big enough to meet the beer geekís passion for hop bombs, but itís a decent, flavoursome IPA for those with more modest expectations. Clear bronze with a thick head showing fair retention and some lace. Big fruity aroma of white peach, mango, squeeze of lemon. Soft carbonation. Swirl of summer fruits on the tongue. Pity that a slight metallic taint to the finish clashes with the soft fruits and detracts from the overall effect. Still, I couldnít find much to dislike here apart from the fact I now have "Iko Iko" on a loop in my head. Knife please. (355ml bottle from Carrington Cellars, Katoomba)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
tsd08460 (816) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - AUG 25, 2015
Aroma: caramel, floral, Appearance: clear copper, off-white head Taste: medium sweetness, medium bitterness, Palate: medium body, slick feel, soft carbonation, long finish, Rather nice

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Brenhophead (695) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - AUG 7, 2015
355mL bottles. Pours a clear copper hie with a thick one finger white head. Nice sweet caramel and grapefruit notes on the nose with the addition of resinous pine in the flavour. I enjoyed this beer..

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
deaconmike (470) - Roswell, Georgia, USA - AUG 3, 2015
On tap at Marigny in NOLA. Truly not a good IPA. A bit of pine and bready malt in the nose; nothing remarkable. Taste is pretty bland - hop profile is weak. Bready malt overpowers. Medium thin body. Blah. I didnít enjoy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mikie71 (10) - Louisiana, USA - AUG 1, 2015
Good strong flavored ipa, has much more flavors in this beer than just hops, I think they use swamp water in here, but I like it!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
radagast83 (7313) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - JUL 17, 2015
12oz bottle. Poured a clear orange color with a small white head. Aroma was light sweet malts, touch of toasted malts. Flavor was light fruity notes, malts. Okay.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
BMMillsy (1788) - Florida, USA - JUN 30, 2015
This is truly awful. Pure malt bomb, overly sweet, what in the world? Why even put this out in the current beer market?

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
jflopsu (1198) - New Jersey, USA - JUN 21, 2015
Pours a light amber-orange. Has a malty aroma with citrua. Taste is very malty with fruits and caramel and some light citrus hops. Lingering malty taste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bacterial (2822) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - JUN 3, 2015
Amber pour from a 12oz glass. Slight white head. Malty nose. Malty taste with a slight hop character and bitter finish. A mild IPA.

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