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RATINGS: 803   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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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.


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2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
beerskinner (24) - North Dakota, USA - MAR 14, 2011
Being generous on this rating. The weakness and the lack of good IPA flavors makes it a no sale for me.


3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Vir4030 (530) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 14, 2014
Pretty decent cask at iron horse. Nice citra aroma but a bit too earthy for my tastes. I give this beer 1.2 thumbs up.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tderoeck (5148) - Gent, BELGIUM - NOV 3, 2014
6/X/14 - 12Fl. Oz. bottle @ home - BB: n/a (2014-1187) Thanks to Tinus for sharing the bottle!

Clear red amber beer, creamy beige head, stable, adhesive, leaving a nice lacing in the glass. Aroma: very fruity, sweet, caramel, malts, honey, bit oxidized, sweet, some raisins. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: sweet, very malty, caramel, nice bitterness, fruity, honey, caramel, sweet, bit hoppy.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
HIGHB4LL (656) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 1, 2014
12 oz. bottle from Cash Wise in Watford City. Appearance: finger copper head, copper color, clear, ok lacing. Aroma: heavy caramel, grass hops. Palate: medium-light body, average carbonation, bitter finish, sticky and also slightly thin texture. Taste: heavy caramel sweetness, into light grassy hops that grows and becomes more bitter. Overall, nothing special, thinness is off, and transition form sweet to bitter is not smooth.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
vsmith5 (9) - Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 24, 2014 does not count
Bottle; I guess Abita and I agree that all beer should have some malt flavor. I like this IPA probably because itís maltier than most IPAs. Unlike the amber though, I tire of this flavor more quickly.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ramboraffe (730) - SWEDEN - OCT 22, 2014
355 ml bottle. Hazy copper with white head. Smell is hoppy pine, grapefruit and floral. Taste is very bitter with heavy grapefruit and pine. Too bitter with low carbonation.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 5/20
marcogrind (60) - Milano, ITALY - OCT 17, 2014
Pale copper, big foam. Nose is caramel, grassy. Taste is caramel, ripe fruits, grassy, citric. Nothing special.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martinus (3063) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - OCT 15, 2014
Clear amber colour, white head. Aroma of hops, honey, malts and apricot. Bitter flavour, apricot, honey, light sweet. Bitter finish, light sweet, apricot. Not bad, feels a bit old but still quite a nice drink.
(From 35.5cL bottle shared @ the ítick countries & enjoy some good beersí tasting, Gent)

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Fashawn (192) - Montesarchio, ITALY - OCT 11, 2014
Bella scoperta questa IPA della abita. Arancio ambrato, splendida schiuma beige lunga e duratura. Adoro le IPA, americane in Italia non sono mai fresche ma questa Ť decente. La carbonatazione ha perso un po di spinta ma al naso sento gli agrumi, tanto malto e note citriche. In Bocca invece caramello e toffee, un po di erba e sentori quasi terrosi. Finale amaro al luppolo. Buona bevuta.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
slowrunner77 (6114) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 3, 2014
"really nothing to write about here. nothing stands out, good or bad, just an average ipa in just about every sense of the word...kinda what iíve come to expect from abita."

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MRodgers1982 (101) - USA - SEP 25, 2014
Not bad, fair hoppy aroma. crystal cleat, good hoppy flavor and base taste decent, suprised.


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