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RATINGS: 825   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   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.

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   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
tsd08460 (269) - 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 (656) - 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 (428) - 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 didn’t 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 (5819) - Fairfax, 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 (1756) - 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 (841) - 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 (2284) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Idiosynkrasie (5025) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - MAY 6, 2015
355ml bottle. Minimally cloudy, orangey golden colour with average, thick, fluffy, half-way lasting, fairly lacing, white head. Biscuity, nuttily, malty aroma, citrusy, floral, hoppy overtones. a touch of resin and orange. Taste is minimally sweet caramel malty, dry hoppy overtones, hints of orange. Anaemic IPA overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mkel07 (4345) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - APR 14, 2015
Bottle from Archive Beer Boutique 100415. While this is only my 7th beer from Abita Brewing Company it is one of the best, only behind Turbodog. Poured with a very deep yet even layer of foam and a vibrant orange colour. Aromas exude pine needles and fresh picked citrus. In the mouth the beer is full bodied with the flavours hitting all parts of the mouth and staying around long after the beer has gone. Good balance of hops and malt , not too hoppy. Big thick finish with a slight sweet stickiness and no bitterness.

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