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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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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bookman10 (637) - Osseo, Minnesota, USA - DEC 21, 2012
Pours a copper-gold with mid-sized head. Aroma of hops, dominated by malt. Flavor is also overtaken by the malt, with floral, citrus hop undertones. A rather understated IPA, more in the English style than the American. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pricey290483 (246) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2014
quite liked this beer a nice aroma with a better bitter taste nice amount of hops one to try for sure

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Aiacobellis (6) - - AUG 25, 2014 does not count
Me gusto mucho ... súper buena ... súper Cool ... Súper sabrosa de verdad ... Un poco más fuerte de lo q tomo, pero bien

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (13598) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2014
At GBBF 2014. Clear deep amber colour lasting beige head. Toffee grapefruit american ipa aroma. Ok bitterness. A little lacking in the malt depth. Some crystalline toffee flavour. It’s fine. Not too exciting but competent enough. Quite like the slightly toast bitter finish. Ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Scopey (6714) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2014
Bottle at GBBF 2014. It pours clear amber with a decent white head. The nose is toasty, leather, varnish, dull caramel and stone fruits. The taste is bitter, earth, leather, varnish, pine needles and citrus peel with a drying finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. Ok.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
beastmaster (244) - Florida, USA - AUG 7, 2014
Pour is amber. Aroma is fantastic floral, malt, and grass. More malt than expected, not enough umph from the hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (2138) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 24, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours amber, nose is resinous, taste is light toffee, dry, fruity.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hansen (6572) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JUL 22, 2014
Nice amber coloured and almost clear. Has a hoppy aroma, citrus and fatty malts. Flavor is hoppy with more thick malty structure. Bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jrodooo5 (998) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Kind of a run of the mill ipa. Decent copper pour w/ a quickly fading tan head that leaves spotty lacing. The aroma has an adequate amount of hops to draw some interest. The flavor is slightly hoppy & bitter but finishes rather clean. It’s a little thin on the palate but goes down easily. Everything screams average here!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
JHeath99 (913) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Bottle from a sampler. Pours a transparent amber with a layer of off white head. Aroma of malts and hops. Taste of bitterness and malts but very bland.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AWISLguy (1242) - Wisconsin, USA - JUL 1, 2014
Bottle from Breeze Thru with a best by 7/20/2014 date. Pours an amber orange with many fine bubbles and a cakey yellow-ish head. Lotta streaky lacing. Aroma has sour fruits, stone fruits, bread and some floral hops. Later down in the glass, some light pine and some biscuity malts show up. Taste is of sweet fruits, spicy pine, some tangy herbalness, some lemon and some toffee. A bit rough. Medium bodied and fairly highly carbonated. Finishes with a muddle of bitter and sweet. Very little clean about this one. 12.8

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