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RATINGS: 527   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.87   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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It may sound nuts, but most ales with nutty flavors or aromas are made without any real nuts. Abita Pecan Harvest Ale is made with real Louisiana pecans. The natural oils from the nuts give the ale a light pecan finish and aroma. Itís wonderful paired up with both red meats and seafood - and no suprise itís great with nuts too. Abita Pecan Harvest Ale, crack one open for yourself today.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ESPh (72) - Branchburg, New Jersey, USA - NOV 29, 2013
From a bottle poured into a pint glass. Aroma slightly nutty, most of the head vanished in a minute. Light caramel color with a slightly nutty, medium sweetness to the taste. The carbonation was a little fizzy. Overall itís drinkable, solid but not spectacular.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lubiere (9999) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 24, 2013
A hazed reddish amber ale with a thick collapsing mocha head. In aroma, sweet nutty malt with grassy notes, faint cinnamon. In mouth, a sweet nutty malt with grassy hops, very restrained, OK.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jredmond (5341) - Manhattan, New York, USA - NOV 19, 2013
Draft at Ninth Ward with Linh, Scarlett and Meg. Pours a clear amber brown body with thin white lacing. Aroma is light nut and caramel malt. Mouthfeel is light with medium carbonation and notes of sweet caramel malt, light grass and nut. Overall, very tame.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
nealblind (764) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - NOV 9, 2013
Gusher. Lovely reddish pour huge head. Aroma of wood, urea malt. Tastes similarly woody. Not really all that much pecan. Not oversweet, but sweet n sorta watery. A disappointment would not get again but ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alextricity (509) - Michigan, USA - NOV 8, 2013
Had on-tap for a $4.50 pint at Boat Works in St. Clair Shores, Michigan. Appearance: Good looking beer. A deep brown (ahem, PECAN) colored brew with a nice little two finger, creamy head on top. I was basically expecting a glass of brown water, but this was a good looking pint. Lacing was patchy from top to bottom... not bad at all. Smell: I can say, maybe embarrassingly so, that I donít ever remember having pecans before in any form. Yes, that means no pecan pie, or anything of the sort. I have smelled pecans before though, and this beer does have that smell. A sweet pecan, caramel aroma. Not interesting, not awful, itís alright. Taste/feel: Quite a lot like the smell. I read some things about this beer before having it, and itís what I expected almost exactly. The pecan and caramel is there from beginning to end, and thatís it. Thereís no other dimension of flavor. Thereís not much of a bitterness. Itís not bad by any means, but itís very, VERY one-note. Carbonation is quite high, and the feel is pretty low. I donít love it, but this is actually a very solid, sessionable brew. If youíre looking for something to send your taste buds on a ride, this may not be it, but itís still a decent beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
gschrade (678) - Collinsville, USA - NOV 6, 2013
I had this at Global Brew. Pours copper color with a off white head. Taste pecan, Carmel, sweet. I thought this was pretty good. I would definitely drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Davhgbrew (940) - Coconut Creek, Florida, USA - NOV 2, 2013
Aroma is of caramel. Color is amber and the flavor is of pecan. Kind of watery and lacking middle and finish. A common occurrence Iíve found with abita brews

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jesse_Beerman (5) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - OCT 31, 2013 does not count
Copper color, light-med body, light toasted malty flavor, slight pecan taste in finish, not overwelming, overall a nice fall beer if youíre looking for something other than a pumpkin or marzen.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
conway (1435) - - OCT 30, 2013
Bottle. Dark clear copper with some reddish tints and an off white head. Smells like beer with some slight nutty hints. Taste is fruity with some toffee and roast malt. Palate is medium mouthfeel and smooth. Light carbonation. Not very interesting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
baraciisch (1889) - USA - OCT 27, 2013
Deep reddish orange in color... Aroma of nuts, pecans, and some off soapy spices... Flavor is toasted nuts, light crisp body, hint of bitterness on finish... Decent ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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