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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.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrnkMcDermott (2882) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - DEC 8, 2008
12 oz. bottle. Okay. My brief sojourns through the south and southwest have shown me many pecan producers trying to use up excess production: BBQ smoking wood, mulch, etc. Now this. Well. Pours slightly darker than amber, and a little hazy. A little too much oil to sustain many bubbles. Smell malty, with a backing of light hardwood indeed. Taste does indeed have a little nuttiness. I keep trying not to bring up more ďwoodyĒ descriptions, but theyíre there nonetheless. An extra bit of spiciness and even nut butter. I am straining to quantify the description, but this an ďodd ingredientĒ beer that makes good use of its oddity instead of going for shock value.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Shanebrews (218) - Texas, USA - JAN 4, 2015
This smells a lot like pumpkin. The taste of the malt is very bready with a certain smooth nuttiness on the finish. The beer is not very bitter at all and is reminiscent of a 90-shilling ale or a very light porter. It is the best brew Iíve tasted from Abita.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Doofgoblin (416) - Chevy Chase, Washington DC, USA - JAN 14, 2015
Iím not really getting much pecan out of this...for an amber, itís pretty solid. The aroma not much to write about; however, some light caramel flavors and slightly chew malt notes make up the taste profile. Finish is pretty clean with no flaws. No over the top by any means, but nothing to seek out either...

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
gilvanblight (819) - Windsor, Ontario, CANADA - APR 17, 2015
Deep reddish brown pout with a lingering head. Smells hoppy and toasted. I donít know how to describe this. Itís like itís trying too hard. Iím a craft beer damn it! You love me! Iíve got fucking nuts, real nuts in me! Just doesnít do it for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JHeath99 (1358) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - NOV 24, 2014
Tap. Pours a transparent amber with a thin layer of off white head. Aroma and taste of malts and a hint of nuts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Bosney (3) - - NOV 17, 2014 does not count
Pretty good, not my favorite. No flavor overload and pretty smooth. Easy to drink, would drink again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ordybill (552) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - DEC 20, 2014
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. Aroma is a faint pecan smell mixed with hops. The appearance is a light brown color with a thin head. The flavor is a slight nut flavor with a malt and hop background The palate is a light bodied beer with average carbonation Overall, this is not a bad beer at all. it is my fifth Abita beer I have had and it is second to Andygator in my opinion.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
aumentm (402) - North Carolina, USA - MAY 10, 2015
sweet smooth pecan taste and this is a great beer. Fruity and full with wonderful rich smell and taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Chudwick (2388) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - DEC 16, 2014
Bottle from a lame mystery 12 pack. My mom liked this more than i did. Average for the style with a nutty finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
DialSquare (3283) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 3, 2015
12oz bottle from Luckyís Market: Copper orange pour with beige head. Aroma is grain, little nutty. Tastes are brown sugar, caramel, toffee, bread. Donít get much nutty in the taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
ghostbeer (42) - Nebraska, USA - DEC 14, 2014
Had this on tap in Baton Rouge. Delicious with my seafood dinner, but on its own was underwhelming. Nutty and malty but not much really to it. A little watery.

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