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RATINGS: 362   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Working with the Louisiana Seafood Promotion & Marketing Board (LSPMB), Abita Beer announced that it has established ‘SOS – A Charitable Fund’ that will assist with the rescue and restoration of the environment, industry and individuals fighting to survive this disastrous oil spill.

The fund has pledged that 100% of all money raised will go to charity. In addition, the Louisiana Seafood Marketing Board will play an important role in advising where the money can do the most good. An advisory committee is being established as the donation process and grant procedures are finalized.

The centerpiece of the fundraising effort is a new charitable beer created by Abita. The brew, called SOS – A Charitable Pilsner, will generate 75¢ for every bottle sold. This Abita Beer is a message in a bottle...a distress signal for the troubled waters of our Gulf Coast. For every bottle sold Abita will donate 75¢ to the rescue and restoration of the environment, industry and individuals fighting to survive this disastrous oil spill. This unfiltered Weizen Pils is made with Pilsner and Wheat malts. It is hopped and dry hopped with Sterling and German Perle hops. It has a brilliant gold color, a sweet malt flavor, and a pleasant bitterness and aroma.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (11056) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 22, 2010
Bomber from the Co-Op in Davis, CA. Hazy gold pour with a foamy, clingy 3 finger white head. Aromas of light malt, citrus and grass. Medium body with foamy carbonation. Flavor is wheaty with some bread and grass. Maybe a touch of citrus. Finishes nicely bitter in a grassy way. It drinks very, very easily.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011

Name: SOS
Date: September 03, 2010
Mode: Bottle
Source: Brusin Ales, Asheville NC
Appearance: hazy gold, creamy white head, sticky lace
Aroma: sweet spicy aroma, sweet malt candy, light floral, peppery spicyness
Flavor: sweet malt flavor, nice cereal character, spicy hops
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 10/20
Rating: 2.7/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: ** /4

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (10660) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 29, 2010
Bottle. Poured hazy amber color with an average white frothy head that mostly diminished with fair lacing. Moderate malt, hop and yeast aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. Drinkable brew.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rlgk (10514) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - OCT 2, 2011
Bottle at Oliver Twist, Stockholm. Pale golden, white head. Malty aroma, sweetidh and bready. Malty flavor, grass, bread, sweetish. Some hops in the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (9797) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - OCT 30, 2010
Bomber poured a clear golden yellow with a lasting off white head. Aromas of wheat, straw, light bread and light citrus. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of wheat, straw, light spice and light citrus with a crisp dry finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerandBlues2 (9685) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - AUG 19, 2013
Tap at Redfish Grill, New Orleans. Pours clear gold with a medium, creamy white head, long retention with good lacing. Aroma is corn, grain malt, pine and citrus hops with pear notes. Flavor is malty with medium hops and bitterness, a clean lager character and a sweet finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopscotch (9158) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - OCT 9, 2010
Bottle… Yellow to light golden ale with a mid-sized, creamy, white head. Great retention. The nose is musky, fruity and doughy. Full-bodied and slick with buzzing carbonation. Nods toward the sweet side of balance, but just barely – otherwise, bland. Crisp, lightly bitter, grassy finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
daknole (9100) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAY 24, 2014
Hazed gold, white head. Toasted cereal grains, light hops, mandarin oranges, some hops.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sammy (8627) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 17, 2011
Pale lager yes, imperial pilsner no. Malty, Saaz hops. A little funky and malty aroma. Yellowish body. Rather minimal taste of malts, with drying, slight bitterness in the finish. A drop of lemon. Passable beer.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drake (8539) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 22, 2010
22 ounce bottle from Beer Run in Charlottesville, VA. Pours a slightly hazy pale yellow color with a medium sized creamy white head. Decent head retention and lacing. Aroma of dry, biscuity malts, peppery hops with a bit of a tropical note. The taste is tropical fruits with pale malts and a dry and bitter peppery hop finish. Medium bodied. Pretty good.


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