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RATINGS: 142   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 188   ABV: 6.25%
Spring IPA (March-May) is a West Coast-style IPA with an up-front intense hop flavor and aroma. Amarillo and Centennial hops give the brew a rich and resinous flavor of citrus and spice. This bright pale ale has a malt sweetness that will give way to a pleasant bitter. It pairs well with Mexican or spicy Szechwan Chinese food. Spring IPA is a nice accompaniment for cheeses with strong flavors, like sharp cheddar or goat cheese.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Seannpc (134) - - MAY 26, 2015
Light aroma. Orange color with medium cloudiness. Malty start and similar finish ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maverick34 (2954) - New York, USA - MAY 24, 2015
Bottled. Slightly cloudy gold orange pour. Some citrus and hops. Really pretty good for Abita.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MattyKakes (117) - Virginia, USA - MAY 21, 2015
Very nice bright citrus IPA. Aromas of bright citrus hops. Mango grapefruit orange flavor. Tangerine pour. Nice head. Yum!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ARH (1113) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 11, 2015
On tap, poured into a sampler at the American Beer Classic. The aroma is a bright, floral citrus blossom with undertones of bread. There’s a light haze to the amber orange beer that’s topped by a soap white head that has moderate retention and lace. The taste is a medium bitter and medium sweet, slightly off balanced. It’s waxy with a soft fuzz and a medium body containing notes of bread crust, caramel, and grapefruit rind and finishes crisp with a fresh zip. The aftertaste is lingering, bitter wax with an herb and burnt note.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kaser (5565) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 9, 2015
Bright cloudy Orange pour. White head. Fruity. One of the better Abitas I have had. Had this poured in small glass from draft at the American Beer Classic 2015.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mansquito (5204) - Nueva York, New York, USA - APR 29, 2015
New beer Distributors, NYC bottle ($2.25): Pours light orange with a white head. Aroma is lemon and hints of caramel malts. Seems to me that the aroma actually degenerates as the beer sits. Taste is lemony. It be very mildly bitter. A hint spicy. Not very exciting, but refreshing enough.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
bigda83 (816) - Jamestown, New York, USA - APR 21, 2015
Poured a clear golden/orange. Aroma was nothing but malt bomb. Flavor followed the nose. This was labeled as fresh through June I believe. Is it supposed to be a malt bomb? Drank this thinking it was going to be a crisp and citrusy IPA, but was very disappointed. Light body with a thin texture. Carbonation was fizzy. Little bitter to end. Couldn’t drink it all though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarkSachon (904) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 17, 2015
12 oz bottle from Giant Eagle in Pittsburgh. Clean crisp and refreshing. Lacks any distinct taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mile (3787) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 13, 2015
Bottle. Golden, hazy, average and mostly diminishing head. Moderate malty and lightly sweetish aroma, light caramel and some tropical fruitiness, piney - some grapefruit hoppyness. Body is light to medium, malty and dryish flavor, faint caramel and some tropical fruitiness with piney - herbal hoppyness. Finish is average to long, malty and dryish, light tropical fruitiness with lots of piney - herbal hoppyness. Nice dryish and well hopped light bodied IPA – not too much caramel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
razzanof (72) - Leavenworth, Kansas, USA - APR 11, 2015
From a bottle...pours orange with a white head. The aroma is butterscotch and grapefruit. It has a medium frothy body with soft carbonation. The flavor starts with metallic notes and an astringent backbone. The finish is a bitter medicinal palate. Not a good effort by a normaly solid brewery. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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