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Abita Strawberry Harvest Lager

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RATINGS: 468   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.83   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Ripe, red Louisiana strawberries are harvested at the peak of the season in the early morning chill. The scent of the juicy red Ponchatoula berries fills the air as they’re picked and pressed for Abita Strawberry Harvest Lager. The end result is a light, crisp lager with just a hint of strawberry sweetness.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PlinyDad1952 (57) - - MAY 23, 2015
I DON’T LIKE FRUIT BEERS BUT THIS ONES GOOD SECOND OF ALL IT STILL TASTE LIKE BEERS AND NOT TO, MUCH FRUIT OR STRAWBERRIES.WHEN IM OUTSIDE AT THE POOL OR SHOOTING RANGE I CAN DRINK LOTS OF THIS LITE BEERS BUT REALLY MY FAVERITE IS PLINY (ITS MY FAVERITE!)! THE IM WAITING FOR PLINY TO MAKE A FRUIT BEER BECUSE I NOW IT WOULD BE THE BEST. INMAGIENE A BEER WHAT JUST A LITTLE FRUIT AND DO THEY’RE OWN HOPS TO IT.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 13/20
samsmith33 (526) - - MAY 23, 2015
Bottle to glass. Strawberry is strong in aroma, clean, not much else. Taste is light grass and strawberry, touch of Soapyness. Very easy drinking. Minimal carbonation and minimal head. Nothing special, but it’s a Good simple spring beer.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
kdm1984 (784) - Missouri, USA - MAY 16, 2015
Strawberry, pils, and unpleasant puke acid in the aroma. Strawberry and pils flavor. A little watery, and then weak in the finish also. Pils and strawberry is somewhat awkward as a combo. Drinkable, and the elements separately are fine, but this beer comes up short overall.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beerathon (1491) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 11, 2015
The strawberry is evident in nose and flavor, but not overwhelming. Typical lager-esque sweetness to go along with the berry flavor, but not cloying. Clean on the palate, easy going. Very light mouthfeel. Alright for what it is.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
two7offsuit (332) - Massachusetts, USA - APR 4, 2015
On tap. A hazy light gold with a white head. Aroma is distinctly strawberry. Very smooth with flavor of strawberry and a hint of biscuit.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
raymow (985) - Bensalem, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 29, 2015
bottled - nice subtle strawberry aroma and flavor. Pale golden color. A good summer afternoon on the deck beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
b3shine (6387) - Indiana, USA - MAR 28, 2015
Bottle to half-pint glass (shared with the Mrs.). Looks solid; a mildly hazy golden orange with fizzy white head that steadily dissipates into thin lacing. Smells of strawberries with mild notes of lager yeast. Tastes like it smells with a medium light-bodied mouthfeel. Better than I expected.

1.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
trichoeg85 (34) - Sumrall, Mississippi, USA - MAR 11, 2015
12oz can poured to pint glass. Loads of brilliant white head that lingers for some time. Moderate lacing. Smells mildly of artificial strawberry flavoring. Straw colored and looks a lot like most American adjunct lagers. Mild Tangy sweet strawberry flavor with little else. I used to like this when it was still a seasonal item and was still flavored with fresh first harvest Louisiana strawberries. Not the case anymore. A nice novelty for the light beer drinker but not much here otherwise. So sad........ Cheers!

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
dmac (4546) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - FEB 1, 2015
12oz bottle of the worst beer of 2015....so far. Poured an okay looking dirty straw body with a foamy average sized head. Aroma/flavor of 3 things....rotting strawberries, dusty old grains, and vomit. This beer is atrocious.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jeffbigD (106) - - DEC 14, 2014
Initial taste is full of strawberry. Very sweet with a held back taste of hops.


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