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RATINGS: 454   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.83   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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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.


2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
illinismitty (2270) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 19, 2008
UPDATED: JUL 21, 2008 Bottle at Bourbon Street Blues and Boogie Bar in Nashville. Pours golden with a white head. Macro like texture. Beery and strawberry aroma. Flavor is pretty much strawberry, cheap pale lager, a hint of nuts, all combined with too much sweetness. Not my thing.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EithCubes (4847) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 15, 2008
Bottle. Lovely powdery strawberry aroma fills the room, reminds of certain brands of strawberry ice cream. Cloudy light yellow-golden with medium carbonation and a fluffy, creamy white head. Watery body with light crispiness and thin strawberry sweetness. I swear I’ve had mixed-fruit gelato like this. The underlying lager is weak; otherwise, this might compete for a 3.0. Decent light summer fare.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cking (1175) - North Canton, Ohio, USA - JUL 11, 2008
Hesitant to buy a single, I’m now kicking myself for not getting the entire sixer. This is a surprisingly wonderful fruit beer. Looks like a pale lager with a golden yellow body and fluffy white cap. Delectable aroma of candied strawberries, very subdued and intriguing. Crisp yet soft on the palate, it’s a delicate mouth feel with a sweet, fruity punch. The flavor really stands out with a nice pale malt backbone and complimenting fresh strawberries. The fruit really accents this lager and tastes genuine. Thumbs up to Abita for this delicious treat.

2.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
davidCC (130) - New York, USA - JUN 28, 2008
This contained far too much strawberry flavor. Taste reminded me of the strawberry daiquiris synonymous for the area where this is brewed. Too sweet and off target.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pastor (796) - Skowhegan, Maine, USA - JUN 21, 2008
Thanks to deepsouth for this one Bottle poured into my pint class produced a finger worth of white head that turns to a thick lace. This sits on top of a hazy pale light gold body Aromas of strawberries lots of them fill your nose Flavors of strawberries and bread wow this stuff is strange but in a good way interesting. Light and crisp mouthfeel so it makes for a good summer treat An interesting beer glad I tried it. Don’t think I could drink too many of these but It would be fun to have every once in a while. The strawberry flavor is great and refreshing so it is a great summer brew

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
TheBeerGod (5230) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - JUN 18, 2008
Bottle. Slightly hazed gold. Small white head. Nose is strawberries, maybe some strawberry jam, grains, and light grass. Taste is berry and grains, not unlike Special K with strawberries cereal. Soft grass and biscuit as well. Body is light but very bubbly. Lots of belching with this one. Some light bitterness at times as well. Finish is more grains, biscuit, strawberries and soft grass. Not bad at all. Rather refreshing!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cbkschubert (2900) - BFE, Arizona, USA - JUN 11, 2008
12 oz. bottle from Plaza Liquors - Pours a clear light golden color with a one finger thick white head. Light lacing. Aroma is berries and lightly sweetened grain. Taste like sweet, berry flavored buttered popcorn. Kinda odd, but tastes OK. Light to medium body. No unpleasant aftertastes. A decent fruit beer.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
beerguy101 (5278) - Newark, California, USA - JUN 5, 2008
This fruit beer pours a yellow gold color from a 12oz bottle. Small to medium sized white foamy head. The aroma is cereal and grain, with some strawberries. A light bodied fruit beer. The malts are cereal and grain. The hops are slightly spicy. The strawberry flavor is somewhat subdued and not all that sweet. Lively carbonation. Not much here, the fruit flavor is so mild its almost not there. Mouthfeel is thin. Finish is crisp and clean. Aftertaste is slightly bitter.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
GreatLibations (1854) - Last Supper, Arizona, USA - JUN 3, 2008
Pours a pale creamy yellow w/ decent head and a blotchy pinicillin culture lace. Smells like strawberry cheesecake. Light nectar w/ ample residual effers. Defined strawberry cheesecake w/ no sugar. The finish is bittered w/ acidity. This is not good beer. Three sips and down the drain it goes.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jimhilt (2402) - Bow, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 31, 2008
Pours a five finger white head that fades fairly quickly and leaving some lace. Clear pale amber color. Light carbonation and light-medium bodied. Strawberry nose. Flavor is strawberry but is not sweet; well thought out fruit beer. Clean finish. $2.95 for a 12oz bottle from Colonial Spirits Acton, Ma.


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