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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.


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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ClarkVV (3892) - Allston, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 23, 2008
Bottle at Sunset Grill, fall 2008. Fairly true strawberry nose boasts of more fruit than beer, though it dosent seem candyish or cloying and there does seem to be some malt crispness on the end. Not any flaws that I can detect and a pretty high strength of aroma. Shockingly reserved in fruit sweetness, with seemingly most of the sugars fermented out. You even get some light pale malt graininess and a lager yeast crispness on the finish. No wateriness, medium-light bodied with no alcohol or flaws perceivable. How this brewery is so hit or miss is beyond me.


0.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
mikerominiecki (6) - - AUG 26, 2014 does not count
I couldn’t even finish it. I thought the strawberry flavor would be wonderful for summer time, it just tasted like a weird mushed fruit blended with a mediocre beer.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
berkshirejohn (4487) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2014
12oz bottle from Wegman’s, West Seneca, NY. Pale straw with a billowing off-white head; the aroma mixes grassy hops with some faint floral strawberries; the taste has a honey-like sweetness to start with weak strawberry flavours, then becomes drier and grainy, but fizzles out without any real finish. Not a great combination.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
miquelcrush (1362) - Granollers, SPAIN - AUG 20, 2014
Cervesa molt dolça i com indica el nom amb molt gust a maduixa. Cerveza muy dulce y como indica el nombre mucho sabor a fresa.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
gschrade (615) - Collinsville, USA - AUG 11, 2014
I had this at Global Brew. Pours yellow with a white head. Taste sweet, strawberry, citrus. I thought this was good. I could drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bigguns22 (661) - Maryland, USA - JUL 27, 2014
Flat on if you like beer and strawberry this is it. A perfect summer beer low abv,crisp and refreshing o and strawberry. Pour is much like a witt beer you know hazy and flat yellow with a white head. Aroma is lite and refreshing with enought strawberry to get you going. It taste like it smells crisp,lite and freshing.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Darkmagus82 (993) - - JUL 24, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 7-17-12- Poured from bottle into pint glass Appearance – The beer pours a lightly hazy mild golden color. Upon pouring there was a three finger white head on the brew that faded over a moderate amount of time to give a nice amount of lacing. Smell – The aroma, as would be expected is mostly of strawberry. The strawberry is mixed with a sugary sweet and wheat aroma. Taste – The taste begins sweet and wheaty. At the front the sweet is more of a sugary sweet with the wheat having a more pronounced role. As the taste advances however the wheaty nature dies out some with grater flavors of a strawberry sweetness coming to the tongue. In the end a somewhat artificial, yet rather pleasant and refreshing strawberry flavor is left on the tongue. Mouthfeel – The body of the brew is thin and the carbonation is on the higher side. Both are very fitting for the flavor and create a rather refreshing feel. Overall- Refreshing, flavorful, and easy drinking. A great summer brew for a nice hot day outside while sitting with friend and chatting.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrinkinWell (263) - - JUL 20, 2014
Pours a light hazy hold with plenty of head, little lacing. Honey, lemon, berries on the nose. Taste’s a bit dull on the palate despite plenty of citrus and bready malts. A decent summer lager, but I wouldn’t buy a six pack of it.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
johnnnniee (2293) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 10, 2014
Bottle from Harvest Market Pours a fairly clear medium straw color with a decent sized bubbly white head that slowly dissipates to a cap on top. Aromas of strawberry but a bit on the subtle side. Light spice, lemon, and just a touch of yeasty funk. The flavor follows the aroma quite well. Yeasty wheaty with a hint of lemon and funk with a solid hit of strawberry to add a bit of complexity. Light to medium body with a moderate level of carbonation. Nice fruity light easy drinking summer ale, I quite enjoyed it.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Busick (379) - South Carolina, USA - JUL 6, 2014
I love fruit beers and this one was a pleasure to have and enjoy!!

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nike (965) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 1, 2014
draft, aroma of strawberries, taste of imitation processed strawberries. Light body, thin feel, watery. Clean crisp taste.


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