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RATINGS: 841   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The newest Abita brew takes its name and inspiration from the Mardi Gras Indians of New Orleans. Looking for Indians on Mardi Gras Day is a tradition for many New Orleans families. A cultural phenomenon familiar to residents of the Crescent City, the Mardi Gras Indians are not well known to outsiders and Abita is proud to help share their story with the world.

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3Strikes (2) - Bensenville, Illinois, USA - JAN 25, 2013
One of my faves. First of all, Abita Springs brews there beer with artesian water from Abita Springs, Louisiana so it tastes fresh(the same effect as brewing coffee with spring water or purified water over tap or well water. Itís going to taste that much better). 2nd of all, they use pale, red, AND caramel malts for a distinct flavor. It tends to be more red and caramel in my opinion. Itís also pretty strong at 6.5 %. That means if you put down 3 of these on an empty stomach, youíre going to need a plate of food to keep up for a good night of drinking. Goes great with spicey food like a southwestern burger, Mexican food(yuck), or Thai. Enjoy


3.2
Palme (4780) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUN 2, 2017
0.355l bottle @ Tribeca Tavern, shared with The Girlfriend. A crystal clear one. The girlfriend complained that I had to close one eye to see the clarity on this one by that indicating that I have had enough tonight. Anyhow, as mentioned its a crystal clear one. Hard to see the color. Goldenish? Think so? The head is sidesticking and soft lacing while off-white in color. Soft fruity nose. Red fruits. Not too much more really. Dark peachy in a way, orange zest bitter. Soft birch, a little bit of old citrus. Not a really memorable one, but its still a decently tasty easy drinking IPA. 15.06.2015

3.2
BeerRenter76 (1007) - Texas, USA - MAY 9, 2017
Originally rated on 12/29/08. Jockamo pours a copper body with average carbonation, very little lace. Aroma was nice... at first, sweet floral aroma that got a tiny bit funky as it warmed. Flavor was o.k. but it pretty much just bitter. Overall it was better than i expected but its a little above average IPA.

3.1
il_vosa (23) - Torino, ITALY - DEC 10, 2016
Pours with an amber-brown colour and a frizzy head. The taste is good but not so hoppy, not a real IPA. An average beer.

3.4
Bricks (1118) - Delaware, USA - NOV 14, 2016
Great reddish brown color.. not much head. Smell is a bit malt heavy, but not offputting. Taste is above average.. more APA than IPA.

3.1
oldrtybastrd (5002) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 16, 2016
Pours a golden amber color with big fizzy head. Aromas of fruit and citrus peel and some piney notes. Flavors of tropical fruits and some piney hops.

2.9
Itzjerm (2794) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - MAY 6, 2016
This is an IPA? Not very hoppy. Malt forward but not hoppy. Toast and light hop. Basic brew. Pass. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
mudfly (85) - - APR 29, 2016
Bottiglia 35 cl. Bel colore color ambra, schiuma fine e persistente. Aroma di malto e caramello, in bocca malto e subito dopo luppolo, anche nel finale lungo. Corpo leggero, bassa carbonazione. Niente di strabiliante, ma molto gradevole.

2.4
Spence75 (51) - - FEB 28, 2016
Color ambra, ha leggero naso agrumato. Sicuramente la bottiglia provata non era in forma, ma comunque ben lontana dalle migliori Ipa

3.1
Dervock (1321) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 5, 2016
Bottle - pours deep orange with a short lived head. Aroma is resin hop and malt. Taste isnít as hoppy as expected. Dry quite smooth orange citrus finish.

3.6
StevieT (1997) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 1, 2016
From a bottle. Pretty much what you would expect, well made IPA with a huge hop punch and resin finish. Good stuff.


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