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RATINGS: 157   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.11/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Abita Light is uniquely hand-crafted using 100% all natural ingredients: malted barley, the finest hops, German lager yeast and pristine Abita Springs water. The result is the smoothest, most flavorful light beer you will ever taste.

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2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
biggmike (480) - Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA - MAY 29, 2007
Bottle. Dont really know why I even tried this since I dont like light beers. I do however like most of Abitas brews. Actually not bad for a light beer, but I prefer something with more taste. Gold color, quickly dissipating head, no real lacing on glass, very little aroma. I guess if you really have to have a light beer this is as good as any, but that really isnt much of an endorsement, is it?

3.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
kingfiogojr (78) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 9, 2007
My favorite thirsty beer. So crisp, smooth. Little spice, but thats not what this beer is for. If getting a quenched thirst, or not drinking something heavy is your goal, I see NO better beer than this. By far the best light beer Ive ever tasted, mass market or otherwise. My only beef is that its moderately expensive (Maryland) for what is after all, a light beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
irishsnake (355) - Oakland, California, USA - JAN 11, 2007
beer pours an almost apple-juice like gold, with an extremely short-lived head that leaves no lace. aroma is pretty nice - a little hop spiciness, some malt/grain aromas. flavor is really good for the style - it has a real malt flavor up front, with some actual hops in the finish. very crisp, and of course, ridiculously easy to drink. it shows you can make good beer in any style, if you try.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
jetzler (622) - oklahoma city, Oklahoma, USA - NOV 3, 2006
Bottle 43F Lager Glass. Light aroma a touch of light malts. LIght slightly cloudy appearance, little head. Not a lot going on here very light taste, no real hops, better than most macros but not much.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
JPDIPSO (6178) - Wauwatosa, USA - SEP 26, 2006
Straw color with a smaller white head. Flowery, floury bread dough aromas. More a paste than dough aroma, but I think you get the analogy. Somewhat thick, for style, and lifeless feel. Watery, grainy flavors. Has some real NA quality flavors. Seems a bit unattenuated. I still dont get it.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
jayw73 (7) - New Oxford, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 13, 2006 does not count
Bland beer. Tastes like most abita beers which isnt very good. Try the turbodog its the only beer worth the cost.

1.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
JFGrind (2038) - Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 9, 2006
After mowing a lawn a man seeks a crsip beer. When the outdoor chores were finshed I spied an Abita Light in the beer fridge. A hay colored Abita Light has not much going on. Bland with no aroma or slight malt flavor. Abita placed the Light in multi-packs I purchased. Now the remaining Abita Lights will await my light beer friends for consumption.

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
AskForJenny (1082) - Ontario, New York, USA - AUG 28, 2006
I guess they have to offer a light beer. Really, really forgetable. As flat and limp as a roadkill cat on the interstate.

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   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
xav33 (313) - Midland, MI, Michigan, USA - AUG 4, 2006
Abita Light 12 oz bottle Recent bottling, gulped 08/30 Medium pour in a pilsner glass Poured hay colored with a 1/8 inch white fully diminishing head, with a clear sparkling body. Smelt of sweet corny malt, no hops. Taste was corn malt that sweetens then finishes short and watery. Mouthfeel was carbonated and light. Overall, a beer that may seem like a microbrew but has no true distinction from most commercial light beers.

1.1
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Fonix7 (50) - Toledo, Ohio, USA - JUL 1, 2006
Yikes, tastes like the gold lager plus lots and lots of that spring water. Yea, lots of spring water.


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