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RATINGS: 156   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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1.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
dkoonce (911) - Peoples Republic of Athens, Ohio, USA - JUN 10, 2006
Very pale, almost clear. Not much of a head. Aroma is of stale beer. Not much body. Not much flavor.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
LAboozehound (47) - Lafayette, Louisiana, USA - MAY 28, 2006
Nice pale color, very light flavor, makes for an excellent light beer. Not as bitter as many light lagers.

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 5, 2006
UPDATED: DEC 28, 2007 (Bottle 35,5 cl) Clear, pale pilsener golden with a small, white head. Thin aroma of unmalted cereals. Light-bodied, sweetish and sticky with notes of cardboard. No bitterness. So not even Abita could manage to brew a drinkable Light-beer. 060406

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
dwyerpg (5829) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - MAY 3, 2006
Would actually drink this over the Golden. Smells the best of the beers I had in the mix pack, except maybe the Turbodog. Just an okay light lager.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
roder60 (1289) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 19, 2006
Pours a very clear pale yellow color with almost no head. Aroma is almost non existent sweet straw. Flavor is actually pretty good and almost pilsneresque. Hayish and malty. Overall, not a bad tasting light beer.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
trafford (171) - Germantown, Tennessee, USA - MAR 7, 2006
Not a bad light beer. A little more flavor than the mass produced, but still not up to the other Abita beers.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
3fourths (9268) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - FEB 19, 2006
You know what youre getting. Pale yellow color with a very slight murkyness. Nose is fairly clean and polished: sweet (subtle) grains and sugars, actually could stand up next to a few good pilsners with the nose. Tastes clean and light, very polished and unoffensive, which I suppose is the point of these light beers, so with that in mind I guess this does its job.

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Birdiebeagle (958) - Perkasie, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 13, 2006
12 oz bottle Pours a clear light yellow with a small white head, which leaves quite quickly. Aroma is of corn and dough. Taste is of decent flavor for a light beer.Has a cornflake flavor with very little bitterness and no real aftertaste. If I had to drink a light beer this is okay, but still lacks character.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Pigfoot (2268) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - DEC 4, 2005
Pale straw yellow hue, thinnish, swiftly diminishing head, now, its gone, boo hoo.. Aroma: clean, clear, and corny...typical macro-brew grainy musk...wide open and full of nothing... Taste: more, or less, of the same. Blase to the Nth degree....Drinks down easily, but only if you like that weak, vegetal flavor...bleh...bluh...blech... I hope Abita makes money off of this, for theres no other reason for its existence...Just sad, really...not horrible, just not good. Whats up with that? Nothin much...that I know of...if lightness in texture, body, and everything is your aim, this is your ticket. But because of that, count me out.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Aubrey (3509) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - NOV 18, 2005
Pale golden and mostly clear. Nose gave off nice notes of apples and white wine, but they were followed by a little corn. Light, very watery body; really weak carbonation. Malts were only slightly sweet and somewhat papery, with a little sweet corn. Hardly any bitterness to speak of; light hop aromas (sweet flowers). Not undrinkable at all, but boring and bland for the most part.


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