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RATINGS: 571   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.88/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
It may sound nuts, but most ales with nutty flavors or aromas are made without any real nuts. Abita Pecan Harvest Ale is made with real Louisiana pecans. The natural oils from the nuts give the ale a light pecan finish and aroma. Itís wonderful paired up with both red meats and seafood - and no suprise itís great with nuts too. Abita Pecan Harvest Ale, crack one open for yourself today.

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2.6
omhper (24959) - TyresŲ, SWEDEN - DEC 1, 2007
Bottled at Akkurat, Stockholm. Clear roast red,smallfirm head. Sweet with clean, hard mouthfeel. Evident nutty/woody flavour that I assume is derived from the pecans, Low bitterness. A bit one-dimensional, and the malt profile is well simplistic.

3.1
Travlr (24262) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - SEP 24, 2013
Bottle. Clear amber color, medium off white head. Aroma of toast and light nuts. Taste is malty with a nutty edge. Decent.

3.5
Leighton (21075) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 23, 2009
I enjoyed this beer. Pour from bottle at the Manchester Pub in NYC. Nice amber color with a beige head. Roasted malt aroma. Flavor was modestly sweet, malty, with hints of pecan and caramel. Smooth and slightly creamy. Clean finish and pleasant aftertaste.

2.9
jtclockwork (16436) - , New Jersey, USA - SEP 22, 2011
Bottle. Pours clear amber with an off white head. Nose/taste of sweet malt, pecan and cheap grains. Nose is more sweet malt and pecan pie, but the taste falls flat with the cheap grains. Light body.

2.5
brokensail (16432) - Dublin, California, USA - MAR 4, 2010
A: The pour is a nice amber/copper color with a thin layer of slightly off-white foam. S: I found the nose to be fairly enjoyable. A lot of toasted biscuit aromas and a nice nuttiness (presumably pecans) which I was not expecting to be so powerful. Thereís a touch of butter/diacetyl as well, however. T: After a fairly robust nose, the flavors were really a let down. This is very watery and quite mild in terms of flavor. The only thing I pick up is a slight toasted malt flavor. M: The beer is thin on the tongue with moderate carbonation. D: I canít say I was let down, because Iíve never been impressed by Abita, but this started out with some promise and then crashed and burned.

2.7
bhensonb (15079) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 3, 2008
Strongly nutty aroma over caramel malt. Coppery amber color with a white/beige head. Near medium body with mild creamy carbonation. Body thins a lot as the carbonation leaves. Flavor is caramel sweetness with something like nut skin bitter. The finish is a bit watery with nut skin bitterness. Washes prosciutto down nicely. Might be a little rough without the meat.

2.7
Ratman197 (14664) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - OCT 23, 2009
Bottle poured a clear amber with a lasting creamy amber head. Aromas of carmel, pecans and light earthiness. Palate was light bodied and crisp. Flavors of carmel, light pecan and a hint of earthiness with a crisp finish.

2.9
Tmoney99 (14365) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 12, 2007
Bottle from Riverís Bend. Poured a clear dark golden with a moderate frothy off-white head that mostly lasting and produced fair lacing. Medium balanced aroma. Medium body with soft carbonation. Medium balanced malt and hop flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. Drinkable brew.

2.9
djd07 (14354) - Houston, Texas, USA - JAN 11, 2013
Bottle as shown. Pours a cloudy gold with a medium creamy white head. The aroma is pecan and fruity malt. Thin mouthfeel with a sweet malt and pecan flavor with nice light dry finish. A good amber from Abita.

2.5
argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 19, 2007
(12oz bottle) Clear dark amber body topped by medium off-white head. Aroma is medium sweet, caramel, nut, orange. Taste is medium sweet, but generally bland -- some malt, light earthy hoppiness, but nothing particularly flavorful. Light-medium body, light acidity.


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