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Grapefruit Harvest IPA - Abita Brewing Co.

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Grapefruit Harvest IPAGrapefruit Harvest IPA

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Ratings: 301
Reviews: 56
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 15.56%
Wants: 8
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Abita Brewing Co. visit their website
Louisiana, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Mikecap on 11-29-2013)
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4.75/5  rDev +36.9%

tfsimpkins, Mar 05, 2014
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4.66/5  rDev +34.3%

12 ounce bottle = $2.50

a nice surprise. Refreshing and I wish I had a few more.

S- sublime grapefruit hop

T- it tasted like the aroma. good.

M- Smooth refreshing clean hop

O- I really enjoyed this brew. I am not a fan of flavored beer but this worked well for my palate
Serving type: bottle

LisaEisMe, Jan 18, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +29.7%

burnzgtm, Jul 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +29.7%

grahamboudreaux, Dec 23, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +29.7%

darcange, Feb 07, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +29.7%

misscritta, Jan 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

Adkins1203, Mar 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

SilentlyGeeky, Mar 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

Morey, Jan 22, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

wupika23, Jul 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

TCTrout, Jan 17, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

Waveoff, Mar 19, 2014
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4.23/5  rDev +21.9%

12 oz bottle poured from a pint glass.

A: Poured a dark golden color with a good fingers worth of head that settles to a ring with spotty lacing from start to finish.

S: I'm getting some light floral hop, a burst of grapefruit and a little sweet malt at the end.

T: Pretty normal IPA, hops are the biggest thing you taste...with a little sweet malt.... Then the wonderful sweet/bitter grapefruit kicks in.. Great balance with a lightly bitter aftertaste.

M: Light to mid bodied with a nice crisp carbonation. Little lighter than most IPA's I'm had.

O: OK... I'm not a big IPA guy but I have to say I really like this one... Good ABV makes this on a good session beer. Worth looking for.

mralphabet, Mar 10, 2014
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4.12/5  rDev +18.7%

jpd026, Jan 16, 2014
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4.05/5  rDev +16.7%

A: poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass, golden colored with a nice white head that lingers leaving some lacing, slight haze

S: very much grapefruit with a little fruity hops, slightly sweet

T: taste is of ruby red grapefruit up front, noticeable but not powerful, fades to a bitter hop flavor of grapefruit peel, hop flavor is one dimensional, finish has more red grapefruit flavor

M: lighter to medium body, good carbonation

O: I really like the flavor of this beer. The grapefruit is there but not overpowering. It would have been better though with more layers of hop flavors.

M_C_Hampton, Jan 28, 2014
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4.03/5  rDev +16.1%

12 oz bottle pours a hazed gold color with an ample cap of white head. Retention is ok, but lacing is awesome.

Nose is straight up grapefruit rinds. Wow, smells just like a fresh cut grapefruit with a little sugar drizzled on top.

Taste is citric, medium bitterness and light biscuity malt. All the flavors come together quite nicely here, I am digging this Abita Harvest release. Smooth and easy to drink. It is not overly bitter or hop flavored for that matter, but the grapefruit really shines. Unique and thirst-quenching. I will buy more of this for sure.

twiggamortis420, Jan 19, 2014
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4.03/5  rDev +16.1%

Appearance: Expected some haze given this is a fruit beer, but it has good clarity, holds a bright white head of foam.

Smell: Grapefruit. Nice, just as it should be. Overpowers most other beer flavors, but it smells great!

Taste: Again, grapefruit, juicy, bit of peel, the base beer is pretty bland, not a lot of hop punch but a lot of bitterness from the grapefruit makes it a good package.

Mouthfeel: Light body, good carbonation level didn't go fizzy. A little more heft here would have helped, again, a light base beer.

Overall: Very happy I got the 6 pack, will be enjoying.

HardTarget, Jan 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +15.3%

aleslover, Feb 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +15.3%

RealMonsters, Mar 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +15.3%

tweezer159, Jan 30, 2014
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mobrockman, Mar 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +15.3%

czillmer, Jan 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +15.3%

Brown1647, Feb 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +15.3%

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4/5  rDev +15.3%

sweemzander, Apr 21, 2014
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Grapefruit Harvest IPA from Abita Brewing Co.
79 out of 100 based on 301 ratings.