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Grapefruit Harvest IPA - Abita Brewing Co.

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Grapefruit Harvest IPAGrapefruit Harvest IPA

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295 Ratings
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Ratings: 295
Reviews: 55
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 15.56%
Wants: 7
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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Mikecap on 11-29-2013)
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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

Abita Grapefruit Harvest has a thick, soapy, off-white head, a somewhat hazy, yellow-golden appearance, some bubble streams, and good lacing left behind. The aroma is very fruiting, which becomes even more pronounced as the beer warms. White bread is also picked up. The taste is pretty much grapefruit, bitterness, tap water, and white bread. Mouthfeel is light to medium, and Abita Grapefruit Harvest finishes mostly dry, drinkable, and mellow. I like it, even though it's not a style for me.

RJT

01-02-2014 16:35:51 | More by RonaldTheriot
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ethanmc12

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

01-02-2014 03:41:32 | More by ethanmc12
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kjkinsey

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

01-01-2014 21:32:56 | More by kjkinsey
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Texasfan549

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

01-01-2014 21:29:57 | More by Texasfan549
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archero

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

01-01-2014 16:23:34 | More by archero
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ripweblo

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

01-01-2014 14:02:18 | More by ripweblo
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nheinzie57

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

01-01-2014 01:01:35 | More by nheinzie57
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jwps214

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

12-31-2013 14:17:57 | More by jwps214
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ali1987

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

12-30-2013 20:53:07 | More by ali1987
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kylehay2004

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

12-30-2013 20:50:03 | More by kylehay2004
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aqualung23

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +15.3%

12-30-2013 15:09:38 | More by aqualung23
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JeffTheJuice

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

12-30-2013 05:42:04 | More by JeffTheJuice
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TrappistJohnMD

Mississippi

3.29/5  rDev -5.2%

Had this with a flight of beers. Pours golden with off-white head that lingers well in taster glass.

Smell is malts and grapefruit.

Taste is malty with lots of almost artificial grapefruit that lingers well. Bitterness is subdued.

Mouthfeel is light bodied. Good carbonation.

Overall this just seemed like a fake IPA to me. Lots of citrus but not hoppy citrus. My wife kept describing this as a gateway beer to IPAs

12-29-2013 06:25:23 | More by TrappistJohnMD
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OtisCampbell007

Tennessee

3/5  rDev -13.5%

12-28-2013 15:29:50 | More by OtisCampbell007
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sd123

Louisiana

3/5  rDev -13.5%

12-28-2013 15:12:38 | More by sd123
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BayouBengal1537

Louisiana

3/5  rDev -13.5%

12-28-2013 04:37:37 | More by BayouBengal1537
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zbkai189

Washington

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

12-27-2013 02:45:49 | More by zbkai189
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ChainGangGuy

Georgia

3.64/5  rDev +4.9%

12 ounce bottle - $1.99 at Total Wine & More in Kennesaw, Georgia.

Best By: 05/05/14.

Appearance: Pours a lightly hazed, deep yellow body with an inch of dissipating, white foam. Only a few, lone dots of lace.

Smell: Citrus-scented hops combined with the Ruby Red additions, atop pilsener malts, a little pale, and thin, crustless breadiness.

Taste: Slimly bready blend of pale, pils malts with already from the get-go a strong kick of grapefruit flavoring. Citrusy hops accented by the Ruby Red additive. Juicy and fruity as the sweetness slowly recedes as you head into the crispish finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Medium carbonation.

Overall: A restrained India Pale Ale dosed with some rousing grapefruit fruitiness. I liked it more than I had anticipated.

12-25-2013 20:50:19 | More by ChainGangGuy
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Jame515

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

12-25-2013 17:30:06 | More by Jame515
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grahamboudreaux

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +29.7%

12-23-2013 20:46:37 | More by grahamboudreaux
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inspektor

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

12-22-2013 20:15:12 | More by inspektor
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scruffwhor

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

12-22-2013 19:58:16 | More by scruffwhor
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jngrizzaffi

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

12-22-2013 07:50:35 | More by jngrizzaffi
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pjkelley82

New York

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

12-22-2013 07:19:14 | More by pjkelley82
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BryanCarey

Texas

3.48/5  rDev +0.3%

Poured from its 12 oz. bottle, this beer is golden in color with a slight haze. The nose includes scents of grapefruit and other citrus, plus some bready notes and citrus hops. Foam looks nice at first, but falls apart in due time, leaving a thin white coating and only a small amount of lacing.

With the taste, this beer has an obvious grapefruit edge and added citrus flavor thanks to the cascade hops. Flavors of bread and pale malt round out the taste and the flavor is sweeter overall compared to other IPA. The taste isn’t as complex as other examples of the style, but there is enough going on here to keep it interesting.

Abita has produced a drinkable IPA with this offering. I was a little skeptical at first, but the taste won me over quickly. It is less bitter than other IPA and the grapefruit component, while obvious, is not overdone. The body is on the thin side, but this is still a drinkable brew that many will find to their liking.

12-22-2013 02:53:31 | More by BryanCarey
Grapefruit Harvest IPA from Abita Brewing Co.
79 out of 100 based on 295 ratings.