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Grapefruit Harvest IPA - Abita Brewing Co.

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Grapefruit Harvest IPAGrapefruit Harvest IPA

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284 Ratings
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Ratings: 284
Reviews: 55
rAvg: 3.49
pDev: 14.61%
Wants: 6
Gots: 14 | 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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ThaHealer

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

04-06-2014 05:24:44 | More by ThaHealer
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Filabee

Michigan

1.5/5  rDev -57%

04-05-2014 13:51:58 | More by Filabee
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abcdefghijkyle

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

04-01-2014 22:16:30 | More by abcdefghijkyle
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GABrew

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

03-28-2014 23:48:15 | More by GABrew
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APB

Nebraska

3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

03-28-2014 08:38:19 | More by APB
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WoodBrew

Illinois

3.81/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

The Abita Grapefruit Harvest is a nice beer. The appearance was docked because its lack of lacing. It poured clear (I made sure no sediment made it to my glass) with thin white head....not lace. The scent carried a fresh hop with bitter citrus flare. The taste carries grapefruit but it is very well balanced with sweet malt. The mouthfeel is lighter in body with good carbonation. Overall this is a good beer and I would drink it again.

Serving type: bottle

03-28-2014 00:36:24 | More by WoodBrew
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asuburbanman

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -14%

03-27-2014 01:03:49 | More by asuburbanman
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tarheels4life23

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

03-26-2014 23:52:46 | More by tarheels4life23
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dsl72701

Arkansas

3/5  rDev -14%

03-26-2014 18:07:28 | More by dsl72701
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millerbuffoon

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +14.6%

03-25-2014 02:00:15 | More by millerbuffoon
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bumchilly25

British Columbia (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

03-23-2014 23:59:57 | More by bumchilly25
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withliterature

Texas

3.93/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

After disliking Abita's Purple Haze with raspberries and absolutely hating their Strawberry Harvest Lager, I was hesitant to try another fruit beer from the brewery, especially at my neighborhood bar where it was going for $7/tulip glass.

I was pleasantly surprised by this IPA. If you enjoy citrus-y IPAs and Mosaic and Citra hops, you'll probably like this. The flavour and aroma reminded me more of hops than of fruit additives, which in my opinion is a good thing. Excellent aroma, excellent flavour, lovely mouthfeel, nice and dry with the right amount of carbonation.

I'm looking forward to finding this in 6-packs or on tap for less than seven bucks. I could get through a lot of this during the summer.

Serving type: on-tap

03-23-2014 21:32:30 | More by withliterature
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leroybrown10

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

03-22-2014 18:30:09 | More by leroybrown10
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tdm168

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

03-21-2014 23:18:48 | More by tdm168
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Boca-X

Missouri

3.49/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a fresh bottle into a shaker. White foamy head, dissipated quickly. Some light lacking throughout drink. Cloudy yellow orange sunshine in a glass.

The nose? Surprise...grapefruit! Add a hint of bread and a little green pine.

Above average carbonation, slightly watery on the mouth. Prominently bitter grapefruit, some orange and lemon peel with a touch of sweet honey. The finish is quick and clean, slightly bitter with a dash of pepper.

Not bad...not great...good. My wife loves this stuff...I figure it's a great way to get her into IPAs? It has all the basics, citrus, pine, hoppy, bready, bitter...so many good IPAs out there, I probably wouldn't buy for myself but I wouldn't turn one down at a party. Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

03-20-2014 23:33:11 | More by Boca-X
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Goosehunter75

Missouri

3.8/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A - Poursa light orange color with a pink tint to it. Small 1/2 finger head

S - LOVE the smell. Smells like a ruby red grapefruit

T - Not nearly as overpowering as the aroma. The grapefruit is still present though and really stands out. Great flavor

M - A light drinking sessionale IPA. Smooth and feels slick in the mouth

O - Love it. Agreat sessionable IPA. Dont want it all thetime but will be picking it up again from time to time

Serving type: bottle

03-20-2014 16:55:58 | More by Goosehunter75
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SilentlyGeeky

New York

4.25/5  rDev +21.8%

03-20-2014 14:36:48 | More by SilentlyGeeky
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Waveoff

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +21.8%

03-19-2014 23:02:37 | More by Waveoff
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ValpoExpo

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

03-19-2014 02:24:29 | More by ValpoExpo
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dataylor21

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

03-18-2014 03:49:57 | More by dataylor21
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intangible

Missouri

2/5  rDev -42.7%

03-16-2014 23:09:00 | More by intangible
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Mo_fro

Connecticut

3.96/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A – A hazy light gold with small suspended particles. A thick white one finger head that leaves chunky lacing around the glass as it dissolves.

S – it has nice smooth grapefruit smell with a little malt in the background

T – the taste is the same as the smell. Has a nice well balanced taste of grapefruit without being over powering

M – has a medium body mouth feel with a light amount of carbonation.

O - overall this is a great beer if you like grapefruit. It’s smooth and not overpowering. A drinkable beer with great flavor that last. I wouldn’t change a thing about this beer, it stands on its own.

Enjoy-

Serving type: bottle

03-16-2014 02:04:40 | More by Mo_fro
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superspak

Michigan

3.9/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle into pint glass, best before 4/29/2014. Pours moderately hazy golden amber color with a 1-2 finger dense white head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass. Aromas of big grapefruit, grapefruit peel, tangerine, orange zest, citrus rind, floral, grass, light pine, light caramel, light bread, and floral/grassy earthiness. Damn nice aromas with nice authentic grapefruit and bright hop notes with moderate malt presence; and good strength. Taste of big grapefruit, grapefruit peel, tangerine, orange zest, citrus rind, floral, grass, light pine, light caramel, bread, and floral/grassy earthiness. Fair amount of citrus rind bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of grapefruit, tangerine, citrus peel, floral, grass, light pine, light bread, and floral earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice authentic grapefruit and hop flavors with moderate malt sweetness; with a nice malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a smooth, and fairly crisp/sticky mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very nice fruit IPA. All around good balance of grapefruit, hop, and malt flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

Serving type: bottle

03-16-2014 00:35:50 | More by superspak
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Griffith

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

03-15-2014 04:11:24 | More by Griffith
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zeff80

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

03-12-2014 22:40:12 | More by zeff80
Grapefruit Harvest IPA from Abita Brewing Co.
80 out of 100 based on 284 ratings.