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Seersucker Summer Pilsner - Abita Brewing Co.

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109 Ratings
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Ratings: 109
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 13.29%
Wants: 2
Gots: 23 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Abita Brewing Co. visit their website
Louisiana, United States

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 04-27-2014)
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Photo of kfawku123
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

This is a pretty good summer drink. Crisp and refreshing. One of the better pilsners I've tried with a hoppy bitter finish. Pleasing aroma with the right balance of malt and hops. Would enjoy another.

kfawku123, Today at 01:30 AM
Photo of hophugger
3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

Not bad, poured a cloudy orangeish-brown with good head and lacing. Some spice upfront with malt sweetness and a touch of citrus. Good carbonation makes this beer a little better. Good drinkability and overall decent finish with just a hint of hop bitterness

hophugger, Yesterday at 02:33 AM
Photo of andy1701
4/5  rDev +15.6%

andy1701, Friday at 02:19 PM
Photo of Jeffreysan
3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

12 oz bottle, poured into a pint glass

Appearance: Pours a pretty, cloudy, golden/yellow color, speckled with orange highlights and a half of a finger of white head that quickly dissolved into a thin lacing of foam that completely covered the top of the beer.

Aroma: Toasted malt up front, imparting notes of English muffins or pretzels, followed by s hint of orange or lemon citrus, some honey and caramel and finished with some floral hops imparting notes of clover and honeysuckle.

Taste: Tastes like a pilsner! Lots of toasted malt up front, followed by a touch of honey or caramel-like sweetness and a touch of lemony citrus, finished by some pronounced hoppy bitterness. Maybe a touch too much hops for me.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied, crisp, and very effervescent as there’s quite a lot of carbonation. With an ABV of 4.8%, there is no alcohol on the palate.

Overall: This is a decent beer, though to be honest, pilsners aren’t one of my preferred styles of beer. There are some nice flavors of toasted malt and sweetness, but like most pilsners, there’s maybe a touch too much hops at the finish. Pilsner fans and hop heads should really like this beer though…

Jeffreysan, Thursday at 02:28 AM
Photo of Fatehunter
3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

Pours two and half fingers of head on a hazy straw colored body.
The aroma has lemon, cut grass and some pine needles.
The taste has a nice bitter start, rounded with some mild sweetness. Finishes with a touch of metallic bitterness.
The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation.
This is a great pils.

Fatehunter, Sep 09, 2014
Photo of hosehead83
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

Cloudy, chill-hazed gold in color, with a big cloud dck of off-white foam.
Aroma-Pale malt
Taste-Soft bread malt, faint lemon zest and hop note. Light-bodied and pleasant, sessionable.

hosehead83, Sep 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

BeerMeister8, Sep 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

BayouBengal1537, Sep 06, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -20.5%

Pro_Magnon, Sep 04, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev +4%

jaquins, Sep 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

kew, Sep 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

fishguyac, Aug 31, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

cdwil, Aug 30, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev +20.2%

grahamboudreaux, Aug 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

jbfarris, Aug 28, 2014
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3.61/5  rDev +4.3%

Pours a hazy pale yellow with a fizzy head. The smell is very subtle but has scents of the hops and a little bit of malt. Some citrus like lemon come through but not much. The taste though I found very nice. Very light without being boring. Still a lot of great flavors and a very crisp finish. Very good summer beer.

WhiteHillsStore, Aug 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

Boca-X, Aug 25, 2014
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1.75/5  rDev -49.4%

Chris_S, Aug 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +15.6%

Robyn, Aug 23, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

dpgoblejr, Aug 23, 2014
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5/5  rDev +44.5%

ArbyLagers, Aug 21, 2014
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3.59/5  rDev +3.8%

HomebrewBrad, Aug 17, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -20.5%

Caskaway, Aug 16, 2014
Photo of EagleTalon
4/5  rDev +15.6%

Pours out to a generous white head that laces well. Deep golden color. Aroma suggests dry hopping with fresh noble hop aromas balanced with sweet pale pilsner and carapils. Flavor is hop-forward with a nice malt backdrop. Finishes bittersweet and bracingly crisp. Mouthfeel is correct to style. Overall, a tasty, quaffable Americanized German Pilsner. I enjoy traditional German and English hop varieties and this beer delivers on the German noble hop promise. Great choice.

EagleTalon, Aug 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

Musineer, Aug 15, 2014
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Seersucker Summer Pilsner from Abita Brewing Co.
79 out of 100 based on 109 ratings.