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Seersucker Summer Pilsner - Abita Brewing Co.

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Seersucker Summer PilsnerSeersucker Summer Pilsner

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Ratings: 136
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 12.39%
Wants: 3
Gots: 25 | 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:
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(Beer added by: Jason on 04-27-2014)
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3.53/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of malts, grains, some sweetness. Taste is grassy hops, malts, a touch of sweetness at the finish, very refreshing. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a solid beer.

tone77, Sunday at 02:28 AM
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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

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3.68/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle into lager glass, best before 10/31/2014. Pours lightly hazy/cloudy bright gold color, with a 1 finger dense white head with great retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a light amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of lemon zest, orange peel, cracker, bread, light honey, herbal, grass, light pepper, and herbal/yeast earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance of pale malt and citrus/earthy hop notes; with solid strength. Taste of lemon zest, orange peel, cracker, bread, light honey, herbal, grass, light pepper, and herbal/yeast earthiness. Fair amount of earthy bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of lemon zest, orange peel, cracker, bread, light honey, herbal, grass, light pepper, and herbal/yeast earthiness on the finish for a short bit. Nice complexity and solid robustness of pale malt and citrus/earthy hop flavors; with a good malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Very clean in lager flavors and does not feel watery. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, crisp, and slightly sticky mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with no warming present after the finish as expected of 4.8%. Overall this is a nice and pleasant German pilsener. All around good balance and solid robustness of pale malt and citrus/earthy hop flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A nicely enjoyable offering.

superspak, Oct 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

I picked this up at The Fridge to bring home and put in my fridge and now I am ready, although Summer is behind us.

From the bottle: “Abita Seersucker Summer Pils is crisp and cool like its namesake. This traditional pilsner has a full-bodied malt flavor and hop bitterness with a light golden color. It is made with pilsner and carapils malts and German Tradition and Spalt hops.”

I Pop!ped the cap and began an agro pour, continuing until the ensuing pseudo-cascade began to form more head than the glass could handle. I sat back and watched as three fingers of French Vanilla-colored head formed a huge cap above the beer and evinced excellent retention. Color was a slightly hazy Yellow-Gold (SRM = 4-5). Nose was lightly grassy with a bready maltiness and my mouth began to water. I remember a time, about a decade ago, when I was so focused on AIPAs and their hops that I would regularly overlook Pilsners, both German and Czech, until my FerMentor opened my eyes. Mouthfeel was medium-to-full, not quite creamy, but close. The taste was very intense in terms of its hops and would probably sit at the upper end of the scale for a German Pils. It had a grassy, lemony tartness, but the malts were more muted than I would expect in the style. Finish was semi-dry and very refreshing. I could easily drink this on a hot Summer day.

woodychandler, Oct 07, 2014
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3.96/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Solid golden color with a thin thick head with short retention.
Nice noble hops and citrusy aroma with hints of bread malt. Feels very fresh.
Flavor of herbal and mostly floral hops, one of the freshest I had, mild orange-lemon citrusy, lager yeast chalkiness and tea bags. Hints of grapefruit and green bell pepper. Dry and bitter aftertaste.
Light toward medium body with perfect carbonation.
That is a very flavorful, balanced and pleasant pils. Great lawnmower, hop forward but could not be more rounded. One to have frequently in your fridge. Unfortunately, I don't live close to the brewery where I got this…

FLima, Sep 22, 2014
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Seersucker Summer Pilsner from Abita Brewing Co.
80 out of 100 based on 136 ratings.