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Seersucker Summer Pilsner - Abita Brewing Co.

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Ratings: 124
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 12.68%
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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 04-27-2014)
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

kew, Sep 01, 2014
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fishguyac, Aug 31, 2014
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cdwil, Aug 31, 2014
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grahamboudreaux, Aug 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

jbfarris, Aug 28, 2014
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3.61/5  rDev +4%

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 +8.1%

Boca-X, Aug 25, 2014
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1.75/5  rDev -49.6%

Chris_S, Aug 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +15.3%

Robyn, Aug 24, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

dpgoblejr, Aug 23, 2014
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5/5  rDev +44.1%

ArbyLagers, Aug 21, 2014
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3.59/5  rDev +3.5%

HomebrewBrad, Aug 17, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -20.7%

Caskaway, Aug 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +15.3%

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 +0.9%

Musineer, Aug 15, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +26.8%

ShutdownKings, Aug 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

Ugh, new rating system?

A: 3.5 Gave it a vigorous pour, but only got a small head, on this crystal clear golden beer
S: 3.5 Very light hop aroma, not too much malt.
T: 4 actually surprisingly tasty, given the aroma. Still too bad it lacks good pils malt character, but it's bitter enough and the hops offer a lot of nice flowery hop taste.
M: 4 Light, spritzy flavor.

Overall: 3.75. Doesn't really match up with what I like in a German or Czech Pils--I like malt and hops to blend together--but it's still a decent pils.

allengarvin, Aug 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

krampert11, Aug 13, 2014
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3.53/5  rDev +1.7%

12 oz. bottle into a cup in New Orleans. 8/7/14 notes.

a - Pours a murky, bright orange color with one finger of off white head and moderate to high carbonation evident.

s - Smells of wheat, bread, grains, and light floral notes. Plain but nice.

t - Tastes same as the nose, floral hops, oranges, and grapefruit. Better than the nose.

m - Medium body and moderate carbonation.

o - Overall decent but plain nose. Easy to drink.

mdfb79, Aug 13, 2014
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3.56/5  rDev +2.6%

ZethOfTheNorth, Aug 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +15.3%

Bnoise11, Aug 10, 2014
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crowsnest, Aug 07, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

greycat77, Aug 06, 2014
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3/5  rDev -13.5%

mousebeer, Aug 06, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle pours a surprisingly hazed gold color with an ample cap of stark white head. Good retention and decent lace.

Nose is grassy hops and freshly crushed grains...just as a nice pils should smell. Abita knows lagers and this is a well done lager though not the traditional saaz I am thinking.

Taste is more akin to a German pilsener than Austrian...the hops more grassy than herbal. Malts are perfectly done - they are light and grainy but manage long lasting flavor and a moderate mouthfeel. Bone dry and refreshing. I am pleased with this offering, a welcome addition to the seasonal rotation. I will pick up at least one or two more sixers before fall hits.

twiggamortis420, Aug 06, 2014
Seersucker Summer Pilsner from Abita Brewing Co.
79 out of 100 based on 124 ratings.