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Andygator - Abita Brewing Co.

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1,330 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,330
Reviews: 412
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 16.34%
Wants: 30
Gots: 198 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Abita Brewing Co. visit their website
Louisiana, United States

Style | ABV
Maibock / Helles Bock |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-01-2003

Andygator, a creature of the swamp, is a unique high-gravity brew made with pale malt, German lager yeast, and German Perle hops. Unlike other high-gravity brews, Andygator is fermented to a dry finish with a slightly sweet flavor and subtle fruit aroma. Reaching an alcohol strength of 8% by volume, it is a Helles Dopplebock.

25 IBU
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Ratings: 1,330 | Reviews: 412
Photo of UTPharm2012
3/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Salinesnake
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Fantasy_Draught
3.88/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chip26
3.54/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sdeese21
3.83/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of freundianslip
3.92/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of GrimGuzzler
4.21/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of coltonbrimhall
3.67/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

-overall a good beer, smooth and balanced slight malt sweetness, slow onset dry finish, good dopplebock but nothing that stands out.

Photo of MJ64
4.07/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of hopmashian
3.24/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Lelampp
2.92/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of jettjon
3.64/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

From a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass. Clear golden orange with little precipitating carbonation. Vigorous pour produces nice thick head with sticky lacing and nice clumpy head. (Less vigorous pour leaves an anemic head with thin collar and scattered cap.) Nose of sweet malts and vague fruit-like character. Malt forward in the mouth with lightly tart hoppy finish. Good in mouth; crispiness belies the lack of apparent carbonation. Smooth and slightly chewy. Is this a doppelbock? Perhaps. Whatever it is, it's certainly a fine beer though nothing incredible. Would try again.

Photo of woggydoggy
3/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of jmhoward03
3.56/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

It didn't look like a dopplebock, more like a regular Hellas. Was a tasty beer though.

Photo of FrankShirley
3.58/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dave2234
3.26/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of yergermeister
3.42/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Hippoagain
5/5  rDev +40.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Love this beer in the summer

Photo of SackBlabbath
3.94/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of magpieken
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

650ml bottle. Pale gold colour, decent slightly off-white head which reduced to a ring, traces of lacing. Very gentle aroma, honeydew? Lightly sweet taste. Medium-full body. Smooth, slick texture. Fizzy carbonation and a little alcohol warmth. Not as assertive as your typical Doppelbock but decent enough in its own right. 6.

Photo of Nolo
4.25/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Gobzilla
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jbeervt
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Beef_Curtains
4/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bali_hi
4.13/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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Andygator from Abita Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 1,330 ratings.