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Andygator - Abita Brewing Co.

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Ratings: 1,314
Reviews: 409
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 16.34%
Wants: 30
Gots: 184 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Abita Brewing Co. visit their website
Louisiana, United States

Style | ABV
Doppelbock |  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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3.56/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours out a deep, clear gold with a fizzier white head. The head has good-great retention and leaves some sticky lacing. The aroma is a little undefined, with some slight bready notes and a hint of noble hops. The taste is a close match. It has a nice weight to the body, crisp but not fizzy. If the flavors were a little more robust, this would be a great beer. It's certainly not bad.

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3.95/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

If you ever had "maiwine" or whatever they call it in Germany, you would steer clear of this style. It is a horrible thing. But this style is not much like that, but there is a slight resemblance.

This one is better than many. It pours a boring lightly headed yellow. It has a flowery sweet aroma that telegraphs what is coming in the taste.

This maibock is a sweet, rich balance that totally works. It is full of tasty richness, from malts, a little from hops, and who knows what else.

The aftertaste is fresh spring. This is a great example of the style that you should try. Well done, mes ami.

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3.42/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle. Pours golden with tall, long lasting, fluffy white head and nice lacing. Aroma is of grassy hops, bready malt and hint of citrus fruit. Body is full and slightly crisp. Taste is of sweet biscuit malt partially balanced by grassy hops and alcohol. Alcohol is noticable. Finish is long, semi-dry. Somewhat sweet for me.

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Andygator from Abita Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 1,314 ratings.