Andygator - Abita Brewing Co.

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Ratings: 1,273
Reviews: 394
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 16.38%
Wants: 27
Gots: 148 | 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:
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

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-01-2003)
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Now sold in regular 12oz. bottles, this beer is now served (don't hate it until you've tried it) in mixed form with Abita's Purple Haze and Strawberry beers throughout many bars in Louisiana. Poured correctly from a tap this beer, in combination with either of the others mentioned above, is quite delicious (even smoother with a distinct taste of the fruit that was used, strawberry or raspberry) . Try it for yourself, remember to sip as it's still potent, and post for yourself.

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Poured from 12oz bottle into a dimpled mug.

Appearance: rich golden hue with no haze anda thin finger of frothy white foam. Not bad!

Smell: very sweet and lightly grainy aroma; this style is supposed to be sweet, but this is almost over the top. It's just a bit cloying for me.

Taste: sweet and grainy like the aroma, but a bit more balanced. The sweetness is pared down a bit from the aroma, although it is still well in line for a doppelbock.

Mouthfeel: medium-rich body with a decent carbonation and creaminess. Not bad.

Overall: it doesn't blow me away, but it's a reasonable doppelbock.

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Andygator from Abita Brewing Co.
80 out of 100 based on 1,273 ratings.