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Strawberry Harvest Lager - Abita Brewing Co.

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Ratings: 1,132
Reviews: 376
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 18.84%
Wants: 20
Gots: 128 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Abita Brewing Co. visit their website
Louisiana, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Gagnonsux on 05-03-2005

Strawberry Harvest Lager is a wheat beer made with real Louisiana strawberries, picked late in the season when they’re at their sweetest. This brew has earned quite a reputation in a short time, causing the brewery to up their production year after year. When this brew is found, emails and phone calls fly to friends informing them of the store’s location. Strawberry Harvest is a crisp, light lager with just a hint of strawberry sweetness.

13 IBU
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3.67/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass, light golden color with a short white head that dissipates leaving little lacing, hazy

S: strawberries over a light grainyness

T: sweet strawberries mix nicely with the wheat flavors,

M: light and refreshing

O: this is a good fruit beer that doesn't have a syrupy fake taste

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3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

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3/5  rDev -13%

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3/5  rDev -13%

Photo of metter98
3.62/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is clear yellow in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high off white head that died down, leaving a thin layer of bubbles on the surface and lots of lacy rings of bubbles down the sides of the glass.
S: Light aromas of strawberries are present in the nose along with some notes of wheat. The smell becomes a little stronger as the beer warms up.
T: The taste has pleasant flavors of strawberries along with hints of wheat and a slight amount of bitterness. The best way I can describe the strawberries is that they taste like a Starburst candy but without the associated sweetness.
M: It feels light-bodied (but not watery) on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: I really enjoyed this beer, particularly its strawberry flavors since they seemed unique and didn't have any sweetness.

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2.75/5  rDev -20.3%

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4/5  rDev +15.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

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2/5  rDev -42%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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5/5  rDev +44.9%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

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2/5  rDev -42%

Photo of tdm168
3.58/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - dark gold with a big, frothy, fizzy, bubbly, pure white head that has decent retention

S - smells a bit like strawberries and cream; lots of strawberry syrup

T - similar to the nose; the strawberries taste almost like strawberry ice cream

M - medium bodied, crisp, well carbonated

This is actually a rather decent beer. The strawberries are pretty much the only flavor that comes through and it's sweet and a bit syrupy. But in both the nose and taste its like strawberries and cream. The flavor reminds me exactly like strawberry ice cream. This isn't a fantastic beer and certainly not one I would drink a lot of at once, but this was a nice, refreshing change of pace for me. I'm glad I tried it. I may pick it up again.

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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

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2/5  rDev -42%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +23.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of RonaldTheriot
3.56/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Abita Strawberry Harvest Lager has a thick, off-white, foamy head, a hazy, straw appearance, with some bubble streams and little white specs throughout, and some thin lacing left behind. The aroma is of strawberry-flavored hard candy, shortcake, candy sugar, and white bread. Taste is of yeasty bread, confectionery sugar, white bread crust, Little Debbie Strawberry Shortcake Rolls, strawberry seeds, and there is an underlying strawberry juice flavor with this. Mouthfeel is light and watery, with some slickness, actually, and Abita Strawberry Harvest Lager finishes dry, super sweet, and sugary. Overall, for a beer in general it’s okay, but it’s a very good flavored, gimmick beer. I suppose it’s worth trying.


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4/5  rDev +15.9%

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2.75/5  rDev -20.3%

Strawberry Harvest Lager from Abita Brewing Co.
79 out of 100 based on 1,132 ratings.