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Fall Fest - Abita Brewing Co.

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226 Ratings
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Ratings: 226
Reviews: 103
rAvg: 3.22
pDev: 17.39%
Wants: 1
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Abita Brewing Co. visit their website
Louisiana, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Fall Fest (September – November) is a Marzen-style Octoberfest lager. It is brewed with German Haullertau hops and pale and crystal malts. The result is a full-bodied, malty beer with a beautiful amber color.

20 IBU

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 08-08-2002)
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TheResidentialOP

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev +8.7%

11-15-2013 14:35:52 | More by TheResidentialOP
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Texasfan549

Texas

3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

11-13-2013 05:32:53 | More by Texasfan549
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agsourdough1

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +32%

11-10-2013 11:09:41 | More by agsourdough1
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ChicagoShakeAndBake26

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +39.8%

11-05-2013 22:05:16 | More by ChicagoShakeAndBake26
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BeerDreadz

Florida

3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

11-03-2013 01:34:34 | More by BeerDreadz
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Jonny_Tremain

Rhode Island

3/5  rDev -6.8%

11-01-2013 15:30:13 | More by Jonny_Tremain
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GFD400

New York

4/5  rDev +24.2%

11-01-2013 01:07:30 | More by GFD400
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Travis1221

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev +8.7%

10-31-2013 21:18:25 | More by Travis1221
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kjkinsey

Texas

3/5  rDev -6.8%

10-24-2013 22:56:18 | More by kjkinsey
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slatetupelo

Mississippi

3.5/5  rDev +8.7%

10-23-2013 05:35:47 | More by slatetupelo
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jaydoc

Kansas

3/5  rDev -6.8%

10-19-2013 16:31:46 | More by jaydoc
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rlee1390

Indiana

3.46/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A-Clear yellow orange, some carbonation, two finger fluffy head.

S-Malt, wheat, caramel, some grass. nothing else.

T-Very wheat heavy, straw as well. Some caramel, very malt forward, grass and dirt as well but not balanced.

M-Lighter, not much carbonation and watery.

O-The lack of balance hurts this beer, it is bland and doesn't offer much.

Serving type: bottle

10-17-2013 23:22:25 | More by rlee1390
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scratch69

Missouri

3.73/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I poured a bottle into a mug.

Appearance- Clear amber color with a fingers worth of lingering head. Fair amount of patchy lacing.

Smell- Caramel malt and baked bread aromas with a hint of nuttiness.

Taste- Similar to the nose with a touch of earthy hops.

Mouthfeel- On the light end of medium bodied with an average amount of carbonation.

Overall- A decent example of the style. Not the best that I've had but certainly enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

10-12-2013 22:37:46 | More by scratch69
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Maltyduo

Florida

3/5  rDev -6.8%

10-11-2013 21:18:32 | More by Maltyduo
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Bpierso1

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +39.8%

10-11-2013 00:45:22 | More by Bpierso1
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BlueMoon10

Mississippi

3.5/5  rDev +8.7%

10-09-2013 00:55:15 | More by BlueMoon10
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skriv

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +24.2%

10-06-2013 22:14:05 | More by skriv
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BigTrubble

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +8.7%

10-05-2013 20:42:36 | More by BigTrubble
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crowsnest

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -6.8%

10-05-2013 05:49:50 | More by crowsnest
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hpthebull

California

2.75/5  rDev -14.6%

10-01-2013 22:24:29 | More by hpthebull
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duff247

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -14.6%

10-01-2013 02:03:54 | More by duff247
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Chaosfiend

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -14.6%

09-30-2013 01:14:44 | More by Chaosfiend
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Brenden

Ohio

3.15/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This beer's got a good look to it, a standard clear amber color with a head one finger tall and fluffy, densely compact but not rocky. Retention is good, and it takes time for this head to fade, and it never is smaller than about 1/4 finger at any point. Lacing is light, considering, but some moderate spotting, almost patching, is left on the glass.
The nose is light, mostly nutty with some caramel and bready malts along with lemony hops that almost go sour as a faint hint of a vegetal note flashes in and out.
The flavor indicates that the vegetal note may be a misinterpretation in my nose of the hops, leafy and a little herbal, and it's not bad. This is along with an overlying nutty character. It's a little harsh in its cooked corn sourness, and the plus side is that this particular aspect isn't all that strong. This certainly isn't right, though.
The body is too light, though barely, and too fizzy up front. It's crisp, yes, but it's not smooth or clean, and some harshness comes into the finish. This eases up very much as it warms. The finish is cleaner as well as the carbonation backing off.

Serving type: bottle

09-28-2013 23:45:21 | More by Brenden
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mikerems

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +32%

09-28-2013 02:34:34 | More by mikerems
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Caskaway

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +8.7%

09-23-2013 01:56:59 | More by Caskaway
Fall Fest from Abita Brewing Co.
74 out of 100 based on 226 ratings.