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Pecan Harvest Ale - Abita Brewing Co.

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Ratings: 755
Reviews: 361
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 15.87%
Wants: 9
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Abita Brewing Co. visit their website
Louisiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Pecan Harvest Ale is made with real Louisiana pecans that have been toasted to perfection. That makes it something really special, because most beers with a nutty flavor or aroma aren’t made with real nuts. The natural oils from the Louisiana pecans give the ale a light pecan finish and aroma.

20 IBU

(Beer added by: acrawf6 on 02-05-2007)
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matjack85

Illinois

3.63/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

This was the beer special of the day at Finnegan's Irish Pub in Plainfield, IL so I tried one for just $3.00 a bottle.

The beer poured a nice pecan shade of brown and made a 1½ finger off-white head that lasted quite awhile. It also left some nice lacing on the glass.

The smell was all malt and pecan. Neither one was overpowering, but it was a nice sweet smelling beer.

The taste was caramely sweet with some pecan in the background, but there just wasn't enough of it. It was weak on flavor. At just 20 IBU's there isn'tmuch of a hop presence either. Instead they use a high degree of carbonation to cut into the sweetness, which I did not care for.

It's an OK medium bodied beer that is easy to drink, but I had hopes of an even better taste from my first pecan ale.

Serving type: bottle

11-29-2009 22:55:45 | More by matjack85
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Pecan Harvest Ale from Abita Brewing Co.
76 out of 100 based on 755 ratings.