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Pecan Harvest Ale - Abita Brewing Co.

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Ratings: 754
Reviews: 361
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 15.87%
Wants: 8
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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speter

New Jersey

2.28/5  rDev -31.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A: Pours a extremely pale brown with an aggressive head that quickly fades to a thin layer leaving little lacing.

S: This one seems to be aromatically challenged. There is a small hint of something nut-like with perhaps a bit of toffee, but overall this doesn't smell like anything at all.

T: I was hoping this might be like Southern Pecan from Lazy Magnolia, but alas this is a very watery, uninspired ale. About the only place that any pecan shows through is in the oily finish, but even the base brown ale lacks any character. As you'd expect, there's not much in the way of hops, but regrettably, there's little in the way of malt either.

M: Very watery, low carbonation.

O: Back to the drawing board with this one. Good pecan beers can be done, but this isn't a good example at all.

Serving type: bottle

08-20-2011 21:40:06 | More by speter
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Pecan Harvest Ale from Abita Brewing Co.
76 out of 100 based on 754 ratings.