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Pecan Harvest Ale - Abita Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
76
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854 Ratings
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Ratings: 854
Reviews: 372
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 15.92%
Wants: 13
Gots: 51 | 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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Ratings: 854 | Reviews: 372 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.45/5  rDev +3.6%

martyl1000, Sep 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Pithy756, Sep 28, 2014
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3/5  rDev -9.9%

Hockey_Fan, Sep 28, 2014
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3.44/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a clear pale to medium amber in color with moderate amounts of active visible carbonation rising from the bottom of the glass and some faint golden yellow highlights. The beer has a three finger tall foamy beige head that reduces to a medium to large sized quarter finger thick cap towards the center of the glass surrounded by a thick film covering the remainder of the surface of the beer and a thick ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate to significant amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Light to moderate aromas of caramel + lightly toasted malts with pecan nuttiness.

T: Upfront there is a moderate flavor of lightly toasted biscuit malts with a light amount of caramel malts which imparts a touch of initial sweetness. That is followed by a light flavor of pecan nuttiness and just a hint of earthiness (which I guess could be attributed to the hops).

M: Light to medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Slightly thin/watery.

O: Easy to drink and definitely a beer than reminds me of fall - it is a little on the lighter side of what I would prefer (slightly fuller body and just a touch more pecan flavor) but I can see it having wider appeal because of that... Not bad but just not too exciting.

dbrauneis, Sep 28, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

jera1350, Sep 28, 2014
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3.36/5  rDev +0.9%

rusty3335, Sep 27, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

beerded_drunk, Sep 26, 2014
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3/5  rDev -9.9%

djrn2, Sep 25, 2014
Photo of JamesBondGA
2.75/5  rDev -17.4%

little to no pecan flavor when tasting. disappointing

JamesBondGA, Sep 25, 2014
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2/5  rDev -39.9%

a brown ale the doesnt taste like a brown ale or look like a brown ale i wanted this to be wonderful but its just plain nothing to write home about

wac9, Sep 25, 2014
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2/5  rDev -39.9%

Very light weight for a harvest ale.

steelcutoats, Sep 24, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

millerbuffoon, Sep 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +20.1%

schmick718, Sep 22, 2014
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3.4/5  rDev +2.1%

djjumper, Sep 21, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

Griffith, Sep 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

Matt_Felix, Sep 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +20.1%

Vonhinx, Sep 21, 2014
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3.84/5  rDev +15.3%

NodakEric, Sep 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Nolo, Sep 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

MJHolsey, Sep 20, 2014
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3.48/5  rDev +4.5%

Joe_1026, Sep 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +27.6%

apartin, Sep 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

WoostaBia, Sep 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

ygtbsm94, Sep 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

beerman73, Sep 17, 2014
Pecan Harvest Ale from Abita Brewing Co.
76 out of 100 based on 854 ratings.