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Satsuma Harvest Wit - Abita Brewing Co.

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335 Ratings
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Ratings: 335
Reviews: 163
rAvg: 3.42
pDev: 14.91%
Wants: 8
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Abita Brewing Co. visit their website
Louisiana, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Real Louisiana Satsumas, golden wheat, oats and the finest barley create Abita Satsuma Harvest Wit. Pale and cloudy, like the haze on a hot summer day, this white beer has a sweet and subtle citrus flavor with a touch of spice that is cool and refreshing.

17 IBU

(Beer added by: philipquarles on 12-31-2008)
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AlexanderSelby

North Carolina

3.95/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A great choice for a fruity brew. The color is cloudy blond with a slight orange hue in the center. The head is bubbly and light and dissipates quickly, much like a soda. On the tongue, this carbonation level works well too, giving it a carbonated pop which this beer needs. It is very light in body, but your mouth is busy with other tasks like dealing with the delightfully sour flavors from the satsumas (which are citrus fruits much like clementines). The satsumas hit you first, but the sweet malt base finishes it off with smooth banana notes, keeping this beer from being a glorified Orangina.

I turned to this beer in the middle of the winter after coming off of a long night of heavy porters and imperial stouts. Being a summer brew, it was definitely past it's prime, but honestly, it was just what the doctor ordered to brighten up my palate.

Serving type: bottle

01-10-2011 16:23:46 | More by AlexanderSelby
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S-Wheat, lemon, orange, some grass. A more citrusy witbier.

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Satsuma Harvest Wit from Abita Brewing Co.
78 out of 100 based on 335 ratings.