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Satsuma Harvest Wit - Abita Brewing Co.

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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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BeerAmbassador

Arizona

3.8/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a cloudy yellow with a creamy one finger head. Retention is pretty good, though not spectacular. I tend to rouse the yeast and pour it into the glass with these wheat beers and this was no exception. Very yeasty wheat aroma with a touch of citrus. Flavor is strong wheat malt and yeast with the orange flavor only showing itself at the very end. It's really subtle and almost expresses itself as the tartness in the back palate as opposed to a strong flavor on its own. I liked this beer more than expected and although I was expecting a "fruit beer" that is not really what I got, the fruit is nice and subtle and serves to enhance the nice wheat flavor.

Serving type: bottle

07-18-2011 01:52:15 | More by BeerAmbassador
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A-Hazy yellow orange, not much carbonation or head.

S-Wheat, lemon, orange, some grass. A more citrusy witbier.

T-Starts off with wheat, spice, orange and lemon but the finish has this off flavor that throws off the balance.

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I bought this one because I had no idea what a satsuma was. The apperance is a nice fuzzy orange color that is hazy. The smell is vague hops with a strange bitter smell that was off to me. Sweet taste but then melllows to quick to a earthy bitter that doesn't mix well. Aftertaste is decent but nothing amazing. Just not impressed but I want to try a satsuma to see how Mich flavor was in it

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