Abita Select Weizenbock - Abita Brewing Co.
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Ratings: 3 | Reviews: 2 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by DrinkinBoy:
3.38/5 rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Enjoyed on draft at Taco Mac - Crabapple.
Abita Select Weizenbock pours a bright golden color and is almost completely opaque. The head was white, but had very little retentino.
The smell is faint with some citrus notes coming through.
Its taste was lighter on the alcohol than I expected considering the ABV.
The tastes starts out pretty light, but by the mid palate the complexity comes through. First the citrus notes from the smell comes through, then a loud pronounciation of spices. On the finish some bubble gum and other non citrus fruit notes come through.
Its mouthfeel is medium to heavy, and the beer is has decent drinkability considering the ABV.
Overall, I thought Abita Select Weizenbock is worth a try. Being a unique, this was my first time trying this style. I think it is a nice warm weather big craft beer for out on the porch or by the pool.
Serving type: on-tap
05-07-2010 19:19:52 | More by DrinkinBoy
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3.88/5 rDev +8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
16 ounce pint - $5.75 at Taco Mac in Kennesaw, Georgia.
Appearance: Served up an opaque, caramel-colored body. With a generous pour there was only room enough for a thinnish, white head.
Smell: Aroma smelling of, well, malted wheat with sweet-scented notes of caramel candy and sliced bananas liberally dusted with coriander and given a small hit of lemon zest.
Taste: Leading tastes of sweet caramel squares and toffee encompassing the predominating tangy malted wheat. Zip of spice character. Emerging flavor of grainy bread as you encounter the additional boosts of banana and citrusy hops. Modest bitterness. Drying, malty finish with a bit of lingering alcohol warmth and coriander.
Mouthfeel: A bit beyond medium-bodied. Medium carbonation. Fairly soft, smooth mouthfeel.
Drinkability: Boy, Abita is just cranking out these 'Select' beers, aren't they? While by no means the best, it's a solid, pleasant weizenbock. Surely it's worth trying a pint? Right??
Serving type: on-tap
04-30-2010 01:03:07 | More by ChainGangGuy
Abita Select Weizenbock from Abita Brewing Co.
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