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SOS (Save Our Shore) - Abita Brewing Co.

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459 Ratings
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Ratings: 459
Reviews: 234
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 12.43%
Wants: 9
Gots: 25 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Abita Brewing Co. visit their website
Louisiana, United States

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This Abita Beer is a message in a bottle...a distress signal for the troubled waters of our Gulf Coast. For every bottle sold Abita will donate 75¢ to the rescue and restoration of the environment, industry and individuals fighting to survive this disastrous oil spill. This unfiltered Weizen Pils is made with Pilsner and Wheat malts. It is hopped and dry hopped with Sterling and German Perle hops. It has a brilliant gold color, a sweet malt flavor, and a pleasant bitterness and aroma.

(Beer added by: EgadBananas on 07-21-2010)
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Ego

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3.53/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

eyes...
beautiful white head settling in at one finger and it hangs around, lacing is nice and the head has a great consistency of same size microbubbles, clear golden straw hue, really dead on for the style. the head is thick and creamy. nice.

nose...
euro floral hop aroma is really sounding out here, touch of honey, some bready malt, dry grain, nothing complex but hits the spot style wise.

taste etc.
the taste is pretty average... disappointing, the hops are OK, some herbal notes with a touch of honey finish. The body is good (not too heavy, not too light). It drinks smoothly. There is no hint of this being above the usual ABV for the style. The carbonation is clean and crisp. I can't quite place what is missing.

verdict?
this looked and smelled promising but wound up as "good" overall. Not worth selling your first edition new mutants comic for.

Serving type: bottle

12-29-2010 04:28:28 | More by Ego
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SOS (Save Our Shore) from Abita Brewing Co.
84 out of 100 based on 459 ratings.