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SOS (Save Our Shore) - Abita Brewing Co.

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Ratings: 477
Reviews: 234
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 12.43%
Wants: 10
Gots: 29 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

jaydoc, Oct 19, 2013
Photo of Redrover
3.59/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

I had the Abita Save our Shore while visiting NOLA. From a Bomber poured into a glass, the beer is a chill hazed straw yellow with a pretty big and clingy white head.

Nose of wheat and something sweet and slightly spicy .

Taste leads with wheat-bread notes and some subtle spicing. It is slightly bitter in a non-citrus-pine way. More like Belgian Pale ale late with almost candy sugar.

The mouth is slick with mid-level heft.

Decent beer for a very good cause.

Redrover, Oct 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Pens1967, Oct 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Jame515, Sep 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Kopfschuss, Sep 22, 2013
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3.95/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance - Pours a hazy straw gold with two fingers of creamy white head. Leaves nice lacing on the glass.

Smell - Sweet grainy malts, floral hops, hint of citrus.

Taste - Grainy malts with a touch of floral hops. Slight hint of citrus. Light bitterness that lingers. Crisp finish.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

Overall - A crisp, refreshing German pils by Abita. Excellent balance of sweet malts and bitter hops. Also a fantastic appearance.

leaddog, Sep 22, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

sd123, Sep 21, 2013
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Photo of superspak
3.68/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 ounce bottle into lager glass, best before 10/30/2013. Pours moderately hazy golden straw color with a 1-2 finger fluffy white head with great retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of lemon, pear, apple, bread, cracker, wheat, light banana, pepper, clove, floral, grass, and yeast earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance of malt, hop, and yeast notes; with solid strength. Taste of lemon, pear, apple, wheat, cracker, bread, pepper, light banana, clove, floral, grass, and yeast earthiness. Light earthy bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of light fruits, wheat, banana, cracker, bread, clove, pepper, floral, grass, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a short bit. Nice balance of malt, hop, and yeast ester flavors; with solid robustness and no cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a smooth, crisp, and lightly prickly mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a nice pilsner style. All around well balanced malt, hop, and yeast flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink for the ABV. A nicely enjoyable offering.

superspak, Sep 14, 2013
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SOS (Save Our Shore) from Abita Brewing Co.
84 out of 100 based on 477 ratings.