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Spring IPA - Abita Brewing Co.

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Spring IPASpring IPA

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83
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266 Ratings
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Ratings: 266
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 11.44%
Wants: 7
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Abita Brewing Co. visit their website
Louisiana, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: EgadBananas on 02-15-2013)
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MrHassellYaHurd

Louisiana

3.73/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Thick lacing of dense foam caps this brew at a thickness of about two fingers, receding to a finger after a few minutes. Sticky head clings to the glass as the beer is sipped. The golden-copper brew has a slight chill haze, the only ding against its otherwise beautiful appearance.

The smell of this brew is fresh and citrusy--almost with a hint of sweet oranges in the hop aroma. There are floral notes, which smell as if they would be bitter to the taste. There is faint grassiness, and a prominent backbone of sweet bready malts. The hops come across as a little dull in the aroma. It could be because this 6 pack has sat for a while, or perhaps something else, but I'd prefer a more crisp hop presence in the nose.

The first flavor that comes through is a thick and sweet malt syrup, with some hints of grapefruit tang. There is a kind of pine resin bitter flavor, as well as a slightly toasty biscuit flavor. This brew is full-bodied, with a thick and smooth texture, medium carbonation prickliness.

Serving type: bottle

05-19-2013 18:13:50 | More by MrHassellYaHurd
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S: Ample! Bright, brassy hops with flowers, citrus, grass, herb garden... very west coast, almost over done.
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Spring IPA from Abita Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 266 ratings.