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Spring IPA - Abita Brewing Co.

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Spring IPASpring IPA

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83
good

290 Ratings
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Ratings: 290
Reviews: 48
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 12.33%
Wants: 9
Gots: 29 | 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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5/5  rDev +37%

MaddDogg84, Mar 11, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +30.1%

jngrizzaffi, Jul 21, 2013
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4.67/5  rDev +27.9%

Bryanbrown0420, Sep 08, 2014
Photo of RonaldTheriot
4.5/5  rDev +23.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Abita Spring IPA has a very thick, frothy, off-white head, and a semi-clear, orange-golden appearance, with some haze, a few brown yeast specks, and a good amount of splotchy lacing left around the glass. The aroma is of sweet, grapefruit citrus and some pine oil, and the flavor is similar with lots of sugary sweetness and white bread. Mouthfeel is medium, soft, and slick, and Abita Spring IPA finishes dry, refreshing, and highly drinkable. Overall, this is a very tasty and enjoyable beer, and I hope beer fans can find it!

RJT

RonaldTheriot, Mar 21, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +23.3%

Jonbw, Mar 10, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +23.3%

ronobvious2, May 31, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +23.3%

Travis1221, Apr 03, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +23.3%

Flashyspoons, Mar 17, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +23.3%

Tuck_leepulin, Aug 05, 2014
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4.31/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a delirium tremens tulip from bottle.

A- a clear golden tint with a steady stream of carbonation floating up from the center of the glass that forms a two finger foam head. Indicative of what an IPA should look like.

S- Piney with an undertone of citrus. Very pleasant as the Centennial and Amarillo hops really shine through. Almost as if someone mixed fresh cut grass with green pine needles.

T- The hops really coat the palate from the first to last sip. And they stay with you even in between each sip. Same as the smell with the pine making it to the forefront.

M- Light to medium carbonation. Pleasant and typical in a good sense.

O- I was very surprised at how much I liked Abita' s seasonal IPA. Can't wait to open a second one.

tbryan5, Mar 01, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

KevinGordon, May 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

pathman, Apr 06, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

BryantForestry, Mar 29, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

Beermazter310, Aug 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

Gotti311, Mar 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

mreiner, Jun 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

Truly surprised. A nice spring (pun intended) grassy citrusy taste. Very evenly hopped, smooth but you can taste the hops. Good from first drink to last. I got this in a pick 6 and will buy this where I find it.

WillWillows, Sep 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

milkbone_underwear, Apr 06, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

rudabegga9, Mar 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

domnalbrecc, May 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

Dapperticus, Mar 23, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

viking77, Jan 25, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

BetterBeerPlz, Feb 23, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

In_Control_Mike, May 18, 2013
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4.2/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: 1 inch head, copper in color, high carbonation, clear

Smell: leafy hops, light citrus hops, and caramel

Taste: earthy/foresty hops, caramel, light citrus and pine hops.

Mouthfeel: sweetish start with bitterness towards the middle that is not as dominant towards the end, light bodied with high carbonation

Overall: This one blew me away. Not mouth puckeringly hop heavy for hop heads, but a brew with a lot of depth and complexity. Multiple layers of hops shine through. I prefer this a lot more than Jockamo IPA and would get this regularly if it were offered as more than a seasonal offering.

tigg924, Apr 28, 2014
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Spring IPA from Abita Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 290 ratings.