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Spring IPA - Abita Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
Spring IPASpring IPA

Educational use only; do not reuse.

307 Ratings
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Ratings: 307
Reviews: 50
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 12.36%
Wants: 9
Gots: 33 | 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:
Beer added by: EgadBananas on 02-15-2013

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Photo of Jasonmarioni12
2.04/5  rDev -44%

Photo of WillWillows
4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

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.

Photo of Bryanbrown0420
4.67/5  rDev +28.3%

Photo of zestar
3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of Ajmorriso1
3.74/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of Brenden
3.75/5  rDev +3%

[Appearance: 4.0] The result of the pour is a honey-like opaque dark orange brew topped by a very white head that begins at one finger, settles only slowly, and ends the session with a cap of foam that deposits stringy lace on the glass.
[Aroma: 3.5] The aroma presents some earth with underlying grains and plenty of leaf with a pithy edge to it. Some candied sweetness rides with the bitterness.
[Flavor: 3.75] Hops bitterness is deeper and more pronounced, with a lot more perfume and leaf along with herbal notes to it. It's still accompanied by sweetness, this time more distinctly caramel, and some citrus fruits contributing as much peel and zest as anything. Grains and acidity reach into the finish, with a dryness hitting mid-way and lingering long.
[Mouthfeel: 4.25] This has the big brightness and zing of an IPA with lots of texture, crisp and biting but with lots of fluffy creaminess rolling on the palate. It works with a certain acidity and dryness, which might otherwise clash.

Photo of ShutdownKings
3.4/5  rDev -6.6%

Photo of mattbrat1
3.24/5  rDev -11%

Photo of Jbee
2/5  rDev -45.1%

Photo of allenm8
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of JeffONeal
3.64/5  rDev 0%

Photo of Dicers
3/5  rDev -17.6%

Photo of acurtis
3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of rajendra82
4.16/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Classic looking IPA pour, with an amber colored body displaying some haziness. The carbonation was brisk and formed a two finger thick head. The aroma was of some pleasantly floral hops but a little on the lighter side. The hops were of relatively light bitterness, revealing a tart citric taste upon first sip. The beer turned spicy mid palette, and finished with some orange peel flavor. The malt backbone was light, and simple. It was mid summer when I purchased this, because the sales representative in the shop I went too was passing out free themed pint glasses to those that bough any Abita six packs. Next year I will try to grab it when fresher, because this beer is better than what I thought it was going to be.

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3/5  rDev -17.6%

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3.92/5  rDev +7.7%

Photo of thelargeone
3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of AlmightyIrishman
3.75/5  rDev +3%

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

Photo of Yeti1979
3.75/5  rDev +3%

Photo of Antonius08
3/5  rDev -17.6%

Photo of Ograd001
3/5  rDev -17.6%

Photo of kkmiller76
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of ONUMello
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Spring IPA from Abita Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 307 ratings.