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Abita Select Wheat IPA - Abita Brewing Co.

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Abita Select Wheat IPA
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BA SCORE
82
good

17 Ratings
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Ratings: 17
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 12.68%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Abita Brewing Co. visit their website
Louisiana, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: EgadBananas on 03-22-2013)
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kylehay2004

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

11-16-2013 01:22:35 | More by kylehay2004
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

10-19-2013 16:35:46 | More by jaydoc
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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.24/5  rDev -8.7%

Served in a sampler glass at Barrington Brew Fest 2013.

As much as I've maligned Abita in the past, I've had some pretty good luck with their Select series lately, so hopes are slightly higher than usual here. This stuff pours a hazy straw topped by a finger of white foam. The nose comprises lemon zest, coriander, light clove, light grass, and a twinge of banana peel, but that might just be my imagination. The taste brings in more of the same, with a bit more banana and a stronger grassy component, one that's joined by a smattering of flowers for the sake of it. The body is a rather light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a wet feel. Overall, a decent enough wit, but a very weak wheat IPA. Sure, it seems as though this stuff has a larger addition of hops than most wits, but it's mostly drowned out by the spices and whatnot.

07-24-2013 04:27:34 | More by TMoney2591
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WesWes

New York

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

06-19-2013 10:28:24 | More by WesWes
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EgadBananas

Louisiana

3.18/5  rDev -10.4%

Pours a hazy yellow, perfectly wit. White head nice lace. The aroma is bread, spices, light earthy hops, grass and bubblegum yeast notes. Taste has more of that fruity bubblegum yeast, light bitterness, floral hops, bread crust and spice. Lighter body, crisp.

Pretty good wit, but misses the mark with the IPA part.

03-22-2013 18:35:16 | More by EgadBananas
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atlbravsrno1

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

06-25-2014 13:31:32 | More by atlbravsrno1
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Cramerican

North Dakota

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

04-17-2013 07:04:58 | More by Cramerican
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Ajlvt

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

05-05-2013 05:00:59 | More by Ajlvt
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tubeyes

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

06-03-2013 04:54:41 | More by tubeyes
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rondufresne

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +12.7%

04-29-2013 02:27:55 | More by rondufresne
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TwoForty

Florida

5/5  rDev +40.8%

04-17-2013 23:08:03 | More by TwoForty
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HiWire

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

07-17-2013 00:31:47 | More by HiWire
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jwerner23

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

01-30-2014 10:53:08 | More by jwerner23
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MrHassellYaHurd

Louisiana

3.15/5  rDev -11.3%

Poured a completely hazy bright yellow with a thin white head, sticking around for just a few seconds.

The smell is like a turbocharged wit, a little much with the phenols. Besides the standard wit notes, there is a slight citrusy hop presence, though not much considering this is billed as an IPA cross.

The taste is light and citrusy, with a banana explosion. There is some hop bitterness. Tastes of a witbier with a larger bittering hops addition. It's just personal preference, but I thought the taste was a bit odd. Mouthfeel was thin.

It's OK.

05-12-2013 02:32:53 | More by MrHassellYaHurd
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aLenwell

Florida

3/5  rDev -15.5%

05-13-2013 23:16:20 | More by aLenwell
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motothrillz

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

02-02-2014 21:54:42 | More by motothrillz
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Wiedemann

Rhode Island

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

04-16-2013 01:29:59 | More by Wiedemann
Abita Select Wheat IPA from Abita Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.