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Abita Select Strawator - Abita Brewing Co.

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Abita Select Strawator
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BA SCORE
80
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69 Ratings
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Ratings: 69
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 21.33%
Wants: 3
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Abita Brewing Co. visit their website
Louisiana, United States

Style | ABV
Maibock / Helles Bock |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kingmaker on 06-22-2013)
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Reviews by DeFaz:
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3.55/5  rDev +2.3%

Smell and taste are of strawberries and some malt, with a touch of hops to give it minimal bitterness. It's sweet, but for as dominant as the strawberry flavor is, it's not too terribly sweet. Mouthfeel is somehow thin and creamy at the same time, and it goes down very, very easy with the high ABV masked expertly and dangerously. The strawberry flavor tastes fresh but may be a bit too much. Overall, it's a good beer for a summer day, but again, be careful with this one. It's tasty although not complex enough and too sweet to satisfy most beer advocates.

DeFaz, Aug 16, 2013
More User Reviews:
Photo of oberon
3.43/5  rDev -1.2%

An interesting concept for a beer,I guess a bigger version of the strawberry lager?Poured into a standard pint glass a fuller golden color with a thinner white head atop.Aromas of strawberries and cream,like a strwberry cream saver,kind of artificial but not to bad.Flavors are quite sweet with that same strawberry cream saver element to it,some alcohol thrown in and it got to be almost cloying near the bottom of the pint glass.Again not a bad concept and the beer isn't horrible but I likely wouldn't order again anytime.

oberon, Aug 02, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

tbryan5, Jul 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

JayEvans813, Aug 21, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -20.7%

weonfire, Apr 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

kgammell1, Mar 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +15.3%

Griffith, Jan 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

atlbravsrno1, Jun 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

Elicoleman, Aug 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

Jlog7910, Oct 07, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -28%

EgadBananas, Oct 09, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

jsanford, Jul 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev +15.3%

Abita Strawgator (22-oz. bottle) has a thick, frothy, off-white head, a semi-clear, somewhat hazy yellow-gold appearance, some ascending bubbles, and prominent lacing rings left on the glass. The aroma is of strawberry juice, with a background of grain. Taste is also is upfront strawberry juice and a background grain, with a touch of hop bitterness picked up. Mouthfeel is medium to heavy, and Abita Strawgator finishes semi-wet, easy going, and only alcohohilic in the head, not really the flavor.

RJT

RonaldTheriot, Sep 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

ExaltedNecrosis, Sep 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +15.3%

Bearman13, Aug 17, 2013
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3/5  rDev -13.5%

BayouBengal1537, Sep 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

TerryB, Sep 11, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +29.7%

BlueMoon10, Jul 20, 2013
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3/5  rDev -13.5%

Rohkey, Jul 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +15.3%

BeccaH, Thursday at 08:20 PM
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2.5/5  rDev -28%

jmccullough108, Aug 26, 2013
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2/5  rDev -42.4%

HeadyTheElder, Aug 04, 2013
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1.75/5  rDev -49.6%

PawPawPepperoni, Jul 02, 2014
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2.89/5  rDev -16.7%

On-tap 9/29/2013 at Doherty’s East Ave Irish Pub in Pawtucket, RI, served in a tulip glass.

A: The beer is a deep gold color, with a short white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains strawberries lager yeast, honey, light caramelized malts and a faint touch of hops.

T: The taste starts out with sweet flavors of strawberries and honey. Then some mild breadiness comes in from lager yeast and a thin malt character. The hops presence is very mild and there isn’t much balance. The after-taste is tart.

M: Crisp and but not very smooth, light-to-medium body, medium-to-high carbonation, finish is dry and slightly sticky.

O: Not very tasty, doesn’t go down very easily, not too filling, good kick, not the best representation of style, I see what they were going for here but it’s just not a very good beer.

TheManiacalOne, Sep 30, 2013
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3/5  rDev -13.5%

Cramerican, Aug 21, 2013
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Abita Select Strawator from Abita Brewing Co.
80 out of 100 based on 69 ratings.