Strawberry Ale
Covington Brewhouse

Strawberry AleStrawberry Ale
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From:
Covington Brewhouse
 
Louisiana, United States
Style:
Fruit and Field Beer
ABV:
4.5%
Score:
76
Avg:
3.27 | pDev: 20.18%
Ratings:
95
Status:
Retired
Rated:
May 02, 2018
Added:
Mar 24, 2011
Wants:
  1
Gots:
  20
SCORE
76
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Strawberry AleStrawberry Ale
Notes: This year-round-beer favorite combines genuine strawberry puree with a classic Cream Ale to create a uniquely flavorful experience. Strawberry Ale is superb with salads and desserts, or alone as a refreshing treat.
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3.28 by Goosehunter75 from Missouri on May 02, 2018
 
3.28 by RayCannata from Louisiana on Apr 19, 2018
 
3 by Bryan12345 from Texas on Jan 14, 2018
 
3.75 by Beerbuddha from Florida on Jan 14, 2018
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4.25/5  rDev +30%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by Brewer101 from Louisiana

A good tasting strawberry cream ale. The strawberry flavor more noticeable than in some other strawberry flavored beers that I have tasted.

May 18, 2017
 
4.33 by KensWorld from Florida on Dec 16, 2016
 
4.4 by malfunxion from New York on Jul 03, 2016
 
3.48 by Jamie_Newman from Louisiana on May 14, 2016
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4.22/5  rDev +29.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
by Anakun from Georgia

Cloudy yellow color, Smells like strawberry. Light front, smooth middle, and dry finish.
Could drink 6 and it be like drinking strawberry water.

Apr 24, 2016
 
3.63 by beertraveler08 from Louisiana on Apr 12, 2016
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3.81/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by SFC21 from Florida

Super refreshing. Great warm weather beer. Great nose full of real strawberry smell. Taste is reminiscent of strawberry shortcake, without being cloying or overwhelming. . Clean light lager finish. Very crushable.

Mar 28, 2016
 
3.1 by BalancingBrooms from Illinois on Mar 26, 2016
 
3 by LKx25 from Alabama on Jan 02, 2016
 
3.21 by kjkinsey from Texas on Aug 31, 2015
 
3.3 by izzyismyrott from Indiana on Aug 30, 2015
 
2.87 by jmryan8 from Louisiana on Aug 19, 2015
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4.62/5  rDev +41.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
by jgurley from Florida

I don't usually like fruit beers. I tried this one on tap at Dat Cajun Place in Panama City Beach, just down the road from my house. The color is hazy gold, the head is frothy white, and the smell is VERY strawberry. You expect cloying sweetness, but are surprised at a refreshing, well balanced, and light thirst quencher. The strawberry flavor is mostly in the nose, leaving a nice bubbly light beer flavor. Really good finish with minimal aftertaste. Good stuff!

Aug 06, 2015
 
3 by jkermitj from Mississippi on Jul 24, 2015
 
3.25 by jheezee from Texas on Jun 24, 2015
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5/5  rDev +52.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
by JoLight from Georgia

Appearance: hazy, golden-straw color with a frothy, white head that retains well and leaves some lacing.

Aroma: strawberry. Exactly like the Abita version.

Taste: strawberries, but without the sweetness. Very creamy, and also some bread.

Mouthfeel: very fluffy. Carbonated.

Finish: wet.

An excellent, delicious beer.

Jun 12, 2015
 
3.25 by ovaltine from Indiana on Feb 19, 2015
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2.48/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5
by Ike_Potter from Louisiana

Kind of different from a normal fruit beer. From my home town so thought i'd try it when a friend bought it. Not bad but I wouldn't buy it again, maybe something else from this brewery though. Seems like a Strawberry Ale would be hard to pull off well.

Jan 03, 2015
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2.49/5  rDev -23.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5
by WholeLottaTricks from Louisiana

Not my favorite local brew, but still glad to see craft brewing becoming a thing in South Louisiana!

Dec 30, 2014
 
4 by JScoot from Louisiana on Dec 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +7%
by NeroFiddled from Pennsylvania

Covington Strawberry Ale
12 oz. brown glass bottle

Fairly average fruit beer, although I have to say it's hard to get strawberry flavor out of puree so if that's all they're using they've done an excellent job. It's got enough fruit to it to keep the ladies happy, but not so much that a gent can't enjoy one as well. Haziness, I think, can be ignored as they're using real fruit. The aroma is pleasant, and displays both the strawberry and the sweetish malt, which is also true of the flavor. Where I find it goes slightly off is that the malt is slightly sweet, but more importantly, almost a little candyish. If you drink it cold you won't notice it, but when it warms it reminds me of cotton candy. On the other hand I don't think you want to increase the bitterness. Perhaps a slight bit of tartness might, or a more thorough fermentation. Regardless, it's a fairly enjoyable and drinkable fruit beer.

Dec 09, 2014
 
3 by Fabiand from Texas on Nov 26, 2014
 
3.1 by animal69 from Louisiana on Nov 20, 2014
 
 
3.5 by cajunhawk from Louisiana on Nov 06, 2014
 
3 by spycow from Illinois on Nov 01, 2014
 
3 by Waveoff from Pennsylvania on Oct 30, 2014
 
3.25 by Texasfan549 from Texas on Sep 19, 2014
 
2.75 by Basoos1 from Oklahoma on Sep 13, 2014
 
3 by Haybeerman from Colorado on Aug 21, 2014
 
3 by whitebrow from Mississippi on Aug 18, 2014
 
3.25 by atlbravsrno1 from New Hampshire on Aug 12, 2014
 
 
2.75 by Chuffbomb from Ohio on Jul 23, 2014
 
1 by jaswilson2 from South Carolina on Jul 13, 2014
Strawberry Ale from Covington Brewhouse
Beer rating: 76 out of 100 with 95 ratings