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Seersucker Summer Pilsner | Abita Brewing Co.

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Seersucker Summer PilsnerSeersucker Summer Pilsner
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Abita Brewing Co.
Louisiana, United States
abita.com

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
Abita Seersucker Summer Pils is a traditional pilsner with a full bodied malt flavor, hop bitterness and a light golden color. It is made with pilsner and carapils malts, hopped with German Tradition and Spalt hops.

Added by Jason on 04-27-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41,094
Reviews:
46
Ratings:
225
pDev:
11.78%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
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5/5  rDev +43.7%

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5/5  rDev +43.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +29.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.4/5  rDev +26.4%

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4.35/5  rDev +25%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from the tap into a pint glass at Taco Mac in Smyrna, GA. The appearance is a clear gold color with a small white head. The aroma is hops and citrus. The taste follows the nose. a real good pilsner.

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4.31/5  rDev +23.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.31/5  rDev +23.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Good pilsner. Hazy, good carbonation, nice bitterness the finish.

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4.3/5  rDev +23.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I'm not sure what's going on with the low ratings for this one but this is a killer pilsner.... Crisp, clean, and refreshing... The hops are slightly bitter yet floral in nature... The malts, slightly sweet and do a superb job of balancing the Spalt... Abita makes great summer beers and this one is no exception... Perfect for hot weather... definitely a repeat buy for me... Great beer

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4.16/5  rDev +19.5%

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4.15/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.1/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.06/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.05/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle pours a surprisingly hazed gold color with an ample cap of stark white head. Good retention and decent lace.

Nose is grassy hops and freshly crushed grains...just as a nice pils should smell. Abita knows lagers and this is a well done lager though not the traditional saaz I am thinking.

Taste is more akin to a German pilsener than Austrian...the hops more grassy than herbal. Malts are perfectly done - they are light and grainy but manage long lasting flavor and a moderate mouthfeel. Bone dry and refreshing. I am pleased with this offering, a welcome addition to the seasonal rotation. I will pick up at least one or two more sixers before fall hits.

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4.03/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +14.9%

Pours out to a generous white head that laces well. Deep golden color. Aroma suggests dry hopping with fresh noble hop aromas balanced with sweet pale pilsner and carapils. Flavor is hop-forward with a nice malt backdrop. Finishes bittersweet and bracingly crisp. Mouthfeel is correct to style. Overall, a tasty, quaffable Americanized German Pilsner. I enjoy traditional German and English hop varieties and this beer delivers on the German noble hop promise. Great choice.

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4/5  rDev +14.9%

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.96/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Solid golden color with a thin thick head with short retention.
Nice noble hops and citrusy aroma with hints of bread malt. Feels very fresh.
Flavor of herbal and mostly floral hops, one of the freshest I had, mild orange-lemon citrusy, lager yeast chalkiness and tea bags. Hints of grapefruit and green bell pepper. Dry and bitter aftertaste.
Light toward medium body with perfect carbonation.
That is a very flavorful, balanced and pleasant pils. Great lawnmower, hop forward but could not be more rounded. One to have frequently in your fridge. Unfortunately, I don't live close to the brewery where I got this…

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Seersucker Summer Pilsner from Abita Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.48 out of 5 with 225 ratings
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