Andygator | Abita Brewing Co.

AndygatorAndygator
BA SCORE
39%
Liked This Beer
3.55 w/ 1,613 ratings
AndygatorAndygator
BEER INFO

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

Style: Maibock / Helles Bock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Andygator, a creature of the swamp, is a unique high-gravity brew made with pale malt, German lager yeast, and German Perle hops. Unlike other high-gravity brews, Andygator is fermented to a dry finish with a slightly sweet flavor and subtle fruit aroma. Reaching an alcohol strength of 8% by volume, it is a Helles Dopplebock.

25 IBU

Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-01-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#38,869
Reviews:
451
Ratings:
1,613
Liked:
629
Avg:
3.55/5
pDev:
16.06%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
45
Gots:
420
Trade:
0
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Photo of trperry
4.23/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of toti1972
2.97/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Corburk
3.77/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of S-Taylor
2.7/5  rDev -23.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Mdodge8837
3.77/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Chef_Paul
3.14/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MinerBob
3.71/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Cloudy gold color with a good head. A good beer smell with fruity notes. A good but not great taste. It is smooth with an easy swallow and almost no aftertaste.

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Photo of Beersnake1
3.4/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from fridge temp. Pours a golden yellow with good (but not overwhelming) carbonation. Smell is sweet with some citrus. Taste follows the nose - very sweet and syrupy. A bit of ginger. Not a huge fan. Taste quite watered down and just OK. Mouthfeel is thin. Overall, it's fine but not worth the $3.

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Photo of nmann08
3.15/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of beerguy04
3/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured a clear golden color with a half finger head. Smelled pretty grainy. Taste is grainy and malty. Very watered down. Mouthfeel is watery. Overall, I felt the beer was watered down and I had trouble picking any real flavors. It was a meh beer to me.

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Photo of BalancingBrooms
2.95/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Ealanjones
3.85/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of madelf66
3.7/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of T_Hass
3.46/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JeffKowalek
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jmdrpi
3.24/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

On draft in a tall pilsner glass

Clear golden, thin white head. Mild grainy aroma. Taste is earthy hops and pale malt, mildly sweet. Okay flavor. Thin bodied.

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Photo of wc94wc
3.77/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of John_Squires
2.94/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of iftcoach
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Samputnam14
4.04/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Tigerbrau
3.23/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Beerucee
2.5/5  rDev -29.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Smooth but light on taste.
At the Spot, Galveston

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Photo of Drewvel
4/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Edie
3/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of flyingpig
2.56/5  rDev -27.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

355ml bottle as a gift from Louisiana:
Quite a disappointing offering overall, the beer seemed quite ordinary & definitely wasn't what I was expecting, especially given it was the last of the American import beers I had to try from over the summer. There wasn't too much variety to the beer either, beyond the sweetness some pale malts & typical lager type flavours featured alongside an earthy middle & some toasted touches nearer the end; I can't say this is one I'm likely to have again I'm afraid.

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Andygator from Abita Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 39% out of 100 with 1,613 ratings
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