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Andygator | Abita Brewing Co.

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1,628 Ratings
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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:
#40,053
Reviews:
455
Ratings:
1,628
pDev:
16.06%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
46
Gots:
435
Trade:
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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

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

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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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3.54/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

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3.81/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jngrizzaffi
3.13/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Pours a somewhat hazy golden color with a 1.5 finger foamy head. Head retention is excellent. Lacing is very good. Then this beer drops off. Aroma of German hops, very slightly spicy, grain and coriander. The feel is silky, but the taste is off. Grainy malt, followed by some German hops and a little bit of spiciness, then some sweetness like corn syrup and honey. A little dry on the finish, but doesn't leave a good aftertaste. The alcohol content is evident.

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

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2.12/5  rDev -40.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

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

$ 2.59 (Including tax)/12 oz bottle ($ 0.216/oz) at Spec’s, SATX
Bottle with no discernable date at 45 degrees into hand washed and dried JK snifter
Aroma – Initially some malt and some wet grain; fades
Head average (Maximum 3.5 cm, aggressive pour), off white, frothy, diminishing to three mm ring and heaped partial layer
Lacing - none
Body – medium yellow, clear
Flavor – light malt; no hops, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate – medium, watery, soft carbonation

Meh.

Appearance 3, Aroma 3, Flavor 3, Palate 3, Overall 3

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4.41/5  rDev +24.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.17/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

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3.67/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

From the bottle, it pours a light golden amber with a small head. Malt infuses the nose. The mouth revels in the slightly hoppy malty flavor. Enjoyable!

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Photo of Alexrdvz
3.11/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Andygator from Abita Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.55 out of 5 with 1,628 ratings
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