Strawberry Harvest Lager | Abita Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Strawberry Harvest Lager is a wheat beer made with real Louisiana strawberries, picked late in the season when they’re at their sweetest. This brew has earned quite a reputation in a short time, causing the brewery to up their production year after year. When this brew is found, emails and phone calls fly to friends informing them of the store’s location. Strawberry Harvest is a crisp, light lager with just a hint of strawberry sweetness.

13 IBU

Added by Gagnonsux on 05-03-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,323
Reviews:
411
Avg:
3.5
pDev:
18.57%
 
 
Wants:
43
Gots:
290
For Trade:
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Photo of jmgriffith
4.05/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of durwood64
3.68/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of informaticsDoc
3.37/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Brewer101
3.6/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Ok but I was expecting more from a brewery that brews other flavored beers and is located close to a strawberry growing region. Not a memorable strawberry flavor.

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Photo of Acforster2
3.53/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BigTuna1066
3.35/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MinerBob
3.54/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a very hazy pale yellow with a small white head. The smell is faint with no strawberry. The taste is ok and is smooth going down. I think like most lagers easy drinking just kind of bland.

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Photo of Lundste
3.15/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of smithj4
3.6/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DynamiteKyle
4.09/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Shmallory0
4.33/5  rDev +23.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Very refreshing beer and a good changeup from all the citrus wheat beers out there. A beer that you could definitely drink multiples of on a summer day.

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Photo of VABA
3.55/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of D1noB
4.6/5  rDev +31.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Wheat followed by a strawberry/vanilla taste that smooths out and fades.

Taste Rating in Words: Sitting around the pool, grilling, eating, enjoying and as the sun sets you finish the day off with a big piece of strawberry cheesecake.

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Photo of q33jeff
2.64/5  rDev -24.6%
look: 1 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.75

**
05/23/15

Bottle to glass. Strawberry is strong in aroma, clean, not much else. Taste is light grass and strawberry, touch of Soapyness. Very easy drinking. Minimal carbonation and minimal head. Nothing special, but it’s an OK simple spring beer.

**

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Photo of Jerid
4.3/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Urk1127
4.46/5  rDev +27.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DraconusDesanctus666
4.01/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle,into a Funky Buddha snifter.Best by 06/18/17.

Frothy white head that stands 1 finger tall with moderate retention,and sticky lacing.Hazy gold color with low clarity,and distorted light showing through the glass.Light amount of carbonation.

On the nose I get mostly strawberry and wheat combining with vanilla to give it a strong aroma of strawberry cheesecake! Seriously,that's all I can smell when I take a wiff of this brew is strawberry cheesecake!!!

The palate follows the nose with strawberry and wheat with vanilla.Tastes very much like strawberry cheesecake.

The mouth feel is thin and slightly sticky with small amounts of oxidation and a smooth finish.

I really did enjoy this beer,but I also love strawberries.It's pretty cut and dry with this beer.If you like strawberries try it.If you don't like strawberries then stay away.I would drink this one again.

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Photo of BeerBobber
3.64/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear golden color with lots of carbonation bubbles topped by a creamy white head of foam. Leaves some nice lacing on the glass.

Smells like a strawberry cereal. You get sweet strawberry and something like a cereal grain on the nose.

Taste is similar to the nose except without the sweetness. You get a grainy cereal flavor with a strawberry flavor in the background. Strange burn about mid tongue, hops coming through perhaps? The flavor comes across as a bit artificial but not to offensive.

Mouth feel is fairly light and finishes off nicely.

Overall glad I tried it. This is really not such a bad beer for something like a good hot summer day. Lucky for us we have been getting up there in temperatures. Seems like these "summer fit" beers are hitting the shelves a bit early.

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Photo of andrewh995
3.72/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Most fruit beers and I don't get along as they usually don't taste like the fruit they're meant to, but more of an artificial version. This tastes like real, fresh strawberries and I loved it. This is what a fruit beer should be.

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Photo of singletary
2.17/5  rDev -38%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

It pours a light yellow with a thin head. Amour is of strawberry but fant. The taste is just bad, some hint of strawberry but real artificial. This is just bad I usually like most Abita but could not get pass about two sips.

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Photo of Fishwhisperer
3.56/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ealanjones
3.67/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of T_Hass
3.66/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mmorris15
3.87/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tigerbrau
3.35/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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Strawberry Harvest Lager from Abita Brewing Co.
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