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:
1,327
Reviews:
411
Avg:
3.5
pDev:
18.57%
 
 
Wants:
43
Gots:
292
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 1,327 |  Reviews: 411
Photo of Squire123
3.55/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of travis875
3.6/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of vincehayter
4.24/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance - clear, deep yellow with fluffy white head that leaves behind thorough lacing.
Aroma - good hint of strawberry, light on malt
Taste - enjoyable, dry malt backing a hint of strawberry sweetness without being overpowering, very well balanced
Feel - relatively thin but fitting with the flavor profile, very pleasing on the palate

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Photo of MJ64
3.34/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Yeldarb92
3.81/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rjd722
3.84/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of crisis1290
3.75/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Strawberry Harvest Lager - Abita Brewing Co is nice and refreshing. Not too complex, sweet or over powering. Nice hit of strawberry as soon as the cap was popped. Pours a cloudy golden yellow with a thick white head. A nice light taste and a nice light mouth feel. A super nice mixture of wheat and strawberry.For a wheat beer, I can say this one works for me. A good summer beer to say the least and very drinkable with a 4.2 ABV.

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Photo of Miami66
3/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jonmarksteiner
3.79/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Great beer to have walking around in sun. The fruity aromas allow for good smells. The head disappears quickly so all the volatiles cant be released. It had a light taste and mouthfeel. The strawberry keeps the bitterness down quite considerably. The beer ended with a smooth finish that didn't linger very long.

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Photo of yaksurf
3.1/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of snilsen13
3.6/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle
Subtle strawberry smell and taste in a simple but well-crafted wheat beer. Very refreshing and an honest wheat beer complexity/quality that makes it very drinkable. If it was a little more strawberry, would it be better? Idk. I like this one because the fruit is just hinted at, not pounded on.

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Photo of AraBama
1.75/5  rDev -50%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 1.75

This light golden beer pour from tap arrived at my table completely headless.The smell was almost melon not strawberry. Very carbonated taste still not getting the strawberry.

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Photo of Suds
3.03/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

This brew is clear, yellowish-golden, with a tall white head. The aroma is thick with perfumey strawberries. Lots of fruit, although it seems a little inauthentic and artificial. The taste is light, fruity, full of delicate berries, and fizzy. It's a typical, sub-par fruit beer.

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Photo of bluesyasian
3.94/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mmmbeer89
3.12/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

it's not overwhelmingly fruity which is nice but that might be what keeps it from having a great flavor though, it's good enough for an occasional beer.

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Photo of utopiajane
2.65/5  rDev -24.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Appearance is golden yellow with an inch of creamy white foam that fell fast. You can notice a slight haze and blush from the strawberry juice. Nose is sweet. really sweet smells a lot like playdough. Big scent of strawberry. Very authentic and lots of wheat. An herbal hop with a strong floral. taste is sweet. very carbonated almost fizzy. Pils malt is lost behind strong wheat character and the strawberry juice. Has an uncharacteristic tartness in the middle for a lager which is what they call it. For a fruit beer ok but it's still really sweet. Finishes a bit heavy and with plenty of residual sweetness.

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Photo of udflyer
2.68/5  rDev -23.4%
look: 5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 2

Maybe I don't like fruit beer; I found nothing sweet about it. It tasted like strawberries that had gone bad.

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Photo of Memphish84
4.51/5  rDev +28.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Travitten
3.93/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This is pure strawberry shortcake. I would rate this higher, but that is just not very manly.

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Photo of nelsonr_emi
2.92/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of beerrat
4.83/5  rDev +38%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of vencad
2.91/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Selbyan
5/5  rDev +42.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of ANYTHINGGOSE
4.39/5  rDev +25.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of EdgarGerik
3.55/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Strawberry Harvest Lager from Abita Brewing Co.
3.5 out of 5 based on 1,327 ratings.
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