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Fall Fest | Abita Brewing Co.

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Abita Brewing Co.
Louisiana, United States

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Fall Fest (September – November) is a Marzen-style Octoberfest lager. It is brewed with German Haullertau hops and pale and crystal malts. The result is a full-bodied, malty beer with a beautiful amber color.

20 IBU

Added by kbub6f on 08-08-2002

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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1.18/5  rDev -63.5%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.25

Sour Pissy grains
Clear; Dark Yellow. Zero Head.
Hops Barley, no depth. Sour.

Disappointed, poor beer. Yuck.

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3.74/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.42/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

On tap. Pours light, transparent copper color with a thin head that instantly recedes without leaving lacing. Aroma is toasted malt, caramel, and german yeast. Taste is yeast, caramel, and smooth grain with a caramel finish. I missed the hops entirely. Low carbonation and medium body with a slightly syrupy mouth feel. The sweetness from the caramel lingered.
The nose set the beer up nicely, but the taste and feel didn't live up to the first impression. I liked it but it feels slightly ambiguous. It felt like an amber with yeast added. It could've been classified as an amber and I would've made sense.

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4.35/5  rDev +34.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25


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2.78/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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3/5  rDev -7.1%

Photo of BigBry
3.24/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Bottle from our hand picked Fall / Oktoberfest 6 Pack.
Pours slightly hazy, chestnut brown with tan head. Foam fades, thin stringy lace.
Smell is of caramel malt, toasted bread.
Taste is malt dominant, caramel, and some herbal hop at the finish.
Lower level of carbonation, smooth but still a slightly crisp mouth feel.
Overall, this is a pretty average beer, drinkable but nothing special.

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3.5/5  rDev +8.4%

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3/5  rDev -7.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +31.6%

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4/5  rDev +23.8%

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3.05/5  rDev -5.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +8.4%

12 oz bottle, poured into a pint glass

Appearance: Pours a golden, copper color with a quarter of a finger of white head that quickly dissolved into a thin lacing of foam that completely covered the top of the beer.

Aroma: Strong notes of toasted malt, black pepper, caramel, clover and hops. Some subtle lemon citrus too.

Taste: Malty and bready, like freshly baked sourdough bread, followed by some black pepper, a little bit of lemon, caramel, and some nicely balanced hops.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied with some pretty good carbonation to tickle the taste buds. With an ABV of 5.4%, there is presence of alcohol on the palate.

Overall: This is a pretty decent American version of an Oktoberfest beer, but nothing special. Tasted good as I drank it, but it was totally forgettable once drunk. I probably won’t get it again, but I won’t turn it down if offered.

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3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

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3.32/5  rDev +2.8%

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3/5  rDev -7.1%

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3/5  rDev -7.1%

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3/5  rDev -7.1%

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Fall Fest from Abita Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.23 out of 5 with 246 ratings
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