Pecan Harvest Ale | Abita Brewing Co.

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Pecan Harvest AlePecan Harvest Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Pecan Harvest Ale is made with real Louisiana pecans that have been toasted to perfection. That makes it something really special, because most beers with a nutty flavor or aroma aren’t made with real nuts. The natural oils from the Louisiana pecans give the ale a light pecan finish and aroma.

20 IBU

Added by acrawf6 on 02-05-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,051
Reviews:
394
Avg:
3.37
pDev:
15.13%
 
 
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23
Gots:
134
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Ratings: 1,051 |  Reviews: 394
Photo of Kevin72
3.47/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dsshuck
3.42/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cliffy842001
3.07/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of muffiewolf
4.59/5  rDev +36.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Appearance- Dark brown with some decent lacing with a decent head that dissipates very fast.

Aroma- Smells great with light hop and obvious hints of pecan and caramel malts.

Taste- Very pleasant taste with pecan and a stronger caramel malt flavors.

Feel- leaves a light presence of mellowness and drinkability that creates a desire to have another.

This is very well executed and unique brew. Definitely a 5 for creativity.

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Photo of thejoshgray
3.57/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of OKCNittany
3.73/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of psmith161
3.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of wattersmike90
3.39/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Nicolette10895
3.74/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Maish
3.48/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
3.56/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From the bottle, it pours a moderately dark amber with a moderate off-white head which quickly dissipates to a ring. Slightly nutty smell. Taste is subdued. Finish is pleasant.

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Photo of memphisjet
3.82/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of UPMD_Bill
3.34/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Drank from bottle so can't comment on look or smell that much. Roasted pecan complements toasty malt and is evident on first sip. Not particularly sweet. Mid-sip pecan is more subtle. The beer feels kind of lighter and more watery/less filling than I would expect from something made with pecans. Moderate to high carbonation. Finish is drying and a little woody but not too bitter, reminding me of pecan husk.

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Photo of stevoj
2.8/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Very reminiscent of some of the European chestnut ales. Slightly nutty aroma, some brown sugar. Taste is flat and dry, mildly sweet.. Dull appearance, flat finish.

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Photo of PorterThwarter
3/5  rDev -11%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of schwansmantr
4.33/5  rDev +28.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Look- Dark copper/brown with some decent lacing and a small maybe one finger of head that dissipates very fast.

Smell- Smells very good with light hop and a stronger hint of pecan and caramel malts.

Taste- Very nice taste to it very slight pecan and a stronger caramel malt flavor.

Feel- very pleasant and light for the amount of flavor that leaves the pallet moist'

overall- This is a good beer and would be great with a steak or lamb. The light feel would make it good on a hot day but it does have quiet a bit of flavor. This is the second Abita beer I have tried I hated the first one but this is a very good beer a solid A-

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Photo of seanote
3.34/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Lelampp
3.71/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of UnderStageMan
3.71/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BallsDeep
3.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeerWithMike
4.21/5  rDev +24.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Sampled back on Sunday, October 18th. Comes in a 12 ounce bottle. Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured in to a "It's 5 O'clock Somewhere" pint glass.

Brew pours a pretty dark amber in color with a 1-finger creamy off-white head. Some spotty lacing is seen when sipped. Aroma is really nice and is of light roasted pecans and caramel. Taste pretty much follows the nose with a touch of brown sugar and maybe honey also. Really smooth with just a mild hint of bitterness of the nuts near the finish. Medium-bodied with medium carbonation. Overall a very tasty seasonal brew.

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Photo of robebo44
3.1/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jamie_Newman
3.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of shauun176
3.83/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of elamb106
4/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pecan Harvest Ale from Abita Brewing Co.
3.37 out of 5 based on 1,051 ratings.
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