Pecan Harvest Ale | Abita Brewing Co.

Pecan Harvest AlePecan Harvest Ale
BA SCORE
22.2%
Liked This Beer
3.35 w/ 1,059 ratings
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
Ranking:
#42,190
Reviews:
397
Ratings:
1,059
Liked:
235
Avg:
3.35/5
pDev:
15.22%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
23
Gots:
139
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 1,059 |  Reviews: 397
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3.25/5  rDev -3%

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4/5  rDev +19.4%

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2.75/5  rDev -17.9%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -3%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

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3/5  rDev -10.4%

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3/5  rDev -10.4%

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3/5  rDev -10.4%

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2.75/5  rDev -17.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of GossageBrewery
3.01/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Poured this American Brown Ale from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass. This ale poured a brown/red color. The pour produced a small tan head, retention was poor and produced only a light amount of lace. The aroma consisted of roasted malts and caramel. Light in body, there was a foundation of roasted malt and nuttiness. Overall, this is very average.

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3/5  rDev -10.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +26.9%

Photo of EgadBananas
3.73/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a somewhat hazy (has Abita finally started bottle conditioning?!?!?) light copper coulor with a foamy beige head of a finger and a half. Great retention and lacing.

The aroma is somewhat mild with a sweetness and somewhat nutty aroma.

The taste is surprisingly nice. It's got a robust sweetness, caramel, pecan nuttiness, slight toffee and toasted bread.

The feel is light, but has a nice somewhat velvety texture, smooth and easy drinking.

One of Abita better tasting brews.

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4.5/5  rDev +34.3%

Photo of chinchill
3.54/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz 2012 bottle served in a snifter.

Poured deep amber with a proper tan head that had limited retention.
Only lightly nutty in the nose, this has a fine nutty flavor that lingers in the aftertaste. About 50/50 sweet/bitter balance overall.
Medium body and carbonation with a rather dry finish.

O: Readily recommended as a budget nut ale. Excellent with guacamole and should be great with cheese.

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2.75/5  rDev -17.9%

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Photo of Mojo
3.36/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle -> dimpled mug

This beer pours up a gorgeous beautiful crystal clear copper with one finger of off white head, not much retention, and a moderate amount of lacing. Smell is fairly strong but one dmensional. I mostly detect notes of pine. Taste is an initial small amount of sweet malt, follwed by a bigger amount of pecan flavor. Mouthfeel is average with a mild but not unpleasant aftertaste. Pass on this one unless it is FREE!!

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2.88/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Appearance: Pours a transparent copper with two fingers of tan head, good lacing

Smell: malt and toffee, get a slight nutty pecan note towards the end.

Taste: Not a huge amount of flavor, almost no hops, I get a slight pecan note at the end but not as much as i had hoped

Mouthfeel: Thin and fizzy, drinkable, but just not much there.

Overall: Slightly dissapointed by this one, been looking for it for a while. Not bad, just won't be buying this one again.

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3/5  rDev -10.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -3%

Pecan Harvest Ale from Abita Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 22.2% out of 100 with 1,059 ratings
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