Abita SOS (Save Our Shore)
From Abita– This Abita brew is a message in a bottle…a distress signal for the troubled waters of our Gulf Coast. For every bottle sold Abita will donate 75¢ to the rescue and restoration of the environment, industry and individuals fighting to survive this disastrous oil spill.This unfiltered Weizen Pils is made with Pilsner and Wheat malts. It is hopped and dry hopped with Sterling and German Perle hops. It has a brilliant gold color, a sweet malt flavor, and a pleasant bitterness and aroma.
Abita Brewing – Abita SOS (Save Our Shore) – 22 oz. bottle poured into an English pint glass – 7% abv. Purchased at Whole Foods Market Pasadena, CA.
Appearance: Pours a hazy yellow gold, showing visible rising carbonation and a dense fluffy white head.
Aroma: Biscuit notes along with big grassy hops.
Taste: Big bitter grassy hops, dry bready malt, finishes bitter and a tad metallic and herbal.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, very carbonated.
Overall: Not bad. Pretty dry and bitter.