Thursday, March 17, 2011
Abita strawberry is delicious. If you have not had the pleasure of meeting abita strawberry, this is what you should be looking for:
(the radiating lines are to represent the awesomeness emitted by this product)
The Abita makes a variety of beers - some that are available all year and some that are seasonal. They call some of the seasonal brews, "harvest brews." I have no idea what the difference might be.
Anyway, here's the description from their site:
"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."
Unfortunately, this is the sight I have encountered everywhere in Jackson,
even after a facebook appeal:
(if you can't make this out,
it's the Abita strawberry label
with nothing behind it)
I saw the local distributor in McDade's today - he said that there are four cases at the Sprint Mart in Florence (which is about 13 miles away). I haven't worked up the level of dedication necessary to go to Florence to buy some of it. But if anybody reading this has that level of dedication, please bring me some!