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RATINGS: 1299   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.58/5   EST. CALORIES: 142   ABV: 4.75%
Abita Purple Haze is a crisp, American style wheat beer with fresh raspberries added during secondary fermentation. Subtle coloration, fruity aroma and tartly sweet taste.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
punkeedo (498) - Covington, Louisiana, USA - OCT 2, 2004
Man, this stuff is pretty freakiní awful. It smells and tastes like grape soda or something similary to it. Definitely doesnít taste like a good beer. Stay the heck away from this stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Jazzy (11) - San Francisco, California, USA - SEP 30, 2004
Well , being originally from New Orleans I tend to want to defend this beer, b/c iíve been to their brewery and know people that have worked there, but alas, I agree with the folks in this list... It is a bit of a let down b/c: Yes, it is a little flat. Yes, the berry flavor is too subtle (would rather be drinking a fruit soda pop), Yes, the label is better than the taste. Yes, the finsih has alot to be desired. In conclusion: Get Turbo Dog, for one last try for a decent Abita Brewery Beer. Maybe if everyone sends them our comments, theyíll work on the recipe and improve it... LOL

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Zeswaft (1505) - Charleston, South Carolina, USA - SEP 22, 2004
Nothing great about this beer. in fact it is kind of bad. Iíd rather have a raspberry pop or a regular bee but not this. My sisterís bottle had a cap that wasnít put on fully

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tsarman (794) - Northern, New Jersey, USA - SEP 22, 2004
Not as horrible as the recent entries suggest, but not a great beer by any means. Raspberries are not really evident and the color was a little lighter than I was expecting. A little astringent. Cool label and name, but Jimmy deserves better. Scuse me while I kiss the sky...

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hopdog (10285) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 19, 2004
On tap. Poured a cloudy golden color with a small head. Nothing too special - aroma and tastes of raspberries and wheat. Light and bland tasting. Iíll pass on this in the future.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Lumpy (1802) - Carrollton, Texas, USA - SEP 18, 2004
Bottle. Gold body with no head. Tastes like straw. This tastes like an American Wheat with just a hint of berry. The finish is dirty and gross.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
ToadMan (559) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 18, 2004
Fruity, sweet, fruity. Not a subtle ok fruitieness, but a strong chick drink fruitiness. Not a fan.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
chauvan1 (3) - USA - SEP 15, 2004 does not count
Out of the bottle. Taste similar to Robitussin; perhaps the CF variety. In fact I think used Robitussin to get the flavor out of my mouth. Waiting to taste it on draft. Apparently this is better.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - SEP 13, 2004
I felt betrayed when I tried this beer. Abita, although not a risk taker, usually produces solid malt beverages. This was so overwhemingly fruited up, I could not finish the bottle.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
GeniusGirl (221) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 11, 2004
great aroma... the taste is crisp and refreshing, a fun beer. i dunno if iíd order it again, but i donít regret giving it a try.

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