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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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
rudolf (2342) - Buffalo, New York, USA - APR 5, 2004
Light, slightly sweet hoppy nose. Dry wheat flavor with a short burst of sweetness followed with a dry finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Falconseye8 (542) - Evans, Colorado, USA - APR 5, 2004
Was disappointed in this one. Raspberry nonexistant. Definitely a decent wheat. Was expecting more Raspberry. Leinenkugel Berry Weiss is still the best in this reviewers opinion if Fruit Beer appeals to you.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
SiddFinch (155) - Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 5, 2004
Very fizzy. The overall taste was decent. The raspberry was very evident but not sickening sweet. Wouldn't try it again though, especially since my wife didn't like it.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
jollyraider (252) - Los Angeles, California, USA - APR 3, 2004
This after Lindeman's Framboise lambic...really highlighted this beer's shortfallings. Thought this was too sweet.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
UNCCTF (512) - Cary, North Carolina, USA - MAR 24, 2004
UPDATED: APR 27, 2004 On tap. Poured a cloudy golden color with pretty much no head. I expected the worst with this one, as I hate most fruit beers; however, this was somewhat of a pleasant surprise. The beer is light and easy to drink, and the raspberry flavor is understated and not by any means artificial. Don't think I'd drink it if it wasn't on sale (like it was tonight), but this wasn't as bad as other fruit beers I've had (cough) Pete's Strawberry Blonde (cough cough).

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jde123 (766) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 22, 2004
Definately a fruited beer that was manufactured incorrectly. The aroma radiating from the glass was like raspberries fertilized with plutonium, too much too much! Taste was not much better. Do not recommend this beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
spkldhenlvr24 (517) - Newburgh/Buffalo, New York, USA - MAR 13, 2004
Had a very strong raspberry aroma and palate. Otherwise plain beer besides the raspberry, which def isnt't my favorite berry. A thin head and pale appearance.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
tooluther (10) - Clemson, South Carolina, USA - MAR 4, 2004
Strange cloudy appearance hides a smooth fruity taste accented with a pleasant nutty aroma

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
beastdog75 (363) - Brick, New Jersey, USA - MAR 2, 2004
A very average fruit beer from Abita. Flavor is made up mostly of a sweet raspberry flavor with some malts and light bitterness. The aroma made it smell like a cheap beer though (smelled like musty adjuncts to me). Like it better than Pete's Wicked Winter brew, which was another raspberry beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
supermikeyb (43) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - FEB 29, 2004
Looks can be decieving. It pours with a slightly cloudy, almost purple hinted color. Aromas of raspberries are there. The flovor is nice and crisp. Not too sweet...

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