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RATINGS: 1317   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.58/5   EST. CALORIES: 142   ABV: 4.75%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Zeswaft (1627) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 22, 2004
Nothing great about this beer. in fact it is kind of bad. I’d rather have a raspberry pop or a regular bee but not this. My sister’s bottle had a cap that wasn’t put on fully

3
   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...

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hopdog (11196) - 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. I’ll pass on this in the future.

2
   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.

1.7
   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.

2.4
   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.

0.5
   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.

2.8
   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 i’d order it again, but i don’t regret giving it a try.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
MMM...Beer (385) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - SEP 6, 2004
-Aroma: Very sweet with a punch full of rasberries -Appearance: Very attractive, slightly purple (more like a light red) color -Flavor: Very refreshing with a strong fruity taste and a nice hoppy finish -Palate: Sit a lit harsh on the palate at first due to the high carbonation, but mellows quickly -Overall: Great, fun, refreshing brew

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
apost8n8 (123) - USA - AUG 31, 2004
The commercial description sums it up for me. Surprisingly crisp and refreshing for a fruity beer. I love it with pizza.


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