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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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RichJ7 (1175) - Cullman, Alabama, USA - AUG 23, 2003
UPDATED: SEP 7, 2003 One of the better fruity beers, in my opinion. Nice hint of raspberry and wheat in the flavor. Nice looking beer in the glass, hazy. Highly drinkable. Not quite as good as Abita's amber.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
haddon90 (1466) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 22, 2003
Cloudy amber color. Hazy is definitely a good word. Some wheat and fruit in the flavor. Not too bad. Very popular in Knoxville, TN.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
NJBeerman013 (1047) - Hamilton Twp., New Jersey, USA - AUG 21, 2003
Many company's try to do too much with a beer. This beer on the other hand is very well put together. It has a nice wheatiness, with just a bit of fruit to soften the overall flavor. The beer itself is very hazy and had a fizzy head that rapidly dissapeared. I like.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopscotch (9161) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - AUG 18, 2003
Very light, hazy, straw-colored brew. Quickly dissipating, fizzy white head. The nose is of yeast, raspberries, banana and apricot. Lightly floral and interesting. Lightly malty flavor. Tangy with plenty of fresh raspberries and traces of fuzzy fruit. Well-balanced and fairly thin with a touch of honey. Light-bodied with a fizzy, dry mouthfeel. Very refreshing late Summer beer.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
scoobyluv (504) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - AUG 10, 2003
i'm not really into fruity beers but i really like this one. it smells and tastes of rasperry and has a hazy appearance. it's a good sipping beer to chill with my girls on a friday night.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
whaleman (2178) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 6, 2003
Draught consumed at the House of Blues in New Orleans. Pink/purple tone gives this beer an infected look. Aroma of raspberries, malt, and yeast. Raspberry flavor is subtle but not very natural tasting. Not overly sweet. Mouthfeel is light and fizzy. I confess that I actually found this beer to be drinkable and refreshing – but just once.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
jeffc666 (1984) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - AUG 4, 2003
More proof that a good fruit beer is hard to come by. Fakey raspberry smell and flavors. Not overpowering raspberry just not very good.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
igneous1 (1496) - Davenport, Iowa, USA - AUG 1, 2003
lightly carbonated, short lived frothy head. fruity aroma with a hint of grain. flavor is a bit fruity and light with what i think is a corn aftertaste. mostly flavorless...nothing really offensive, just flavorless.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
foduck (330) - Denton, Texas, USA - JUL 24, 2003
The most amazing thing about this is that they didn't overdo it with the fruit. It's basically just an American Wheat with some very subtle raspberry. Not a very good beer.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
BBB63 (6038) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - JUL 17, 2003
Hazy golden hue with small head and minimal lacing. Some wheat aromatics with an very minor raspberry hint. Weird taste, almost sour and spicey, no real hop or malt characteristics to be found. Very acidic finish. Watery and fizzy mouthfeel. Not recommended unless severely drunk at Mardi Gras while in Nawleans.


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