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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 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
bac080 (398) - Bloomington, Illinois, USA - JUN 11, 2003
The only thing hazy in this beer was the chance of raspberry flavor. It smells like a bad lager + raspberry. In my mouth it left the taste of bran cereal. Definately a weird one.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
muzzlehatch (4424) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - JUN 6, 2003
Light hazy amber color; light raspberry character in the nose. Watery, thin, artficial fruity/wheat flavors, refreshing and reasonably tasty but dull and probaly not to be tried again. I didn't find this too sweet.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mribm (457) - Ocala, Florida, USA - MAY 31, 2003
Aroma: Has a musty smell with no scent of raspberries.
Appearance: Cloudy orange in color, with a nice head and lotsa lacing.
Flavor: Slight blueberry taste, not overbearing, yet not real dominant either.
Palate: Not as carbonated as I prefer. Mouthfeel was adequate at best.
Overall:Good summer beer, however it could have used more blueberry flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jazz88 (2544) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAY 14, 2003
Bottle. A golden pink color with a white head lots of rising bubbles. A touch of raspberry in the musty aroma. A bit of zest on the palate with a sweetness at the finish, but it neither stands out as a fruit beer or an American wheat.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JK (4376) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - APR 28, 2003
Fruit aroma. Light orange and cloudy. Small head. Some wheat flavor but the raspberry was hardly noticeable.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
PorterPounder (5367) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - APR 4, 2003
UPDATED: JUL 15, 2005 Rerate Had on tap this time around at a Benigan’s in Baton Rouge. Funky, toe-jam like aroma, thinnish mouthfeel, berry flavor not quite as pronounced or natural. Passable as an accompaniment to a meal, but that is about it. Original Fresh fruity aroma - whiff of rasberries. Orangeish cloudy appearance with a trace of sediment. Quickly dissipating head with no lacing. Lot of carbonation wakes up your taste buds. Flavor - smooth wheat flavor with slight raspberry undertones. Impressed.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dougal (130) - Escondido, California, USA - APR 3, 2003
I surprised myself by really liking this one. The raspberry flavoring is vivid and crisp. Carbonation a bit high. Not much of a head at all.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerisaluxury (4) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - MAR 31, 2003 does not count
Tastes like purple--what do you expect. Still enjoy it for what it is, a novelty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Shag (2585) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - MAR 18, 2003
UPDATED: APR 15, 2004 Its kind of a novelty beer. I guess if you drink enough you'll get "Purple Haze all through your brain" Sorry that was chessy. Very little of that raspberry taste, more wheat tasting than anything. I dont really like fruit beers but this is ok, you might get a wine cooler chick to get interested in beer. Overall decent and nothing I will seek out.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Hopistotle420 (1178) - Amherst, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 11, 2003
Golden-yellow hue. Sticky small white head. Nose of light rapberry, sweetness in the backdrop, dry palate, acidic finish...Nothing spectacular by any means.

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