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RATINGS: 1230   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.57   EST. CALORIES: 142   ABV: 4.75%
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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 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
JonR888710 (999) - Cochabamba, BOLIVIA - JUN 19, 2003
Had it at the RFD in Washington, DC. This is pretty bad. Imagine drinking a run of the mill wheat beer while chewing a fat wad of fruit bubblicious. Yep, its disgusting and so is this beer!

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
JoeM500 (1905) - Crown Point, Indiana, USA - JUN 16, 2003
Trix are for kids...NOT for beer. This is so nasty. It has a bad lager and Trix cereal nose and taste. Don't go near this one. One of the worst I've tried!

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
iwantalambic (1478) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUN 14, 2003
Barely palatteable, acidic, sour and artifical. . . nothing I would ever want to put in my mouth again.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
WabashMan (1012) - Noblesville, Indiana, USA - JUN 12, 2003
OK...this one looks like grapefruit juice with a white head. Not an attractive brew. Nose is very light wheat...almost non-existant. I'm starting to wonder if my bottle is bad...I can't even catch a HINT of the raspberry...tastes only like a very light wheat beer. Not much at all to this one...

   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 (2550) - 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 (4400) - 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 (5451) - 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.

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