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RATINGS: 1250   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.


2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kaserk (55) - wdm, Iowa, USA - JUN 27, 2014
Drank this bottle at The Waverly on an Ingersoll crawl. Dark kind of fruity flavor. I like!

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
seanpg (31) - IRELAND - JUN 27, 2014
Not sure why this gets low ratings. I have had this in bottle and on tap. The draft version in my view is better and not as sweet. This is a lovely refreshing beer, aroma of raspberry is there but not strong, it is sweet and little bitterness. I live it and always look forward to a pint when on vacation in Florida.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mtdewa1 (345) - rome, New York, USA - JUN 23, 2014
Bottle. Aroma is sweet. Small hints of raspberry. Taste is same. Mild with raspberry. Very light easy to drink. Too sugary for me.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
joshwoodward (567) - - JUN 22, 2014
Had a glass of this from a bottle at the Arbor Brewing Company sours & fruits tasting. Didn’t take formal notes.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
bartlebier (1955) - Belchum im Breisgau, GERMANY - JUN 19, 2014
(US backlog SEP2012 - NOLA) 12oz bottle, luckily available as refrigerated single... Girly-sweet cranberry (ironically more so than raspberry) juice of a beer mix, thin and light-saccharine, extract-laden, Shock-Top-like interpretation of fruit wheat ale as neither ale nor fruit: a composition of artificial compromises. Still drinkable, instantly forgettable thirst quencher, then soon after thirst-creator under the beating NOLA sun.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (3514) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 5, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours amber, light raspberry, sweet toffee, light fruit, dull.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
charule (1247) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 30, 2014
Bottle from Vintage. Poured light yellow with loads of bubbles. Aroma of light raspberry. Light carb med bod. Sweet mixed berry taste.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
TheJestersBeer (2130) - SWEDEN - MAY 23, 2014
355ml bottle. Pours a pale gold with a ruby tinge, and a white head. Fruity aroma, raspberries, citrus, malt. Dry, light bodied, low bitterness, balanced CO2. Fruity, citrusy taste, raspberries, blackcurrant. Refreshing, and not overly artificial. (2014-01-31)

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Scopey (7375) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 22, 2014
Bottle in a random Cajun/Creole restaurant in Houston. It pours reddish amber with a small off-white head. The nose is sweet raspberry, wheat, earth and hint of spice perhaps....but not a whole lot. The taste is sweet, raspberry, doughy, caramel, wheat, banana?, light bitterness and a touch of toast with a short, dryish finish. Light to medium body and average carbonation. Pretty one-dimensional. Straight forward sweet fruit beer. A bit artificial feeling.Not for the likes of me....

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Hidden_Pooch (410) - Stratford, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - MAY 21, 2014
Can. I could see how this could be refreshing to some, but I found it quite sweet, didn’t really taste like "fresh raspberries", more like a can of wheat soda with raspberry syrup sprayed in.


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