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RATINGS: 1293   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.58   EST. CALORIES: 142   ABV: 4.75%
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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chinchill (3117) - South Carolina, USA - MAR 23, 2015
served in standard pint glass. A - moderately cloudy golden tone with 1/4" white head that quickly settles to a lacy surface coating. S - markedly fruity (raspberry) -- somewhat lambic-like -- and malty/wheaty T - not nearly as sweet as the smell suggests, but substantial taste of raspberries. Clear grain/malt taste, mostly from wheat beer base. Short-lived semi-dry finish. M - light, indeed a bit watery, with good carbonation O - goes down very easy. Very good hot weather session beer. {from 5/7/11 notes)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AlexCorleone (9) - ITALY - MAR 18, 2015 does not count
I Tasted this in New Orleans A. Clear, 2.1 minutes foam. S. A lot of Fruit, sweet. T. Fruits, cherry, a little bit of weizen beer, fruit, wine, drinkable. AT. Good at the end, light, the strong taste of fruit disappear.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
willisread (928) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAR 12, 2015
Old rating. Pours a hazy orange color with a modest head. Aromas of wheat, citrus banana and raspberry. Fairly light bodied and refreshing. Tastes of wheat and citrus with a nice tart finish. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fooj (35) - Maryland, USA - FEB 27, 2015
Nice semi-transparent amber color. Rather floral aroma, not much of a hoppy odor. Very grape-ish/fruity flavor. Tart after taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kraddel (4592) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - FEB 27, 2015
Pours rather unclear amber . No real head . Smell is Lager , with raspberries . Taste is somewhat harsh , light bitterness . Raspberry extract, some sugar as well . drinkable, but nothing more than that . Light mouthfeel

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
jlioi (24) - - FEB 25, 2015
This is not very good. The flavor is weak, I could barely taste anything. It reminds me of a bud light with an attempt at flavor.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
adamnowek (717) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - FEB 17, 2015
Smells like a pretty ordinary wheat beer with a scent of banana but also a bit of the raspberry. Taste is strong raspberry infused wheat. Other than the raspberry, it's fairly average.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
eruizgarcia (256) - - FEB 15, 2015
Otherwise a very run of the mill wheat beer, the raspberries add a subtle and pleasant note. Not bad but nothing special. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Sevenlee (1572) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - JAN 21, 2015
Pours a hazy orange colour with a small white head. Aroma is fruit, citrus and tart. Taste is kind of fruity and tart. Kind of disappointing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
popephred (264) - Plainfield, Illinois, USA - JAN 8, 2015
Poured from the bottle into my trusty Samuel Adams glass. The pour produced a hazy, amber body with a quickly diminishing head of white foam. The aroma is rife with raspberries and wheat. Carbonation was crisp and the mouthfeel was watery. The palate was dry and bland, with none of the raspberry notes coming through. The aroma gave a great deal of promise (where I almost expected a lambic) but was disappointed by the lack of substance this malt beverage provides. Not horrible, but watery and bland.

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