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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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
bartlebier (1807) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (2857) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 5, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours amber, light raspberry, sweet toffee, light fruit, dull.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
charule (1158) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
TheJestersBeer (2116) - 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)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Scopey (7094) - 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....

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Hidden_Pooch (356) - 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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
BOSSbrewer (1695) - Arkansas, USA - MAY 19, 2014
Had a Hugo's in Fayetteville. Pours a pinkish color with a soda pop head. Flavor and aroma are slight raspberries. Drinkable beer. But not a good beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TXBadger (1422) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 14, 2014
Reviewed from notes: pours a light ruby red color with white fizzy head. Light raspberry on the nose with some wheat, and cereal notes; follows onto the palate. The raspberry isn’t as pronounced as I would like it to be, but not bad overall.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
andrewje41 (519) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - MAY 12, 2014
Bottle pour. Pours a light reddish blonde with a raspberry aroma. Very light bodied beer with strawberry and raspberry flavors. Light wheat on the finish with more light fruit. Not a whole lot special going on with this one. It wasn’t bad.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
o_Merlin_o (180) - California, USA - MAY 2, 2014
On tap at Slaters 50/50. Pours a hazy orange with very little head. Poor feathering. Aromas of vanilla and orange. Strange taste of orange candy and milk. I'd classify this as a "cheerleader beer". Blah. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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