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RATINGS: 1271   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.58   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.


2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
yngwie (14773) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 14, 2013
On tap at Yard House Houston. It’s an unclear golden beer with a small, off-white head. The aroma is quite boring, with a certain fruity, berry-ish domination. Some malty hints. The flavor pretty much the same, fruits and berries dominates, leaving little room for the malts and hops. Medium buddy, a bit heavy on the carbonation. Fruity finish. Definitely not my kind of fruit beer, even though it’s not foul on any way. 131114

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
TBone (13637) - Pori, FINLAND - MAR 29, 2009
Bottled (CK). Hazy dark orange color, small white head. Lightly tart and metallic rasberry aroma. Watery, bland palate. Light fruityness, rasberry seeds flavor, a bit wheaty-grainy. Light sourness, not much, in the finish. Overall very watery and useless.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (13373) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2010
UPDATED: APR 20, 2010 Tap at Ulysses. Not bad at all. Pours a light, orange-red with a foamy white head. Wheat nose with slight hints of raspberry and yeast. Flavor is very bready, with some mild malty sweetness and fruity tartness. Light to medium in body, well carbonated and pretty crisp. If you like fruit and/or wheat beers, this will be right up your alley.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Oakes (13185) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 3, 2001
Light amber; refreshing, but artificial raspberry character. Standard stuff.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
bu11zeye (12109) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAY 12, 2004
(Draught) Pours a cloudy pale yellow color with a thin white head. Candy aroma. Flavor of sugar, imatation raspberry, and wheat.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bhensonb (12042) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 21, 2007
Medium raspberry aroma. Hazy orange gold color with no real head. Starts with weak raspberry. Weak body, pumped up a bit as the fizziness fizzes. Weakly sweet. Finish is rather weak raspberry seed. Overall it’s fairly refreshing. Likely to be good around the pool.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
argo0 (11913) - Washington DC, USA - MAR 24, 2006
(12oz bottle) Lightly hazed amber body with medium off-white head. Aroma is medium sweet, artificial berry, some tin (that fades as it warms), cereal. Taste is medium sweet, artificial berry, light metallic. Light-medium body with some syrup.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Theydon_Bois (11643) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 1, 2013
Can at Stouts NYC - for the state tick (in writing), 23/11/13. Hazed dark amber with light reddish hues and a thin off white pond/edgework. Nose is raspeberry forward, sugars, caramel, malty, straw. Taste comprises sweet raspeberry syrup, lightly toasted malts, wheat, sugars. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, crisp finish. Refreshing for what it is I guess - BBQ summer beer perhaps but one would be enough - sweet sweet sweet !

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Tmoney99 (11614) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 27, 2005
Bottle. Poured cloudy amber with small rocky head. Aroma was wheat with sweet fruit tone and the flavor was much the same with sweet finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcwattsrugger (11348) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - NOV 27, 2006
GBof A PA-on tap-pours an off white/purple tint head and hazy gold color. Aroma is fruity, grassy. Taste is raspberry, grassy, wheat. OK carbonation.


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