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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.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhunter111 (9865) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 24, 2014
Orangegelbes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch fruchtig, leicht nach Himbeere, Melone, Geschmack sehr fruchtig nach Himbeere, etwas künstlich süß.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hopdog (9588) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 19, 2004
On tap. Poured a cloudy golden color with a small head. Nothing too special - aroma and tastes of raspberries and wheat. Light and bland tasting. I’ll pass on this in the future.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
GT2 (9241) - San Diego County, California, USA - SEP 19, 2009
Bottle. Looks and smells like a pale lager. Aroma is not raspberries, rather is pretty much the same grainy, corn notes typical of macros. Taste is similar plus an addition of artificial raspberry syrup. Very one-sided, boring, unimpressive.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DJMonarch (9162) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 13, 2006
Barrel Draught from the jug at the GABF, Colorado Convention Center 01/10/2005 Light yellow coloured with some hazy appearance. Fruity raspberry aroma and flavour. Dry finish.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dogbrick (9156) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 24, 2003
Pours a light and murky amber color with a medium off-white head. Decent lacing. Aroma is raspberries of course, but really nothing else. It might have something to do with the fact that I was building a deck in almost 90 degree temperatures, but I found this to be pretty easy to drink. Light bodied and very crisp, and fortunately the raspberry flavor is not as overwhelming as it is in other beers of this type. Clean finish. Nothing award-winning in my book but a passable summer beer.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
crossovert (8792) - Illinois, USA - JUN 25, 2013
Sweet flavor, raspberry jam and toast. Kind of medicinal, not a huge fan of this.

2.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
shrubber85 (8603) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - NOV 14, 2005
Bottle. Sweet raspberry malt aroma - a bit like the sweeter lambic framboise beers. Moderately cloudy - pinkish amber color with small head. Slightly sour, light raspberry malt flavor - really expected it to be sweeter from the aroma. Very little body. Pretty weak and bland.

1.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
3fourths (8493) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - FEB 23, 2003
Medium amber color, fairly murky due to all the yeast that was at the bottom of the bottle. Swirled the last bit about and poured it in, and the glass ends up with an interesting light brown speckled appearance. The aroma is horrid: very yeasty, but with undertones of Corona and a light raspberry smell. Feels very thin in the mouth, with some pale flavors of fruity cereal... so basically fruit and sugar.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Scopey (8454) - 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....

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DocLock (8376) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 5, 2004
Pours light yellow. Slight smell of berries. Tastes of slight berries, yeast, and citrus.


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