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RATINGS: 1299   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.58/5   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopscotch (10265) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - AUG 18, 2003
Very light, hazy, straw-colored brew. Quickly dissipating, fizzy white head. The nose is of yeast, raspberries, banana and apricot. Lightly floral and interesting. Lightly malty flavor. Tangy with plenty of fresh raspberries and traces of fuzzy fruit. Well-balanced and fairly thin with a touch of honey. Light-bodied with a fizzy, dry mouthfeel. Very refreshing late Summer beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
adnielsen (10199) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 9, 2012
Bottle @ home. Hazy, orangish peach appearance with a cream colored head. Fairly rich raspberry syrup, well carbonated, light grainy skunk aroma. High, prickly carbonation. Fairly potent, yet dull raspberry flavor with notes of toasted grain, grass, and hay. Bleh.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
crossovert (10050) - Illinois, USA - JUN 25, 2013
Sweet flavor, raspberry jam and toast. Kind of medicinal, not a huge fan of this.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Scopey (10040) - 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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dogbrick (10019) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
shrubber85 (9464) - 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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
GT2 (9412) - Oceanside, 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DSG (9343) - Tel Aviv, - SEP 21, 2012
Bottle. Beer of the month club. 4.2%. Good-looking hazy orange-amber color with a medium white head. Nice aroma of fresh raspberries. Dry-ish flavor with light sweetness, a bit of graininess, a hint of cardboard, wheat, light tartness, some rapsberries and a drier finish with light bitterness. Rather light-bodied. Quite refreshing and better than I expected.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
gnoff (9190) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - OCT 18, 2015
Draught at Frankie’s Pizza, Sydney, on October 17, 2015.
Golden color, white head. Raspberry taste, sweet, fresh. Medium mouthfeel, low bitterness. Raspberry aftertaste. Fresh, raspberry, fruity scent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DJMonarch (9166) - 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.

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