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RATINGS: 1264   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.


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2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Shanebrews (210) - Texas, USA - APR 2, 2013
This is essentially a wine cooler. The aroma is is medicinal with a hint of tart, under-ripened fruit. The appearance is reminiscent of a V-8 splash, a bit pulpy and sort of a cloudy juice color. The malt gives more wheat character than anything else, with the thin crispness of the berries at the end. I find the body much to light to support the fruitiness of the beer. Overall, better than Shock Top Raspberry but not something I will buy again.


3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrMeadMan (34) - Amesbury, Massachusetts, USA - APR 1, 2015
Great aroma of raspberries with a hue to match, just lightly red. A little thin but to be expected from a 4.2%ABV beer. Refreshing!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chinchill (2558) - 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)

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AlexCorleone (8) - 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.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
willisread (407) - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fooj (23) - 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

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kraddel (4259) - 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

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
jlioi (22) - - 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.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
adamnowek (455) - 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.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
eruizgarcia (238) - - 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

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Sevenlee (1505) - 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.


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