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RATINGS: 1282   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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2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
bockimstein (167) - New Madrid, Missouri, USA - DEC 29, 2011
Pours golden with slight purplish coloration and small white head. You can smell the raspberries, although it is very faint, more grain that fruit. Sweet with the fruit, not over powering. Maybe one or two on a hot summer day.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beer_rookie (119) - Arkansas, USA - JUL 5, 2015
Pours a super thick purple head. Just kidding Itís a regular thick head. Amber cloudy color. It looks like wheat beer.

Smells of raspebrries. Not overwhelming. Not artificial. At least itís not so strong that it smells artificial. I donít really smell any malt, but I can smell some hops. It smells inviting.

Flavor is raspberry. Itís not artificial. Itís slightly tart. I think itís natural raspberry. Itís smells more hoppy than it tastes. Other than the raspberry taste, itís not great.

Mouthfeel is pretty light. Itís slightly bitter. It finishes clean, no aftertaste. Itís very dry.

Overall, itís okay. I think they could have maybe sweetened it a little bit to make the flavor less tart. Or, they could have gone in the other direction and given it a little more hoppy taste. But it is what it is, and itís pretty good. Not one that I would buy again, not because I donít like it. But because Iím not wowed.

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hank37 (177) - banksia grove, AUSTRALIA - JUN 30, 2015
Pours a hazy golden with thin white head. Cut straw and raspberry on the nose. Slight citrus with a dominating raspberry hit and some earthy after tones. Nope.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AshtonMcCobb (3780) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 28, 2015
Bottle from Appellation Wines. Appearance - cloudy red orange with a decent head. Nose - raspberries, light malt and a touch of caramel. Taste - more raspberries, sweet malt. Palate - light to medium bodied with a creamy texture and a fairly good finish. Overall - yeah quite pleasant.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
climberbob (266) - Virginia, USA - JUN 25, 2015
Bottle into Pilsner glass. Hazy copper w a faint raspberry tinge in the beer and the head. Noticeable raspberry aroma and taste but not overpowering. More tart than sweet which is good. Some additional floral and hay notes but very much in the background. Much better than some fruit beers. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pumpkin87 (118) - - JUN 22, 2015
Pours hazy golden peach tone with small white head. Nose is wheat, berries, yeast. Less sweet than expected, the palate is cereal with tart berries, well balanced. The body is somewhat thin. This makes a nice change of pace on a hot day without demanding attention.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
FestDecBeet (412) - - MAY 16, 2015
Not as much raspberry as I expected. Ok beer. Would like to see it in a wheat ale.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
PlinyDad1952 (103) - - JUN 14, 2015
COOL NAME THIS BEERS AND I LIKE SANTANA; AND I THINK THE LABLE LOOKS COOL TO. I DONT LIKE FRUIT BEERS BUT THIS WONE TASTED GOOD. STILL HAVE BEER FLAYVER NOT TO MUCH RAZBERRY OR PURPLE TASTE IN IT. PURPLE HAZE BRINGS ME BACK TOO WOODSíTOCK ; OR THE GOOD OLD DOG DAYS LIKE I LIKE TO CALL IT. LET ME TELL YOU WE HAD SOME CRAZEY TIMES THEN DRUNK WISKEY LONG LONG BEFORE I FOUND CRAFT BEERS (OUVIUSLY BEFORE PLINY WAS INVENTED ((ITS THE BEST BEERIN THE EARTH) BUTT PURPLE HAZE IS GOOD. I CAN CARE LESS TOO DRINK THIS ONE. 2 THUMBS UP

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Austin_Ripper (50) - Iowa, USA - JUN 23, 2015
Pours a cloudy (hazy) amber color. Smells like raspberries and wheat. Taste is a watered down wheat beer with raspberries. Nothing to get excited about, but definatley not a 15 like the overall rating would lead you to believe.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Larry_Duffman (67) - - JUN 10, 2015
It pours a strange purple color with a white head. The aroma was fruity. The taste is fruit and grain. It was pretty refreshing. Itís a good summer beer.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Ngejo (553) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - JUN 17, 2015
Bottle. Hazy, amber, minimal head, white foam, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, light body, thin feel, soft carbonation, & astringent finish.


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