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RATINGS: 1344   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.59/5   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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2.8
hobyjack (4) - Baden, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 13, 2004 does not count
I had this on my honeymoon in N. O. It seemed like an interesting beer but not much taste. The other Abita’s are far better.

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cAPSLOCK (156) - Dallas, Texas, USA - NOV 7, 2004
Man.. it’s drinkable, but overall it just seems to me like someone melted a popsicle in a coors... So-so.

1.9
00cobraR (1103) - Greensboro, North Carolina, USA - OCT 30, 2004
This is a cloudy brew with a purple tint to it. Has a raspberry flavor to it and is really nothing special. Over all not a very good brew.

2
ross (2146) - weddington, North Carolina, USA - OCT 30, 2004
taste like raspberries, not very good. pours out not like anything i would have expected given the fact that its a fruit beer. it looks similar to a hefe. alright, but not what i was anticipating (if anything). sampled at brewgrass 04 on draught.

1.4
CBCPaleAle (73) - Ohio, USA - OCT 27, 2004
Yuck. I had to try it being a turbo dog fan, but pretty unimpressive attempt by Abita here. A little too fruity for me. Aftertaste led me to get through this one in as few drinks as possible.

2.7
tobias (208) - West Chester, Ohio, USA - OCT 26, 2004
draft at saucer: very little aroma hints of raspberry. the pour was golden with hints of pink. the taste was sweet raspberry some maltiness slightly tart. overy all not that bad but i am not really into fruit beers.

3.4
Jine (903) - Nutley, New Jersey, USA - OCT 22, 2004
A nice little wheat beer, with the raspberries and all....but...really wheres the raspberries? I love raspberries and I just didn’t really find them in this beer...I don’t want an overwhelming artifical raspberry taste, but at least something palpable

3.1
TheFnTexan (14) - Texas, USA - OCT 4, 2004
Enjoyable wheat beer with a smooth, pleasant taste. The fruit taste isn’t overdone, and the beer is very pretty when poured.

1.6
punkeedo (498) - Covington, Louisiana, USA - OCT 2, 2004
Man, this stuff is pretty freakin’ awful. It smells and tastes like grape soda or something similary to it. Definitely doesn’t taste like a good beer. Stay the heck away from this stuff.

2.9
Jazzy (11) - San Francisco, California, USA - SEP 30, 2004
Well , being originally from New Orleans I tend to want to defend this beer, b/c i’ve been to their brewery and know people that have worked there, but alas, I agree with the folks in this list... It is a bit of a let down b/c: Yes, it is a little flat. Yes, the berry flavor is too subtle (would rather be drinking a fruit soda pop), Yes, the label is better than the taste. Yes, the finsih has alot to be desired. In conclusion: Get Turbo Dog, for one last try for a decent Abita Brewery Beer. Maybe if everyone sends them our comments, they’ll work on the recipe and improve it... LOL


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