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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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1.7
wombat23 (1362) - Texas, USA - DEC 31, 2015
Shared 12 oz. bottle. Cloudy gold color with minimal white head. Dark sediment floating around in the glass which slowly settles at the bottom. Presumably raspberry pulp, at least that is the hope! Faint aroma of red berries and not much else. Taste might be simulated by filling half a glass with a low quality wheat beer, adding an equal portion of murky swamp water, and then mixing in the pulp/juice of one-eighth of one raspberry. Weak wheat and weak raspberry profiles. Not good.

2.3
darbeer75 (887) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - DEC 31, 2015
Aroma: strong raspberry scent with grape juice undertones; I’m scared; Appearance: hazy straw with thin head that disappears quickly; Taste: not as fruity as the smell; mostly getting lager taste, like a Bud with some fruit mixed in; Palate: light-medium body with medium carbonation; Overall; not as bad as I remembered/feared, but definitely not good. Will not get again.

2.5
themightylazza (108) - - DEC 31, 2015
Pale pink fruit beer with an intense fruity aroma, a light raspberry flavour, very weak and watery, no finish to speak of. Someone buy these guys a plane ticket to Belgium.

2.5
Aggiebob (1096) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - DEC 15, 2015
Bottle. It poured a hazy reddish gold with virtually no head. The nose was of stale bread and fruit. The taste was sweet with a tart finish.

4.1
Sirmixsomewhat (266) - Paoli, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 10, 2015
The most recognizable thing about this beer is how smooth it finishes. It tastes sweet and smells like vanilla, but it drinks so easily that it can be consumed in big gulps to really enjoy all of its flavor at once.

3.5
Daesposi (14) - Wheaton, Illinois, USA - DEC 4, 2015
Was much different than my usual stouts but I enjoyed it for sure. I appreciate the raspberries pulp in this wheat bear. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
altonbrownd (5898) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - NOV 22, 2015
Bottle from Cork 57. Nce orange body with medium head. Nose is sweet, fruity of raspberries. Taste is also fruits, raspberries up front and maltier later. Sweet finish. Creamy texture. Okay.

3.1
tomer (3457) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - NOV 4, 2015
Bottle, stable quite dense bubbly head, cloudy deep pink to light red color, enticing aroma of fresh raspberries, same raspberries in the flavor with wood and cardbord. Nice but quite simple.

3.3
mzaar (3380) - Varberg, SWEDEN - OCT 24, 2015
Fat @ Beer Sellar, Nashville. Dimmigt rödgul med ett medelstort vitt skum. Dofter av viol och örter. Smakinslag av viol, smultron, gräs och örter. Torr munkänsla. Väldigt abrupt och kort avslutning.

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gnoff (10224) - 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.


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