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Abita Select Triple Haze - Abita Brewing Co.

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27 Ratings
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Ratings: 27
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.32
pDev: 16.27%
Wants: 0
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Abita Brewing Co. visit their website
Louisiana, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our Triple Haze is a take off of one of our most popular year round offerings, Purple Haze. It is a strong golden lager made with malted barley and wheat. Despite being strong (8% ABV) it is still light in color. It is hopped with German Perle hops to give the beer a delicate hop flavor. After filtering the beer, a generous amount of fresh raspberry puree is added. Because we use real fruit you may see raspberry pulp in the beer. This gives the beer a tartly sweet taste and aroma, as well as a bright purple color and haze.

22 IBU

(Beer added by: EgadBananas on 03-20-2011)
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ChainGangGuy

Georgia

2.35/5  rDev -29.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 2

Appearance: Arrived at the table a dullish toned, reddish-hued body with a fine, white head.

Smell: Aroma provides mild raspberry, light booze, with indeterminate sweet hints. It's subtle and restrained, like a cat waiting patiently around the corner to pounce on your unsuspecting feets.

Taste: Light upfront, understated touches of pale malts and wheat with a middling sweetness to it. Quickly, it pushes the sweetness a bit more as a taste of ground-up fruit-flavored chewable tablets for poor, sick children takes over the flavor alongside a vein of booziness. TheLibrarianGirl likened it to taking a swig of her plumeria-scented body wash. I can see that, too. Finishes the same.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation.

Overall: I really didn't enjoy this one, though, I'll admit I had some modest hopes for it. If Purple Haze is like the film Troll, this would make Triple Haze Troll 2.

Serving type: on-tap

05-25-2011 15:43:22 | More by ChainGangGuy
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Abita Select Triple Haze from Abita Brewing Co.
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