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Abita Select Triple Haze - Abita Brewing Co.

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Abita Select Triple HazeAbita Select Triple Haze

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Ratings: 20
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.29
pDev: 18.24%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | 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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New Jersey

3.45/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

This brew poured with a one finger, pure white head that dissipated slowly and left a tinge of lacing on the glass. The body was a cloudy orange with mild visible carbonation. On the nose, I got hints of raspberry with some wheat to it. On the taste, I definitely got a decent amount of raspberry, which is to be expected. What I didn’t expect was the bite that went along with it. It was almost like regular Purple Haze with more heat to it from the 8% ABV. The finished lingered with a boozy burn. Honestly, it’s not great. I prefer the regular version. I wouldn’t rush back to have it again.

Serving type: on-tap

09-16-2012 23:15:35 | More by mgironta
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3.15/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

On-tap 11/1/2011 at Doherty’s East Ave Irish Pub in Pawtucket, RI, served in a tulip glass.

A: The beer is a deep orange/amber color, with a large off-white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains a lot of raspberries along with light caramelized malts and a faint touch of hops.

T: The taste starts out with a strong tart raspberry flavors that remains dominant. The malt character is light and the hops presence is mild but there is a pretty decent balance for this type of beer. The after-taste is tart and slightly sweet.

M: Crisp and a little smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

D: Flavorful, goes down ok, not too filling, strong kick, decent representation of style, if you like the raspberry flavor this is a decent stronger beer to drink for a while.

Serving type: on-tap

11-06-2011 17:46:01 | More by TheManiacalOne
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3.08/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A: quarter finger head, murky and crimson color.

S: some dark fruit, mosty strawberry and raspberries

T: Caramel malts with mostly strawberry dark fruit flavor. I also got some lime and cherry notes.

M: moderate carbonation and medium body.

Overall: Its not too bad. It isn't up to par with others in this genre.

Serving type: on-tap

10-07-2011 01:05:57 | More by kylehay2004
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3.13/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

12 oz poured into an oversize wine glass

A: White head that quickly dissipates leaving a bubbly white ring around the edge. Body is extremely cloudy (hazey) with a glowing peach color.

S: A dominant, heavy tartness in the nose, smells like raspberries with an alcohol undertone. Smells like a lager.

T: Not over the top sweet, expecting more a sugary sweet taste. Taste like a watered down magic hat number 9.

M: A bubbly sensation takes over at the end which takes away from any exceptional flavors that might be in the beer.

O: Okay, nothing to brag about / recommend to others. Aphrodite from Ommegang would get a 10/10 for fruit beer, #9 6/10, this 3/10. :( And I like Andygator and Restoration so much, this not so much.

Serving type: on-tap

09-22-2011 20:36:37 | More by One2Remeber
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3.53/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Comes out of the tap a barely transparent honey golden with a fine-bubbled eggshell head. Strong, fruity aroma is mainly raspberry and has a malty undertone. Raspberry dominates the malty flavor, which has a yeasty hint. Smooth, edgy, fizzy texture leaves a nice raspberry finish.

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07-23-2011 15:58:06 | More by Cyberkedi
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2.35/5  rDev -28.6%
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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2.45/5  rDev -25.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

A - Cloudy pinkish hue, capped with a small white head, but leaving blanketing sheets of lace.

S - Light raspberry wheat beer aroma; fairly pleasant, if somewhat nondescript.

T - The flavor has a bit of a cheap boozy burn, and other than that tastes basically just like regular Purple Haze. Not a huge fan. It has a distinct malt liquor sensibility.

M - Thinner than medium, and softly carbonated.

O - This is not very good.

Serving type: on-tap

04-26-2011 19:47:48 | More by ktrillionaire
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3.13/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Pours a hazy, grapefruit color, either a lighter colored head and a bit of lacing.

Aroma is fruity sweet and not much else really. Maybe some b ready notes.

Taste is pretty much the same but sweet er and fruitier, and a hint ofheat.

Feel is creamy smooth, medium in body an nd a hair drying.

drink is ok. Better then regular purple haze, but if likely not seek it out.

Serving type: on-tap

03-20-2011 21:54:10 | More by EgadBananas
Abita Select Triple Haze from Abita Brewing Co.
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