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Purple Haze - Abita Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
74
okay

2,479 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 2,479
Reviews: 711
rAvg: 3.24
pDev: 20.37%
Wants: 51
Gots: 206 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Abita Brewing Co. visit their website
Louisiana, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Purple Haze is a crisp, American style wheat beer with raspberry puree added after filtration. Therefore, you may see raspberry pulp in the beer. The raspberries provide the lager with a subtle purple coloration and haze, a fruity aroma, and a tartly sweet taste.

13 IBU

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 10-19-2001)
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kybeerdrinker

Kentucky

2.75/5  rDev -15.1%

09-02-2014 02:13:53 | More by kybeerdrinker
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bongobeer

Alabama

3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

09-02-2014 00:58:57 | More by bongobeer
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dcerdman


3.5/5  rDev +8%

09-01-2014 16:39:09 | More by dcerdman
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LutherBrau

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

09-01-2014 14:07:00 | More by LutherBrau
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dawardster

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +15.7%

09-01-2014 09:23:04 | More by dawardster
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malfunxion

New York

2.75/5  rDev -15.1%

09-01-2014 06:20:28 | More by malfunxion
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Capronct

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +8%

09-01-2014 02:41:57 | More by Capronct
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SkywardJ

New York

3.8/5  rDev +17.3%

A-light amber, thin.
S-Raspberries,sucrose, malts,
T- smooth malts, slighty tart raspberry finish.
P - pairs best with adventurea in Bonton and Sookie Stackhouses' Fae alternate reality.

08-31-2014 23:09:35 | More by SkywardJ
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BuzzFee

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +31.2%

08-31-2014 19:24:44 | More by BuzzFee
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Mopey82


5/5  rDev +54.3%

08-31-2014 02:47:56 | More by Mopey82
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BarrelAgedG

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

08-31-2014 02:05:27 | More by BarrelAgedG
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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.15/5  rDev -2.8%

Served in a Dogfish Head shaped pint glass.

And I'm listening to "All Along the Watchtower"... Anyway, this stuff pours a mostly clear brass topped by a finger of off-white foam. The nose comprises dry wheat, raspberry syrup, and a touch of corn. The taste leads with the corn before immediately getting blindsided by the very artificial-tasting raspberry syrup. Then everything returns to a bland corn-y situation. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a fluid feel. Overall, this beer ain't my jam (no raspberry pun intended), what with the artificial taste and one-sad-note offering. It's not horrible, but I'll likely never drink one again.

08-30-2014 23:11:55 | More by TMoney2591
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WhiteHillsStore

Connecticut

3.45/5  rDev +6.5%

What I would call a nice after dinner beer. The pour is dark red/purple with an off white head. The smell is full of berries, specifically raspberry. The taste is similar although a little more reserved. Very sweet which made it a bit hard to pair with most food besides deserts though. Overall a very nice beer.

08-30-2014 13:12:59 | More by WhiteHillsStore
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MonkeyBread

Nevada

2.75/5  rDev -15.1%

08-30-2014 04:01:45 | More by MonkeyBread
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Texasfan549

Texas

2.8/5  rDev -13.6%

08-30-2014 00:58:31 | More by Texasfan549
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Deezwart

New Jersey

3.24/5  rDev 0%

08-29-2014 22:41:24 | More by Deezwart
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joeyloyer

New York

4/5  rDev +23.5%

08-29-2014 16:24:44 | More by joeyloyer
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JuicesFlowing

Kansas

3.7/5  rDev +14.2%

Poured into a shaker pint glass.

Look: Fairly clear copper colored body with a foamy white head that retains well. Some soapy lines of lacing.

Aroma: Malt sweetness blended with a raspberry puree aroma.

Taste: Very malty and smooth, just enough raspberry notes to make it what it says it is, and thankfully not too cloying.

Mouthfeel: Smooth and creamy.

Overall: Not outstanding, but good by my standards.

08-29-2014 02:18:10 | More by JuicesFlowing
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Benh777


3.04/5  rDev -6.2%

08-28-2014 01:56:56 | More by Benh777
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misternebbie

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -38.3%

08-28-2014 01:56:51 | More by misternebbie
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RAC81

Oklahoma

3.24/5  rDev 0%

08-27-2014 23:01:09 | More by RAC81
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Keb7816

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +38.9%

08-27-2014 04:51:04 | More by Keb7816
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automattic

Louisiana

4.51/5  rDev +39.2%

08-27-2014 03:42:18 | More by automattic
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Glenney67

New Hampshire

2.25/5  rDev -30.6%

08-27-2014 01:40:36 | More by Glenney67
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Allesanda

Louisiana

5/5  rDev +54.3%

08-26-2014 04:55:01 | More by Allesanda
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Purple Haze from Abita Brewing Co.
74 out of 100 based on 2,479 ratings.