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Purple Haze - Abita Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
74
okay

2,312 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 2,312
Reviews: 706
rAvg: 3.24
pDev: 20.06%
Wants: 47
Gots: 136 | 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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Brittmb29

Florida

3.53/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On-tap at World of Beer Coconut Creek, FL

Usually can't drink more than one fruity beer so when i saw this on tap and wanted my last beer i order this:

A- golden w/ haze but with a pinkish/red tinge, served in a pint.

S- unimpressive, no wheat beer aroma only slight smell of fruity sweet raspberry.

T- smooth balanced taste, wheat beer flavor w/ some grainy hints of corn. raspberry comes through mid sip, slightly sweet but not overbearing cut by slight tart and then alcohol. very good beer to serve as a vessel for raspberry, wheat beer aspect doesn't shine thru as much.

M- light body, not watery. no sweet clinging aftertaste and good carbonation.

D- while i could probably drink a couple of these in a night (or afternoon) I wouldn't go for this beer back to back. It's a bit too sweet for me to drink as a session beer but a nice end, or start to the night.

Serving type: on-tap

06-03-2011 14:32:49 | More by Brittmb29
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A - Clear peach with some light purple at the top. Meager head but good retention throughout. Nice lacing.

S - Raspberry, malt, light grain.

T - Raspberries and some hops up front. Malty middle ends with a tart twang. No cloying aftertaste.

M - Light

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Purple Haze from Abita Brewing Co.
74 out of 100 based on 2,312 ratings.