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Purple Haze - Abita Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
74
okay

2,135 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2135
Reviews: 696
rAvg: 3.23
pDev: 20.43%


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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foXXtail

Ohio

2.78/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

I admit, I was drawn to it because my favorite color is purple, my favorite beers are wheats, and my favorite fruit is raspberry. However, this beer fell far short of my expectations.

It was pretty to look at. It had a lovely amber color that was ever so slightly tinged with purple. The effect was almost iridescent. It was quite opaque, as one would expect. The scent was quite slight, and I had to inhale deeply to detect any smell at all. What I did get was feint raspberry.

The taste was quite weak. There was a slight raspberry front that fades in and out through out the beer’s trip across the tongue. A nutty hop finish hits strongly at the end, and a sleight hop taste is present throughout. Although very effervescent, the beer is on the thin side. All in all, a rather hum drum experience.

Serving type: bottle

01-26-2005 19:20:41 | More by foXXtail
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Purple Haze from Abita Brewing Co.
74 out of 100 based on 2,135 ratings.