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Purple Haze - Abita Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
74
okay

2,364 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 2,364
Reviews: 706
rAvg: 3.24
pDev: 20.06%
Wants: 51
Gots: 159 | 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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shapudding

Pennsylvania

2.05/5  rDev -36.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

Very pale yellow brown color, after the pour you see alot of big bubbled carbination. the head went into nothingness. You do not see alot of carbination while it is sitting in the glass. I catch mainly a citrus smell and flavor, but nothing really presents itself as overpowering. Heavy water taste with alot of carbination hitting your tongue, slight champagne memory-but maybe one that was hit with seltzer? Very light taste and feel, good for warm days or warm bars, beer gardens. Smooth but nothing that jumps at you with a main flavor, the raspberry seems like an afterthought, which is not a bad thing, but the beer itself does not have anything to compete.

Serving type: bottle

04-13-2004 00:36:03 | More by shapudding
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Purple Haze from Abita Brewing Co.
74 out of 100 based on 2,364 ratings.