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Purple Haze - Abita Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
74
okay

2,342 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 2,342
Reviews: 706
rAvg: 3.24
pDev: 20.06%
Wants: 48
Gots: 150 | 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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JHarris1717

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +15.7%

06-01-2012 21:11:50 | More by JHarris1717
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bootsdomino

Wisconsin

2.75/5  rDev -15.1%

05-31-2012 22:15:07 | More by bootsdomino
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lansdowne24

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -22.8%

05-31-2012 00:26:30 | More by lansdowne24
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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.45/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to woodychandler for this beer. Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has an amberish color wiith a 1/2 inch head. Smell is sour, berries. Taste is tart, lots of berries, a bit of grains and malts. Feels light in the mouth and overall is an easy drinking and enjoyable beer.

Serving type: can

05-30-2012 18:43:40 | More by tone77
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nheinzie57

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +15.7%

05-30-2012 16:11:59 | More by nheinzie57
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wakajawaka76

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

05-30-2012 15:50:56 | More by wakajawaka76
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TheResidentialOP

Louisiana

1.25/5  rDev -61.4%

05-29-2012 23:40:48 | More by TheResidentialOP
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BeerMeBrah

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +8%

05-29-2012 04:24:58 | More by BeerMeBrah
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gbrill

Arizona

3/5  rDev -7.4%

05-29-2012 01:25:50 | More by gbrill
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aflies

Arizona

3/5  rDev -7.4%

05-29-2012 00:15:01 | More by aflies
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woodychandler

Pennsylvania

3.48/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

I CAN't believe that I am only the second person to review this from a CAN! Memorial Day 2012 rolls on!

The head was still a pinkish-white, but retention was much lower in this case. Color was a deeper reddish-amber, but not as hazy as from a bottle. Nose was still filled with raspberry, but not as cloying as from a bottle. Mouthfeel was about the same - slightly on the thin side. The taste was not as prevalent as from a bottle, more muted. Finish also lacked some of the oomph that the bottle imparted. Bottom line: if somewhere that both are available, go for bottle or draft, but if hiking, camping, going to the beach, reach for the CANned version. That, or if they begin putting fresh puree in CANs, then it will render the point moot.

Serving type: can

05-28-2012 19:19:56 | More by woodychandler
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BlurryVisi0n

New York

2.8/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Served in a pint glass. 

Appearance: straight amber, head was thick at first thanks to the bartender. White head rose to maybe a full inch, drifting to ad settling to nothing.

Smell: smells uh a little like candy if you ask me, 

Taste: little sour, no its not my first time having this but it's like a sweet sour that is light of the hop taste but sweet and sour.

Mouth: medium but not too sticking.

Overall: I bought a pint just to review it and honestly not worth my time nor yours. It looks good taste maybe alright but I have had much better from Abita not to mention better "fruit" beers. Salud!

Serving type: on-tap

05-28-2012 05:59:27 | More by BlurryVisi0n
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DeirdreE


3/5  rDev -7.4%

05-27-2012 22:55:07 | More by DeirdreE
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kynap55

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +31.2%

05-25-2012 23:36:53 | More by kynap55
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BigRob329

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +8%

05-25-2012 03:33:47 | More by BigRob329
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Punkrckr281

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -7.4%

05-24-2012 15:16:37 | More by Punkrckr281
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Jude


2.75/5  rDev -15.1%

05-24-2012 04:00:55 | More by Jude
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ccozzi

Illinois

2/5  rDev -38.3%

05-23-2012 02:17:03 | More by ccozzi
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Jmick28

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev +15.7%

05-22-2012 23:07:43 | More by Jmick28
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ACorts


4/5  rDev +23.5%

05-21-2012 19:49:56 | More by ACorts
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touchet20

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +38.9%

05-20-2012 04:15:08 | More by touchet20
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lauries444

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +23.5%

05-20-2012 03:10:19 | More by lauries444
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rah1734bones


4/5  rDev +23.5%

05-20-2012 02:42:44 | More by rah1734bones
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ksiazewski

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +38.9%

05-19-2012 03:34:57 | More by ksiazewski
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John_R_Strayer

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +46.6%

05-18-2012 04:14:53 | More by John_R_Strayer
Purple Haze from Abita Brewing Co.
74 out of 100 based on 2,342 ratings.