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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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Ranz

Texas

1.75/5  rDev -46%

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HangingJohnny

Florida

3/5  rDev -7.4%

05-15-2012 22:17:54 | More by HangingJohnny
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PeteRiz

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

05-15-2012 20:42:34 | More by PeteRiz
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beertunes

Washington

3.58/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I happened to notice recently that I'd never done a review of this long time favorite. Then a few days later, I saw bottles at a local store. Yes! Time to tick this one! Poured int straight pint glass. The beer poured a medium gold color, with a definite reddish-puple tint. The beer had just a very thin ring of off-white head that had no retention or lacing.

The aroma is certainly raspberry forward, with some grainy malts showing up underneath. The taste is pretty much the same, a basic "beer" taste with the fruit being upfront, without being overpowering or cloying.

The body is good, smooth, easy, clean, and nicely carbonated, but as sticky-sweet as you might expect. Drinkability is very good to excellent, you could, and I have, drink these all day long on a sunny summers day. Overall, a very nice brew when your in the mood for a light, refreshing brew. Worth your time.

Serving type: bottle

05-15-2012 18:09:53 | More by beertunes
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TampaHefeMan

Florida

3/5  rDev -7.4%

05-14-2012 22:01:01 | More by TampaHefeMan
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3.5/5  rDev +8%

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4.5/5  rDev +38.9%

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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +23.5%

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British Columbia (Canada)

3/5  rDev -7.4%

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Indiana

3.5/5  rDev +8%

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3/5  rDev -7.4%

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Illinois

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3/5  rDev -7.4%

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GeoffreyM

Pennsylvania

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05-04-2012 14:36:50 | More by GeoffreyM
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3.5/5  rDev +8%

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New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -22.8%

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Georgia

3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

05-02-2012 06:04:03 | More by dejrrma
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Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +8%

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4/5  rDev +23.5%

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Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

04-29-2012 22:17:14 | More by IPAchris
Purple Haze from Abita Brewing Co.
74 out of 100 based on 2,364 ratings.