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Purple Haze - Abita Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
74
okay

2,349 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 2,349
Reviews: 706
rAvg: 3.24
pDev: 20.06%
Wants: 47
Gots: 152 | 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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jaxray8

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

04-05-2012 15:11:38 | More by jaxray8
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ehammond1


3.05/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

On Tap

Players Sports Bar
San Marcos, CA

Hazy light pink with a very small light pink head that leaves lots of stick down the glass.

The aroma is of wheat and mild raspberry. Nothing special, but nothing off-putting.

The flavor is similar to the aroma. A low level of bitterness, wheat and simple grain, and mild raspberry. I think they hit what they were striving for, they just weren't shooting very high.

Thin to medium bodied with high carbonation.

An average, fruity, wheat beer.

Serving type: on-tap

04-03-2012 04:24:07 | More by ehammond1
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Mudawg

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +15.7%

04-03-2012 02:14:56 | More by Mudawg
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AlphaKing414

Wisconsin

2.5/5  rDev -22.8%

04-02-2012 05:39:10 | More by AlphaKing414
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WillKirkland


4.25/5  rDev +31.2%

04-02-2012 00:47:20 | More by WillKirkland
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mlhenson

Alabama

2/5  rDev -38.3%

04-01-2012 18:02:19 | More by mlhenson
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Gregwa

Massachusetts

2.25/5  rDev -30.6%

03-31-2012 15:50:45 | More by Gregwa
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DaveD56


3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

03-30-2012 01:02:13 | More by DaveD56
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Flitterwing


3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

03-29-2012 04:02:37 | More by Flitterwing
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mbs11

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +8%

03-29-2012 03:07:21 | More by mbs11
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alexsergio

New York

3/5  rDev -7.4%

03-29-2012 00:43:23 | More by alexsergio
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ParraPalliative


3/5  rDev -7.4%

03-29-2012 00:32:28 | More by ParraPalliative
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icanhasb33r

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +54.3%

03-27-2012 20:35:16 | More by icanhasb33r
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rmank

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +15.7%

03-26-2012 17:30:11 | More by rmank
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Melissaw1126


3.5/5  rDev +8%

03-26-2012 02:12:20 | More by Melissaw1126
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VonZipper

New York

3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

03-25-2012 17:58:42 | More by VonZipper
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dspencer714


2/5  rDev -38.3%

03-25-2012 16:55:26 | More by dspencer714
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Beerchaeology

New York

1.75/5  rDev -46%

03-24-2012 16:27:38 | More by Beerchaeology
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szmnnl99

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

03-24-2012 14:14:06 | More by szmnnl99
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Sailracer


1/5  rDev -69.1%

03-24-2012 13:40:47 | More by Sailracer
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leansean88

New York

3/5  rDev -7.4%

03-24-2012 04:19:59 | More by leansean88
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mpcrump

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: hazy light gold with some pink hues. Good white head. Decent carbonation.

S: Definite rasberries. Not overly strong but a good presence. Wheat, malts, and other grains. Interesting smell combination with the fruit and grans.

T: The berries can be tasted up front with some malts. Despite the fruit it isn't very tart and only lightly sweet. Finishes with biscuits.

M: Good carbonation. Light to medium refreshing mouthfeel.

O: Interesting combination of smells and tastes. Good summer beer.

Serving type: bottle

03-24-2012 03:19:58 | More by mpcrump
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WesM63

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -15.1%

03-24-2012 02:10:33 | More by WesM63
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inmytree123

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +15.7%

03-24-2012 00:10:15 | More by inmytree123
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VncentLIFE

North Carolina

2.93/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

On tap at Carolina Ale House in Durham. I thought Id give it another try after the horrendous bottle a whole ago. Pour is slightly darker than usual. Smell has raspberries everywhere. Thats all I get. One-sided, but not the worst thing ever.

Initially, the taste was amazing. Sweet raspberries are upfront, but then they fade to the dirty flavors that Ive come to hate with American Wheat Pale Ales. Its almost like BL, Bud Heavy, and MGD. It does so well, then it loses it when those awful flavors come through. Wish they didnt have it, because it would be in the realm of Leinenkugel's Sunset Wheat, good in context.

Serving type: on-tap

03-23-2012 21:21:57 | More by VncentLIFE
Purple Haze from Abita Brewing Co.
74 out of 100 based on 2,349 ratings.