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Purple Haze - Abita Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
75
okay

2,521 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 2,521
Reviews: 712
rAvg: 3.25
pDev: 20.31%
Wants: 55
Gots: 225 | 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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3.5/5  rDev +7.7%
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.

mpcrump, Mar 24, 2012
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2.93/5  rDev -9.8%
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.

VncentLIFE, Mar 23, 2012
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Purple Haze from Abita Brewing Co.
75 out of 100 based on 2,521 ratings.