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Purple Haze - Abita Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
75
okay

2,564 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 2,564
Reviews: 715
rAvg: 3.25
pDev: 20.31%
Wants: 55
Gots: 249 | 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%

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3.3/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Tasting note from 4/11/12
Poured from 12 oz bottle into shaker pint glass.
A: Pours a slightly hazy (but fairly clear) pink lemonade hue with a thin white head that quickly disappears.
S: Strong raspberry aroma with a hint of soft wheat...fairly straight-forward.
T: Follows aroma to a T.
M: Thin and watery. Very light body.
D: A very average fruit beer. Not complex. Decent sessionability due to its low ABV.

mwilbur, Apr 15, 2012
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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.

ehammond1, Apr 03, 2012
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Purple Haze from Abita Brewing Co.
75 out of 100 based on 2,564 ratings.