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Purple Haze - Abita Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
75
okay

2,735 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 2,735
Reviews: 731
rAvg: 3.25
pDev: 20.62%
Wants: 65
Gots: 326 | 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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3.58/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle, with best by date on the neck.

appears hazy golden color with slight purple hue. head is paper white as snow. fruit aroma is subdued -- the raspberry is there, but not massive like a Framboise Lambic.

taste is pale malt, wheat, raspberry. fresh tasting, doesn't taste artificial. medium body, lower carbonation than expected.

overall - a pretty good fruit beer.

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3.25/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This beer pours a murky golden color with a slight pinkish hue. There is a decent amount of foamy white head that leaves a small amount of lacing behind.

This beer smells really good, its dominantly fruity but there is still a wheaty bready smell undernearth.

Flavor wise its a pretty crisp and sweet beer. You can taste the fruit juice and the rest of the beer, I kind of like that aspect of it. The fruit juice comes in near the end and it has a sort of dry finish. I don't really like the amount of carbonation it has but its not too bad. Theres no distinctive hop or malt character though.

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Purple Haze from Abita Brewing Co.
75 out of 100 based on 2,735 ratings.