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Purple Haze - Abita Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
75
okay

2,683 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 2,683
Reviews: 722
rAvg: 3.25
pDev: 20.31%
Wants: 62
Gots: 306 | 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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Photo of sarahfrancesca
2.75/5  rDev -15.4%

sarahfrancesca, Feb 25, 2014
Photo of Flounder57
3.33/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

12 oz bottle was poured into a pilsner glass.

Appearance: Thus beer had a one finger head that reduced to a thin layer. It is a hazy orange brew with no vision of bubbles coming up through the glass. Spotty laving as the beer was drank.

Smell: Bready wheat malts, sweet raspberry, and a little yeastiness. Not really much else going on.

Taste: Wheaty sweet raspberries and then everything fizzles out. A little bitterness in the rear.

Mouthfeel: Chewy, refreshing, medium to full bodied, and medium carbonation.

Overall: This could be a nice summer drink. Not for me, but good to try out. Enjoyable brew and easy to drink.

Flounder57, Feb 25, 2014
Photo of drdiesel9483
3/5  rDev -7.7%

drdiesel9483, Feb 24, 2014
Photo of cavemanlawyer1999
4/5  rDev +23.1%

cavemanlawyer1999, Feb 24, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -15.4%

kevintaraross, Feb 23, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev 0%

Billquirk, Feb 23, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -15.4%

Joestradamus91, Feb 23, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev 0%

RoyFokker, Feb 22, 2014
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3.2/5  rDev -1.5%

BeenTired, Feb 22, 2014
Photo of vette2006c5r
2.88/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Purple Haze pours a darker reddish color with not much head. There is an aroma with a pale wheat note, and a strange sweetness. The taste is much the same, pale wheat undertones, with a weird strange out of place sweetness from the raspberries. Awkward flavors, and rather too fizzy. Overall its light, fizzy, and way to sweet, and the flavors don't mix that well.

vette2006c5r, Feb 22, 2014
Photo of foghornleghorn22
4.75/5  rDev +46.2%

foghornleghorn22, Feb 21, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -30.8%

pep, Feb 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

AMarkle6524, Feb 21, 2014
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3/5  rDev -7.7%

DerrickW, Feb 21, 2014
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3/5  rDev -7.7%

scootercrabb, Feb 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +23.1%

OldCandy, Feb 19, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -15.4%

Mcwill51, Feb 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

DrewBoll82, Feb 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +30.8%

mikepcarney, Feb 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +23.1%

wwest, Feb 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +15.4%

astronautjones, Feb 13, 2014
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3/5  rDev -7.7%

nickdank, Feb 13, 2014
Photo of Retroman40
3.33/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Bottle poured into a pint glass.

A - Pours out a hazy, yellow color with a slight almost pinkish tint. Head retreats to a lasting lace.

S - Fruit and cooked grains.

T - Definite raspberry flavor with malt undertones.

M - Very tangy on the tongue with a sweet finish.

O - For what it is it's a decent beer. I could see drinking these on a hot summer day while working outside.

Retroman40, Feb 12, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -30.8%

emakings, Feb 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Goldndomer, Feb 10, 2014
Purple Haze from Abita Brewing Co.
75 out of 100 based on 2,683 ratings.