Purple Haze | Abita Brewing Co.

Purple HazePurple Haze
BA SCORE
3.28/5
3,319 Ratings
Purple HazePurple Haze
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Abita Brewing Co.
Louisiana, United States
abita.com

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

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

Added by kbub6f on 10-19-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,034
Reviews:
814
Ratings:
3,319
pDev:
19.82%
Bros Score:
3.92
 
 
Wants:
118
Gots:
886
Trade:
1
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Photo of Skillet
3.78/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ALLMUCH
4.35/5  rDev +32.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DrewTheBrew
3.66/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mcfeem00
3.65/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Abita's Purple Haze is pretty good. I didn't throw any out.

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Photo of polloenfuego
3.39/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RyanKininger
3.21/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of idrinkwitbier
4.22/5  rDev +28.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

By far my FAVORITE Abita beer! Not fruity at all in taste, with just a subtle aroma of raspberry. It does not over power, and is very drinkable.

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Photo of briantullis1
3.98/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jack_H_91
3.38/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Hemogoblin
3.69/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Zaktcc
3.29/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Pacodog26
3.45/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Balatro47
4.26/5  rDev +29.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Slowjamcdub
3.9/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

The labeling with the purple haze guy with the face paint looks awesome unfortunately this beer does it taste as cool as the label look.

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Photo of jewellrunner
3.25/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Katseyz
4/5  rDev +22%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

How i survive hot Louisiana summers. Good with seafood and barbecue or sitting by the river people watching. I was doing this once in as small town off Lake Pontchartrain when a guy from the brewery bought me a round because I was drinking his beer.

Is that why I like it? Didn't hurt but it's probably more because its light and goes down easy on a hot afternoon.

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Photo of SynthetikReality95
4.62/5  rDev +40.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mattjp03
2.66/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of pat61
3.5/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

L: bright to brilliant purple tinted amber under a 1" lightly pink tinted white foam cap

S: Raspberry is the big aroma

T: raspberry dominates with some vegetable flavor in the background and a touch of raspberry tart in the finish. Malt flavors are medium and hop flavors and bitterness are low.

F: medium light bodied with medium carbonation

O: A little too close to a wine cooler for my tastes.

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Photo of DutchBungalow
3.24/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I enjoyed it but found the raspberry to be extremely light. The overall flavor was fine but nothing that blew my mind, maybe even a little bland. Had it out of the bottle, look and smell was up to par.

Overall glad I tried it but I don't see myself picking it up again any time soon.

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Photo of Bf_89
3.71/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cyber_phoenix
3.25/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of rarigney
3.27/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Trackster219
4.44/5  rDev +35.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of puck1225
3.43/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had it on tap in a plastic cup at the French Quarter Acme Oyster House in New Orleans. It went fine with my charbroiled oysters and jambalaya. Subtle berry flavor. It looked fine in the plastic cup, good lacing. I would order it again in the French Quarter.

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Purple Haze from Abita Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.28 out of 5 with 3,319 ratings
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