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Purple Haze | Abita Brewing Co.

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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:
#43,555
Reviews:
815
Ratings:
3,327
pDev:
19.82%
Bros Score:
3.92
 
 
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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz can poured into a pint glass.

A: Hazy with a pinkish hue. Persistent creamy, pillowy white head. Thin rings of lacing cling to the glass.

S: Strong aroma of fresh crushed raspberries. Big bready, wheaty pull too. Slight clean, floral hop scent.

T: As in the nose, raspberries lead off with a fresh and juicy taste. Lots of bready wheat supports. Light tartness. Slight floral hop bitterness. Very clean. Fruit subsides as wheat takes the finish.

M: Light in body. Creamy and mouth filling, if not a bit foamy. Moderate scrubbing carbonation.

O: Simplistic, but pleasing. A fresh fruit taste and contrasting tartness save it from being just another nondescript fruity wheat ale.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured a hazy light orange hue with a two fi ger foamy white head. There was good retention and lacing.

The sell featured champagne like ethers and a dry raspberry.

The taste was likewise estery with an astringent raspberry flavor and a background of soft doughy malt.

The mouthfeel was light, with a dry finish.

Overall a decent fruit beer. Pretty easy to drink as well.

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Purple Haze from Abita Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.28 out of 5 with 3,327 ratings
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