Abita Purple Haze

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Type: Fruit Beer
  • Brewed by: Abita Brewing Company
  • Availability: Year-Round
  • Additional beer information
  • Aroma: Miscellaneous
  • Aroma Description: Cherry / Rasberry / Cassis
  • Serve at Temperature: Ice Cold
  • Container: Bottle
  • Website: http://www.abita.com/
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  • 26 
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  • 3.6/5 
  • 4.75% 
  • 2444/3670 
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Abita Purple Haze is a crisp, American style wheat beer with fresh raspberries added during secondary fermentation. Subtle coloration, fruity aroma and tartly sweet taste.
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Reviews: 26

  • Aug 27, 2012
    scratch6913 (25)Rank: Beer Amateur
    4
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    Appearance- Hazy golden color with a fingers worth head. The head is white with a faint purple tint. Very little lacing.

    Smell- Wheat grain and raspberry.

    Taste- Wheat malt with a tart raspberry flavor.

    Mouthfeel- Light bodied and crisp. Nice amount of carbonation.

    Overall- This is a good raspberry beer. Its not too sweet nor does it have an artificial flavor. Refreshing and very drinkable.
  • Mar 15, 2012
    cpilbeam (39)Rank: Beer NoviceGroup: Beer Dads
    3.1
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    If I'm going to drink a fruit beer I prefer a raspberry wheat. As RW beers go, this one is good - nothing overwhelming (good or bad). It's one of the few "flavor pops" that I can drink more than one of and not regret.
  • Aug 28, 2011
    Wootenz28 (4)Rank: Beer Novice
    1.8
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    I didn't like it myself. It just wasn't what I like. I tried it in gatlinburg tenn. They had a grocery store with there own 6 pack and a wall of single bottle beers and you could mix or match your 6 pack. I didn't like any of the beers I got.
  • Jul 11, 2011
    mseabolt (28)Rank: Beer Amateur
    3.6
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    I really did not think I would like this beer but it surprised me.

    had a decent head and lacing.

    Very light hint of fruit flavor as it was far from predominant or overwhelming.

    Surpassing my expectations a crisp clean taste that I will recommend. Abita is becoming my favorite brewery.
  • May 18, 2011
    Chefzilla (6)Rank: Beer NoviceGroup: Chefs choice
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    I didn't enjoy the arbita purple haze. I usually like when fresh fruits are added but found flavors muttled and not refreshing. Color was spot on for what I expected but probably a one time try for me. Prefer dogfish black and blue for my berry fix.