Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Beer Review Wednesday ~ Purple Haze


Oh Abita...how I love thee! If I knew it wouldn't bore the pants off everyone I would review Abita Beers EVERY Wednesday! But I know that it might get monotonous so I will just sprinkle my reviews with Abita occasionally.

This week's beer comes from the "make your own " six pack I got at Kroger last week. Purple Haze is a beer I've always wanted to try but I didn't want to buy a whole six pack. I ADORE Raspberries so let's take this beer for a test drive.



Abita Brewing Company, Louisiana - Purple Haze

Serving type:  Bottle poured into a pint glass

Appearance: Dark Orange with Red/Pink tint, I'm taking that comes from the raspberries. Small head.

Smell: There's a slight sweet smell but this beer doesn't have the overwhelming "beer" smell that I'm used to.

Taste: Light and refreshing. Definitely a raspberry flavor but not overwhelming. There's not a lot of wheat taste to this beer.

Mouthfeel: Very carbonated, light body.

Overall: This is a refreshing light beer great for summer. Raspberries are my favorite fruit so I'm partial to the flavor but it might not be for everyone. This would be a great beer for those newbies out there wanting to give beer a try. Overall, I'm glad I gave this one a try. Another thumbs up for Abita!

I bought my Purple Haze at Kroger on Oakwood in Huntsville but here's where you can get one in your neck of the woods. http://www.abita.com/

What's your favorite flavored beer? I'd love to hear your comments!

Happy Wednesday!

3 comments:

  1. Not one for the flavored beer but maybe a bacon infused home brew might be in order!

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  2. YUMMM! Definately worth looking into!

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  3. See, I wasnt a fan of this beer, or Thirsty Dog's Raspberry ale. With the Abita I didn't get a raspberry taste at all, sure I could smell it, but not taste it. And TD's was too cloying, almost fake tasting. I did like the Leininkugel's Berry Weiss though.

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