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Sweaty Betty Blonde - Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub

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BA SCORE
78
okay

686 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 686
Reviews: 304
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 15.74%
Wants: 10
Gots: 34 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Quaffer on 06-06-2004)
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Freshness date stamped on bottle neck... Thanks Boulder Beer! Poured into a pint glass.

Pours lemon-peel yellow with a billowy white snowy three fingers of head. For an APWA, the head lasts like a champ. This is a very light colored beer, and appears like it is going to showcase some nice crackery wheat-malt flavor.

Smells as expected, very light yeasty notes (without bite) and some pale grains. Good so far.

There is more yeast flavor than expected from the nose or from the style guidelines, but this isn't a bad thing. As I hoped there is some wheat flavor and it displays a bit of cracker. The yeast is nearly like a mild European style wheat ale, and it blurs the line between this style and that. Well done.

The mouthfeel is light and highly carbonated. The body seems to come as much from the carbonation as from the ingredients.

Conclusion: Fine work by Boulder Beer. This is a very light beer and I think it would work amazingly on cask in the summer, or out of a growler at least (less carbonation). For some reason I always had the impression that this wasn't a worthwhile beer, and I am happy to be corrected. Boulder Beer sticks mostly to mainstream styles, but they do them well.

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A: Lemony yellow nice 2 finger head... a little lacing.

S: Clove, some citrus and a faint sweetness.

T: Lemony and lemony hints of spice... Refreshing.

M: Nice and light, very summery brew, nice bubbly carbonation.

D: Very nice summer brew.... I'll grab a few this summer...

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A: Poured from a bottle to a weizen glass. Had a pale yellow color and a cloudy consistency. Very small amount of head that dissipated quickly.

S: Extremely sweet smelling beer, with elements of citrus, wheat and spices in it. There was also a slight funk about it as well.

T: Like the smell, a little on the sweet side. Lemon, wheat, banana and some assorted spices. Okay, but not great.

M: A fair amount of carbonation and a smooth finish. Medium-bodied.

D: All in all, this is an alright beer, but not something I'd come back to. The sweet quality of the taste is a little to cloying, but there is a decent amount of complexity to it.

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Sweaty Betty Blonde from Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub
78 out of 100 based on 686 ratings.