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Sweaty Betty Blonde - Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub

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BA SCORE
78
okay

688 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 688
Reviews: 304
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 15.74%
Wants: 10
Gots: 35 | 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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Photo of claspada
2.98/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Pours a clear, golden body with a small, though dense, white head.

Aromas of soft white wheat and lemon citrus with a slight underlying note of yeast.

The tastes begins with pale, wheat malts with a tiny pop of sugared sweetness. As it warms you get some lemon-flavored candy and very minor, spicy hops and bitterness. Sip of cool, clean water.

The mouthfeel is light bodied with medium carbonation. Hints of doughy yeast with a light wheaty finish.

Overall this is just a thin bodied, slightly sweet, something wheaty beer, with few high points, even on a warm day.

claspada, Aug 22, 2012
Photo of jmathis
3/5  rDev -12.5%

jmathis, Aug 22, 2012
Photo of WellDont
4.78/5  rDev +39.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours golden "blonde" into a pint glass with a frothy head that stays almost completely still as I drink it.

Smell is extremely pleasant. Banana first comes to mind with a slight hint of citrus. One of the best smelling wheat's I've come across.

Taste is very similar to smell. A hint of banana up front with hoppy and lemon notes. Little bit of a clove aftertaste for me. I love this stuff.

Mouthfeel is light but still passes my test. Great for drinking several of them at a time, you'll just keep going back for more.

Overall I can say this is definitely one of my favorite beers to date. I am a huge fan of wheat beers, though. For someone looking for an incredible amount of flavor you might want something else, but for an easy drinking and delicious beer you can't beat one of these. I'd love to try it on tap at some point.

WellDont, Aug 22, 2012
Photo of tmars13
2/5  rDev -41.7%

tmars13, Aug 21, 2012
Photo of slowdaddy
3.5/5  rDev +2%

slowdaddy, Aug 19, 2012
Photo of bicyclesnbeer
3.5/5  rDev +2%

bicyclesnbeer, Aug 19, 2012
Photo of jmbraxton
4/5  rDev +16.6%

jmbraxton, Aug 19, 2012
Photo of pma7779
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

pma7779, Aug 13, 2012
Photo of TheBigBoy
2.5/5  rDev -27.1%

TheBigBoy, Aug 11, 2012
Photo of MumboJumbo
2/5  rDev -41.7%

MumboJumbo, Aug 11, 2012
Photo of westcubs
3/5  rDev -12.5%

westcubs, Aug 04, 2012
Photo of TheSixthRing
3.03/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Appearance - Pours a hazy pale yellow with a fizzy white finger width head. Poor retention, resulting in a poor, spotty lace.

Smell - Smells faintly of mellow banana and some grassy, floral hops.

Taste - Weak notes of banana and a grassy hop... saved by decent amount of clove spice. Finishes with that spice and a bit of coriander.

Mouthfeel - Watery body, with a near dead carbonation.

Overall - My buddy recommended this beer, and I think maybe he was playing an evil trick on me. Terribly weak from nearly every possible angle, this is not a wheat beer that I'd care to try again.

TheSixthRing, Aug 04, 2012
Photo of Darkmagus82
3.18/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured from bottle into pint glass

Appearance –Pours a lightly hazed golden color with a one finger head. The head fades slowly over time to give a fair amount of lacing.

Smell – The aroma was heaviest of bread with lighter notes of caramel and some yeast. Mixed with this was a very light lemon citrus hop aromas as well as some banana.

Taste – The taste begins with a sweeter malt taste with strong caramel and wheat tastes. As the flavor advances the sweetness fades slightly with notes of a lemon hop flavor coming to the tongue. This takes the taste to the end were it mixes with yeast and banana flavors to leave a satisfying flavor on the tongue.

Mouthfeeel – The brew was on the average side in body with a medium level of carbonation. Both are fitting for the flavors but nothing spectacular.

Overall –Very easy drinking, but a little subtle and boring for the most part.

Darkmagus82, Aug 04, 2012
Photo of bumchilly25
3.5/5  rDev +2%

bumchilly25, Aug 03, 2012
Photo of reynolds2121
2.5/5  rDev -27.1%

reynolds2121, Aug 02, 2012
Photo of chasmandocharles
3.5/5  rDev +2%

chasmandocharles, Jul 30, 2012
Photo of dreis
4/5  rDev +16.6%

dreis, Jul 28, 2012
Photo of WDJersey
3/5  rDev -12.5%

WDJersey, Jul 26, 2012
Photo of BeerDawgs
3.93/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A 12 oz bottle picked up at Total Wine in Columbia, SC

A - a hazy blonde, with a decent amount of clarity. 1 finger of head and a touch of sticky lace left on the glass

S - Banana, sweet malts, wheat. Very nice aroma

T - Pears, bananas, wheat, with a slight hop kick at the end. Tasty!

M - Medium bodied, well balanced. High carbonation.

O - A very tasty blonde wheat ale. Excellent for a hot summer july evening.

BeerDawgs, Jul 22, 2012
Photo of KSather
4/5  rDev +16.6%

KSather, Jul 15, 2012
Photo of phishsihq
3.2/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Sweaty Betty from Boulder Beer Company pours a hazy, pale yellow and is capped by a big frothy white head that leaves a good deal of lacing. Aromas of wheat, banana, yeast, lemon, and spice create a rich, and wonderful bouquet. The banana and wheat standout on the pallet, with the malt providing initial sweetness and eventually a slight breadiness, hints of pepper and citrus lurk out as well, very flavorful. Medium-light in body, this refreshing brew is low to moderate in carbonation. Refreshing on a hot summer evening!

Cheers!

phishsihq, Jul 15, 2012
Photo of Iheartbeer
4.38/5  rDev +27.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Crisp, Clean and refreshing. I will buy over Harpoon and SA. Certainly will suit the non-traditional Hefe taster as it may seem "light" to those more experienced palates. Also, checks in at 5.9% but doesn't taste like it. I loved the finish and after taste.

Iheartbeer, Jul 13, 2012
Photo of Theorganizer81
4/5  rDev +16.6%

Theorganizer81, Jul 11, 2012
Photo of Stinger80OH
4.25/5  rDev +23.9%

Stinger80OH, Jul 11, 2012
Photo of dominic4beer
3.5/5  rDev +2%

dominic4beer, Jul 09, 2012
Sweaty Betty Blonde from Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub
78 out of 100 based on 688 ratings.