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Sweaty Betty Blonde - Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub

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BA SCORE
78
okay

674 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 674
Reviews: 304
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 15.41%
Wants: 10
Gots: 30 | 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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brheuer

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

03-24-2013 22:00:42 | More by brheuer
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warriorsoul

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

Pours a very pale yellow w/ a half finger of bright white head...disappears quite rapidly w/ a thin layer remaining.
Lacing is very thin, but has a bit of hold to the side of the shaker glass.
Aroma is a hint of spiced hops and sweet malt...decent.
Not a huge fan of wheat beers, but the flavor is enjoyable and has a decent dose of hops. Not as spiced as the nose was portraying, but enough to give this one a slight edge.
Mouthfeel and carbonation average for the style.
I could enjoy a few of these on a hot day such as this...another fine offering from Boulder...a nice addition to the lineup.

08-09-2005 23:01:24 | More by warriorsoul
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Hellpop65

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

09-23-2012 19:17:20 | More by Hellpop65
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gwiedman1

New York

4/5  rDev +16.3%

05-11-2013 20:41:15 | More by gwiedman1
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karst

Missouri

3.4/5  rDev -1.2%

Pours pale lightly hazed lemon, with a head that goes from 1 finger to zero in under 30 seconds.
Aromas of spice (coriander & ginger) citrus and grassy hallertaus.
Initial flavor of spices and citrus give way to rough grain. As it breaths lemon and orange emerge as the citrus. Spices well behaved as the understated hops dry the finish - leaving no bitterness. Light body and thin mouthfeel.
An unusual wheat beer.

08-29-2005 19:14:47 | More by karst
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scxcrunner

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

08-25-2013 11:47:32 | More by scxcrunner
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carln26

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

OK, so it doesn’t have the label Hefeweizen in the name anywhere. When I tried this beer, that is definitely what I thought it was. It poured a pale golden (yellow), and was certainly unfiltered. There was no head to speak of, and very little lace that didn’t stay around anyway. Very slight aroma of vanilla and banana. The taste has the banana, and a little more citrus. No clove flavor that you might expect from a high-quality Hefe. I give this beer credit though, it had none of the chemical after-taste that many American Hefeweizens are full of (Why is that?). A very light mouth feel. Nice drinkability, this is an excellent hot weather beer (on a 90 degree Boston day).

08-29-2004 18:04:59 | More by carln26
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barefootbrewer

Mississippi

3.55/5  rDev +3.2%

This beer poured a cloudy straw color – thick head. The aroma is quite fruity and a little sour. The taste is fruity and floral with some sourness in the aftertaste. The mouthfeel is on the light side. This is a flavorful beer that is interesting and refreshing.

04-22-2007 20:53:08 | More by barefootbrewer
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jnardone235

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

10-17-2013 01:26:39 | More by jnardone235
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mixed_master7

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

01-03-2013 20:51:29 | More by mixed_master7
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Ispeakforthetrees

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +9%

04-12-2012 17:03:59 | More by Ispeakforthetrees
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billybob

Massachusetts

4.88/5  rDev +41.9%

poured a very hazy straw color with close to a two finger white head that faded to just covering the beer with a sticky lace that followed the beer down the glass. aromas of wheat and lemon grass and spice. taste, wheat malt, lemon grass, cloves and other spices with a peppery ending lingers for a bit. mouthfeel is very light and crisp and spicy. will definitely be looking for more of sweaty betty.

04-28-2007 21:27:31 | More by billybob
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dgeebs07

New York

3.75/5  rDev +9%

06-24-2014 00:48:27 | More by dgeebs07
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Adkins1203

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

10-27-2013 17:51:09 | More by Adkins1203
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bundy462

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -27.3%

A: Pours a cloudy blonde. Fizzy white head with very little retention. Looks like watered down orange juice.

S: Orange, lemons, wheat, bready.

T: Wheat base with a very artificial citrus twang throughout. Not very good, just tastes metallic and over fruited.

M: Water.

O: Not a very good brew, NEXT!

08-04-2010 01:21:52 | More by bundy462
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droomyster

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +9%

The guy who sold the bottle to me gave this beer a lot of praise. Pours a cloudy witbier blond with a disappointing soda fizz for a head. Smells good, though. Cloves, banana, yeasty sweet rolls. Altogether makes for an enticing aroma. Tastes just like it smells. For my taste it badly needs more carbonation. Rather than dancing on the tongue or delivering a refreshing feel, its body feels flat and lifeless, a bad quality in a summer beer. All in all, it tastes good and is worth trying but needs that extra carbonation to give it some snap.

07-24-2009 04:20:22 | More by droomyster
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gmfessen

Michigan

3.83/5  rDev +11.3%

What an aesthetic name... poured from the bottle into a pint glass, beer is a hazy, watery golden color with almost no head. Smell is actually similar to a hefe; there is a slightly spicy, clovey, banana presence. Taste is just like the nose... much better than the appearance. Mouthfeel is pretty light in both body and carbonation. Overall very drinkable, the alcohol isn't perceivable and it goes down easily. I would recommend this beer.

09-12-2007 22:11:15 | More by gmfessen
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donniecuffs

New Jersey

3.35/5  rDev -2.6%

Poured gold with less than one finger of white, poor retention, and spotty lacing. Not much of a nose besides some modest banana and lemon. Very thin flavor profile, and raw bitter finish. Definitely missing more fruit balance. Thin bodied and decently carbonated. Nice feel for sessioning, but unfortunately not enough flavor.

07-23-2010 18:48:18 | More by donniecuffs
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HumphreyLee

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +9%

09-10-2012 05:31:17 | More by HumphreyLee
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davemathews68

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +9%

04-21-2013 15:49:09 | More by davemathews68
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kkrez

Colorado

3/5  rDev -12.8%

11-15-2011 15:16:54 | More by kkrez
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yergermeister

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +9%

04-18-2012 14:24:27 | More by yergermeister
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abcramer

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

06-12-2013 20:52:23 | More by abcramer
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lccrunchy

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +9%

04-17-2014 00:31:42 | More by lccrunchy
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mmilyko

Nevada

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

06-08-2013 21:42:49 | More by mmilyko
Sweaty Betty Blonde from Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub
78 out of 100 based on 674 ratings.