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Sweaty Betty Blonde - Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub

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BA SCORE
78
okay

655 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 655
Reviews: 304
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 15.7%
Wants: 10
Gots: 23 | 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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Michigan

3/5  rDev -12.8%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

01-11-2013 06:35:09 | More by cliff1066
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Ecxeeder616

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -12.8%

01-10-2013 18:41:23 | More by Ecxeeder616
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deweese

Missouri

3/5  rDev -12.8%

01-06-2013 21:47:30 | More by deweese
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Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

01-06-2013 18:16:31 | More by bootsandbeer
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Florida

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

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

3/5  rDev -12.8%

12-31-2012 04:15:25 | More by ejimhof
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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

12-28-2012 19:20:47 | More by Nizzle913
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TaylorK

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +30.8%

12-26-2012 17:10:35 | More by TaylorK
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amadeom

Colorado

3/5  rDev -12.8%

12-23-2012 02:59:13 | More by amadeom
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superspak

Michigan

3.68/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle into weizen glass, best before 1/25/2013. Pours very hazy golden amber color with a nice 1-2 finger dense white head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Nice spotty foamy lacing clings to the glass. Aromas of big lemon, banana, clove, wheat, pear, pepper, light bubblegum, earth, grass, floral, and yeast spiciness. Very nice aromas with good complexity and balance. Taste of lemon, wheat, banana, clove, floral, grass, orange zest, earth, coriander, light bubblegum, and yeast spiciness. Lingering notes of lemon, banana, wheat clove, light pepper, earth, grass, floral, light bubblegum, and coriander. Nice balance and complexity of flavors; a bit more watered down than I expected; with zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a lightly creamy and slick mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with nearly zero warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a nice wheat ale. Nice amount of hefeweizen flavor complexity and balance; and extremely smooth to drink. Definitely an enjoyable offering.

Serving type: bottle

12-17-2012 04:02:35 | More by superspak
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Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

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Ohio

3.65/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I know I've had this in a bottle at least a couple times, but this bar has nothing but Colorado beers on tap so I thought I would try this. Out really compliments the heavy hors doevers nicely.

It's mostly cloudy and yellow with a very weak head. The Tate is nice add yeasty as it should be. The overall impression is of a light to medium wheat. It is similar to the bottle and somewhat disappointing.

Serving type: on-tap

12-11-2012 02:07:32 | More by schoolboy
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lillitnn92

Virginia

3/5  rDev -12.8%

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Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

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Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -12.8%

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Johnlikeshefe

Utah

4.38/5  rDev +27.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This beer recently took 1st place in the American Wheat category at a Brew fest in Rhode Island. Widmer Bros hefe came in second. Widmer Bros. hefe is my everyday favorite brew. So I had to give Sweaty Betty a try.... Not available in Utah I brought some home from a recent trip to AZ. This is a nice American Wheat. It has a hint of banana and clove, but not like a Bavarian style-hefe. It is more in the American wheat camp....smooth and not too spicy. It' s well worth a try if you like American wheats like Widmer, Pyramid, etc... If you're looking for a Bavarian style like Keller Weiss or any of the German wheats then it may not be spicy enough. If you're looking for a smooth American wheat with a just a hint of spice that goes down nice, then Sweaty Betty is a good choice. If it were available locally, I'd drink it regularly.
It also has a higher ABV at nearly 6 percent, but without the heavier spirit taste. You'd never know it from the taste. It goes down like a 4.8, so beware...it's smooth and w/. The higher alcohol content could pack a punch....

Serving type: bottle

11-24-2012 19:14:25 | More by Johnlikeshefe
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New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +9%

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Mississippi

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3/5  rDev -12.8%

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Sweaty Betty Blonde from Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub
78 out of 100 based on 655 ratings.