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Sweaty Betty Blonde - Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub

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78
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650 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 650
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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3.25/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a slightly hazed pale yellow color with a one inch bright white head. Decent retention.

Aroma is decent. Pretty typical, but some citrus notes, as well as the familiar tone. Kind of tangy and sweet.

Taste is fine. Some citrus and slightly spicey. A maltier finish. Not a whole lot there, kind of thin and lacking flavor.

Mouthfeel is fairly thin and watery with plenty of carbonation.

Drinkability is moderate. Very sessionable, but kind of boring and uninspiring.

Serving type: bottle

07-30-2008 21:15:00 | More by Goliath
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3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

03-27-2012 03:55:42 | More by KristaHall
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3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

07-11-2014 23:57:47 | More by Hohnbaum
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3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

10-10-2013 14:28:29 | More by Burt
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3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

06-16-2013 23:54:46 | More by andy1701
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3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

11-21-2011 00:16:54 | More by cfinch2
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3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

12-01-2011 21:41:22 | More by blange3
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3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

09-26-2012 00:23:57 | More by WesM63
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Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

07-29-2013 03:33:14 | More by ChugginOil
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Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

04-05-2014 04:14:56 | More by jp312
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shrtstp2

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

04-28-2012 19:40:17 | More by shrtstp2
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New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

11-22-2012 21:45:02 | More by djrn2
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Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

04-22-2012 20:30:44 | More by DrFunkenstein
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yemenmocha

Arizona

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Clear Pale lager. On appearance it doesn't look like a wheat beer, well, at least not a traditional one.

Nose is creme de bananna with not much else, perhaps a little sour smell.

On the palate is some bananna sweetness and estery notes to confirm it is indeed a wheat beer, but not much else going on.

Is this made by AB? This can't be a Boulder Beer?!?! NO!!!

Serving type: bottle

07-24-2006 03:34:40 | More by yemenmocha
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Florida

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03-12-2014 02:01:07 | More by JeffBulson
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California

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New Jersey

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yesyouam

New York

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 1.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Sweaty Betty Blonde is a slightly hazy pale straw colored beer with a thin white head that disappears. It doesn't leave any lacing. There isn't much aroma; a hint of lemon and maybe banana and apple. It's pretty light bodied but soft and fluffy with a clean, bubbly finish. It tastes simple and light but well balanced and clean. Pear oil is present, but not strong. Even the bitterness seems fruity. It's tangy and refreshing.

Serving type: bottle

07-30-2009 04:18:17 | More by yesyouam
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Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

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IntriqKen

California

3.28/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Part of a large trade with jhammerly from Nebraska...thanks Jimi.
Pours a cloudy straw-yellow with a small white head that disappeared all too quickly.
Aroma of spicy wheat and only a tiny touch of lemon.
Taste is immediately an explosion of lemon....sweet malt at first, then swallowing to lemon juice. As the beer warms some, the lemon juice flavors change slightly to lemonade (get slightly sweeter).
Aftertaste is spicy wheat and lemon juice.
Mouthfeel could use more carbonation but it doesn't taste totally thin or flat.
Good summer cooler.

Serving type: bottle

09-16-2006 01:28:27 | More by IntriqKen
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ckeegan04

Texas

3.28/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Light golden yellow color with thin white head. Quickly fades and leaves no lacing and very little coverage.

S - Somewhat skunky smelling lemon and wheat mixture.

T - Beer redeems itself a little with the taste. Lemons and somewhat grainy wheat taste. The citrusy lemon taste is the primary taste though.

M/D - Light to medium bodied and a little on the chewy side. Very average wheat ale.

Serving type: bottle

08-26-2008 02:18:19 | More by ckeegan04
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Bobikel

Colorado

3.28/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Appearance - Pours a slightly cloudy very pale whitish/blond, with a small head that dissipates fairly quickly. Lacing is present, but minimal.

Smell - Wheat tang and strong yeastiness dominate. A very soft floral aroma comes through underneath.

Taste - Very wheaty, with a slight cereal edge at swallow. Some very mellow citrus hops help to balance things out.

Mouthfeel - Light and effervescent - nice

Drinkability - Grabbed a sixer of this because it's hot outside, and this does quench on a hot day, but like many american wheat beers, flavor is not overly complex, or exciting. At least for me...

Serving type: bottle

06-20-2007 21:40:44 | More by Bobikel
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WaveRebel51

Nebraska

3.28/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pretty standard beer for the style. Appears a hazy pale gold with almost no foam, the fruity aroma is very inticing, however, for some reason, the taste never seemed to come through.

It was a typical, wheaty, bready taste with a faint sweet aftertaste of fruits and honey. Got better as it warmed, but still seemed a little thin. Drank this after a light jog in 90-degree weather and this was refreshing.

Although I found the taste a little lacking, this is one of the better summer beers and given Boulder's track record, I'd be interested in trying this again.

Serving type: bottle

07-23-2007 14:23:55 | More by WaveRebel51
Sweaty Betty Blonde from Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub
78 out of 100 based on 650 ratings.