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Sweaty Betty Blonde - Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub

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Ratings: 708
Reviews: 303
rAvg: 3.42
pDev: 15.79%
Wants: 10
Gots: 42 | 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 laramis
3.83/5  rDev +12%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a Guinness pint glass closet thing available to a weizen glass

A: poured a cloudy yellow very soft in color not to large of a head but it did leave some good lacing

S: The wheat is very clear there are also smells of yeast a slight citrus note and a sweet aroma

T: Wheat malts then sweetness and then a bit of spice some what doughy yet refreshing

M: Again it is refreshing not overly carbonated quite enjoyable to drink and easily drinkable in multitudes

O: This beer is a beer i would come back to again and again not only do i like it for the style it is also a beer that is just enjoyable period i am a fan of sweeter brews and there is just something about this beer that i really like

laramis, Feb 08, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -5%

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2.5/5  rDev -26.9%

CyBEERooster, Jan 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev +17%

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3/5  rDev -12.3%

StoutHunter, Jan 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

cliff1066, Jan 11, 2013
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3/5  rDev -12.3%

Ecxeeder616, Jan 10, 2013
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3/5  rDev -12.3%

deweese, Jan 06, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

bootsandbeer, Jan 06, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -5%

mixed_master7, Jan 03, 2013
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3/5  rDev -12.3%

ejimhof, Dec 31, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Nizzle913, Dec 28, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +31.6%

TaylorK, Dec 26, 2012
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3/5  rDev -12.3%

amadeom, Dec 23, 2012
Photo of superspak
3.68/5  rDev +7.6%
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.

superspak, Dec 17, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

NickSMpls, Dec 16, 2012
Photo of schoolboy
3.65/5  rDev +6.7%
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.

schoolboy, Dec 11, 2012
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3/5  rDev -12.3%

lillitnn92, Dec 10, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

braican, Dec 06, 2012
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3/5  rDev -12.3%

Kunstman, Dec 05, 2012
Photo of Johnlikeshefe
4.38/5  rDev +28.1%
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....

Johnlikeshefe, Nov 24, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -5%

djrn2, Nov 22, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

KaitLee, Nov 21, 2012
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3/5  rDev -12.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

andrewkgray91, Nov 20, 2012
Sweaty Betty Blonde from Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub
78 out of 100 based on 708 ratings.