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Sweaty Betty Blonde - Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub

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Ratings: 705
Reviews: 303
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 15.74%
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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3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

jrohrbacher, May 10, 2012
Photo of Rhynes2
3.7/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a light straw yellow with not much head to speak of. The taste has a nice wheat character with hints of banana throughout it. It also has a nice dry taste that makes it a great beer for a hot sunny day. Carbonation is fizzy but works well as a whole. Not my favorite style but its a decent beer for sure.

Rhynes2, May 02, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -27.1%

NHSTEVE, May 02, 2012
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4/5  rDev +16.6%

Antonius08, Apr 30, 2012
Photo of DerwinWentworth
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

DerwinWentworth, Apr 30, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

shrtstp2, Apr 28, 2012
Photo of msh4k3
2.73/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Bottle into a chalice

date says best before july 4th.

a. A light lemony yellow bottom and a musty yellow kind of golden color top. poured gently with a bit of head that lingers.

s. You smell a bit of wheat malts and a tad bit of a banana.

t. a bit of wheat malts tamed by a tiny bit of a lemon flavor and a hint of banana in it. It taste like a pale lager mix with a wheat beer.

M. Its the best bit. Its really kind of yeasty creamy, and smooth. Pretty refreshing but i guess thats the only redeeming quality.

O. It is a refreshing beer, but if you are looking for something with a little flavor or complexity, you've been barking up the wrong tree.

msh4k3, Apr 28, 2012
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4.43/5  rDev +29.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

This one pours a cloudy golden blonde with a very thick frothy head that settles very slowly leaving a luxurious lacing down the sides of the glass.

The nose if very pleasant like fresh bread, lemon and citrus notes with a very floral blend of flowers and hops. The nose is sweet.

The taste is very satisfying with a hint of a Saison farmhouse ale from Belgium in the Flemish region. The taste is very satisfying with subtle hops and lemony flavors that match the nose. The beer is not dry with a leaning towards fruity, but not too sweet. This one is very satisfying and nicely balanced. The hops make their presence known as you finish your swallow with the sweet giving way to a very pleasant bitter. This is a very nicely balanced beer and I really like it.

The mouthfeel is satisfying, though a tad bit watery for how good this beer taste. But it is not detracting from me enjoying it at all.

Overall this one is an excellent beer and I would love to buy it again.

AtrumAnimus, Apr 27, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +23.9%

GoodOmens1986, Apr 25, 2012
Photo of Cylinsier
3.85/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4


Pours a hazy honey gold, white lacing.

Smells of citrus, coriander and grassy malts.

Tastes the same, citrus, fresh grassy malts, and coriander. A bit of mild bitterness, but very subtle.

Light body with soft carbonation.

A pretty decent wheat ale, good flavor character and otherwise solid in everything you would expect from a wheat brew, would have again.

Cylinsier, Apr 23, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

DrFunkenstein, Apr 22, 2012
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4/5  rDev +16.6%

norm36, Apr 21, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +2%

Bubbalito, Apr 21, 2012
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3/5  rDev -12.5%

cbyrd4088, Apr 19, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

yergermeister, Apr 18, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -27.1%

kmoore149, Apr 17, 2012
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3/5  rDev -12.5%

mfigueroa713, Apr 15, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

Ispeakforthetrees, Apr 12, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +23.9%

Mikeymcglynnigan, Apr 11, 2012
Photo of DavoleBomb
3.6/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a snifter.

3.5 A: Hazed golden yellow color. Two fingers of frothy white head. Retention is average and a good sized ring of lacing is left.

4.0 S: Yeast has things going well in the nose. Banana, clove, light bubblegum. Strong neutral wheat. Associated yeastiness.

3.5 T: Pretty much follows the nose, though a bit more subdued. Tasty.

3.5 M: Medium body. Good active carbonation. Light creaminess and crisp.

3.5 D: Decent beer. I like me a good APWA from time to time.

DavoleBomb, Apr 07, 2012
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5/5  rDev +45.8%

MarkyMOD, Apr 05, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +2%

Mudawg, Apr 03, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +2%

rmank, Mar 30, 2012
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3/5  rDev -12.5%

rah1734bones, Mar 27, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

KristaHall, Mar 27, 2012
Sweaty Betty Blonde from Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub
79 out of 100 based on 705 ratings.