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Sweaty Betty Blonde - Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub

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BA SCORE
78
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693 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 693
Reviews: 304
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 15.74%
Wants: 10
Gots: 39 | 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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2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

Beestin, Apr 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2%

mmilyko, Jun 08, 2013
Photo of gmfessen
3.83/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

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.

gmfessen, Sep 12, 2007
Photo of donniecuffs
3.35/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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.

donniecuffs, Jul 23, 2010
Photo of mralphabet
3.5/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 Oz Bottle poured into Pilsner Glass

A: Lemony yellow nice 2 finger head... a little lacing.

S: Clove, some citrus and a faint sweetness.

T: Lemony and lemony hints of spice... Refreshing.

M: Nice and light, very summery brew, nice bubbly carbonation.

D: Very nice summer brew.... I'll grab a few this summer...

mralphabet, Jan 25, 2009
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3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

HumphreyLee, Sep 10, 2012
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3/5  rDev -12.5%

kkrez, Nov 15, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

yergermeister, Apr 18, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +2%

abcramer, Jun 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

Bandi, Jul 13, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

swierczt, Jan 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2%

Petey_the_Quiet, Mar 22, 2014
Photo of DenverHopHead
3.56/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle dated enjoy by 11/26/13 into a pint glass.
Appearance - gold, almost yellow, very bubbly, fluffy white head with nice retention. Not much lacing.
Smell - sweet, lemon zest.
Taste - refreshing brew, very crisp and clean on the palate.
Feel - light, easy to keep sipping.
Overall - Hot Summer day, less than a buck 25 per beer...this is worth sharing with your lady and scoring brownie points!

DenverHopHead, Sep 09, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

blknikon, May 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +2%

Sturmthis, Mar 23, 2013
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3/5  rDev -12.5%

zenwatts, Jan 11, 2012
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2.9/5  rDev -15.5%

LutherBrau, Sep 01, 2014
Photo of BigCheese
3.95/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle from a mix pack. Its been a very long time since I've had a wheat beer, been kinda craving one, this should be interesting.

A: Lemonade color, almost white, very cloudy, minimal head, no real lacing, could be due to non pristine glassware.

S: Theres that wheaty yeast I've been missing, very sweet with some banana in there. Also has a sweaty/barnyard laundry smell, must be why they call it sweaty b

T: Wheaty/yeasty up front, lot of non-sour lemon (i.e. fake lemon), quite sweet.

M: Low carbonation but for the style seems a bit heavy/rich in body. Alcohol not dominating, not as sessionable as many of this style though.

O: I'm not crazy about the style but this is one of the better offering for the style. These types often taste "cheap" this one doesnt. That said I wont seek it out.

BigCheese, Jan 21, 2012
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2/5  rDev -41.7%

tmars13, Aug 21, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +31.2%

TaylorK, Dec 26, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +2%

kybeerdrinker, May 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2%

CCutch, Jan 02, 2014
Photo of Slynger
3.73/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sweaty Betty pours a pale lemony yellow with a slight haze and a nice lid of very fine, tight, white fluff.

Betty smells lemony with a tangy wheaty banana-nut bread maltiness and hints of clove.

The taste has some quite tangy and lightly toasted wheat as well some lightly tart lemon and banana with a touch of clove spiciness. The medium body has a nice and chewy, soft and creamy carbonation to it.

Sweaty Betty is a nice little APWA that has a definite hefeweizen lean to it. It doesn't have my favorite characteristics of the style, but is definitely one that I will enjoy again.

Slynger, Jun 30, 2008
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3.5/5  rDev +2%

capuchinpilates, Jul 03, 2013
Photo of matty
2.9/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I was not too impressed with this beer.Extremely light yellow color and the smell had a hint of sourness to it.The taste is OK but there is a subtle metallic taste to it.It is drinkable but there are much better beers out there to try.I would only drink again if it was free.

matty, Sep 27, 2007
Sweaty Betty Blonde from Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub
78 out of 100 based on 693 ratings.