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Sweaty Betty Blonde - Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub

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BA SCORE
78
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694 Ratings
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Ratings: 694
Reviews: 304
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 15.45%
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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3.5/5  rDev +2%

steamboatbrewer, Mar 15, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

pat_usher, Jul 12, 2014
Photo of GDBEERMAN
4.1/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a pint glass.

A: A very hazy, lemon/straw appearance. White head that forms into a nice retention.

S: The aroma of this Blonde is a perfect balance between present and not overpowering. A nice pale aroma. Very pleasing while sipped.

T: A spicy, medium body on this beer. Good wheat presence, while again with the aroma, not overpowering. Lighter on the carbonation, a easy going down beer.

M: Light and crisp, with a nice mellow lingering taste.

D: Good, perhaps too light and tasty. . . where did the beer in my glass go?!?
Notes: great for drinking after a nice long bike ride, very refreshing.

GDBEERMAN, Jun 10, 2010
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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

bconsidine, Aug 12, 2013
Photo of philbertk
3.5/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

Rockies Brewing Company--Boulder Beer Company--Sweaty Betty Blonde Wheat Beer--Looking Glass Series--2007 22 oz. Bottle. 5.90% ABV--25 IBU's? (4.25 / 5.0) Hefeweizen--Bavarian--Rich foamy lacy head. Clear bright cloudy lemon yellow color. Tangy Bavarian coriander banana mild hop front. Crisp refreshing mild tangy wheat spice banana ester mild creamy body. Satisfying clean end. Sampled 6/8/2007.

Rockies Brewing Company--Boulder Beer Company sweaty betty blonde wheat beer--Looking Glass Series 5th Release--2010 12 oz. Bottle. 5.90% ABV. 12 IBU's? (3.5 / 5.0) Wheat Ale--Wit? Thin lace fizzy thin white head. Clear thin white gold color hazes dark lemon with light sediment. Coriander wheat mild banana minor hop front. Thin dry sweet crisp citrus banana zesty wheat spice Belgian Wit hint body. Refreshing tangy clean citrus spice end. Sampled 6/14/2010. 6 Pack $8.99.

philbertk, Jun 15, 2010
Photo of CHSLBrew
2.88/5  rDev -16%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

12 oz. bottle poured into a pint glass.

A-Poured a not-as-hazy-as-expected golden-straw brew. Head receded relatively quickly.

S-Wheaty and bready, minimal citrus.

T-Very similar to the aroma, strong on the wheat and bready malt flavors, with a slight semi-sweetness balanced by the wheatiness. Tastes a bit too dry feeling (this may make no sense at all...).

M-Flabby, thinnish body. Carbonation was a bit lower than expected.

D-Given the right place and time, this beer would hit the spot (though that can probably be said about just about any beer), especially on a hot summer Saturday afternoon. That said, for sitting down and enjoying a brew, this beer is of average quality and not my favorite of Boulder's lineup.

CHSLBrew, Jul 30, 2009
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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

gonzo000, Jun 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2%

DudMan, Jun 02, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

Bobhoya, Jun 10, 2012
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3/5  rDev -12.5%

LukeGude, Aug 12, 2014
Photo of Citadel82
3.85/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy pale straw. Reminded me of Boulevards Unfiltered Wheat which I miss very much ... more for nostalgia reasons than anything else. Would likely benefit for a twirl or two when finishing the pour as there is a nice amount of sediment in the bottom of the bottle. I have some more that I will try this with.

Aroma is fruity and yeasty with sour notes...wheat beers yummy.

Taste is light, fruity and refreshing. Nothing better for beatingthe hear than a spicy-sour wheat beer.

Mouthfell is clean and light.

Very drinkable overall if you are an afficianado of this style- no doubt you will find that there are better exemplars out there, but this a passable brew for the dog days of August on the Jersey Shore.

Citadel82, Aug 20, 2006
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3.1/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

poured into a perfect pint

poured a pale, straw color with little head, no lace. smelles a mix of citrus and spice. can note some hops. very bland taste, like watered down citrus. very light feel, not very refreshing for the citrusy smell taste. not very impressed, but then again, i got it for free

Anthony1, Jul 06, 2009
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3/5  rDev -12.5%

VikeMan, Nov 23, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +31.2%

logicalparadox, May 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev +16.6%

rwilde, Dec 10, 2011
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4/5  rDev +16.6%

shockrocker65, May 16, 2012
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3.83/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Sampling right now on 5/11/14. Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured into a 10 ounce glass 'boot'.

Pours a light hazy straw yellow in color with a 1/2-finger of a fizzy white head that settles down to along the sides of the glass. Lots of streaming bubbles rising up from the bottom and sides of the boot. Very little lacing is seen. The aroma is of malts and wheat with a hint of light spice. The taste is pretty much the same with a light hint of citrus as well. Very easy to drink with no bitter or harsh aftertaste. A great summer seasonal brew for a hot day. Overall, I like this one.

BeerWithMike, May 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2%

dominic4beer, Jul 09, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

4Socialanxiety, Apr 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

dedbeer, Jan 04, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

hozersr, Aug 31, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2%

kiki3drt292, Jan 19, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

maDUECEgunner, Feb 17, 2014
Photo of mwa423
2.63/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - Pours a light gold with only a minimal amount of haze (surprising) with minimal head that dies almost instantly but does have good lacing retention

S - Awful, fucking god awful. The aroma has to be what this beer is named after. Smells like stale wheat, mixed with burnt beans. This is definitely one I should have drank out of the bottle.

T - There is plenty of wheat flavor, but it almost tastes like it is a wheat extract flavor that was poured into the beer. There's a pale malt flavor that is prevalent and makes up the aftertaset.

M/D - If it wasn't for the smell, the drinkability would be higher. I dread the next sip because I will smell the beer from my glass. The mouthfeel is weak, but that's to be expected given the style.

mwa423, Oct 31, 2009
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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

gr8zehaman, Oct 10, 2013
Sweaty Betty Blonde from Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub
78 out of 100 based on 694 ratings.