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Sweaty Betty Blonde - Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub

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BA SCORE
78
okay

708 Ratings
THE BROS
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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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Ratings: 708 | Reviews: 303 | Display Reviews Only:
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3/5  rDev -12.3%

veifokorp, Nov 21, 2012
Photo of callmeclemens
3/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A nice summer Ale, got on Growler, poured a yellow gold color with minimal head. looks and smells prett unassuming but It's got a nice taste of wheat and yeast with a touch of clove maybe some sort of other fruit to, goes down really smooth nice and refreshing, not to much of a bite but thats alright.

callmeclemens, Jul 15, 2011
Photo of DrDominator
3.25/5  rDev -5%

DrDominator, Aug 07, 2014
Photo of JMC0054
3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

JMC0054, Mar 12, 2014
Photo of BenSnowden
3/5  rDev -12.3%

BenSnowden, Feb 27, 2012
Photo of TeamAlphaDoG
1/5  rDev -70.8%

TeamAlphaDoG, Jun 03, 2012
Photo of powellmg
2.95/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

A slightly hazy, yellow beer with a fizzy, white head that dissipated quickly. Wheat aroma with some citrus. Taste has the slight spice of a wheat beer but no complexity. Mouthfeel is prickly, a little harsh.

Overall acceptable, but there are better choices.

powellmg, Jan 29, 2012
Photo of saucy626
3/5  rDev -12.3%

saucy626, May 24, 2013
Photo of DES8888
3/5  rDev -12.3%

DES8888, Sep 04, 2013
Photo of sml505
3.35/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A - Hazy straw color with small white head that disappears.

S - Soft wheat, spice, pepper, yeasty, and some lemon

T - Nice wheat flavor, pepper, lemon fruitiness, and yeast notes.

M/D - Light mouthfeel, and nice carb. Average wheat with common wheat, pepper, yeasty notes. A touch watery, but might be nice on a hot day.

sml505, Nov 29, 2009
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4/5  rDev +17%

drunkciclista, Mar 19, 2013
Photo of hockeyhead
3.83/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

A: poured into lefthand pint glass orange tan haze with a small bubbled creamy white head
S: fruity malty sweetness with a hint a bannans
T: very tart up front followed by little hint of malt and banannas that leaves little drying bitterness
M: nice ok body not to thin or thick goes down easy nice carbination when served extra cold
D: great summer beer when its really hot and your not doing anything

hockeyhead, Jun 17, 2009
Photo of Outchillen
3/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Had this on draft

A: pale yellow, slightly hazy

S:smelled like a belgian wheat, strong yeast, nice white head

T/M: Had beligan banana and clove taste, light to medium body,

Overall i wasnt too impressed after hearing a story how its an american wheat, it wasnt light bodied or light yeast tasting like a lot of american wheats, more of a hef or wit

Outchillen, May 11, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

antman27, May 20, 2014
Photo of gos42
4.22/5  rDev +23.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

First had this beer at the Philly Beer Fest and was happy to buy it again in bottel when my local brewspot started carrying it.

Betty is a lovely lady. Not too harsh or pungent, she flows easily from the bottle into a waiting glass. She smells lighter than she drinks. In an open glass, I was surprised that she didn't have as much of an odor as I remembered trying her on draft. (Of course, that could have been that I was in a huge room full of sweaty guys, but that's a post for a different site.)

It's when Betty touches your lips that she excels. Classic Blonde. Smooth and textured, with elements that hit both the tip of the tongue and hte back of the throat at the same time.

Betty will be in my rotation as long as she's around.

gos42, May 06, 2009
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3.04/5  rDev -11.1%

Sheepdog6, Aug 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

smarkham24, Mar 17, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

Mccanlessj, Aug 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

BiomedHawk, Jan 04, 2014
Photo of WonderWoman
4.33/5  rDev +26.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Updated 09/04/06:
I basically stand by what I had written before however I would like to add that the smell this time was more of a citrus fruit than banana, and the taste had quite a bit of lemon tang to it. I wasn't served with a lemon, thank goodness, but it still had that nice citrusness to it.
I once again enjoyed this beer.

Original:
This beer poured a cloudy light copper color.
Smelled of yeast and bananas. The taste was of canned peaches and bread dough.
It had quite a bit of carbonation with a dry finish.
I felt this was a great hefe. I had this beer after a weekend of backpacking, my mind was quite numb and my notes on this beer were sparse. I’m sure it deserves more description than I can decipher from my notes

WonderWoman, Jun 17, 2006
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5/5  rDev +46.2%

LightsOut3000, Jun 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev +17%

norm36, Apr 21, 2012
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
Photo of papman
3/5  rDev -12.3%

papman, Jul 24, 2014
Photo of JDH2000
3.15/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Picked up a six-pack of 12oz bottles at Fenwick Beer & Wine in Silver Spring, MD. Poured into a pint glass.

Pours with nice blond/golden color with thin head that keeps throughout. No lacing on the glass.

Smell provides hints of wheat, bananas, and a little lemon.

Taste is light with not as much spiciness that I would have expected from this style of beer. Though it hides its 5.9 ABV rather well. Overall it is pretty light and refreshing and makes a nice summertime drink.

JDH2000, Jul 25, 2010
Sweaty Betty Blonde from Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub
78 out of 100 based on 708 ratings.