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Elder Betty - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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1,010 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,010
Reviews: 158
rAvg: 3.31
pDev: 16.62%
Wants: 14
Gots: 102 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Magic Hat Brewing Company visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
Elder Betty is a weiss-style ale with a bready malt flavor balanced by a touch of hops and complimented by the tart berry flavors of elderberry.

13 IBU

(Beer added by: Jason on 03-28-2012)
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malfunxion

New York

2.5/5  rDev -24.5%

08-27-2014 05:41:11 | More by malfunxion
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Dmmflys

Illinois

3/5  rDev -9.4%

08-25-2014 23:47:34 | More by Dmmflys
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AGB

District of Columbia

3/5  rDev -9.4%

08-25-2014 16:26:10 | More by AGB
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Phigg1102

New York

3.6/5  rDev +8.8%

08-24-2014 15:43:13 | More by Phigg1102
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xacidx

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

08-23-2014 03:38:13 | More by xacidx
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JLopatosky


3.52/5  rDev +6.3%

08-23-2014 01:32:18 | More by JLopatosky
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Schmidts

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -9.4%

Pours yellow Orange not much head. Smells of Berries and Lemon. Only a Little lacing. Not much exciting about this beer it is refreshing but does not go enough on any point. I was very disappointed.

08-22-2014 22:46:10 | More by Schmidts
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fishguyac

Virginia

3.6/5  rDev +8.8%

08-22-2014 22:03:35 | More by fishguyac
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Lucky_13


3.36/5  rDev +1.5%

08-22-2014 20:02:07 | More by Lucky_13
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Acronin3

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +20.8%

08-21-2014 23:37:40 | More by Acronin3
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Lukass

Ohio

3/5  rDev -9.4%

08-21-2014 23:35:12 | More by Lukass
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Stermax

Pennsylvania

3.2/5  rDev -3.3%

08-21-2014 00:08:14 | More by Stermax
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Cavanaghty

Maine

3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: Golden color with a thin white head and a lot of carbonation. No lacing on the glass.

Smell: Citrus/hops with berry notes.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Smooth light bodied. Taste of hops with fruity citrus and berries and a tart aftertaste.

Overall: Ok brew. Glad I tried it.

08-20-2014 19:49:23 | More by Cavanaghty
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NeroFiddled

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

Although they're certainly not the first to do so, you've got to give Magic Hat at least a little bit of credit for originality in producing "Elder Betty", an elderberry weiss. The berry flavor comes through quite clearly, and adds an interesting secondary flavor that comes out in the lingering finish. The base beer is well-made, although basic, but that's clearly so as not to interfere with the berry flavor; and along those lines the bitterness is kept in check, and there are no hop flavors to speak of. It's interesting and refreshing, although I'm not sure you'd really want to have two of these in a row.

08-20-2014 15:41:09 | More by NeroFiddled
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costanzo_mike

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

08-19-2014 02:21:04 | More by costanzo_mike
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GameOfBeers

Pennsylvania

3.44/5  rDev +3.9%

08-18-2014 17:33:37 | More by GameOfBeers
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Northtexan

Texas

3/5  rDev -9.4%

08-17-2014 23:07:04 | More by Northtexan
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Yoda22

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

08-17-2014 22:12:22 | More by Yoda22
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Sean12


3/5  rDev -9.4%

08-17-2014 19:56:14 | More by Sean12
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Grodd87

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -16.9%

08-17-2014 15:24:47 | More by Grodd87
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Hoganlaw

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -16.9%

08-17-2014 02:20:59 | More by Hoganlaw
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diamondlie

Connecticut

2.6/5  rDev -21.5%

08-13-2014 03:19:50 | More by diamondlie
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vonnerbeer

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -16.9%

08-12-2014 20:19:53 | More by vonnerbeer
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3.52/5  rDev +6.3%

08-12-2014 15:54:31 | More by Originalkittenmittens
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Ccsimon5

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +43.5%

08-12-2014 02:14:12 | More by Ccsimon5
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Elder Betty from Magic Hat Brewing Company
76 out of 100 based on 1,010 ratings.