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Elder Betty - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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76
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954 Ratings
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Ratings: 954
Reviews: 154
rAvg: 3.31
pDev: 16.62%
Wants: 15
Gots: 76 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Magic Hat Brewing Company visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  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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Owl-Head

Maine

4.16/5  rDev +25.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Fruity and flavorful as is to be expected by MagicHat. The scent and the flavor are nearly the same, reminiscent of blackberries but not in the way you would think of them traditionally. They combine a flavor and an aroma into a bottle that is subtly sweet, and delicately smooth enough to be a classy fruit beer, at the same time staying true to ithe maker.

Serving type: bottle

01-06-2014 11:14:59 | More by Owl-Head
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a: Clear dark gold with a half finger thick head which receded to thin surface foam and spotty lacing.'

s: Mild fruit cup.

t: Mild berry flavor over a light cracker malt base.

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o: A refreshing summer brew with just enough subtle dark berry flavor while still letting you know it's beer.

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Elder Betty from Magic Hat Brewing Company
76 out of 100 based on 954 ratings.