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Elder Betty - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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76
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947 Ratings
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Ratings: 947
Reviews: 154
rAvg: 3.31
pDev: 16.31%
Wants: 15
Gots: 74 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +28.4%

08-06-2012 20:19:30 | More by MrHaigs
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rjm0715

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +28.4%

12-09-2013 12:23:55 | More by rjm0715
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JedediahK

New York

4.25/5  rDev +28.4%

04-22-2012 17:15:43 | More by JedediahK
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DemDumplingz

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +28.4%

04-23-2013 20:57:40 | More by DemDumplingz
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North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +28.4%

04-16-2014 02:22:06 | More by Sebas
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get_bentley

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +28.4%

07-30-2013 04:32:08 | More by get_bentley
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camclem2

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +28.4%

09-28-2013 11:27:53 | More by camclem2
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slim2043

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +28.4%

09-30-2012 19:16:52 | More by slim2043
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Weischej


4.25/5  rDev +28.4%

06-02-2012 20:08:54 | More by Weischej
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SMason

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +28.4%

05-19-2012 13:00:17 | More by SMason
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jsabo21

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +28.4%

04-28-2014 13:47:41 | More by jsabo21
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norm36


4.25/5  rDev +28.4%

07-29-2012 19:00:07 | More by norm36
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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +28.4%

07-03-2013 01:52:09 | More by JVStabile64
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blameo

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +28.4%

08-29-2012 00:38:38 | More by blameo
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Chevelle66

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +28.4%

08-17-2013 00:32:48 | More by Chevelle66
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jbowes


4.25/5  rDev +28.4%

06-13-2012 23:55:25 | More by jbowes
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Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +28.4%

04-23-2012 06:17:05 | More by burningsnailman
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LeahM

New York

4.25/5  rDev +28.4%

05-19-2013 04:05:01 | More by LeahM
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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +28.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +28.4%

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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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nicholas2121

Ohio

4.11/5  rDev +24.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Elder Betty brewed by Magic Hat Brewing Company. This brew pours out a cloudy amber color with a small white head. Going to say this brew is unfiltered. Elder Betty has an ABV of 5.5%. The smell is rich with spices and some grains and fruit. The taste is great smooth and rich with spices and berries. Elder Betty goes down smooth with no bad aftertaste. There is nothing bad to say about this brew. This brew starts off smooth with a clean finish. I like how this brew has more flavor than most brews on the market. This brew was more than what I was expecting. I would buy this Elder Betty again I'm giving this brew a 4.50 out of 5.

Serving type: bottle

06-09-2014 03:50:53 | More by nicholas2121
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ummswimmin

New Jersey

4.1/5  rDev +23.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Having a new beer to get me through the work of a hard project. Hope it won't affect the results.

I poured this into a fluted style glass. I got about two fingers of light foam that goes down really quickly. The coloring is brownish-yellow and pretty clear with tons of bubbles coming up from the bottom.

I really like the light berry smell coming off the bottom. I could only presume that I'm picking the elder berry. I also get some light flowery hops.

The flavor is pretty sweet, like crunch berries. It works well for a warm evening. This is pretty simple and clean.

If my mother smelled like elder berries (requisite Monty Python reference), then I wouldn't really complain. I like the berry presence in this beer.

Serving type: bottle

09-07-2012 00:55:32 | More by ummswimmin
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IrishGermanAmerican

Texas

4/5  rDev +20.8%

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briandaube

Delaware

4/5  rDev +20.8%

06-02-2012 22:11:13 | More by briandaube
Elder Betty from Magic Hat Brewing Company
76 out of 100 based on 947 ratings.