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Elder Betty - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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999 Ratings
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Ratings: 999
Reviews: 157
rAvg: 3.31
pDev: 16.62%
Wants: 15
Gots: 99 | 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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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

3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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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Originalkittenmittens


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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CarlosRuizsChauffeur

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +20.8%

08-10-2014 19:27:14 | More by CarlosRuizsChauffeur
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kevkize

Illinois

2/5  rDev -39.6%

08-10-2014 03:09:53 | More by kevkize
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Stephaniem211

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

08-09-2014 02:44:38 | More by Stephaniem211
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JohnLasher92

New York

3.88/5  rDev +17.2%

Pours a light shade of amber. Very mild foam. This beer is well carbonated and bubbles like a champagne. I don't typically like fruit beers and didn't think I would like this one because Elder Berry is usually too tart for me. It was the perfect amount of tartness to make this beer taste like an ale with a cider-like touch to it. I would definitely enjoy a session with a six pack of this sometime, preferably on the beach.

08-08-2014 21:54:42 | More by JohnLasher92
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Casey_tauber


3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

08-08-2014 21:15:35 | More by Casey_tauber
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Figgins81


4/5  rDev +20.8%

08-07-2014 00:35:45 | More by Figgins81
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Kcman91

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

08-06-2014 22:44:09 | More by Kcman91
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Pintwacky

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

08-06-2014 20:03:09 | More by Pintwacky
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zestar

California

3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

08-06-2014 06:18:00 | More by zestar
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JBreezyyNY

New York

1.5/5  rDev -54.7%

08-06-2014 03:01:46 | More by JBreezyyNY
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rwake58

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -9.4%

08-05-2014 23:40:24 | More by rwake58
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Elder Betty from Magic Hat Brewing Company
76 out of 100 based on 999 ratings.