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Elder Betty - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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76
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1,055 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,055
Reviews: 162
rAvg: 3.31
pDev: 16.62%
Wants: 15
Gots: 116 | 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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3.99/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Ainman11, Sep 24, 2014
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3.85/5  rDev +16.3%

Pours a straw yellow with no head at all, no lacing, decent amount of bubbles coming from the bottom of the glass but they disappear the moment they reach the top.

Smell is a sweet malt front with hints of fruit dancing about, can't quite make out what specific fruit but I'll go out on a limb and say elderberry (although I've never eaten one on its own).

Taste is essentially a fruity malty beer, the sweet malt and the light fruit aspects dominate, no real hop balance, decent carbonation in the mouth with a light tart finish (nothing puckering though).

I actually like this more than I probably should, it goes down wicked easy and is very thirst quenching, probably better for a hot summer day where I could pound a couple of these like nothing.

deltatauhobbit, Sep 23, 2014
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3.33/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: Dark orange , thin off white lacing.

Smell: Very sweet, berry

Taste: A lot of berries, a little tartness.

Mouthfeel: Smooth, light.

Overall: Not a bad summer beer. It is pretty sweet. I would have it again.

bgillespie, Sep 20, 2014
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Elder Betty from Magic Hat Brewing Company
76 out of 100 based on 1,055 ratings.