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Elder Betty - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
76
okay

1,068 Ratings
THE BROS
71
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Ratings: 1,068
Reviews: 162
rAvg: 3.3
pDev: 16.67%
Wants: 15
Gots: 126 | 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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Photo of tmhoye
2.75/5  rDev -16.7%

tmhoye, Aug 29, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -16.7%

jaswilson2, Aug 28, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

psmith161, Aug 28, 2013
Photo of otterbearfla
2.73/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Head - 2.5 fingers head reducing to no head

Appearance -Opaque and orange to cloudy amber

Smell - bready, lightly hopped, fruity elder berry

Taste- Same as smell
sweet, bready, lightly hopped, elder berry

Mouthfeel - light for a Weisen intermediate to a non wheaty ale

Overall - OK but not a beer I would seek out

otterbearfla, Aug 28, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

s1ckboy, Aug 26, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

cciquera01, Aug 26, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -16.7%

Kaveman, Aug 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev +21.2%

Botulizard, Aug 23, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

barneysdad, Aug 19, 2013
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3/5  rDev -9.1%

tfsimpkins, Aug 19, 2013
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5/5  rDev +51.5%

ALM90, Aug 18, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +28.8%

Chevelle66, Aug 17, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

jgunther71, Aug 15, 2013
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3.05/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a murky orange with a foamy orange-tan head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. No lacing on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, and some slightly sour berry aromas. Taste is much the same with bread and fruit flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of mineral-like bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is an average beer that is drinkable but nothing I would go after again.

UCLABrewN84, Aug 15, 2013
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2/5  rDev -39.4%

Mikel772, Aug 13, 2013
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Hugh37, Aug 12, 2013
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Thedrizzle, Aug 11, 2013
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emwild12, Aug 11, 2013
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3/5  rDev -9.1%

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3/5  rDev -9.1%

Slay40, Aug 11, 2013
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3/5  rDev -9.1%

ercxi, Aug 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +21.2%

Garrett092112, Aug 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

dangordon0128, Aug 09, 2013
Elder Betty from Magic Hat Brewing Company
76 out of 100 based on 1,068 ratings.