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Elder Betty - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
76
okay

1,047 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,047
Reviews: 161
rAvg: 3.31
pDev: 16.62%
Wants: 15
Gots: 114 | 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 NeroFiddled
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.

NeroFiddled, Aug 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

costanzo_mike, Aug 19, 2014
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3.44/5  rDev +3.9%

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2/5  rDev -39.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

Stephaniem211, Aug 09, 2014
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3.88/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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.

JohnLasher92, Aug 08, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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Elder Betty from Magic Hat Brewing Company
76 out of 100 based on 1,047 ratings.