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Elder Betty - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
76
okay

956 Ratings
THE BROS
71
okay

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Ratings: 956
Reviews: 154
rAvg: 3.31
pDev: 16.62%
Wants: 15
Gots: 77 | 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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cliff1066

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

12-22-2012 03:32:36 | More by cliff1066
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slyons16


3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

12-17-2012 04:13:35 | More by slyons16
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laurastradford

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

12-16-2012 20:52:45 | More by laurastradford
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dunix

Vermont

3/5  rDev -9.4%

12-13-2012 17:19:27 | More by dunix
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mrmitsui29

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

12-13-2012 06:38:51 | More by mrmitsui29
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BlackBelt5112203

Michigan

3.45/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle poured into a pint glass at fridge temperature.

L – Hazy deep gold color with a 1.5-finger white frothy head. Decent retention and some patchy lacing.

S – Grainy wheat malt, spicy peppery and coriander yeast, and a touch of berries.

T – Sweet nearly all the way through with bready and grainy wheat malt and a touch of berry sweetness and tartness. Yeasty coriander spice appears towards the finish.

F – Medium-bodied with good carbonation, a crisp and somewhat creamy mouthfeel, and a sweet and spicy finish.

O – This is not a bad beer and was actually much better than I was expecting. It’s actually a pretty tasty and drinkable beer, but because there are so many good hefeweizens out there, it’s tough to rate this one much higher than average. It just doesn’t have the complexity and body that good beers of this style possess. Still, this is a decent beer and maybe one of our favorites from Magic Hat – although that may not be saying much.

Serving type: bottle

12-02-2012 22:05:07 | More by BlackBelt5112203
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mwar

Kentucky

2.25/5  rDev -32%

11-26-2012 23:58:25 | More by mwar
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larrynevins

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -9.4%

11-25-2012 02:09:56 | More by larrynevins
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darrmitchell


3/5  rDev -9.4%

11-23-2012 06:46:59 | More by darrmitchell
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harrynuggs


2.75/5  rDev -16.9%

11-22-2012 02:58:19 | More by harrynuggs
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CraftBeerGuild

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -24.5%

11-16-2012 06:11:50 | More by CraftBeerGuild
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jplopez21

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

11-16-2012 01:33:11 | More by jplopez21
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gtermi

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

11-15-2012 08:07:21 | More by gtermi
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leprechaunandfatman

Ohio

4/5  rDev +20.8%

11-11-2012 22:09:08 | More by leprechaunandfatman
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VTWicked

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

11-11-2012 01:18:44 | More by VTWicked
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Drunkelstiltskin

Vermont

3.48/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

One of my favorite Magic Hat seasonal beers. Golden, mostly clear appearance with not much of a head. Smooth, crisp, with pleasant after taste. Not too fruity, but definitely a beer you can enjoy with your girlfriend. Great on a hot summer day under a nice shady tree. Enjoy!

Serving type: bottle

11-11-2012 00:31:58 | More by Drunkelstiltskin
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Mack

Quebec (Canada)

3/5  rDev -9.4%

11-10-2012 22:34:05 | More by Mack
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richkrull

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -9.4%

11-10-2012 15:59:18 | More by richkrull
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Dank26

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

11-09-2012 10:41:36 | More by Dank26
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kattykay

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

11-01-2012 22:21:34 | More by kattykay
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steveimthatguy


3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

10-31-2012 22:05:47 | More by steveimthatguy
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twillingthenoz

New York

2.5/5  rDev -24.5%

10-29-2012 23:44:47 | More by twillingthenoz
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Nyskizy

Ohio

4/5  rDev +20.8%

10-28-2012 09:55:59 | More by Nyskizy
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doucmehu

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -9.4%

10-24-2012 14:21:44 | More by doucmehu
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Mikeynas

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

10-20-2012 23:23:47 | More by Mikeynas
Elder Betty from Magic Hat Brewing Company
76 out of 100 based on 956 ratings.