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Elder Betty - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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1,012 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,012
Reviews: 158
rAvg: 3.3
pDev: 16.67%
Wants: 14
Gots: 103 | 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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AltimusPrime

Georgia

2.75/5  rDev -16.7%

07-16-2012 01:19:21 | More by AltimusPrime
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Pjev11

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -9.1%

07-15-2012 18:54:38 | More by Pjev11
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Tnkemist

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

07-14-2012 23:06:18 | More by Tnkemist
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jtw21

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

07-14-2012 03:28:12 | More by jtw21
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smitbo7

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

07-13-2012 23:41:37 | More by smitbo7
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Didier

New Hampshire

3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

07-13-2012 02:06:41 | More by Didier
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speracado

Florida

4/5  rDev +21.2%

07-12-2012 17:59:13 | More by speracado
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wmc0005

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

07-11-2012 02:47:24 | More by wmc0005
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amishbooze

Michigan

3/5  rDev -9.1%

07-10-2012 23:41:39 | More by amishbooze
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Maegodfrey14


3/5  rDev -9.1%

07-10-2012 20:05:33 | More by Maegodfrey14
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SouljaSaia17

Massachusetts

4.3/5  rDev +30.3%

A: this beer pours a dark orange with a hint of haze. Start as a 2 finger foamy white head that dissipates into a thin layer of foamy white bubbles.

S: The smell is of mainly floral hops and grassy notes. Also has hints of coriander and honey to sweeten the finish.

T: Taste consists of coriander, grassy notes, and a little bit of citrus spice, kind of like an orange tang. Sweetness of the honey follows on the back end. Taste is like a light Saison!

M: Moderate carbonation is present at first, but then is hidden by the cloudy citric presence. A little lacing is there depending on what type of glass you choose.

O: All in all a very good beer for a nice breezy, summer day. Very drinkable with a lot of earthy flavor. One of Magic Hats better brews and if you love Saisons, you'll enjoy this beer!

07-10-2012 03:45:19 | More by SouljaSaia17
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Jaco-B


3/5  rDev -9.1%

07-09-2012 22:12:15 | More by Jaco-B
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Jason_Quad


3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

07-09-2012 20:11:00 | More by Jason_Quad
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dspencer714


3/5  rDev -9.1%

07-09-2012 01:45:35 | More by dspencer714
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ToddT

Pennsylvania

3.13/5  rDev -5.2%

A- Hazy light orange with a fluffy off white head. Head fades quickly to a ring but leaves little lace on the glass.

S- Sweet fruit, grapes and elderberries and the dominate notes.

T- Follows the nose, elderberries dominate the taste with a few notes form the wheat to round this out. Not very complex but a nice refreshment on a hot summer day. The finish is mostly sweet and lingering without any counterpoint to the berry taste.

M- Medium in body and with decent carbonation.

O- I would want a lot of these but it was a nice diversion on a hot day. No real character of a hefeweizen in this but it was still a pleasant beer to drink. The 5.5% ABV is low enough to make it a session beer but it is a little sweet for me to want do so.

07-08-2012 23:32:13 | More by ToddT
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Zbrown2307

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -16.7%

07-08-2012 17:45:05 | More by Zbrown2307
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Whistlepig89

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

07-08-2012 08:40:47 | More by Whistlepig89
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MikeW51


2.5/5  rDev -24.2%

07-08-2012 03:17:38 | More by MikeW51
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brez8791

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -9.1%

07-07-2012 20:49:34 | More by brez8791
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jlordi12

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

07-07-2012 19:21:14 | More by jlordi12
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maryd837

Ohio

2.25/5  rDev -31.8%

07-07-2012 13:20:12 | More by maryd837
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Metz

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

07-07-2012 01:05:01 | More by Metz
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flyingmick

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -9.1%

07-06-2012 13:38:58 | More by flyingmick
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kyager2000

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -9.1%

07-06-2012 02:06:25 | More by kyager2000
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4Socialanxiety

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

07-06-2012 01:34:23 | More by 4Socialanxiety
Elder Betty from Magic Hat Brewing Company
76 out of 100 based on 1,012 ratings.