Sweaty Betty Blonde | Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub
Colorado, United States
boulderbeer.com

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Quaffer on 06-06-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
766
Reviews:
311
Avg:
3.48
pDev:
15.52%
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
78
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 766 |  Reviews: 311
Photo of DrAnnaNemis
3.23/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of RickyBfromCT
2.72/5  rDev -21.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
3.05/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Marketed as a HEFEWEIZEN, not an APWA.

Pours a pineapple/mango juice color with nearly 100% opacity. Hazy and translucent. The head starts off @ 2 fingers and then recedes to a creamy ring leaving hilly lace.

Smells like baby food puree, with slight baked malts and a cigarette-like aroma.

Quite a malty taste out front, with wheat and coriander, and then the dirty flavors surface - cigarette, burnt banana peel, mushy fruits. It seemingly suddenly evaporates. The finish/aftertaste is bland and flavorless.

Feel is super carbonated, but slightly creamy. It's not exactly sophisticated but does the trick.

Overall, this was another horrible Americanized Hefeweizen. Not as bad as some, but I hate these poor excuses for what should be an amazing style.

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Photo of Sabtos
3/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ordybill
4.09/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. The appearance is a crystal clear light golden color with a small white head. The aroma is bready with a musty presence along with some citrus. The flavor is fruit and some spice. Not a bad beer at all.

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Photo of DASA10
3.31/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of PorterThwarter
2/5  rDev -42.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of gregcordle
3.43/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Lukass
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RMentair
3.25/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of beergorrilla
3.03/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of robear
3.19/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DMACH
3.53/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of IPAchris
3.34/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of KLHBB
3.24/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jbelstock
5/5  rDev +43.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of amvrana
3.67/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of afinepilsner
3.94/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mklisz
3/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of heerboth
3.85/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dheldman
2.8/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Ike_Potter
3.28/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jzlyo
3.55/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Aroma is bread and citrus/fruit. The flavor is citrus, lemons and bready malts.

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Photo of Glenney67
3.23/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jon_Hendricks
3.75/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Pours a golden, honey color.

Overall: Tastes like a traditional wheat beer should. Good light beer with honey-like sweetness, orange and lemon-like citrus. Sweaty Betty is a decent beer worth a try.

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Sweaty Betty Blonde from Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub
3.48 out of 5 based on 766 ratings.
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