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

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Added by Quaffer on 06-06-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,927
Reviews:
311
Ratings:
769
pDev:
15.79%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
15
Gots:
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Ratings: 769 |  Reviews: 311
Photo of Mardukk
3.37/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a small white head that quickly dissipates, lacing is present.

Smells of banana/wheat maybe with a hint of hops.

The taste has a hint of the typical wheat twang with a very small hop bite in the finish. I can't really make out any taste/flavor whatsoever. Watery and thin almost light beer like...with more ABV.

Extremely thin mouthfeel with the non taste makes this dangerously drinkable.

To its credit I would never guess that the ABV is this high.

Overall, this is not a good wheat ale as there is a definite lack of taste throughout. Maybe if they dropped the price and marketed this as a cheap lawnmower beer it would be worth it.

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Photo of pma7779
3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

Photo of wingnutz27
2.5/5  rDev -26.9%

Photo of Fenix2009
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of DASA10
3.31/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of CruzWilder
3.8/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of Ike_Potter
3.28/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of andrewkgray91
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of Dan_Inreallife
4/5  rDev +17%

Photo of Jeff22
4/5  rDev +17%

Photo of Robeerto89
3/5  rDev -12.3%

Photo of chudson1992
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of Beefeater57
3.07/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: Light, straw color. No head. I'll be honest, it looks like a Budweiser.

S: Clean, floral smell. Hints of wheat...

T: Light, get some fruity notes of apple up front, but some citrus notes of lime in the finish. Tangy, the acidity of citrus lingers. No hop flavors present, nor do I expect them to be.

M: Fizzy, carbonated - stings the tongue like soda.

D: It is definitely drinkable - easy to drink, decent flavors. Not a preference, however. Would drink again if offered, but probably not buying a six pack of this stuff...

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Photo of Sheepdog6
3.04/5  rDev -11.1%

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

Appearance - Pours a slightly cloudy very pale whitish/blond, with a small head that dissipates fairly quickly. Lacing is present, but minimal.

Smell - Wheat tang and strong yeastiness dominate. A very soft floral aroma comes through underneath.

Taste - Very wheaty, with a slight cereal edge at swallow. Some very mellow citrus hops help to balance things out.

Mouthfeel - Light and effervescent - nice

Drinkability - Grabbed a sixer of this because it's hot outside, and this does quench on a hot day, but like many american wheat beers, flavor is not overly complex, or exciting. At least for me...

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Photo of Mac19872
4/5  rDev +17%

Photo of kmoore149
2.5/5  rDev -26.9%

Photo of Analog_kid
3/5  rDev -12.3%

Photo of BuddyE
2/5  rDev -41.5%

Photo of canarycommotion
3.94/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SmellTheGluv
2.75/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Hoppaholic
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of PiecefulToker
3.15/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

A: Very hazy golden straw color. Head poured with very large fizzy bubbles that dissipated very quickly, leaving some sticky lacing behind.

S: Straw, yeast, freshly cut grass, pale malt, and a slight hint of floral hops.

T&M: I immediately notice that the carbonation is too low. I expect something more effervescent for this flavor profile. There is a lot of the grassy straw taste represented in the nose, with some sweetness and slight hop bitterness. Corn and wheat flavors present throughout.

D: I wish the carbonation was higher on this, but it is still pretty drinkable. Smooth and subtle, but there is some complexity if you look for it.

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Photo of sami
4/5  rDev +17%

Photo of FatSean
3.48/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

I'll be honest, I am not a fan of wheat beers. I bought this sixer as an impulse because I wanted something I had not tried yet. I didn't realize it was a wheat beer till I got home. The saucy blonde with blue eyes on package was a cute idea, caught my eye in the craft beer section.

Beer poured a cloudy golden brown with a finger-width of head that soon faded.

Had a some-what spice, some-what earthy smell with slight tropical fruit under-tones

Taste had some of that fruity/cloying flavor to it that many adore and I can put up with. Well balanced, the notes were there and not too overpowering.

Nice fizziness! Almost reminded me of mineral water. As you swallow the fruity/banana/whatever flavors pass over the palette and you're left with a pleasant wheaty aftertaste. A bit sticky and a little thin, but that's just being critical.

Very drinkable given the style. The clean finish is very appealing in a wheat beer.

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Sweaty Betty Blonde from Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub
Beer rating: 3.42 out of 5 with 769 ratings