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RATINGS: 130   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Shotgun Betty is a sexy, tough cowgirl who is always armed and dangerous. Don’t be fooled by her good looks, she will have you for an appetizer! That’s why we picked her to represent our Hefeweizen. Shotgun Betty is a wheat beer with a rich, banana-clove nose and refreshing dry finish. Sound good? Try one, But beware, once Betty gets a hold of you there is no escape.


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Illini08 (542) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - JAN 24, 2009
On tap at their first "brewery tour" which turned into just a huge gathering of people and not much of a tour. As for the beer: hazy golden pour with a fluffy white head. Lots of spicy clove with a bit of banana/bubblegum sweetness in the nose. Flavor was the same, but it was a bit too sweet for me - a sentiment I heard from a few others as well.. Finish was a bit chewy - definitely more full bodied than some other hefes. Nice beer and probably a good flagship.


2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Christpuncher (1401) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 19, 2014
I hate hefeweizens fruity and wheaty and smells fruity. Strong clove notes. Had this awful beer at Carolina ale house ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rosenbergh (7428) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 28, 2014
12 oz can. Canned on 07/01/14. (World Market) Chattanooga, TN.
Hazy mid-brown colour with a small white head. Yeast, yeasty bitterness, wheat, mild banana and malt in the aroma. The flavour is sweet banana, wheat, yeast, mild bitterness and some spices. Not so bad. A bit thin.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RussianDragon (517) - - OCT 27, 2014
12 oz can given to me by a rep visiting the DC area. Many thanks! Pours a hazy golden with lasting white head and thin lacing. Aroma is mild and sweet - banana and yeast with slight clove. Flavor is same with slight spice character from carbonation. Thin body, sweet finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Huhzubendah (2668) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 27, 2014
Can shared by RussianDragon. Pale golden / dark yellow body with a small head. Candied sugary aroma with the expected banana and clove. Thin body. A bit sweet, but not too. Pretty good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bth122 (1300) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 12, 2014
Can. In Raleigh. With brother. Hazy dark golden color. Little head. Big banana aroma. Light sweetness. Taste is banana notes, slight lemon. Pretty tasty beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kidobutai (424) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - SEP 10, 2014
Poured from a tap. Small but noticeable head, cloudy yellow appearance. Hoppy banana aroma, intriguing. Smooth drink, fruity, with a real tart finish. Good beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jgb9348 (4859) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - SEP 9, 2014
Hazy golden and light amber coloured body with a very dense, four centimetre tall tan head - nice. Aroma of corn, yeast, wheat, grass, light hops and a touch of sweetness from honeysuckle - nice. Light to Medium-bodied; Slightly grassy flavour up front with a ton of wheat, a lot of yeast and good deal of coriander seed freshness - very nice and refreshing. Aftertaste is smooth and subdued with a light sweetness from honey, a touch of lemons and citrus and a good wheat freshness. Overall, a very nice and refreshing beer for the summer with a nice profile and a surprisingly large complexity for the style. I sampled this twelve ounce can purchased from Total Wine in Cary, North Carolina on 02-August-2014 for US$1,79 sampled at home here in Washington on 09-September-2014 in a Pinkus glass, which did justice for the German glass!

2.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
bnwokedi89 (57) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Shotgun Betty is an opaque golden colored hefe similar to Howgaarden Original White Ale. In fact, Shotgun Betty is practically the same exact beer on all dimensions except for overall quality. From a taste perspective, Shotgun Betty surprisingly has an almost "banana-like" aftertaste that is definitely a pleasant surprise. Shotgun Betty is a nice substitute for fans of White Ale or Hefes who want to try something different. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mr_Hops (116) - Michigan, USA - SEP 4, 2014
LIght aroma of malt, yeast banana, and clove. Small frothy off white head. Cloudy yellow colour. Sour taste of yeast and clove, with a dry astringent finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
obguthr (4101) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - AUG 31, 2014
Can: Caramel, banana, butterscotch aroma. Clear amber, thick head. Bready caramel and banana flavor. Lemony tang in the end. Medium body, fizzy. Not as authentic as its Bavarian counterparts but better than a lot of American hefeweizens.


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