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RATINGS: 155   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   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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2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
optemoz (171) - Apex, North Carolina, USA - FEB 6, 2013
Bottle - pour is a hazy orange yellow. Aroma is heavy yeast, wheat and spices. Flavor is LOTS of clove, some banana and yeast. I have lots of hefs, but this one kinda bored me. A lot of people love this here in NC but I wasn't blown away. -optemoz


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (16426) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 6, 2015
Draught at Vancouver Craft Beer Week 2015
Cloudy dark blond color with compact head. The banana aroma and flavor is very strong, the mouthfeel is quite sweet, not much bitterness.
Nicely made.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bork (452) - Rosewood, Georgia, USA - JUN 30, 2015
Well rounded middle of the road Hefeweizen with mild bananas and some spiciness.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
QuezXLV (409) - Virginia, USA - JUN 15, 2015
Honestly I had to have this in the can cuz I'm on vacation and didn't have the proper glasswear. It great on this hot summer day and a nice change from all the ipa's I've had recently. - Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jb (2508) - Rochester, New York, USA - JUN 12, 2015
True to style Hefeweizen was very good. Heavy clove nose and the ripe bananas dominated the taste. Looked good too. At the mellow mushroom.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mcberko (9323) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 7, 2015
On tap at VCBW Festival, pours a cloudy yellow with a medium white head. Nose brings cloves, light banana and some citrus. Flavour is similar, with citrus notes, wheat, and light banana. Clean and drinkable. Nice balanced and somewhat authentic. Decent.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Iphonephan (4424) - McLean, Virginia, USA - MAY 23, 2015
On draft at Pangea Tavern in Avon NC. Pours a hazy gold with a thick white head. Citrus nose. Flavors of bananas and tropical fruits. Smooth finish.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thome50 (1229) - Morro Bay via Orange County, California, USA - MAY 6, 2015
Can opened at home, post-RATXV. Pours a slightly hazy yellow with large white head. Aroma is wet dog, banana and clove. Taste is sweet banana candy, stale malt, skunked a little it seems.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
adnielsen (10068) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAY 4, 2015
Bottle @ home, thanks to jcnielsen for sending! Pours a slightly hazy golden yellow appearance with a thin tan head. The aroma is fairly spicy (pepper, nutmeg, clove), and moderately fruity (lemon, banana, pear). Fairly high carbonation. A little goopy and somewhat overly sweet. Spritzy, banana, lemon flavor. Ehh.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ordybill (655) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - APR 19, 2015
Poured from the tap at the Biergarten in Charleston, SC into a pint glass. Aroma- Has a strong banana aroma with some yeast, very appealing (pun intended) Appearance- A murky amber with a small off-white head. Taste- An interesting hefeweizen flavor, i really dig the banana. Palate- A medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation. Overall- This is the second beer that I have had from this brewer and I need to take note. Both have been very strong, great flavor.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tightslice (413) - Redwood City, California, USA - APR 18, 2015
Can from Whole Foods Market in GA. Aroma is citrus, light banana, some spiced wheat/rye bread. Taste is pretty much the same... Very light and breezy which I really enjoyed. Not too sweet or floral, nice drying finish. Not a big Hefe fan but a fan of this one.


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