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RATINGS: 339   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97/5   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 13   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
A golden haze for a summerís daze. 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
valpoaj (729) - Valparaiso, Indiana, USA - JUL 22, 2012
Bottle - pours light orange with a faint whitish head that dissipates almost immediately. Aroma is quite heavy on the fruit, though the fruits themselves are somewhat hard to distinguish. Definitely some wheaty notes coming through as well. Flavor is, well, not half bad...slightly cloying, but not offensively so. Lots of berry-ish notes, an underlying wheat component and pretty much no hop note whatsoever. Palate is easy drinking...far from complex and lasting, but it is what it is supposed to be! Would I drink this all the time...no. Would I have it again...sure!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
DrSilverworm (9671) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 22, 2012
12oz bottle, thanks to Greg. Thin white head, quickly fades to minimal. Bubbles on the side of the glass. Hazy amber / golden color. Crisp carbonation (burpy), drier finish. Interesting aroma, wheat flavors, with some sort of artificial-tasting berry in there. Some floral, soapiness. Not a bad flavor, but a bit light overall. Light sweet. Not bad, not great, better stuff out there

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
unclemattie (4358) - Georgia, USA - JUL 19, 2012
12oz bottle. Cap read, "Iím exactly where I want to be." Pours hazy orange. Tall, white, fizzy head. Aroma of malted wheat, tart berry perfume, and elderberries. Tastes of tart blueberries, sweet wheat malt, hay, and earth. Oily extract character, a simple fruit,Wheat Ale. (3401)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerdad (397) - Kansas, USA - JUL 19, 2012
bottled. pours pale amber/orange.aromas of elderberry, blueberry, hay and dirt. mildly sweet with a fructose overtone. a touch of sour. light bodied. thin texture. active carbonation finishes lasting sour berry. just ok

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
PGHbeer77 (571) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 19, 2012
12 oz. Draft at Bottle Shop. Sweet berry scent like flavored bubble gum with a sour touch, cloudy orange pour with decent head, light and crisp mouthfeel, and a berry wheat fronted taste with a cantelope melon finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Maverick34 (2984) - New York, USA - JUL 19, 2012
Bottled. Poured yellow. Could really taste and smell the berries. Grass straw etc. Ehh.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Pailhead (6403) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - JUL 17, 2012
Bottle: The aroma consists of cotton candy, light sweet tarts, and a touch of wheat. It pours a cloudy golden-orange with a small white head that quickly fades to a thin film outlined by a slightly thicker ring. The flavor starts with a light quick dose of cotton candy and elderberry. The finish has notes of light wheat, grass, and cereal notes. Itís light bodied with lightly fizzy carbonation. Overall, itís an unoffensive thirst quencher.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lubiere (12878) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 16, 2012
A hazed lightly reddish amber ale with a thin off white head. In aroma, a smooth chalky malt wit light berry notes. In mouth, a sweet caramel malt with light raspberry notes and light butterscotch. Tasted at Raquette River Beer and Wine Fest, July 13 2012.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mora2000 (6155) - McKinney, Texas, USA - JUL 15, 2012
The beer pours a hazy orange color with a white head. The aroma has a nice blueberry and elderberry character, as well as some wheat. The beer smells fairly juicy overall. The flavor has some tart berry notes, as well as some wheat. The fruit seems a bit artificial and is very sweet. Thin mouthfeel and medium carbonation. Better than I expected, but nothing to seek out.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cleve (1) - Grand Blanc, Michigan, USA - JUL 15, 2012 does not count
Enjoyed straight from the bottle on a warm afternoon standing in front of a grill with a buddy. Great summer flavor.

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