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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 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
cgardner34 (3) - - JUN 20, 2012 does not count
Excellent for those hot south Carolina summer nights. Very good hop flavor with a pleasant berry finish. Overall nice color and head. Ill be making more stops for this one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
IndyBeerSnob (132) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - APR 28, 2012
One of my favorite fruit/weiss beers Iíve tried to date. pours a delicious cloudy amber copper with a substantial head. Taste is wonderful. Raspberry fruit flavor does not dominate this beer but is an outstanding companion to the tasty wheat flavor of this beer. One of the more drinkable beers Iíve tried in a while too. Palate is pleasant and sturdy. Love this beer!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
sawmill2188 (21) - Michigan, USA - JUN 28, 2012
Outstanding! Nice fruity flavor, but not too girly. Drank it out of the bottle, so I cannot comment on appearance. Fairly drinkable, any more than two would be quite filling. Amazing flavor

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sirmixsomewhat (206) - Paoli, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 10, 2015
Elder Betty is my favorite fruit beer Iíve ever had. Itís not like other fruit beers, where you think youíre just drinking cider; thereís enough of an aftertaste that reminds you that itís beer to know it isnít cider, and itís not overpowering with one fruit. I love it.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
skibumphishead (259) - Massachusetts, USA - APR 16, 2012
Draft pint at La Cucina in Hampden, Ma. Pint was poured to the top of a tulip with no head at all. The aroma and initial flavor was dead on with Allagash white or any other of the popular whites available. There was some bread and some banana up front. After the first sip I detected the faint berry finish. The berry intensified as the pint warmed up a bit. It was so refreshing on a hot day that I ordered a second one. This is the best Magic Hat beer that I have had yet.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Steelnoles (2) - Missouri, USA - APR 12, 2013 does not count
The elderberry is distinctive without being overpowering. This a very tasty beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jaymobrown (1843) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 13, 2013
Lots of great berry flavors. Kind of bitter but with a long finish. Enjoyable. Worth it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
robinvboyer (4170) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 23, 2012
Quite yeasty, with a good dose of wheat. Some briht fruit with a rich sweetness added by the elderberry, it really adds a juicy sweetness that is quite welcome. There is a light tartness in the finish, that balances the sweetness very well. Nice stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
robloc303 (268) - Erie, Colorado, USA - JUN 20, 2013
Pours hazy yellow, head disappeared quick. Nose has wheat and fruit, blueberries, and bread. Almost the smell of a blueberry muffin. Taste is pretty good too. The elderberry is more like blueberry and tastes just as the nose suggested, like a blueberry muffin. Very crisp and light, easy to drink. A very good beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
malkyore (377) - - AUG 14, 2013
Had this as part of a variety12 pack. Pours wheat aley murky yellow brown. Smells like berries and other fruity nonsense. Tastes like berries too with a malty wheat ale taste and not much hops. The fruit and the malts donít mesh well, the wheaty earthiness of the malt kind of makes the berries taste funky, almost rancid. Not to say that this is a bad beer, itís actually very pleasant and drinkable, just not one Iíd get on a daily basis.

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