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RATINGS: 327   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 13   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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A golden haze for a summer’s 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.


astrofrk's rating

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
astrofrk (341) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 9, 2013
Got at Krogers on Broadway. Cloudy gold. Little head. Aroma: Bread, berry. Flavor: Bread, then a burst of blueberry. Light hop bitterness at finish.


0.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
MacBoost (1260) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - AUG 23, 2014
Fucken nasty grape kool-aid flavor kids beer. Wat. The. Fuck.

This would be best served at a kids 5th birthday party.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
two7offsuit (149) - Massachusetts, USA - AUG 15, 2014
Pours cloudy and golden. Aroma hints at fruit and malt. Light with subtle berry flavor.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
coyforce (599) - Virginia, USA - AUG 7, 2014
Flavor is much better than the aroma. Aroma is a bit skunky and the flavor flavor is fruity and delicious.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
milewide (1497) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - AUG 6, 2014
Hazy purple amber color. Pleasantly cloudy as expected. Modest berry flavor, but to the tart side.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cakes (362) - New Bloomfield, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 31, 2014
12 oz. bottle. Pours a slightly cloudy orange amber thin off white head. Aroma is floral and slightly hoppy. Flavor is slight wheat with subtle berry. Rather lite. I am not big on the Weiss, but this is nice. Not an odd "specialty beer". I would buy a case of this in the summertime.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
AirForceHops (3114) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 30, 2014
12 oz. bottle multiple times. Most recently from Market Basket. Copper/ amber color with thin head that dies fast. Elderberries always have had a medicinal and tea -like quality to it. This beer displays the same thing. The flavor has a good malt backbone of toffee and pale honey like flavor with the tea and berry lingering slightly after the finish. A very light bitterness comes from the herbal medicinal note that come from the berry. Body is very light with a soft carbonation. Overall drinkable.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
GIJOE (621) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - JUL 27, 2014
Pours a bit hazy, yellow-gold in color, fizzy white head that dissipates quickly. The nose is very fruity; some breadiness. Fairly sweet. Light bodied. Soft carbonation. Didn’t suck.

1.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Astrozombie (19) - Largo, Florida, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Hazy golden straw color. Zero head. Nice aroma sorta herb like slightly musty In a good way. Taste is pretty flat slightly bitter low notes of berry and citrus. Not a fan.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Headbanger (3280) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - JUL 18, 2014
12oz bottle 7/18/14 (Jewel Mix A Six)-42° in Shaker-Pours a hazy gold with no head. Aroma of wheat, berry and funk. Taste of I suppose elderberry. This light bodied brew is not bad but not the best.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
tectactoe (1709) - Michigan, USA - JUL 14, 2014
Bottle: Burnt-ish amber, moderately hazy & topped with a slightly dingy white, chunky foam. Aroma has some lightly tart wheat & berry notes. Slightly medicinal but not nearly as bad as Magic Hat’s #9. Not sure what elderberries smell like, but this just has a generic "berry" vibe on the nose. Mild graininess. Taste is the same, but light. More wheat with underlying tart berry. A touch metallic & medicinal, but not completely enough to kill the beer. Sharp yeast finish, a touch of astringency, berry, more clumpy wheat. Not awful, but I will be avoiding this one in the future.


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