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RATINGS: 330   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 13   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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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.


dnstone's rating

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dnstone (2146) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUN 25, 2013
A nice hazed golden color with a touch of orange and slight white sudsy head. A light sweet, fruity (elder)berry aroma. A refreshing, light wheat beer with a rounding sweetness and berry hints that remind me of sherbet. This is a perfect summer beer.


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
dwyerpg (4579) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - SEP 12, 2014
Wheaty and fruity, this is yet another Magic Hat beer that just doesnít do anything for me.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
slowrunner77 (5805) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 2, 2014
"Refreshing, but very very simple. Wasnít impressed by the nose or flavor, as a fruit beer, or as a Weiss. Semi sweet without any depth to the wheat ale. Meh..."

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 9/20
Beerenberger (1475) - Fischer, Texas, USA - AUG 31, 2014
Dark berry aroma with some bready notes. A hazy light orange amber pour with a thin white ring and no lacing. A blast of elderberry flavor to begin with followed by wheat and some hints of bread. Medium-light body and fizzy carbonation. Overall, this was better than I expected. I found it refreshing and would drink again.

0.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
MacBoost (1319) - 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 (196) - 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 (612) - 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 (1535) - 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 (363) - 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 (3295) - 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 (641) - 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. Didnít suck.


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