Wisconsin Belgian Red - New Glarus Brewing Company
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4.6/5 rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
A: Slightly cloudy blood red pour. Large soda-like red-tinged head. Retention is decent. Small amount of lacing.
S: Tart, overripe cherries. Then sweet cherries. Then cherry soda. Interesting.
T: Whoa. Up front it's like carbonated super sweet cherry syrup. Then it turns tart and very drying. Crisp. Very little aftertaste. The combination of sweet and tart flavors is I dare say, perfect for the style. I've never had a cherry fruit beer that even comes close. How can I not give it a 5?
M: Smooth, clean, crisp. Just right. Not watery or thin at all which I was worried about given the low ABV.
O: This is a hard one to rank. It's barely beer, BUT it's SO GOOD. For the style it is one of the very best - perhaps even THE best.
Serving type: bottle
01-14-2012 04:45:31 | More by Dope
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Wisconsin Belgian Red from New Glarus Brewing Company
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