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Wisconsin Belgian Red - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

2,517 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,517
Reviews: 908
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 10.73%
Wants: 1,016
Gots: 441 | FT: 41
Brewed by:
New Glarus Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-22-2001)
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5/5  rDev +14.2%

FANTASTIC! The aroma is full of ripe, sweet cherries with a hint of malt. The flavor is absolutely full of cherry flavor perfectly balanced with a wonderful malt/wheat backbone that makes it taste like a fresh cherry pie, including subtle spices that remind you of cinnamon and sugar sprinkled on top. One of my favorite beers!

drowland, Nov 29, 2009
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5/5  rDev +14.2%

(750ml bottle courtesy of Alpar!). Pours hazy red juice color with minimal head. Aroma of maraschino cherries. Taste is sweet. Medium bodied with a luscious, ripe fruit finish. Man, this is a delicious beer...Thanks for sending this out Alex. Awesome stuff! This is the holy grail of fruit beers.

trappistlover, Mar 27, 2011
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windelbo, Jan 15, 2012
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5/5  rDev +14.2%

Appearance - Dark, off-red. Initial short off-white head quickly dissipates into a short film.

Smell - Moderate aroma of authentic cherries. Sweet, but not cloying.

Taste - Starts moderately sweet then turns nicely tart. Straight from the orchard cherry flavor - nothing artificial about tasting here. Reminds me of the summer cherry picking sessions in Wisconsin's Door County of my youth.

Mouthfeel - Light and well-carbonated.

Drinkability - Fruit beers are, for me, generally a fairly unimpressive category. New Glarus does these right, though. Really captures the essence of the fruit.

scaliasux, Dec 07, 2009
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FreshmanPour77, Nov 28, 2011
Wisconsin Belgian Red from New Glarus Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 2,517 ratings.