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Wisconsin Belgian Red - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

2,606 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,606
Reviews: 911
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 10.73%
Wants: 1,013
Gots: 466 | FT: 44
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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4.52/5  rDev +3.2%

mitchelmay, Aug 25, 2014
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4.52/5  rDev +3.2%

jhawkvol, Oct 14, 2014
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4.51/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Pours with two fingers of slight red/pink head. Thin layer retained while drinking with random sticky lacing left behind. Medium amount of active carbonation in glass while drinking. The color is ruby red and is very clear and transparent.

Smell: Juicy, sweet, sugary wonderfulness explodes out of the glass. The cherries make your mouth absolutely water with a sweetness that is so potent but kept in check from being obnoxiously sweet with true mastery. Some grassy earthy hops can be picked up on the back end.

Taste: Sugary cherries hit right away with a perfect amount of lingering sourness. Its unbelievable how potent and perfectly the cherries are about to dominate this brew. The sourness continues to linger through on the body with some light oak character. Grainy earthy hops sit on the palate after with of course continuing cherries.

Mouthfeel: Light dryness, lingering sugary rounded sweetness, and some grainy hop character.

Overall: Cannot help but love these masterpieces from New Glarus. No other brewery I've had can bring out the fruit character more potently and perfectly. Their sweetness is always kept from going too far. These are an absolute must try.

KFBR392, Dec 17, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

DanGeo, Jun 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

jono0101, May 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

Schlais, Dec 31, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

Ben7773, Feb 12, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

supa0525, Jul 16, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

NWer, May 07, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

DaftPatrick, Feb 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

Sam_Gladieux, Apr 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

equinox1, Nov 20, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

Callmecoon, Dec 28, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

megamass, May 26, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Served in my Lindemans flute. Pours very murkey and muddy orangy-red with a tightly bubbled creamy pinkish head. You can smell the tartness and acidity of the cherries. Very nice. Some yeastiness. Absolutly spectacular flavor. Sweet up front. Tart at the end. Slight drying affect. Full luscious body. Lively carbonation. I bet I could get in a lot of knickers with this beer.

tjthresh, Dec 02, 2006
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

ryancl, Sep 13, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

strangebrew52, Dec 21, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

Prospero, Feb 07, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

koko2315, Jan 02, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

MNMike, Dec 08, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

sourdog, Jul 16, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

CRon_T, May 21, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

CyPotter, Jun 12, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

KirkFrancis, Jun 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

SPRichard, Jan 27, 2013
Wisconsin Belgian Red from New Glarus Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 2,606 ratings.