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Wisconsin Belgian Red - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

2,688 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,688
Reviews: 916
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 10.73%
Wants: 1,025
Gots: 480 | FT: 43
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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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

kingmaker, Jan 16, 2014
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5/5  rDev +14.2%

DCdevyl78, Jan 16, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

mattmarka1, Jan 15, 2014
Photo of N_Schleret
4.33/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours a ruby/brown color with a one finger white head. The head dissipates to a ring with soapy lacing.
S: Big cherry fills up the nose, almost cough syrup but not as harsh. Light malt at the back end.
T: Again, lots of cherry. I am glad it doesn't taste like cough syrup. Very sweet and a little sour pucker. The cherry leaves the palate almost as quickly as it enters, keeps me wanting more.
M: Light on the palate. Medium carbonation.
O: This brewery knows how to make fruit beers. This one doesn't dissipoint.

N_Schleret, Jan 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev -8.7%

tectactoe, Jan 13, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

Jimmeekrek, Jan 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3%

C2H5, Jan 12, 2014
Photo of TheSSG
5/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Pours a nice, white-red head with good persistence. A wonderful aroma of yeasty wood and cherries. GLORIOUS, radiant crimson color. Flavor is tart and BURSTING with cherry flavor. Near the end, that yeasty-woody aspect makes an appearance.

Jesus, this is glorious. Still my favorite New Glarus Lambic of them all. The cherry flavor is bold and delicious, and I don't really like cherries that much...which says a lot.

TheSSG, Jan 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3%

Techichi, Jan 11, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

JWalterWeatherman, Jan 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3%

gory4d, Jan 09, 2014
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3/5  rDev -31.5%

littlebeer, Jan 09, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

BuckTuckian, Jan 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3%

Skillz, Jan 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3%

jkball01, Jan 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev -8.7%

valkarie70, Jan 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3%

Kaveman, Jan 06, 2014
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5/5  rDev +14.2%

Preluderl, Jan 05, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

gr8zehaman, Jan 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

dtomes, Jan 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev -8.7%

MNBeerGeek, Jan 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

kschm628, Jan 04, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

TheBeerAlmanac, Jan 04, 2014
Photo of KYGunner
4.44/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Almost like a bubbly cranberry juice this poured a bright and attractive hue of red. The head was a pinkish cloud of tight knit bubbles.

Not to wax on about childhood but I remember Ludens cough drops and how they were like candy. The aroma holds tight to that reminiscent cherry sweetness...just like candy.

The taste is tart and somewhat tangy with a sweet yet natural cherry flavor. It's like liquid Jolly Rancher cherry candy!

The feel is moderately carbonated and though this seems unbeerlike in taste it definitely feels like a beer.

New Glarus is the brewery that makes me exclaim "wow!" every time I try one of their fruit beers and this is no exception.

KYGunner, Jan 04, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

Mplsbrew, Jan 04, 2014
Wisconsin Belgian Red from New Glarus Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 2,688 ratings.