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Wisconsin Belgian Red - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

2,364 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,364
Reviews: 904
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 10.73%
Wants: 986
Gots: 417 | FT: 38
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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ahbithwabm

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

02-16-2014 10:37:51 | More by ahbithwabm
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PhineasGage

Iowa

3/5  rDev -31.5%

12-14-2011 05:05:40 | More by PhineasGage
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imyourhero21

California

5/5  rDev +14.2%

05-07-2014 04:37:26 | More by imyourhero21
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mjw1200

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

04-02-2014 01:45:25 | More by mjw1200
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MNBeer1017

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

06-07-2014 04:23:51 | More by MNBeer1017
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Knoxrb12

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -3%

04-21-2014 18:29:42 | More by Knoxrb12
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slimntubbs

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

01-30-2012 04:12:38 | More by slimntubbs
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Travisnin

Idaho

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

09-14-2012 07:01:00 | More by Travisnin
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craft_shannie

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -3%

11-11-2012 22:53:00 | More by craft_shannie
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jbuddle

New York

3/5  rDev -31.5%

01-22-2013 21:38:19 | More by jbuddle
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RayUF07

Florida

3/5  rDev -31.5%

04-07-2014 01:39:35 | More by RayUF07
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psmith161

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -3%

08-22-2013 23:48:40 | More by psmith161
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leschkie

California

4/5  rDev -8.7%

01-03-2012 03:52:09 | More by leschkie
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timtim

District of Columbia

4.43/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

wow. what an impressive, well-made beer. purplish, dark, dark red with a pink head that holds for a bit. nose is cherry pie, cherry, cherry, and dark cherry with a malt backbone that comes off to me like fresh-baked pie crust with cinnamon. everything awesome about WI cherries is hiding in here, and the essence seems to be near perfectly captured. some nutty, pitty notes, and a bit of earth/dirt for good measure. incredibly clean with not a trace of artificial. taste is clean, sweet cherry pie, but tartness comes in and balances everything out. so much so that it doesn't even seem tart... or sweet. brilliant in that aspect. this is a fruit bomb, and one of the only times i think i have used that term positively. medium almost medium-full body. sweetness is almost sticky, but delivers itself cleanly. great beer from New Glarus here. a modern classic!

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2011 12:48:43 | More by timtim
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vacax

California

4.8/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

750 mL bottle shared with jerz.

A: Quick white head rises and falls like champagne bubbles. Great cherrywood color coming from the cherries.

S: Cherry cider. Cherry juice. Fresh cherries. Cherries.

T: All about the cherries. Tantalizingly tart with and a mild to moderate sour finish plays all over the tongue. Bushels of cherry flavor and an acidic presence and tartness that prevents it from being "too sweet."

M: Medium bodied with champagne-like bubbles to lighten it up.

D: New Glarus's fruit beers are a testament to why we should all move to Wisconsin, or at least befriend someone from this great state. Already famous for its cheese, I think beer is a good pairing. I would buy this beer often and drink it on many occasions were I able to. Drank half of a bottle, savoring it all. The only thing slowing me down drinking this was making sure to savor every drop. Strong acidity is the only drawback, but no problem here as this is a perfect beer to share with friends and family.

Serving type: bottle

11-27-2008 07:36:24 | More by vacax
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KC9LDB

Illinois

5/5  rDev +14.2%

03-05-2012 23:37:52 | More by KC9LDB
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Grebdioz

Texas

5/5  rDev +14.2%

12-28-2011 02:34:40 | More by Grebdioz
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jaminjohnson

Yukon (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev -3%

10-10-2012 03:16:47 | More by jaminjohnson
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ThreeFishes

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -3%

10-08-2013 00:37:19 | More by ThreeFishes
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mmcnaughton

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -3%

11-21-2011 18:16:03 | More by mmcnaughton
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Beezee

Illinois

5/5  rDev +14.2%

03-01-2012 04:25:50 | More by Beezee
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Lunch

Maryland

4/5  rDev -8.7%

09-24-2013 13:48:38 | More by Lunch
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PeprSprYoFace

California

4.97/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is easily on my top 5 beers tried and I have had around 32 of the top 100. This is my 3rd bottle that I have drank and I'm finally starting to review the beers I drink.

Poured into a lindemans flute glass. Pours a nice looking bright red color with almost no head.

Smells of straight sweet and tart cherries. Smells amazing.

Taste just punches you in the face with how much cherry flavor is in here. So good with the sweetness and tartness balanced well.

Mouthfeel is great with a nice amount of carbonation.

Drinkability is very high with me though I have been told by friends that they could not drink alot if this because of the sweetness. But for me I could drink the whole 750ml bottle. I stocked up on this after my first taste. Awesome brew that everyone should seek out. Can see the ladies liken this one...

Serving type: bottle

06-10-2008 06:54:50 | More by PeprSprYoFace
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tsauce2

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

10-05-2013 01:41:53 | More by tsauce2
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WVUbrew

West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -3%

04-28-2014 17:17:21 | More by WVUbrew
Wisconsin Belgian Red from New Glarus Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 2,364 ratings.