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Wisconsin Belgian Red - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

2,440 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,440
Reviews: 907
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 10.73%
Wants: 993
Gots: 429 | FT: 40
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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stealth

Minnesota

4.93/5  rDev +12.6%

Pours a slightly cloudy amber/red with a rapidly vanishing foamy pinkish/white head. Not much lacing - steady carbonation rising up the glass while drinking. Smells pretty much just like a cherry Jolly Rancher. My mouth immediately starts to salivate. The flavor of this 'beer' is perfect. Liquified cherry Jolly Rancher. New Glarius really hits a home run with the balance between the cherry sweetness and sour cherry tartness. No aftertaste, and finishes real dry. Leaves you puckering for the next drink. I can't imagine this being improved at all. This is a very refreshing and crisp drink. A nice body that was much thicker than I expected.

This is the perfect fruit beer. Ranked #1 in the world for a reason.

01-30-2012 08:08:57 | More by stealth
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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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livingtodie

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +14.2%

01-29-2012 18:36:11 | More by livingtodie
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Jefe73

Florida

5/5  rDev +14.2%

01-29-2012 13:19:28 | More by Jefe73
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facundoCNB

New Jersey

4.78/5  rDev +9.1%

A - a clear crisp looking red, nice carbonation, no head at all

S - my face was in awe after smelling what must be 1-1/2 tons of cherries.. it smelled like a jolly rancher candy

T - just like the smell, it was delicious like candy, and just like jolly ranchers it leaves a tarty taste behind

M - nice and fizzy like a champagne, the tartness makes your cheeks quench making this a little harder to drink which is good because i got to savor every last drop of it

O - i wish i had a constant supply of this. it's honestly my favorite fruit beer i have ever tasted. the only thing close to this was smuttynose's hanami ale which was discontinued so i am very glad i got a chance to feel that taste in my mouth again (but better)

01-28-2012 11:34:53 | More by facundoCNB
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raverjames

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

01-25-2012 21:02:03 | More by raverjames
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beast464

Maryland

5/5  rDev +14.2%

01-25-2012 20:26:58 | More by beast464
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Jakers90

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

01-25-2012 18:01:47 | More by Jakers90
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Ish1

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -8.7%

01-24-2012 18:19:37 | More by Ish1
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MadScientist

New York

5/5  rDev +14.2%

01-24-2012 01:09:24 | More by MadScientist
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Jparkanzky

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

01-22-2012 22:49:39 | More by Jparkanzky
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Amyliz4

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

01-22-2012 19:41:10 | More by Amyliz4
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zenwatts

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

01-19-2012 17:26:00 | More by zenwatts
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IdrinkGas

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -20.1%

01-18-2012 23:51:22 | More by IdrinkGas
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GrindFatherBob

New York

5/5  rDev +14.2%

01-18-2012 02:40:11 | More by GrindFatherBob
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Jerktookmyname

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

01-17-2012 21:19:25 | More by Jerktookmyname
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

4/5  rDev -8.7%

01-16-2012 05:22:03 | More by ygtbsm94
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crosamich

Florida

4/5  rDev -8.7%

01-16-2012 02:16:36 | More by crosamich
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windelbo

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +14.2%

01-15-2012 01:36:01 | More by windelbo
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Stoutsman

Kansas

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

01-14-2012 22:27:24 | More by Stoutsman
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hilgart1

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

01-14-2012 18:23:58 | More by hilgart1
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Dope

Massachusetts

4.6/5  rDev +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.

01-14-2012 04:45:31 | More by Dope
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danjohn1234

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

01-13-2012 21:13:47 | More by danjohn1234
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Jspriest

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +14.2%

01-12-2012 22:26:40 | More by Jspriest
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zonker17

Texas

4/5  rDev -8.7%

01-12-2012 22:07:22 | More by zonker17
Wisconsin Belgian Red from New Glarus Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 2,440 ratings.