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Wisconsin Belgian Red - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

2,597 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,597
Reviews: 911
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 10.73%
Wants: 1,014
Gots: 463 | 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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4/5  rDev -8.7%

Dag48, Jun 09, 2014
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psychotia, Jul 21, 2013
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LSUPT, Nov 15, 2011
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BigbROB, May 22, 2013
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DLucky, Sep 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Came unexpectedly in a trade from orbitalr0x. Thanks!!!

Red tinted glad to say. Off white head, fell quickly. Caramel colored out of direct light. "Marriage of wine and beer" it says.

Smells like a wild cherry life saver, with just a hint of sour. I happen to love wild cherry life savers, so this should be a good night.

Taste is the same as the scent, but the first drink is like a shockwave to the whole mouth. Eyeopener! Tons of sweetness in here.

Smooth. Dry on the finish. Carbonation is mellow.

Overall: a great treat

PatronWizard, Nov 10, 2008
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4/5  rDev -8.7%

oglmcdgl, Jan 20, 2013
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lovethebelgians, Sep 04, 2014
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awinter20, Feb 01, 2013
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3.98/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Gorgeous crimson red, pinkish pastel foam. Slightly murky and unfiltered, a little bit of spotty lacing sticks to the glass.

Smell is nice initially, pie cherry dominates, but then it starts smelling like a musty dishrag. Flinty minerals and attic must.

Sweet and vaguely tart, it's like a Chinotto spritzer but with pie cherry, definitely Door county in origin. Straight up cherry pie, crust and all, sweet cherry hard candy, with a soda spritzer level of carbonation. At the riverside brewery, this used to be aged in large oak foeders, not sure if that's still the case as it doesn't have much oak character at all. Mainly an apertif with cheese, or paired with a dense chocolate dessert. Not something to put down solo really, more of a crossover for wine cooler drinkers.

emerge077, Mar 13, 2012
Wisconsin Belgian Red from New Glarus Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 2,597 ratings.