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Wisconsin Belgian Red - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

2,368 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,368
Reviews: 904
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 10.73%
Wants: 991
Gots: 419 | FT: 41
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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Tiburon

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

11-07-2012 00:03:00 | More by Tiburon
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Booner818

California

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

02-14-2014 06:53:14 | More by Booner818
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SPLITGRIN

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A surprisingly fluffy two fingers of light tan head sits on top of a murky brownish red body. Nose is amazing like crisp suger glazed perfectly ripe cherries. Wow! is what comes to mind with first sip. An interesting combination of cherry pie filling, fruit wine and malt liquer. It is just bursting with juicey cherries and even a hint of raspberry. A hint of tartness balances out all the sweetness nicely. Mouthfeel is lush and you really cant stop drinking, so split the bottle or drinkability would suggest maybe you keep it all to yourself. I would love to see how this beer blends with a good smooth porter. So many possibilities with this one.

Serving type: bottle

10-08-2008 14:56:32 | More by SPLITGRIN
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abfraser

California

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Thanks to waltonc for this one. He opened up as a dessert beer on Thanksgiving and shared the wealth amongst several friends. It was made even better by this being the best fruit beer I've ever had by far.

A: A darker rose (the wine, not the flower), with a bubbly effervescence and small tannish head

S: Cherry, with a big dose of caramel malt. The cherry is definitely the highlight here. Totally reminds me of the cherries in wine and throughout Door County, where my grandparents lived for years and cherry country of Wisconsin. Just awesome.

T/M: Everything on the smell, with a nice refreshing spritzer-like mouthfeel. Too many fruit beers are heavy and cloyingly sweet. This was the exact opposite. Clean, fruity, refreshing.

D: Exceptionally drinkable. It only gets dinged by the fact that it's difficult to be had.

Overall, a truly awesome beer that I'm glad to have had the opportunity to try.

Serving type: bottle

12-02-2008 03:15:55 | More by abfraser
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hoppymcgee

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

07-13-2012 00:17:06 | More by hoppymcgee
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averagejake872

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

03-04-2014 22:21:10 | More by averagejake872
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sarge27

California

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

06-11-2013 05:05:29 | More by sarge27
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carlosega

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

05-16-2013 20:20:17 | More by carlosega
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BuckTuckian

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

01-08-2014 18:56:55 | More by BuckTuckian
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TooGood

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

05-23-2014 20:42:36 | More by TooGood
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TheRealDBCooper

Svalbard & Jan Mayen Islands

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

10-26-2013 16:03:50 | More by TheRealDBCooper
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wingdish

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

12-23-2011 22:20:38 | More by wingdish
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PatB1987

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

03-03-2014 22:22:49 | More by PatB1987
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tfidler

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

03-17-2012 02:12:18 | More by tfidler
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CraigTravor

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

05-14-2014 23:13:10 | More by CraigTravor
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M_P_L_S

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

07-20-2014 21:51:13 | More by M_P_L_S
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Snowrs

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

05-20-2012 21:07:12 | More by Snowrs
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Mike

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

08-25-2013 19:18:23 | More by Mike
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JJ_17

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

07-15-2014 03:36:00 | More by JJ_17
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Hopsiam14

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

01-27-2013 15:30:28 | More by Hopsiam14
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rumorsofsurf

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

09-08-2012 23:06:48 | More by rumorsofsurf
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Slyjoker87

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A- Pours out in a reddish orange color and is slightly opaque . The head almost immediately dissipates.

S- Smells pleasantly of sweet cherry, almost like you would expect smelling maraschino cherries.

T- The second it hits the tongue there is an overwhelming sweet, cherry flavor. However, it is followed up by a noticeable tartness but doesn't become overbearing or too demanding.

M- It has a fizz that works well with the level of sweet flavor, almost like a pop. It doesn't overdo it, though, and goes down fairly easily.

O- This is a fantastic fruit beer, but as others have noticed, it isn't something that you'd want to drink a lot of or super regularly. It is more like a desert than a beer. Nevertheless, it is full of flavor and a wonderful beer.

Serving type: bottle

08-10-2011 21:16:48 | More by Slyjoker87
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bismarksays

Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

07-02-2013 18:40:43 | More by bismarksays
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dtomes

New York

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

01-05-2014 01:20:44 | More by dtomes
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atoulouk

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

01-16-2013 21:55:09 | More by atoulouk
Wisconsin Belgian Red from New Glarus Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 2,368 ratings.