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Wisconsin Belgian Red - New Glarus Brewing Company

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Wisconsin Belgian RedWisconsin Belgian Red

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2,744 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,744
Reviews: 917
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 10.73%
Wants: 1,032
Gots: 502 | FT: 49
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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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.

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This beer is brewed with whole Montmorency Cherries (Over a pound of Door County Cherries in every bottle) Wisconsin Farmed Wheat and Belgian Roasted Barleys, lagered in oak tanks and balanced by Hallertau hops we aged in our brewery one full year.

Appearance: ruby red small foam and almost no lacing

Smell: Cherry aroma sweet and malty

Taste: This is what cherries aspire to be a part of! Wonderful cherry beer, differant then a Kriek but almost a cherry soda

Mouthfeel: smooth cherry coated after taste vey pleasant

Overall: this beer is world class, smooth and tasty.

I would love to see such a beer at 8% ABV, as a strong fruit ale

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Wisconsin Belgian Red from New Glarus Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 2,744 ratings.