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Wisconsin Belgian Red - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

2,686 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,686
Reviews: 916
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 10.73%
Wants: 1,024
Gots: 477 | FT: 43
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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4.51/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Pours with two fingers of slight red/pink head. Thin layer retained while drinking with random sticky lacing left behind. Medium amount of active carbonation in glass while drinking. The color is ruby red and is very clear and transparent.

Smell: Juicy, sweet, sugary wonderfulness explodes out of the glass. The cherries make your mouth absolutely water with a sweetness that is so potent but kept in check from being obnoxiously sweet with true mastery. Some grassy earthy hops can be picked up on the back end.

Taste: Sugary cherries hit right away with a perfect amount of lingering sourness. Its unbelievable how potent and perfectly the cherries are about to dominate this brew. The sourness continues to linger through on the body with some light oak character. Grainy earthy hops sit on the palate after with of course continuing cherries.

Mouthfeel: Light dryness, lingering sugary rounded sweetness, and some grainy hop character.

Overall: Cannot help but love these masterpieces from New Glarus. No other brewery I've had can bring out the fruit character more potently and perfectly. Their sweetness is always kept from going too far. These are an absolute must try.

KFBR392, Dec 17, 2013
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4.7/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Pours clear dark ruby red in color with some very faint amber hues. Lots of carbonation bubbling up from the etching. Head is about one finger light pink and has great retention.

Smell is awesome. Lightly sweet mostly tart dark cherry dominates the nose. Some light grainy aromas near the end along with almost undetectable herbal earthy hops.

Taste is awesome also. Ripe fresh sweet dark cherries are forward followed by a very nice cherry tartness that balances the sweet to near perfection. Cherries persist throughout the entirety of the been blanketing the grainy and earthy hop flavors.

Mouthfeel is awesome light, tart, crisp, incredibly refreshing, this beer has everything great would would want from a fruit ale.

Best fruit ale I have had

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Wisconsin Belgian Red from New Glarus Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 2,686 ratings.