Spotted Cow - New Glarus Brewing Company
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Reviews by HopsKeepDroppin:
3.38/5 rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5
A buddy of mine from Wisconsin dropped some of this off for me just in time for the holidays. Poured from 12oz bottle into Independence Saison glass.
A- Pours a hazy yellow color with 2 inches of fluffy head that recedes and leaves a little lacing.
S- Hints of lemon and bubble gum come through. As it warms the aromas are a little more pungent and some corn comes through.
T- A mild malty flavor is the first thing that you taste with some hints of banana and corn.
M- Creamy and smooth. Very easy to drink.
O- This is a very refreshing beer. Would be a great session beer or something to drink outside during the summer. Would also be a great beer to offer to macro-drinkers looking to try craft beer.
Serving type: bottle
11-24-2011 03:14:28 | More by HopsKeepDroppin
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3.5/5 rDev -5.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
(on tap at Über Tap Room and Cheese Bar - served in a pilsner glass)
A: poured to the very top, so without much foam... the color is a light khaki, liquid a good bit hazy, with what appears to be a some sediment floating about
S: bit of a nutty, toasted oat bouquet... no fruitiness, no hops of note... clean, woodsy note from the yeast
T: oat cookie... not oatmeal cookie, with the raisins and spices and all - just a simple, lightly toasty, slightly doughy malt flavor - kinda like chewing on a basic, cereal-like American 2-row - or maybe even low-sweetened Life cereal... it's good! the flavors are very mellow and clean... I can't be certain, but I might've got some of the corn in the finish - a mild sort of cornmeal... any hop flavor, if present, is merely in the background, providing a spec of balance
M: very light and clean, kind of like an adjunct lager with a mild grainy grittiness... a body bordering on watery... mellow carbonation, no sizzle
O: BA calls this a "cream ale", NG calls this a "Naturally Cloudy Farmhouse Ale" - I can see both points of view - the closest thing I could compare this to would be a zwickelbier, but without the lemony and grassy flavors and rounder, fuller body I often get with those... drink this like your ordinary, everyman lager - I like it for what it is, it stands out
Serving type: on-tap
07-28-2014 21:08:49 | More by Bouleboubier
Spotted Cow from New Glarus Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 2,329 ratings.