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Spotted Cow - New Glarus Brewing Company

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2,329 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,329
Reviews: 686
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 13.75%
Wants: 161
Gots: 233 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
New Glarus Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Cream Ale |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-02-2002)
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hanco005

Minnesota

3.53/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle, marked 2146 and 6:57, poured into a pint glass

A—pours a light yellowish, orange and slightly hazy, a thick cloud like bright white head is produced, fades away after a few minutes, lacing is moderate

S—sweet candy, apples, citrus, some grainy aroma, fragrance is pretty mild overall

T—different, sweet, a little of the apple and citrus I smelled, as well as the grains, almost has some cider/wine cooler flavor in it.

M—crisp, light bodied, mild carbonation

D—it’s good, but different to my palette, I think this would be a good transition beer.

Serving type: bottle

10-24-2006 14:27:45 | More by hanco005
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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

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Spotted Cow from New Glarus Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 2,329 ratings.