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Spotted Cow - New Glarus Brewing Company

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2,237 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,237
Reviews: 684
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 13.75%
Wants: 150
Gots: 205 | 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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Reviews by happygnome:
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happygnome

Minnesota

3.58/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a: cloudy yellowish color inch or so of head that disapears fast, no lace no carbonation
s: sweet, creamy
t: almost like a sweet flavor not sure i did enjoy though kinda get a corn flavor in the finish
m: medium to full bodied surprising given light color

overall I really enjoyed this beer a deffinate session type beer would be very nice on a hot summer day

Serving type: bottle

03-21-2007 23:05:08 | More by happygnome
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A - Pours a nice crystal clear golden yellow hue with a nice one finger white head that faded to leave creamy side lacing and a nice quarter inch blanket.

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Spotted Cow from New Glarus Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 2,237 ratings.