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Spotted Cow - New Glarus Brewing Company

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2,021 Ratings
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Ratings: 2021
Reviews: 678
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 14.05%


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

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

01-03-2013 09:19:04 | More by vanillacokaine
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zefer777

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

04-18-2014 17:31:56 | More by zefer777
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billhelm

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

04-18-2014 17:31:19 | More by billhelm
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BurdockBoy

Oregon

3.01/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a 12oz bottle to a pint glass. Not going to say a lot on this, except a little disappointed. Normally I love this brewery's beers, but this was just a little too bland and over carbonated for me. If you're used to more complex brews, please don't judge these guys on this one.

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2014 00:36:54 | More by BurdockBoy
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MrEducation

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -32.4%

04-17-2014 06:11:55 | More by MrEducation
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Quattrofiend

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

04-17-2014 03:36:30 | More by Quattrofiend
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threedaggers

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +8.1%

04-17-2014 02:40:54 | More by threedaggers
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SnOwRiDe1080

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

04-16-2014 04:15:22 | More by SnOwRiDe1080
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TboneRN

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +8.1%

04-14-2014 20:03:00 | More by TboneRN
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EdTheEdge

California

4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

04-13-2014 20:47:16 | More by EdTheEdge
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kj8525

Colorado

2.4/5  rDev -35.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

A: gold with white head like a macro lager.

S: grassy not getting much else. Maybe a little grainy.

T: very average in the taste. A little bit of of sweetness up front. Otherwise grassy and watery taste. IMO pretty bland.

M: well carbonated but again watery

O: very average beer nothing too exciting here. If you like the macro stuff there isn't much deviation in this beer from those.

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2014 19:11:21 | More by kj8525
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tanis

Illinois

5/5  rDev +35.1%

04-11-2014 21:55:42 | More by tanis
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mltobin

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

04-11-2014 01:00:05 | More by mltobin
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scumation

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

04-11-2014 00:06:24 | More by scumation
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cwelsh55

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

04-10-2014 17:55:49 | More by cwelsh55
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AmyfaceNYC

New York

3.98/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

This beer is apparently only available in Wisconsin and seems to be beloved in the Great Lakes states. I really enjoyed it. It had a smooth, simple taste of farmhouse grains--easy drinking, not too fancy. I didn't really pick up any of the fruitiness the label mentioned. It was full-bodied with a well-balanced flavor. Somehow exactly how I would want a beer from a brewery in a tiny town in Wisconsin to taste.

Serving type: bottle

04-08-2014 00:47:05 | More by AmyfaceNYC
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gmendez1122

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

04-07-2014 19:41:47 | More by gmendez1122
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Travitten

Iowa

4.75/5  rDev +28.4%

04-07-2014 03:46:52 | More by Travitten
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edhizdeid

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

04-06-2014 02:40:00 | More by edhizdeid
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Jonker1

Illinois

4/5  rDev +8.1%

04-06-2014 00:12:27 | More by Jonker1
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Cozuma

Indiana

3.61/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Light hazy golden color with a decent amount of soft foam for a moment that fades to a ring and small patches. Aroma is a very light biscuit like smell, it feels soft and easily drinkable. Flavor is light and malty and ever so slightly fruity they way you'd expect a cask ale to be. Overall a nice easy to drink light malty beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-03-2014 11:38:43 | More by Cozuma
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mgroothuis

Michigan

3/5  rDev -18.9%

04-01-2014 22:12:39 | More by mgroothuis
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OutKast

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

03-31-2014 18:35:57 | More by OutKast
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andrenaline

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

03-31-2014 02:32:41 | More by andrenaline
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assman79

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -18.9%

03-31-2014 00:30:46 | More by assman79
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Spotted Cow from New Glarus Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 2,021 ratings.