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Spotted Cow - New Glarus Brewing Company

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2,288 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,288
Reviews: 685
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 13.75%
Wants: 155
Gots: 222 | 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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Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +34.8%

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Illinois

5/5  rDev +34.8%

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Illinois

5/5  rDev +34.8%

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Indiana

5/5  rDev +34.8%

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Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +34.8%

11-28-2011 03:27:28 | More by tomwamp
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5/5  rDev +34.8%

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Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +34.8%

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Minnesota

5/5  rDev +34.8%

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Minnesota

5/5  rDev +34.8%

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Japan

5/5  rDev +34.8%

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5/5  rDev +34.8%

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5/5  rDev +34.8%

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5/5  rDev +34.8%

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New York

5/5  rDev +34.8%

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UncleT62

Kentucky

5/5  rDev +34.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Personally, this is my favorite beer to date. I love the smooth taste of this Farmhouse Ale.
It is refreshing and goes well with a steak, Wisconsin cheese plate, or pizza.

We have been to the New Glarus Oktoberfest now two years in a row. Very nice town, with losts of New Glarus Brewery's finest.

I highly recommend touring the brewery, it's free. If you see Dan (Brew Master) or Deb (President), also married, talk to them and they will educated you on their product.

Spotted Cow is not filtered, which gives it the cloudy appearance. Take some for Tailgaiting sometime....especially at a Packer's game.

Go Pack!!!

Serving type: on-tap

03-23-2013 19:35:25 | More by UncleT62
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sneefcity

Illinois

5/5  rDev +34.8%

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Illinois

5/5  rDev +34.8%

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PirateBier

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +34.8%

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Nofear048

Illinois

5/5  rDev +34.8%

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yooper920

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +34.8%

02-01-2012 01:54:40 | More by yooper920
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boyfromthenorth

Michigan

5/5  rDev +34.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Just had this smuggled in from Wisco and love it. Now, I get it . Their other beers are more unique and will get more accolades but this beer is fantastic. Sorry Oberon , can't touch this. This is so well balanced and yes, so funny to think that corn might add something unique but it might. Once banned from micros this adjunct imparts something unique. I wish one of the Michigan Micros would make something like this.

Serving type: bottle

01-31-2011 16:18:35 | More by boyfromthenorth
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DennisHanley

New York

5/5  rDev +34.8%

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ibashmuck

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +34.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Perhaps my favorite brew. Been drinking it for years, and it's every bit as good now as it was then. Pours a lovely cloudy gold, and smells slightly sweet. Has a "thick" flavor (and feel), perhaps hops, perhaps corn or a fine mixture of the two. Slight fruity follow. Goes down extremely easily...very, very smooth. Have yet to find a better brew. Works any day of the year, and with any food/snack. Truly the elixir of the gods.

Serving type: bottle

12-28-2007 16:30:51 | More by ibashmuck
Spotted Cow from New Glarus Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 2,288 ratings.