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Spotted Cow - New Glarus Brewing Company

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2,463 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,463
Reviews: 695
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 13.71%
Wants: 171
Gots: 291 | FT: 8
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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LiquidAmber

Washington

4.04/5  rDev +8.6%

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a light to medium golden amber with a creamy white two finger head with good retention and lacing. Mild aroma of biscuit malt, grains, hints of citrus. Flavor is very pleasant semi-sweet bready malt, slight grassy hops, lightly buttery wheat, faint citrus. Finishes with mellow sweet malt and wheat. Unexpectedly moderate creamy body with a great mouth feel. I see why locals are so happy about this ale. This is the beer that I think the mass producers *think* they are brewing, simple, mellow and pleasantly drinkable. When I'm this satisfied with a style that I'm not that excited about, the brewers have really excelled. Easily the best cream ale I've ever had. Nicely done. Thanks to Vikki for bringing this back from Wisconsin.

12-27-2013 20:55:42 | More by LiquidAmber
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PursuitOfHoppiness

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +7.5%

12-27-2013 08:14:10 | More by PursuitOfHoppiness
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Satan70

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -19.4%

12-27-2013 03:29:41 | More by Satan70
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midnitesun11

California

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

12-26-2013 23:01:44 | More by midnitesun11
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LMatyja

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

12-26-2013 03:54:09 | More by LMatyja
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Ristaccia

Nebraska

4/5  rDev +7.5%

12-25-2013 00:33:58 | More by Ristaccia
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mletten

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

12-24-2013 22:06:25 | More by mletten
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k8_mcgowan

Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +27.7%

12-24-2013 05:25:04 | More by k8_mcgowan
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KerryCummins1977

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +21%

12-24-2013 01:56:27 | More by KerryCummins1977
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Huolis72

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

12-22-2013 04:34:20 | More by Huolis72
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Sean66

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

12-22-2013 03:29:07 | More by Sean66
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CampusCrew

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

12-22-2013 03:08:48 | More by CampusCrew
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GABrew

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

12-20-2013 03:15:56 | More by GABrew
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Aaron_Ramson

California

4.23/5  rDev +13.7%

Thick fluffy head sitting on a light gold body. Scent of sweet hay and grassy hops. Taste is sweet and fruity; apple, pear and grape with undertones of masa and corn husk. Close to no hop flavors detectable, and very appropriate for style. Thin bodied and fully carbonated, light yet completely satisfying. Definitely a session beer for all seasons, lucky to get my hands on some all the way here in Southern California. God bless bottle trading!

12-19-2013 05:34:35 | More by Aaron_Ramson
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mndanika

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

12-18-2013 18:51:51 | More by mndanika
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fellowrs

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

12-18-2013 18:33:36 | More by fellowrs
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Mullinger1980

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

12-17-2013 22:30:20 | More by Mullinger1980
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wyatt13

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

12-17-2013 16:41:51 | More by wyatt13
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tabhill

New York

3/5  rDev -19.4%

12-17-2013 03:33:09 | More by tabhill
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DbbC

Illinois

3/5  rDev -19.4%

12-14-2013 02:24:43 | More by DbbC
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Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -19.4%

12-11-2013 01:59:35 | More by PA-Michigander
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

12-11-2013 01:07:13 | More by XmnwildX12
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cliffjeckel

South Dakota

1.25/5  rDev -66.4%

12-10-2013 22:15:57 | More by cliffjeckel
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CoryK

Missouri

4/5  rDev +7.5%

12-09-2013 04:55:31 | More by CoryK
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Willi_BW

California

2.75/5  rDev -26.1%

12-08-2013 22:58:18 | More by Willi_BW
Spotted Cow from New Glarus Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 2,463 ratings.