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Spotted Cow - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
good

2,635 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,635
Reviews: 701
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 13.67%
Wants: 177
Gots: 355 | FT: 9
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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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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4/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours a light straw hue with modest head and some spot lacing.

Nose consists of light apple. Light malt.

Taste is clean and not too sweet. Nice fruit burst that lasts..

Refreshing and effervescent, light and crisp and slightly creamy with perfect carbonation.

A refreshing summer ale.

312HopBomb, Feb 01, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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2.21/5  rDev -40.8%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

I have been drinking spotted cow on and off for about 15 years and every time I have tried it I scratch my head. I just don't get why this beer is so popular... I find it overly sour and astringent. Sadly, it reminds me of beers gone bad. New glarus, has some amazing beers, and IMO ALL of them are better than Spotted Cow.

Hoploaf, Jan 27, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

dmorgan310, Jan 27, 2013
Spotted Cow from New Glarus Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 2,635 ratings.