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Spotted Cow - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
good

2,648 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,648
Reviews: 701
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 13.67%
Wants: 178
Gots: 362 | 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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3.53/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a pint glass at the Milwuakee airport.

A - pours a very light yellow with a 1" head. Somewhat hazy in appearance with a small amount of yeast in suspension.

S - smells of corn and maybe a little bit of lemon zest.

T - light citrus, lemon flavor and the mild presence of corn. A little sweeter than I was expecting.

M - well carbonated and light bodied.

O - when I find out what I'm paying for this, I'm sure my thoughts on it would change. But, hey, I'm in an airport. This is a beer that I could session pretty easily. I'm a little confused on this beer though. BA lists it as a cream ale and the bottle says Wisconsin farmhouse ale. I side with BA on this one.

Koufax21, Nov 25, 2011
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3.38/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A buddy of mine from Wisconsin dropped some of this off for me just in time for the holidays. Poured from 12oz bottle into Independence Saison glass.

A- Pours a hazy yellow color with 2 inches of fluffy head that recedes and leaves a little lacing.

S- Hints of lemon and bubble gum come through. As it warms the aromas are a little more pungent and some corn comes through.

T- A mild malty flavor is the first thing that you taste with some hints of banana and corn.

M- Creamy and smooth. Very easy to drink.

O- This is a very refreshing beer. Would be a great session beer or something to drink outside during the summer. Would also be a great beer to offer to macro-drinkers looking to try craft beer.

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3.18/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Got this beer from a Wisconson native, she figured I'd like this beer...

Makes a deecetn two finger thick bright white head, and has a semi hazy white gold colored body.

The aroma is fruity, a hint of sour and no funk, but a hint of bubble gum/powdered sugar.

Taste shares much of the qualities of the aroma, but with a tinge of orange rind.

Feels light in body and refreshing to the palate.

TheSarge, Nov 24, 2011
Spotted Cow from New Glarus Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 2,648 ratings.