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Spotted Cow - New Glarus Brewing Company

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2,478 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,478
Reviews: 695
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 13.71%
Wants: 171
Gots: 299 | 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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Wisconsin

2.75/5  rDev -26.1%

02-17-2014 05:13:46 | More by NicholasOfMKE
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North Dakota

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

02-17-2014 02:20:28 | More by Walletsworth
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DanielHansen0214

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

02-15-2014 03:25:29 | More by DanielHansen0214
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Joey1566

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

02-13-2014 14:43:12 | More by Joey1566
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unclekeith

Alaska

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

02-11-2014 00:55:59 | More by unclekeith
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TheRealPour

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

02-10-2014 03:17:02 | More by TheRealPour
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BigKrall

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

02-09-2014 23:36:00 | More by BigKrall
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SadMachine

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -19.4%

02-09-2014 23:35:10 | More by SadMachine
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alexm1309

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +21%

02-09-2014 23:33:01 | More by alexm1309
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Dave_in_GR

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

02-09-2014 23:28:40 | More by Dave_in_GR
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goeke007

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +7.5%

02-08-2014 03:58:11 | More by goeke007
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KeeganRabelhofer

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +7.5%

02-07-2014 21:40:26 | More by KeeganRabelhofer
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BlueWinged35

Ohio

3/5  rDev -19.4%

02-04-2014 19:01:51 | More by BlueWinged35
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Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

02-04-2014 17:48:34 | More by Giesch
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ginsbus

Wisconsin

1.45/5  rDev -61%

This is a Wisconsin "classic" that brings shame to its state.

A - Yellowish, with a white head. This was the best part

S - Reminiscent of cleaning up after a party three days later. Stale malts.

T - Ever drink Budweiser? There ya go.

M - Clean, watery finish.

O - One of my least favorite beers. What's the hype about? I feel like it must be people who don't know beer that really just want to drink Milwaukee's best, but would like to feel classy at the same time. It's perfect for that.

02-04-2014 05:00:53 | More by ginsbus
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Spider889

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

02-04-2014 03:05:19 | More by Spider889
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rjm0715

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +7.5%

02-03-2014 22:48:55 | More by rjm0715
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Chicagospur773

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +21%

02-03-2014 07:25:22 | More by Chicagospur773
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Florida

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

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Connecticut

4/5  rDev +7.5%

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Washington

5/5  rDev +34.4%

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Wisconsin

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elmore

Wisconsin

4.06/5  rDev +9.1%

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a pint glass, but have had this from the tap multiple times in the past.

Pours a light straw color. Just a shade darker than a lager macrobrew. Creamy 2 finger head with good retention. Medium lacing. Smell is subdued - yeast ,some bready malts, very little hops. Smells similar to a good lager. Smooth, well balanced taste. A great session beer. No hints of alcohol. Light and effervescent dances off of the tongue. Not an overly exciting or extreme beer. A very solid tasty refreshing beer made with quality ingredients and a staple here in the dairy state.

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harpus

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

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Spotted Cow from New Glarus Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 2,478 ratings.