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Spotted Cow - New Glarus Brewing Company

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2,295 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,295
Reviews: 685
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 13.75%
Wants: 156
Gots: 223 | 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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Kansas

4/5  rDev +7.8%

09-30-2013 06:06:14 | More by FPWolff
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Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

09-30-2013 02:35:34 | More by beermeplease88
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Sonofalime

Virginia

4/5  rDev +7.8%

09-30-2013 01:34:19 | More by Sonofalime
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StoutItOutLoud

Illinois

3.55/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

It is a nice 75 degrees in September in Chicago. Time for this fib to crack a bottle from the north.

A: yellow straw color. large creamy white head fades quickly, leaving little dimples of lacing here and there on the edge.

S: there is corn and a light tart lactic note. the ale yeast brings some lemon to the party. this is similar to a pilsner, but slightly more sour.

T: malt, buttered creamed corn. this is fairly ho-hum, but typical to style

M: dry finish, well carbonated, quick drinker

Serving type: bottle

09-29-2013 02:15:25 | More by StoutItOutLoud
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NickSMpls

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +7.8%

09-25-2013 22:56:13 | More by NickSMpls
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Sludgeman

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +7.8%

09-25-2013 19:03:16 | More by Sludgeman
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Colorado

4/5  rDev +7.8%

09-25-2013 17:27:12 | More by pagesofphotographs
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ChicagoNick

Illinois

3/5  rDev -19.1%

09-25-2013 15:45:41 | More by ChicagoNick
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fiveiron

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

09-24-2013 15:37:32 | More by fiveiron
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Wsherry1

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

09-24-2013 03:41:54 | More by Wsherry1
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ms333

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

09-23-2013 18:28:00 | More by ms333
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IchLiebeBierZu

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

09-22-2013 18:15:57 | More by IchLiebeBierZu
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Beerlover

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +34.8%

09-22-2013 04:09:48 | More by Beerlover
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HumanParaquat

Indiana

4/5  rDev +7.8%

09-21-2013 20:46:35 | More by HumanParaquat
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1FatJ

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -19.1%

09-18-2013 20:08:47 | More by 1FatJ
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jwc215

Wisconsin

3.33/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours hazed golden with a thin white head that fades to a wispy thin cover. Broken rings of lacing stick.

The smell is of a mild banana-like fruitiness with grain. Soft, but pleasant enough.

The taste is rather bland, but inoffensive - some sweet grain, mild hint of buttered corn and a touch of yeast. There is a mild hop touch in the finish to balance sweetness, but it doesn't add much to the flavor department.

It is smooth and creamy.

This is a basic, easy-drinking cream ale. Nothing special other than having a refreshing quality to it.

Serving type: on-tap

09-17-2013 15:10:41 | More by jwc215
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Thedaver4220

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

09-16-2013 22:40:44 | More by Thedaver4220
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JDizzle

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

09-16-2013 09:51:31 | More by JDizzle
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akang

California

4/5  rDev +7.8%

09-15-2013 17:32:21 | More by akang
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thampel09

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +7.8%

09-15-2013 17:26:32 | More by thampel09
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Bsetz

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

09-14-2013 21:00:27 | More by Bsetz
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JJH1018

Illinois

4/5  rDev +7.8%

09-13-2013 16:39:03 | More by JJH1018
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KevinBrau

Iowa

4/5  rDev +7.8%

09-13-2013 01:12:57 | More by KevinBrau
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fitrock2112

Ohio

3.44/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured Spotted Cow into a Belgian Tulip.

A - Pours a clear golden with one finger of creamy puffy head.

S - Some candied qualities, mixed with light fruit and malt. Just a little faint in this department.

T - Smooth creamy fruity beer here. Some lemon peel, light malt. Wish there was more flavor, but not bad.

M - Light mouthfeel, medium carbonation. Yeah, you can drink a few of these.

O - A nice change of pace beer. Smooth creamy, just not a lot going on. I like it for what it is. Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

09-13-2013 00:32:39 | More by fitrock2112
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mkf629

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

09-12-2013 23:57:11 | More by mkf629
Spotted Cow from New Glarus Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 2,295 ratings.