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Spotted Cow - New Glarus Brewing Company

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2,431 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,431
Reviews: 691
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 13.71%
Wants: 168
Gots: 278 | 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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wtkphoto

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

11-24-2013 05:26:09 | More by wtkphoto
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Murphious

Illinois

3.71/5  rDev -0.3%

A very nice brew. Very similar to a heffe but with simpler ingredients(?). Pours with a weak head (1/4in) and leaves a little lacing on the glass as drank. Has very pleasant citrus/tangy flavor for such a weak foam and feels wonderful at first sip.
Definitely worth trying.

11-23-2013 04:06:26 | More by Murphious
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jvillefan

California

3/5  rDev -19.4%

11-22-2013 04:18:23 | More by jvillefan
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slapshotbubba

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +21%

11-21-2013 06:25:54 | More by slapshotbubba
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whooch

Illinois

4/5  rDev +7.5%

11-21-2013 02:31:46 | More by whooch
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PatrickKlopfenstein

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

11-21-2013 01:59:11 | More by PatrickKlopfenstein
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Wisconsin_Max

Wisconsin

4.39/5  rDev +18%

This is perhaps the best, most enjoyable beer produced in the great state of Wisconsin. It's smooth, light flavor is an ideal beer to share among friends year round. It is arguably the most beloved beer in the state. As it is only available within state borders, I recommend you stock up next time you are driving through.

11-21-2013 01:56:10 | More by Wisconsin_Max
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ummswimmin

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

11-20-2013 23:45:05 | More by ummswimmin
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iSip

Colorado

2.98/5  rDev -19.9%

New Glarus Spotted Cow: This was the beer of choice while visiting the folks back in Wisconsin.

This brew has a champagne color with a slight clowdy look to it. The head is well developed and has some mass to it, but does fade. Aroma is rather thin. Very little carbonation to be had.

The flavor is clean with a finish of champagne. Will pare well with food, but not a beer that stands alone. Worth a try....

11-20-2013 22:46:03 | More by iSip
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Jho3325

Indiana

4.18/5  rDev +12.4%

This is a fantastic everyday beer. It pours light with a relatively thin head. It has a nice aroma which agrees with the fresh taste. Simply put this beer tastes like beer. It has a great finish and is the perfect beer to sit around with your friends any time of year. I always stock up with spotted cow when I am in Wisconsin.

11-20-2013 05:01:17 | More by Jho3325
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equinox1

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

11-20-2013 00:40:02 | More by equinox1
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drofbeer

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

11-19-2013 21:44:12 | More by drofbeer
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brewskis4drewski

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

11-18-2013 07:48:45 | More by brewskis4drewski
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blindpiggie

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

11-14-2013 20:26:52 | More by blindpiggie
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core42

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

11-14-2013 17:37:40 | More by core42
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Riik3

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

11-13-2013 23:59:44 | More by Riik3
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grodan

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

11-13-2013 21:18:39 | More by grodan
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Lebzilla

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

11-13-2013 20:52:37 | More by Lebzilla
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A-Smoove

Illinois

4/5  rDev +7.5%

11-11-2013 18:10:02 | More by A-Smoove
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paralyzer

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -19.4%

11-11-2013 03:09:24 | More by paralyzer
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cyclonece09

Maryland

3.74/5  rDev +0.5%

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a 14 oz "pint" glass. Pours golden yellow with a small white head. Smells of sweet grain and corn, not like an adjunct but with a nice grain profile. Tastes of nice grain with just enough corn for sweetness. Beer is crisp and clear light bodied and perfectly carbonated. Overall a pretty good beer.

11-10-2013 18:35:43 | More by cyclonece09
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flyersfan900

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -26.1%

11-10-2013 14:07:54 | More by flyersfan900
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thegrimone

Virginia

4/5  rDev +7.5%

11-10-2013 09:12:37 | More by thegrimone
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Oshi

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

11-10-2013 00:55:07 | More by Oshi
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KevinmusPrime

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

11-09-2013 23:33:01 | More by KevinmusPrime
Spotted Cow from New Glarus Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 2,431 ratings.