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Spotted Cow - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
good

2,536 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,536
Reviews: 698
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 13.71%
Wants: 176
Gots: 314 | 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.

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look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had this at the Pfister Hotel. The hotel itself was pretty good. It was for sure haunted but this beer was not. Am I a ghost. Maybe. A ghost that enjoyed this beer. Wooo it was very balanced. The jazz that accompanied it was too. Good use of hops, barley, trombone and drums.

Good job!

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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Have had this on draft, bottle and growler. It is a a very light, fruity and delightful session beer.

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Spotted Cow from New Glarus Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 2,536 ratings.