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Yokel - New Glarus Brewing Company

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87
very good

243 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 243
Reviews: 168
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 12.34%
Wants: 9
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Glarus Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Kellerbier / Zwickelbier |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Rebrewed and available starting june 2014

(Beer added by: Golden2wenty1 on 02-10-2006)
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Reviews by trevorwideman:
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trevorwideman

Manitoba (Canada)

4.05/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This 12oz bottle, given to me generously by demcorhip, is a beauty to behold. Poured into a pint glass, a glowing hazey yellowish orange beer appears, capped by a full 2 inches of head that just won't quit. Lace is sticky and attractive and there's a fair bit of carbonation. Aroma is juicy with golden delicious apples, pears, some sweet floral and grassy aromas. Nothing complex, but it smells refreshing and enjoyable.

Taste is full of juicy apples, pears, and a bit of banana. Light zippy pepperiness on the palate, nutty malt character. Light flavoured but so well crafted. Clean flavours and nice balance. Nice lively carbonation on the tongue, light body, but not too light. Starts out juicy but finishes dry enough to keep you coming back for more. Wow. This would be an amazing summer brew, and I'm so happy to be drinking this now, even in February.

Serving type: bottle

02-08-2008 03:31:42 | More by trevorwideman
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KrisB


3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

07-10-2014 23:06:36 | More by KrisB
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Tennessee

3/5  rDev -22.9%

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MattyG85

Minnesota

4.16/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a tall New Glarus Signature Pilsner Glass.

Appearance: Pours a bright golden orange with a lot of rising bubbles. Big three finger white head which slowly fades into a thin patchy layer. Leaves a decent amount of lacing.

Smell: A crisp, bready, and earthy malt forward aroma with hints of biscuit and noble hops. Sweet and bready malt presence with hints of biscuit, grains, yeast, straw, and cracker. Earthy scent of Euro hops with hints of grass, spice, and fruity hints of lemon and slight apple. A pretty solid traditional lager aroma.

Taste: Like the aroma, a bready, sweet, and earthy malt driven taste with notes of biscuit and Euro Noble hops. Upfront taste of bready and sweet malt with notes of biscuit, yeast, grains, straw, and crackers. Solid presence of earthy and spicy Noble hops with some notes of grass. Subtle fruit notes of lemon zest and apple. A pretty nice light taste.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied with a moderate amount of carbonation. Crisp, clean, and very smooth.

Overall: A pretty solid take on a traditional European light lager. Nice bready malt taste with some good subtle hop notes.

Serving type: bottle

07-10-2014 07:43:52 | More by MattyG85
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sammyg832

Arizona

4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

07-09-2014 20:45:01 | More by sammyg832
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Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

07-07-2014 20:17:38 | More by jjhardy12
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vizzionman

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

07-07-2014 16:20:05 | More by vizzionman
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Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

07-07-2014 03:56:50 | More by schmidtmattsays
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Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

07-07-2014 02:06:47 | More by Shy5
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North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

07-07-2014 00:25:16 | More by OldhouseRecs
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Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

07-06-2014 15:37:08 | More by gio540
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Huhzubendah

District of Columbia

3.79/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle from Discount Liquors in Milwaukee.

The beer appears crystal clear and bright golden with a thick, soapy white head. Aromas include sourdough bread, lager yeast, apple, lemon. Lots of bread and yeast character packed into a low abv beer. Thin body with moderately low carbonation. Easy drinking and smooth. Lingering flavors of bread dough and yeast. A hint of floral hops and a general earthy quality. A solid example of the style.

Serving type: bottle

07-06-2014 04:12:19 | More by Huhzubendah
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JakeMorgan13

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2.8%

07-06-2014 02:48:49 | More by JakeMorgan13
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Biff_Tannen

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

07-05-2014 20:17:14 | More by Biff_Tannen
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Beric

Illinois

4.09/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Serving: Bottle into footed pilsner
Served: 4 July 2014

Appearance: Like several others of New Glarus' "unfiltered" beers, this one pours a slightly hazy yellow color with a nice 1.5 finger head. Good carbonation coming up from the bottom of the glass. Not as cloudy as I was expecting.

Smell: Slightly sweet malts with a hint of noble hop notes.

Taste: Much like the smell, this one has a nice sweeter malt backbone and a nice level of noble hop spiciness. The flavor is really greatly balanced between the hops and the malt. This is, however, a malt-forward beer where the sweet biscuitiness of the malts dominate the flavor and the hops add just a hint of flavor and bitterness on the back end.

Mouthfeel: Fuller bodied than a normal pilsner due to the suspended yeast, but I didn't notice anything too crazy from the slight yeast suspension. Medium-high carbonation, however, makes this a refreshing brew.

Overall: Another magnificent New Glarus beer. A great craft lager that is stylistically right-on- the malts are the main draw here with just a hint of hoppiness. The beer is easy drinking and I highly recommend it for craft lager lovers.

Serving type: bottle

07-05-2014 12:48:27 | More by Beric
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mattmarka1

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +2.8%

07-05-2014 05:33:57 | More by mattmarka1
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brandoman63

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -10%

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Wisconsin

2.75/5  rDev -29.3%

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Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -29.3%

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PHBoiler

Illinois

3.95/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Tasted like a cross between a lager and a cream ale with a bit of a bite to it. The bite could be from bittering hops or a certain type of yeast. I'm not exactly up to speed on this style. It was very quenching to drink. It was complex/interesting while also being a sessionable beer. I'd get this again especially at the price point.

Serving type: bottle

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bound4er

Wisconsin

3.6/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A. Straw color, white 1 finger head with a ton of carbonation bubbles. Very slight cloudiness.

S. Classic lager aroma - bread, cracker, straw, yeast, a little lemon.

T. Nose carries over fairly well to the palate - bready malt, cracker and a kiss of lemony hops on the finish.

M. More creaminess than expected with lower carbonation than expected.

O. Decent enough stuff but not one of NG's better lagers. Actually glad I only grabbed a single and not a 6-pack.

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2014 23:43:49 | More by bound4er
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Yokel from New Glarus Brewing Company
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