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Snowshoe Red Ale - New Glarus Brewing Company

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410 Ratings
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Ratings: 410
Reviews: 166
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 10.71%
Wants: 17
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Glarus Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Settle in with Wisconsin's Snowshoe Ale. This beer is brewed with a blend of American and German malts. We also infuse generous amounts of hops from Slovenia and the Great Pacific Northwest to add a special note of warmth for your winter evening's enjoyment.

Expect this beer to be a beautiful copper-red, with a fruity ale body and a spiced hop finish. Then sit back and rejoice in the season because it's these Wisconsin winters that keep the whiners out.

(Beer added by: Winter on 03-31-2002)
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear amber, with nice frothy head of slightly off-white bubbles. Attractive tree-line lace.

Nose is caramel malts and grains. Little more to say there.

Taste is malty up front, with plenty of toasty caramel notes. There's a hint of fruit and citrus in there, adding some brightness to the flavor. Followthrough is lightly bittered by the hops, but it's quite subtle.

Overall a pleasant and very enjoyable, even top-tier amber in my book.

Serving type: bottle

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle with a 0034 date....that would be January 3, 2014. Not super fresh, but I think it'll work just fine.

A: Poured into a pint glass. Deep brown/red, clear beer. Lots of bubbles coming up the middle form a toffee colored head that's approximately one finger. It's dense with good retention.

S: Lots of malts and dark fruit on the nose. Bit of alcohol and spicy hops present as well. Pretty luscious fruit, actually. Decent smell.

T: Roasty, nutty malt flavor up front. Pick up some of those dark fruits in the middle. Ends with a slightly spicy hop note along with a metallic twang.

M: Really smooth and easy drinking. Carbonation isn't as abrasive as it looks. Medium body.

O: Reminds me of Lagunitas Censored, but less fruity and a bit more spicy. Pretty average red ale.

Serving type: bottle

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Snowshoe Red Ale from New Glarus Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 410 ratings.