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Cabin Fever - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

399 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 399
Reviews: 157
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 13.24%


Brewed by:
New Glarus Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Maibock / Helles Bock |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: wheatyweiss on 01-15-2010)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 399 | Reviews: 157 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by dbtoe:
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dbtoe

Wisconsin

3.03/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I liked Back 40 so much I went and picked this one up right away. Yup I know this one is a Maibock and B40 is a bock but I like Dead Guy so I thought I would really like this one too. Nope don't really care for it much. I popped it open and quickly poured into a pint. It looked pretty good a golden yellow and a fair sized head. I leaned in and took a good sniff. Right away I thought oh no. It is sweet smelling with a cheap beer smell. The taste is a little better though still mainly a sweet bready taste with maybe a sleight hint of spice. Not much else. It has a thicker feel with a sticky finish that didn't work for me. I'm not really looking forward to finishing this six pack. If any of my opinions change on this beer I'll come back and ad them, but for now I just don't care for this beer.

Serving type: bottle

02-05-2011 21:15:39 | More by dbtoe
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Cabin Fever from New Glarus Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 399 ratings.