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Two Women Lager - New Glarus Brewing Company

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very good

1,029 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,029
Reviews: 251
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 12.79%
Wants: 38
Gots: 91 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
New Glarus Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
The collaboration of two Craft companies both led by women, New Glarus Brewing and Weyermann Malting, is unique. You hold the result “Two Women” a Classic Country Lager brewed with Weyermann’s floor malted Bohemian malt and Hallertau Mittelfrueh hops. A tempting and graceful classic lager found…Only in Wisconsin!

(Beer added by: levifunk on 04-11-2010)
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4.25/5  rDev +11%

bgoblue2, Feb 24, 2013
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bravefan44, Feb 17, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

duceswild, Feb 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

Kubrickx, Feb 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

markmcconv, Feb 13, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

tuckerlikesbeer, Feb 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

Tjvan2, Feb 11, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -28.2%

Klimm, Feb 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

zombiereview, Feb 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

bradleyjay34, Feb 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

nuclearmeg, Feb 06, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -34.7%

hopstetrician, Feb 06, 2013
Photo of gory4d
3.63/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours tan with a high fluffy white head - way darker than any pilsner I've seen. The smell is bread dough and green grass, with something sharp and almost spicy in it. The taste is rich and doughy, with some savory notes going into a bitter twinge at the end. It's a little thick, highly carbonated. All in all, this is a very good lager, but I don't buy it as a pilsner - more like a dortmunder or even a bock. I'd drink it if I saw it again, and gladly, but it's not at all to style.

gory4d, Feb 03, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +24%

MooseBoose, Feb 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

csmartin6, Feb 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Circleo12, Feb 01, 2013
Photo of sleuthdog
3.31/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into Founders Bolt Cutter glass

Pour: Pours a dark copper brown with two fingers worth of off white head. Settles down quickly to a small ring. Rather transparent while being a mahogany.

Smell: Smells crisp and has a big malty base. Mild hop presence but just a ton of bready malts. The hops do create some spice.

Taste: Very crisp, malty and bread like. The hops create a spice and the malt base is cracker, bread forward.

Mouthfeel: Light to just possibly touching moderate body. Moderate carbonation and very crisp and quite refreshing.

Overall: Ok beer. Straightforward but enjoyable for what it is.

sleuthdog, Jan 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +11%

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3/5  rDev -21.7%

Smextongo, Jan 25, 2013
Photo of TheSSG
3.38/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a huge, dense, white head. Huge aroma of grassy hops and a bit of sweet malt behind that. A gorgeous dark gold color. Starts with a nice grassy hop bitterness that builds into a medium bitterness. It sits at this bitterness for a few seconds (which is unexpected). A huge wave of malt begins to well up, and takes this into a smooth bliss.

This is a really, really smooth lager. It has a fair bit of hop bitter in the front, and the malt finish is superb, but I find the middle to be a bit lacking. I prefer the profile of Totally Naked or Blonde a bit more. There is a good hoppiness and maltiness, but the transition between those two elements is just not up to par with typical New Glarus offerings.
Don't get me wrong; this is a VERY good brew. But it's not New Glarus's typical level of stellar.

TheSSG, Jan 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Hawkharvs, Jan 25, 2013
Two Women Lager from New Glarus Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 1,029 ratings.