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Two Women Lager - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,025 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 1,025
Reviews: 251
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 12.79%
Wants: 38
Gots: 90 | 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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Photo of Knapp85
3.65/5  rDev -4.7%

This poured out as a nice clear looking brown color with a white head on top. The head settles pretty quickly leaving behind just a thin white film on top of the beer. The smell of the beer has some typical lager aromas, some light earthy funk to it but nothing unpleasant. The taste of the beer has a really nice smooth crisp flavor. The mouthfeel is on the lighter side, a little watery but has enough carbonation to keep the beer enjoyable. Overall this beer is a good Lager, for being just that it's a good brew and I would drink it again.

Knapp85, Apr 26, 2012
Photo of ygtbsm94
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

ygtbsm94, Apr 24, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +24%

adamant1912, Apr 22, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +11%

rayj212, Apr 20, 2012
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

smogfood, Apr 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

buddyvelt, Apr 18, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +11%

Kunstman, Apr 18, 2012
Photo of jjanega08
4.18/5  rDev +9.1%

No freshness dating

A= Deep brown is the best way to describe the color of this beer. A lot darker than I thought it would have been. Held to the light it's a nice deep amber color. The head is small and falls fast to a thin skin. The lacing is spotty at best.

S= A nice clean crisp pilsner smell to it. Good focus on balance rather than just hops or just malt. There's a little bit of both with a sweetness that may be more dominate.

T= A bright apple juice flavor comes forth right away. Really tastes a lot like apple juice. Huge malty sweetness with some esters you don't usually find in a lager. The mild hop aroma dies leaving a balance of sweetness and estery yeast. Quite a unique blend.

M= Smooth and crisp as a lager should be.

O= This is a unique beer from NG to say the least. NG does well at making average styles extraordinary and this is no exception. A German Pilsener that tastes like apple juice and is super drinkable. Drink this beer if ya can because it's tasty.

jjanega08, Apr 17, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +11%

antoines15, Apr 15, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +11%

THEOPTIMATOR88, Apr 14, 2012
Photo of TheManiacalOne
4/5  rDev +4.4%

Acquired via trade from MilwaukeeCrusher, so a big “Thank You” goes out to him. Poured from a 12oz bottle into a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a deep amber color, with a large off-white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains bready caramelized malts, lager yeast and some hops.

T: The taste starts out with a hearty but not too heavy malt character that provides sweetness and breadiness along with the lager yeast. The hops presence is mild but complementary and brings a good balance. The after-taste is slightly bready and slightly sweet.

M: Crisp and smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Tasty, goes down quite easily, not too filling, mild kick, good representation of style, this a solid sessionable beer with enough flavor and substance to make it worth pounding down for a long time.

TheManiacalOne, Apr 14, 2012
Photo of BFro
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

BFro, Apr 11, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

KCM, Apr 11, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +24%

catertot, Apr 10, 2012
Photo of drabmuh
4.08/5  rDev +6.5%

At the time of this review, this is #11 on the "Top Beers - German Pilsener" list on beeradvocate.com. Bottle shared by Thorpe at a recent tasting. Thanks! Served in a snifter.

Beer is yellow and clear with a wispy lazy head of small bubbles, some lacing, moderate to low carbonation, looks fine.

Aroma is mildly noble hoppy with this nice crispness and an inviting yeastiness.

Beer is light in body and really nice, I thoroughly enjoyed htis beer, probably the best beer I had from them all night. A great lawn mower beer with a wet finish, no graininess or aftertaste, a nice yeast palate in the midpalate and great lead off with this subtle pilsen malt sweetness. The finish is good as well. Mild hop character, could probably get away with more hops in there without making it hoppy but overall I'd have this again.

drabmuh, Apr 10, 2012
Photo of Thorpe429
3.15/5  rDev -17.8%

Big thanks to BeerFMAndy for getting a nice box of New Glarus out to me. Served in a New Glarus tasting glass.

Pours a somewhat-dark golden color with a thin white head and a bit of lacing on the way down. The nose carries some bready malt and a very faint hop presence. I pegged this as a non-adjunct American lager, and was disappointed to see if called a pilsner. The hop presence in this is quite subdued, and instead there's a bit of light bready malt. Body is a bit too heavy for a pilsner without the refreshing dryness.

Thorpe429, Apr 10, 2012
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4.23/5  rDev +10.4%

This bottle was courtesy of a coworker whose sister lives in Wisconsin. A very nice gesture!

This beer pours a light bodied distinct and polished bronze in clor with a half finger soapy white head. The nose is simple and malty. It features Carmel malt, perhaps Munich even, and perhaps some adjunct esque, corn aroma. Regardless, nice for a German style lager. The flavors too are malt driven. I get a lot of Munich malt and even a touch of rye esque spice. It's unique and nice for the style. It drinks light in body and has nice flavor. It's a really nice take on a darker lager. This beer would make a great gateway into craft. I'm a fan. This beer is incredibly sessionable.

aasher, Apr 09, 2012
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

Shared by Thorpe429. Thanks Mike.

The beer is clear and golden colored with a half inch of white head that leaves sparse lacing on the glass. The aroma offers grain, light fruit, malt, biscuits - smells like a German lager. A tad sweet, refreshing, highly drinkable. A fine choice for a session beer. Light in body with appropriate carbonation.

Huhzubendah, Apr 08, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

jen_not_jenn, Apr 05, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +11%

bigred89, Apr 03, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

THECPJ, Apr 02, 2012
Photo of irrgalaxy
4/5  rDev +4.4%

Poured from a bottle into a tall glass.

A: Very clear, and a darker orange color than usually seen in pilseners. Moderate amount of head, with some nice foam residues on the side of the glass.

S: Light smell, with some citrus and grain flavors coming through.

T: Malty finish. Nice and light. Slightly spicy.

M: Light-to-medium on the palate; heavier than most pilseners.

O: Very tasty beer - one of the better pilseners I've ever had.

irrgalaxy, Apr 01, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

2dogbrew, Mar 30, 2012
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3/5  rDev -21.7%

Mick-e-d, Mar 29, 2012
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3.88/5  rDev +1.3%

Poured from 12 oz bottle into pilsener glass.
A: Pours a clear yellow amber with moderate carbonation producing a 1/2 inch white head that quickly dissipates.
S: Soft and sweet caramel malt, toasted malt, and soft floral hops.
T: Very pleasant! Soft and subtly sweet caramel malt, nutty (hazelnut?), toasted grain, and a hint of floral hops.
M: Soft, smooth, and slightly oily feel. Mildly sticky sweet and mild hop bite. The carbonation persists, giving this a nice effervescence.
D: Very nice, especially for style. Excellent session brew.

mwilbur, Mar 28, 2012
Two Women Lager from New Glarus Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 1,025 ratings.