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Two Women Lager - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,029 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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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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Ratings: 1,029 | Reviews: 251 | Display Reviews Only:
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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

schomber, Nov 19, 2011
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

DoctorB2B, Nov 19, 2011
Photo of maximum12
3.53/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Picked up a single of this brew across the river recently. We've sampled some very good lagers lately, & New Glarus makes some fine brews. Winner? Let's hope so. Split the 12 oz. bottle with my wife, who is watching "Say Yes to the Dress." I believe I've lost 5 IQ points that I can't spare just by being in the same room as these, ah, people.

Anyways, the beer is a nice copper piping, before it's ever seen a torch. Nose it almost 100% yeast - this might be the yeastiest-smellin' brew ever. OK, not quite all, there's a bit of spiciness present too. Ehhhh.

Two Women Lager is better than the nose would lead one to believe. The yeast lends a nice spicey shot, twining with the hops to make them indistinguishable. Bready, grassy, with fleeting melon. Finish is clean & bright, like a good green apple. Crisp & fine as a pils ought to be, & goes down like water. Which it mostly is. Duh.

This doesn't make me want to roll in it, but a nice pils & a good beer. I would, & have, ordered this in WI when it was the best thing on the menu, & would be pleased to do so again. A well-crafted lager.

maximum12, Nov 19, 2011
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

greenmonstah, Nov 18, 2011
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5/5  rDev +30.5%

mklinger, Nov 17, 2011
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

mrand01, Nov 17, 2011
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

doucmehu, Nov 16, 2011
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3/5  rDev -21.7%

monitorpop, Nov 15, 2011
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5/5  rDev +30.5%

djschnabel, Nov 15, 2011
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

grizmo8, Nov 15, 2011
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5/5  rDev +30.5%

HopStoopid120, Nov 15, 2011
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

savagepanda, Nov 15, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

bpfrush, Nov 15, 2011
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

bbadger, Nov 15, 2011
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

seeswo, Nov 15, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

westcoastbeerlvr, Nov 14, 2011
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

hu5om, Nov 14, 2011
Photo of ChopperSmith
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a long neck bottle into a standard pint glass.

Appearance: Clear deep golden color, almost amber. White creamy two finger white foam that faded quickly but left a little sticky lacing.

Smell: Nice and malty with a fresh baked bread smell and a little earthy grass and grains.

Taste: A very flavorful lager. I love the toasted malt flavor of this beer, tastes like fresh bread with a good earthy hops note underneath. Finishes smooth and clean with lingering toasted malt flavors.

Mouth feel: Light to medium body with good carbonation. Crisp and clean finish.

Overall: A very good lager (an easy style to make poorly), with a perfect balance of tasty malts and earthy hops (and neither overpower the other). Will definitely drink this one again...would be a perfect session beer, from the bottle or on tap. Another New Glarus winner!

ChopperSmith, Nov 10, 2011
Photo of WoodBrew
3.8/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A buddy brought home a bunch of samples from New Glarus. The Two Women Lager poured a golden color with decent white head that formed a slight lacing as the beverage was consumed. The smell was slightly fruity and pleasing though not a pilsner like aroma. The taste was had some hop flavor balance with the malt. The mouthfeel was medium body with good carbonation. I would drink this beer again.

WoodBrew, Nov 05, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This was one I had never had from New Glarus but I had the chance tonight. I was a at a supper club for a gathering and generally a place like this is only going to have your typical macro brews. I asked if they had anything else from New Glarus other than Spotted Cow and the bartender gave me this. I proceeded to have 4 of them and although I was in a setting where I didn't get to analyze it too much, it was good enough that I kept having more and it seemed to go down rather easy. It goes under the category of "A beer that you can pound a lot of" which means it is good but it is not some epic beer that I would save only for special occasions.

mjpolzin, Nov 03, 2011
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3.85/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A- A very nice looking beer. Copper colored like a new shiny penny and a free pour yields 1 finger of head. Minimal lacing. Very crystal clear.

S- Spiced apples, a little sour and a bit of metal.

T- Crisp taste. Warm grain, apple cider, and a touch of sour. A good tasting lager, really sessionable, probably would be a go to if I could get it all the time, this coming from someone who doesn't generally like lagers.

M- Crisp, refreshing, little sour bit that sticks to the back of my throat.

O- New Glarus doesn't make a bad beer imo. This is no different. 4.0 is good...and this is a good all around beer.

Nachojon, Nov 02, 2011
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3.23/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A: vigorous pour yields 2 gingers of frothy white head, clear gold appearance, head dissipates to a cm of head with decent retention, significant lacing

S: strong notes of corn and a hint of sour graininess up front, mellow earthy hops in the background, corn and malt dominates aroma

T: notes of caramel, bread, and corn, starts of with small amount of hops followed by slight tartness in the middle, becomes rather malty and sweet, finish is corn and stale bread

MF: light body, medium to high carbonation

O: seems to represent the style well, but the grain profile is a little off putting to me, the slight sourness seems a little off

homebrew311, Nov 02, 2011
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4.28/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Nice copper color, superb creamy off-white head that stuck around absolutely forever.

Smell: Fresh bread, toasty malt, grassy, some hops on the herbal side.

Taste. Still grassy and a bit toasty. Very clean. Sweet and bitter in nice balance. Some citrus on the back end.

Mouthfeel. Light and refreshing.

An awesome lager. Get some if you're in or going through Wisconsin. I always stop and grab something from the New Glarus people every time I'm in the state, and this one is another that makes it worth it.

keethrax, Oct 30, 2011
Photo of Sammy
3.65/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Great lager, from Riley's in Madison. Generous retained head on noticeable yellow. Smooth mouthfeel, something I could drink lots of. Light toast, hint of citrus lemon and lime. Mild but noticeable bitterness.Simple and nicely executed.Floral aroma.

Sammy, Oct 02, 2011
Photo of matjack85
4.58/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I got this 12oz brown bottle as part of a build your own 6-pack of New Glarus beers for $10. Unfortunately, New Glarus doesn't export their products outside the state, so if you want to try one of these you'll have to go up to Wisconsin to get one.

The beer poured a clear copper color with a 1½-finger white head that lasted about a minute. Very little lacing and no freshness date.

Wonderful smell of baked bread and rich caramel and roasted malts.

A delicious lager. Lots of bready flavor and toasted malt. Sweet caramel is also noticeable but the sweetness is tamed with a hefty dose of Hallertau hops which gives it just a touch of bitterness. Well balanced and very tasty.

Light to medium body withy crisp carbonation.

This is one of the best lagers I ever had. Another winner from New Glarus.

matjack85, Sep 28, 2011
Two Women Lager from New Glarus Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 1,029 ratings.