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Two Women Lager - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,117 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,117
Reviews: 255
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 13.09%
Wants: 41
Gots: 129 | 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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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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3/5  rDev -21.5%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of JonB1958
3.43/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured a medium brown into my glass, with a healthy head, and a pronounced pilsener aroma: Hoppy and bright. It is darker than I expected for a Pilsener.

The flavor is not overly complex, with a little bit of grass and grain coming through. This is what your dad thought a good beer tasted like.

A very drinkable, if unremarkable beer.

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of JohnWaynes44
4.1/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Clear and bright, golden brown and a short, quick head , leaving behind a very slight bit of lacing. Cut grass, herbal essence and wet paper in the nose. Taste is grassy with a pinch of salt, biscuit-y and sweet briefly and then sudden sharp dryness of the hop oil...finishes with a nice bitterness. Mouth is slick, carbonation is there, creating a smooth coating.

This is a very nice pilsener that went down very easy. I could and will have a session with a half rack of these in the summer. The label is cool too. New Glarus hit another German style out of the park!

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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5/5  rDev +30.9%

Photo of scottfrie
3.43/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 ouncer into DFH shaped pint. Thanks, Chris!

A: Pours a darker than expected clear copper color with three fingers of off-white head that faded into a thick film. Decent lace.
S: Dominant notes of lager yeast, clean grains, and spicy, peppery hops. Bready and crisp smelling.
T: Bready like the nose with grainy malt flavors and clean flavors of peppery hops. The finish is a touch on the sweet side and has a hint of caramel and honey.
M: Crisp light bodied with a smooth and clean mouthfeel. Carbonation is ample and bubbly.
O: Easy to drink but a little bit sweeter than my favorites. A great drinking beer though, thanks again Chris.

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of Crundy
4.33/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: poured a clear amber honey color with a white bubbly head

S: Caramel malt, big bread/yeast flavor, some hop notes and a smokiness too it as well.

T: Follows the nose, lots of breadiness and smokey flavors and the toasted malt.

M: not too bitter, dry, crisp and clean, light medium bodied

O: Very tasty beer, good balance of bitter and sweet, very crisp and delicious. Good Pilsener.

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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5/5  rDev +30.9%

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3/5  rDev -21.5%

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3.65/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

golden hay color with a huge head of nearly three inches that never seems to let itself go down coating the sides with some nice lacing and tons of carbonation. Aroma is light grains, bready notes, hints of l;ight clove maybe and a touch of some earthy grass notes. Nothing crazy but it does the job. Very light and clean flavor, crisp, refreshing nothing out the ordinary in any way. Was easy to throw down with a clean and refreshing aftertast

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.43/5  rDev +16%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Updated Review - 3-28-12
I have had several bottles of this since my original review and I realize that the original review does not reflect my current perceptions of the beer. No idea why there is a change, but there is, and I did this beer a whole lot more now.

A. Darker than I remember. Creamy head and foam. Seems a little less pils like IN APPEARANCE ONLY than I recall.

S: German pils malt, so distinct. Is this the floor malting effect? And hops clearly evident in aroma. I get a slight licorice smell at the back of the whiff (if whiff's have backs).

T: Toasty sweet maltiness. Tingly, balancingly bitter finish.

I have changed my mind about this beer. They set the bar high for themselves, and they delivered. I don't know why my first experience seemed so minerally and apply, but since then, I have had this beer at least 5 different times (including 1x at the brewery) and I am endeared to it.

Old Review:
Orange gold, with a white head that dissapears sort of quickly, leaving laces on the glass.

Strong malt accompanied by a little bit of fruitiness, maybe apple, and a faint whiff of sulfur that is slightly reminiscent of skunked European lagers such as Becks, despite the fact that NG has a brown bottle. It's not off-putting, but a little surprising as this seems like a flaw.

Sweet malty flavor, with slight tart apple and mineral presence to the finish.

This is a likeable beer, but I think NG sets a high bar and I'm not sure they quite reached it with this one.

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

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3.4/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass. Thanks to storminspank for this.

A: Medium copper color with great clarity. One finger white head with ok retention and some lacing.

S: Very grainy. Lots of malts. Some corn and yeast.

T: Again, very grainy and malty. Some big lemon notes. Corn and yeast.

M: Light body. Medium high carbonation. Crisp. Slightly dry.

O: It's alright. Not a style I like. There's nothing bad or off about it.

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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3/5  rDev -21.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

Two Women Lager from New Glarus Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 1,117 ratings.