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Laughing Fox - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

316 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 316
Reviews: 115
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 14.25%
Wants: 42
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Glarus Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Kristalweizen |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Wisconsinality on 08-23-2011)
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d5001986

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -22.3%

10-13-2012 20:56:25 | More by d5001986
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Circleo12

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -22.3%

02-06-2013 01:55:38 | More by Circleo12
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chippo33

Vermont

3/5  rDev -22.3%

04-20-2013 03:48:58 | More by chippo33
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thewimperoo

Illinois

3/5  rDev -22.3%

11-27-2011 04:26:36 | More by thewimperoo
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NSLPublishing

Illinois

3/5  rDev -22.3%

01-24-2012 20:13:49 | More by NSLPublishing
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cosine


3/5  rDev -22.3%

01-15-2013 20:21:52 | More by cosine
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Huhzubendah

District of Columbia

3/5  rDev -22.3%

Shared by Thorpe429. Thanks Mike.

The beer is dark golden colored with a lasting white head. Too dark for the style. The aroma is similar to a dunkel weizen, with wheat and some dark fruit presence. A bit sweet and malty. I would prefer a lighter color and body, with less malt presence. Not what I look for in a beer of this style. Overall, this was just ok.

04-08-2012 20:25:28 | More by Huhzubendah
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hotdogtornados

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -22.3%

03-20-2014 01:10:21 | More by hotdogtornados
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Soneast

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -22.3%

11-22-2011 03:14:00 | More by Soneast
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gpawned

Illinois

3/5  rDev -22.3%

08-18-2013 06:03:24 | More by gpawned
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KC9LDB

Illinois

3/5  rDev -22.3%

11-21-2011 22:39:37 | More by KC9LDB
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SouthSider14

Illinois

3/5  rDev -22.3%

02-24-2014 19:46:08 | More by SouthSider14
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psychotia

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -22.3%

09-11-2013 20:03:02 | More by psychotia
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samie85

Illinois

3.1/5  rDev -19.7%

Pours a clear copper color with two fingers of thick white head.

Smells of big clove notes with some banana and cracked wheat.

Big clove with some wheat and slight drying, clean bitterness on the finish.

Mouth is light bodied with ample carbonation and a drying finish.

I really do understand why people like wheat beers, but they're just not my cup of tea especially the German style examples that feature the estery yeast notes.

02-17-2012 02:13:34 | More by samie85
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tewaris

Minnesota

3.13/5  rDev -18.9%

12 oz poured into a weizen glass. Pours with a nice and creamy head. Darker than what I expected, bordering the amber ale color. The head is also much darker than it should be. Brilliant clarity as expected. Good head retention and lacing.

Spicy clove and some malty sweetness in the aroma. Perfumy wheat malt. Taste is slightly fruity sweet and overall subtle. Aftertaste has richer notes of perfume and spice. Light bodied with a refreshing crispness. Just a tiny bit of bitterness at the back. Dry finish.

Overall refreshing and easy drinking but it's thoroughly forgettable.

3.5, 3, 3, 4, 3

10-20-2011 18:58:01 | More by tewaris
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drabmuh

Maryland

3.18/5  rDev -17.6%

At the time of this review, this is #2 on the "Top Beers - Kristalweizen" list on beeradvocate.com. Bottle shared by Thorpe served in a snifter.

Beer is amber and clear, almost red, with moderate carbonation and a white head, decent retention and some lacing. OK...

Aroma is malty and sweet with a mild yeastiness and wheat to it. OK....

Beer is medium in body and a little sweet with a nice finish, a little grainy, a little wheaty, mostly malty, not a dry finish. I'm done describing this beer.

What exactly about this beer makes it a kristalweizen? Is this from the same brewery that makes Dancing Man? Why not make that into a kristal? What is this thing? I had assumed it was another boring amber until someone told me it as a kristal and then I sort of went crazy railing against the beer. I know it is open to interpretation but seriously? It is RED, it is uncarbonated, the yeast and the wheat don't come through, there is nearly nothing about this beer that tells me that it is a kristal.

04-10-2012 17:00:29 | More by drabmuh
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htomsirveaux

Texas

3.18/5  rDev -17.6%

12 oz. bottle tried 20 Nov 2011. Courtesy of R&S, thank you! Served in the Saint Arnold wheat glass.

Huge tan head fills most of the glass. Medium carbonation. Clear golden brown in color. Aroma is quite bready and sweet, faint herbal-orange quality. Starts with a lot of wheat, light clove and banana. Becomes slightly tart in the middle. Medium body, light ethanol. Finish is wheaty with a mild astringency.

Might need another sample of this one. Seems out of character for NG.

03-17-2012 04:55:52 | More by htomsirveaux
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will1256

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

05-12-2012 04:31:32 | More by will1256
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ajevne

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

06-25-2014 16:50:03 | More by ajevne
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sisterthelonious

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

11-02-2013 21:45:01 | More by sisterthelonious
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pooogy

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

09-03-2012 22:25:55 | More by pooogy
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Spartacus303


3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

01-04-2013 02:56:39 | More by Spartacus303
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Sirath21

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

01-22-2014 02:08:54 | More by Sirath21
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cabrina

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

10-18-2013 14:37:42 | More by cabrina
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Sidaot

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

03-09-2012 02:52:22 | More by Sidaot
Laughing Fox from New Glarus Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 316 ratings.