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Laughing Fox - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

320 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 320
Reviews: 115
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 14.29%
Wants: 41
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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2.5/5  rDev -35.1%

mykd, Jul 19, 2012
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1.25/5  rDev -67.5%

Jwilly, Jul 10, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

plebotamus, Jan 05, 2012
Photo of cquinn17
3.99/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into a pint glass

A- Nice amber/dark orange color. Very clear with a 3 finger white head.

S- Wheat, Clove, Banana, Sweet smell. Smells very similar to dancing man just a little cleaner.

T- Very similar to smell, lots of clove. Basically a lighter, cleaner dancing man. Really nice Kristalweizen to introduce me to the style.

M- Light and clean all the way through with some great carbonation.

O- Another solid offering from New Glarus. I'm still of the opinion that they do not make a bad beer. If you want all the flavors of a great hefeweizen with a lighter body, seek this out.

cquinn17, Feb 06, 2013
Photo of Sidaot
3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

Sidaot, Mar 09, 2012
Photo of kismet
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

fine representation of a hefe style beer. aroma and taste remind me of banana bread with cinnamon streusel topping. great malt profile, and taste is off the charts in the fresh grain and malt category. i cant see how they could improve on this one very much. i would definitely buy it again.

kismet, Dec 03, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

RBlaszak, Jan 09, 2012
Photo of trevorjk
4/5  rDev +3.9%

trevorjk, Dec 15, 2011
Photo of Efeswasmy1st
4.15/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from bottle into pint glass.
Aroma is heavy on banana, clove, some vanilla Similar to their Dancing Man Wheat.
Appearance is outstanding. Pour amber orange, and a frothy tan foam so thick was similar to a root beer float.
Taste has a medium sweetness and lightly sour.
Palate is light in body, slick and fizzy on the tongue.
Fun, different than average fall/winter beer.

Efeswasmy1st, Mar 20, 2012
Photo of JBest
4/5  rDev +3.9%

JBest, Dec 18, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -35.1%

WaywardSeaman, Nov 23, 2012
Photo of Eddiewaxman
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

Eddiewaxman, Jun 04, 2012
Photo of doppelme
3.55/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clearcopper body with a fluffy tan head. It smells full of spices like cloves and cinnamon. The taste follows the aroma. A little sweet and bready. An easy drinking beer and one I could have a few of on a nice summer day in Florida. Thanks to JoePeesie for the sample

doppelme, Sep 11, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

Bacon_Ninja, Sep 27, 2012
Photo of aleric
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Pour this one slowly folks! Blooms into a gorgeous 2-3 finger head. Color is toasted red amber. Great lacing.

S - Banana and malt.

T - Banana and bread with a light tang. Lingering grape skin and phenols on the finish.

M - Light and crisp with medium carbonation.

O - Definitely an afternoon/evening beer, and great for a fall picnic or campfire. My first Kristalweizen, so I wasn't expecting the slight "cleaning solution" flavor of the phenols, but somehow it manages to be pleasant.

aleric, Oct 08, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

Spartacus303, Jan 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

BobbyKolb, Apr 30, 2013
Photo of BrewDogg
3.85/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

I picked this beer up because it said it shared similiar taste to the New Glarus Unplugged Imperial Weizen. This is exactly how it tastes, but more of a watered down version.

A - Pours a red caramel color with a prominent long lasting head.

S - A sort of a fruity smell, but very unique. The clove is very easily noticeable.

T - The beer has a unique taste, but not exactly a taste which makes you want every last drop. The beer is very bubbly and coats your tongue with foam with every drink from the bottle. The clove dominates the taste of the beer and very little cinnamon is notced.

M - The bubbles covers te tongue with every drink.

This is a great beer in my book. Unique taste and real easy drinking. Although I would rather have the older brother Unplugged Imperial Weizen since it has more of a warming sensation and high alcohol content. This beer is perfect for those who want to taste something new with a couple friends.

BrewDogg, Sep 08, 2011
Photo of joshwoodward
3.9/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Smallish head, with no sediment. Definitely a little too carbonated for my taste - the mouthfeel was a little too creamy, masking the flavor. I was hoping for something a little bit bolder in flavor - there's a little bit of clove spice going on, but no banana or cinnamon. As it warms up a little and de-gasses, it's more enjoyable. Nice beer.

joshwoodward, Dec 30, 2011
Photo of bh10
2.7/5  rDev -29.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A- amber color more of a dunkelweise color

S- little banana and a hint of cloves

T- Something was a little of tasted a little oxidized w/ a banana flavor on the back end

M- medium body

O- meh, I like New Glarus, but not a fan of this beer, bought a 6 pack hopefully, I can do some trading in my homebrew club for it.

bh10, Sep 16, 2011
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Laughing Fox from New Glarus Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 320 ratings.