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Fat Squirrel Ale - New Glarus Brewing Company

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85
very good

1,263 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,263
Reviews: 492
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 11.35%
Wants: 65
Gots: 61 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
New Glarus Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: UncleJimbo on 05-17-2003)
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Illinois

3/5  rDev -20.8%

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Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +5.5%

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mdaschaf

Washington

3.78/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Had on tap at New Glarus. Review from notes.

A: Fat Squirrel is brown in color with a small off-white head on top that reduces slowly leaving little bits of lacing on the glass.

S: Rather nutty with some caramel, a little coffee and chocolate with a bit of spice.

T: More nuts with a bit of caramel, light hops/pine, a little bit of smoke, but has a slightly sweet finish.

M: Medium bodied with medium carbonation, very clean and smooth.

O: A nice English Brown, very true to style and easy drinking. A solid beer.

Serving type: on-tap

11-30-2012 03:14:05 | More by mdaschaf
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MattyG85

Minnesota

4.1/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a tall New Glarus Signature Pilsner Glass.

Appearance: Pours a deep brownish copper orange with a moderate amount of rising bubbles. Solid three finger off white head which slowly settles into a thin layer. Leaves a lot of creamy lacing around the glass.

Smell: A toasty, earthy, and nutty aroma. Toasted malts and wheat grains with hints of caramel, toffee, toasted bread, biscuit, hazelnuts, and mild chocolate and coffee. Slight hint of oats and spice. Nice background of earthy and grassy hops. A fairly dry and dark aroma that is well balanced. Smells pretty decent.

Taste: A solid bready and nutty taste with lots of toast. Toasted malts and grains with a taste of caramel, toffee, biscuit, hazelnut, toasted bread, chocolate, and a little coffee and oat. Also a little butterscotch. Solid presence of hops giving a drying earthy and grassy taste. Very well balanced and tasty take on the style.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a moderate amount of carbonation. Toasty, mildly creamy, and pretty drying in the finish.

Overall: A very solid version of a Brown Ale. Dark and toasty taste with a solid bitter balance.

Serving type: bottle

11-28-2012 07:01:39 | More by MattyG85
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Indiana

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Fat Squirrel Ale from New Glarus Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 1,263 ratings.