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Fat Squirrel Ale - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,274 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,274
Reviews: 492
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 11.35%
Wants: 65
Gots: 64 | 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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Carb-Overlord

Wisconsin

3.54/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

This is a better than decent brown ale. The feel is very fresh and crisp, but there isn't much depth to this beer.

A: Very nice pour. Formed a half finger of tan head which foamed down to a thin line after about 20 seconds. When sitting on the table is a nice brown color, not quite opaque, and when held in natural light is more amber in color. Appearance is appetizing.

S: Smells slightly hoppy with some sweetness; perhaps caramelized grain sweetness.

T: This is a good brown ale, perhaps a little thicker than a Newcastle, but holds it's own. The first flavors I get are a subtle sweetness followed by medium strength hops. Well blended drink, no single flavor over powers.

M: I enjoyed the texture of this ale; this beer feels like a crisp refreshing ale, not heavy or viscous in any way.

O: This is a well made craft beer. I probably wouldn't make this an everyday beer, but I enjoyed it and would recommend others give it a try.

Serving type: bottle

05-23-2014 01:31:40 | More by Carb-Overlord
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Henrich

Missouri

3.61/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Pours with 1 cm of fine, off-white foam. Color is nice, dark amber-brown and very clear.
Smell: Bready and sweet with a slight yeasty character. No noticeable hop aroma.
Taste: Intensely malty and nutty, with some toasty, rum-like undertones. Slight hop bitterness on the finish.
Mouthfeel: Medium body, with less carbonation than I'd expect. No alcohol burn.
Overall: Fairly nice. It is good, but I'm not sure where this beer would fit in as far as time of year. Maybe best in the fall? I'd buy it again, but it would sit in the fridge until I was feeling... squirrelly.

Serving type: bottle

05-22-2014 00:03:57 | More by Henrich
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JJWIGHT

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

05-20-2014 19:15:18 | More by JJWIGHT
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EROCK75

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

05-20-2014 12:54:36 | More by EROCK75
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ethanmc12

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

05-18-2014 03:07:10 | More by ethanmc12
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ClayD

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

05-16-2014 19:35:40 | More by ClayD
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Alex_Weinard

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

05-16-2014 03:53:29 | More by Alex_Weinard
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beergorrilla

Michigan

3/5  rDev -20.8%

05-13-2014 06:20:25 | More by beergorrilla
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KevinL

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

05-11-2014 21:10:26 | More by KevinL
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kluender

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

05-11-2014 03:26:18 | More by kluender
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aubzachsyd

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

05-10-2014 20:45:17 | More by aubzachsyd
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Nyboer1

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +5.5%

05-08-2014 17:07:06 | More by Nyboer1
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kenzilka007

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

05-08-2014 02:19:59 | More by kenzilka007
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fenlop54

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -20.8%

05-06-2014 17:36:34 | More by fenlop54
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threedaggers

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +5.5%

05-05-2014 21:51:27 | More by threedaggers
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zestar

California

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

05-05-2014 08:33:06 | More by zestar
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SocalKicks

California

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

05-05-2014 06:13:09 | More by SocalKicks
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jimmygord

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.5%

05-03-2014 00:41:00 | More by jimmygord
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jadler16

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

05-02-2014 14:45:24 | More by jadler16
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dsauter

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

05-01-2014 22:34:25 | More by dsauter
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superdoopersauce

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

05-01-2014 00:44:24 | More by superdoopersauce
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Woodman70

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

04-30-2014 18:31:33 | More by Woodman70
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FlussigkeitMut

Indiana

4/5  rDev +5.5%

04-30-2014 00:38:52 | More by FlussigkeitMut
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atrocity

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

04-29-2014 19:05:19 | More by atrocity
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OnWisconsin

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

04-29-2014 01:11:27 | More by OnWisconsin
Fat Squirrel Ale from New Glarus Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 1,274 ratings.