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Fat Squirrel Ale - New Glarus Brewing Company

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Fat Squirrel AleFat Squirrel Ale

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,438 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 1,438
Reviews: 512
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 11.35%
Wants: 74
Gots: 131 | FT: 3
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:
Beer added by: UncleJimbo on 05-17-2003

No notes at this time.
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.84/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

in honor of fat tuesday!

appearance: pours a dark amber, with a fluffy cream head that slowly disappears

aroma: pretty flat, a little musty, some malty nose

palate: a great mouthfeel to this beer. very smooth, medium bodied, little carbonation, very toned down alcohol. i feel like this would be an awesome fall brew, but its still great now

taste: some caramel, malts, and a little bit of hopiness to it. a great brown ale for flavor

overall: very surprised about this brew. have always passed it up in the past, but will now definitely return to it. NG makes such great beers!

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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3/5  rDev -20.8%

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3.27/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a sam adams perfect pint.

Appearance: Pours a clear amber color with a finger of off white head that fades to a layer on top of the pour.

Smell: Sweet malt with a strong fruity presence. Sort of reminds me of a glass of apple juice to be honest.

Taste: Much better than the smell. I'm getting some mildly sweet malt with some bready and fruity notes. There is a slight bitterness in the finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium body with tons of carbonation and a dry finish.

Overall: I'm glad this tasted much better than it smells. The carbonation was a bit high, but still an alright beer.

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Fat Squirrel Ale from New Glarus Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 1,438 ratings.