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New Glarus Brewing Company

New Glarus Brewing CompanyNew Glarus Brewing Company

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91 Ratings
Ratings: 91
Reviews: 34
rAvg: 4.6
pDev: 8.91%
$$ - reasonable

[ Brewery, Bar ]

2400 Hwy 69
New Glarus, Wisconsin, 53574
United States
phone: (608) 527-5850

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap 

Gift Shop
Monday - Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Free Self Guided Tours
Monday - Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Hard Hat Tour - Fridays at 1:00 p.m.

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Reviews by beerwolf77:
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4.45/5  rDev -3.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | $$

Well if you happen to be anywhere near here and know anything about good beer. You absolutely must stop here and take a tour or just walk around and soak up the scene.

The new hilltop brewery is a sight to behold. It's like the most beautiful beer church you've ever laid your eyes on. The place is a masterpiece of stone and mortar. From the gift shop to the downstairs brew barn. The inside of the actual brewery is like walking into a full on science lab. Spotless with everything in it's place. The copper brew kettles shine so bright you check your appearance in the reflection. The outdoor drinking area is spectacular on warm sunny days. Sipping on a pint of while taking in the rolling hills of central Wisconsin is simply heavenly.

I've been to the brewery more times than I can remember and I still get excited every time I go back.

04-05-2012 02:27:01 | More by beerwolf77
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4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

04-17-2014 03:34:43 | More by Quattrofiend
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4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

04-16-2014 04:20:19 | More by SnOwRiDe1080
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4/5  rDev -13%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5 | $$

I was visiting some friends in Madison, WI, and we made a day trip out of this place. It is just outside the town of New Glarus, WI, which is a Swiss-styled town. Therefore, the brewery is also styled in the same way, which makes it very impressive to the eye. They also have a ton of different classic Bavarian style beer steins in their merchandise shop, which makes for a great keepsake.

Their beer is fantastic, and well balanced. When I visited, they had a Sour Cherry ale as their seasonal, that was all around a great beer. I also tried a session ale that was refreshing, as a session should be, and a Brown Ale. The only beer I had that I wasn't a fan of was the Two Women Ale. It was a bit skunky, a la Heineken, Kokanee, and others of the same ilk. I know others love this style though, which really helps to make New Glarus a very well balanced brewery. We also had a 3 year old girl with us, and she loved the decor of the place, which was a bonus!

04-13-2014 21:40:03 | More by Charley_Wilson
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4.25/5  rDev -7.6%

04-12-2014 20:53:18 | More by amishbooze
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4.73/5  rDev +2.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | $$

The best place to sample and buy New Glarus.You can sample anything they have on tap for free. Pints available as well. Amazing beer selection in their store. No real food available, but they have a nice beer garden to soak up some rays and enjoy the view. Self-guided brewery tour is ok, not great.

04-07-2014 23:57:26 | More by VStarWalt
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4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

04-01-2014 04:22:06 | More by Localdrinklax
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5/5  rDev +8.7%

03-25-2014 23:22:07 | More by Cubsfan1087
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5/5  rDev +8.7%

03-23-2014 19:51:43 | More by Piske41
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5/5  rDev +8.7%

03-21-2014 05:28:55 | More by 77apm
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New Glarus Brewing Company in New Glarus, WI
100 out of 100 based on 91 ratings.