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New Glarus Brewing Company

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New Glarus Brewing CompanyNew Glarus Brewing Company

Beer Stats:
Active Beers: 39
Beer Ratings: 28,044
Beer Avg: 4.01

Taps: / Bottles:
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: Y
BA SCORE
100
world-class

155 Ratings
Ratings: 155
Reviews: 39
rAvg: 4.66
pDev: 9.66%
$$ - reasonable
[ Brewery, Bar ]

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

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap 

Notes:
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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guityler83

Wisconsin

4.73/5  rDev +1.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | $$

After signing the list for the Hard Hat tour a few months prior, I was reminded that my ticket date was coming up the Monday before.. best way I can think of to get you through a work week.

The tour started out at the old brew house on the bottom of the hill with a small group (20 if I recall). The guide was a brewer in this facility, which he explained the ins and outs of answered any and all questions ranging from "what are hops" to what mash efficiency are you pulling from these copper mash and lauter tuns.

After we were finished in the old facility (every nook and crany) we went to the behemoth brewery up the road, which is the cleanest place I've been in that makes beer. Deb Carry greeted us (the owner!) and fielded a few questions, then we toured the big plant.
The final stage was the beer tasting and cheese pairing the the upstairs dining room. Anything from spotted cow to moon man to three different sours where available along with exotic WI cheeses.

We did get rushed through the last part 'slighly' to go through the gift shop/cellar but overall it was a brewery tour I'd recommend to anyone... beer drinker or not. Awesome.

05-07-2013 17:58:41 | More by guityler83
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misterrobot

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +7.3%

07-23-2014 02:34:58 | More by misterrobot
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5/5  rDev +7.3%

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Eman17

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4.5/5  rDev -3.4%

07-21-2014 23:45:55 | More by Eman17
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keags_beer

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4.75/5  rDev +1.9%

07-16-2014 16:18:20 | More by keags_beer
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MillerMan16

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +7.3%

07-15-2014 21:42:53 | More by MillerMan16
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BeerDazed

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +7.3%

07-15-2014 04:44:37 | More by BeerDazed
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bound4er

Wisconsin

4.51/5  rDev -3.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 3.75 | $$$

Stopped at the brewery after a long bike ride. What an incredible setting and beautiful brewery. We had a couple of beers on the patio and then proceeded inside for the "self guided" tour. It must have been our lucky day as an employee who works in the micro lab spent almost an hour with us telling us about the ins and outs of the brewery, beer making process, packaging, etc. He was great - wish I could have remember his name. The gift shop had really nice stuff available but it was a tad pricey. My only beef is that in the tasting room they have no Thumprints available to sample. Worth the drive and may be one of the nicest breweries in the country. Can't wait to revisit the entire New Glarus area either as it is beautiful.

07-13-2014 20:08:34 | More by bound4er
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Hendrick24

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +7.3%

07-11-2014 15:15:34 | More by Hendrick24
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haschauer

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +1.9%

07-09-2014 19:38:14 | More by haschauer
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New Glarus Brewing Company in New Glarus, WI
100 out of 100 based on 155 ratings.