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New Glarus Brewing Company

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New Glarus Brewing CompanyNew Glarus Brewing Company
BEER AVG
4.01/5
Based on:
34 Beers
9,607 Reviews
Place Score: 99
Reviews: 65
Visits: 354
rAvg: 4.56
pDev: n/a
Taps: --
Bottles: --
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar ]

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

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap 

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Place added by: BeerAdvocate

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: 65 | Visits: 354
Reviews by guityler83:
Photo of guityler83
4.73/5  rDev +3.7%
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. (1,155 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of Austin32
4.19/5  rDev -8.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Beautiful location that has clearly had a great deal of money pumped into it. Awesome place and good beer, perfect! (115 characters)

Photo of Ajlvt
4.28/5  rDev -6.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of lewk556
4.42/5  rDev -3.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4

I've traveled here twice now and I just love the place. I believe prices are up from last year, but still very good value. Your first pint comes with a glass and from there you can elect to get refills for a couple bucks cheaper or get a new glass if you want to take it home. Thumbprint series and fruit beers are a couple bucks more. They also have tasting glasses which are smaller but come with a wristband with 3 fills. The outdoor area is beautiful with plenty of seating and inside you can do a self-guided tour of the brewery at no charge. (547 characters)

Photo of grahuba
4.53/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of jrs3994243
4.86/5  rDev +6.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of dannycohen62
4.93/5  rDev +8.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of NickyPogs
4.58/5  rDev +0.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

The outdoor grotto at New Glarus is beautiful. The stone work and half walls makes it a really amazing place to have a beer. The architecture of the building makes it feel like a Swiss Chalet or something straight out of Europe. The view on top of the hill is awesome and I enjoyed everything about visiting this brewery.

If you are an avid craft beer drinker, this is a must stop on your travels. (399 characters)

Photo of EJ1
4.51/5  rDev -1.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Kegatron
4.29/5  rDev -5.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Inglewood
4.18/5  rDev -8.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Ryannel24
4.19/5  rDev -8.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of mdfb79
4.53/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Awesome place. Self guided tour which is cool, a nice tasting room/gift shop with all the normal beers on and a good system, and then a shop in the bottom which had a ton of everything and a fantastic selection. Everyone was nice and service was great, got everything I wanted. Great prices too...would happily go back. (319 characters)

Photo of rossracing
4.3/5  rDev -5.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of LarryZ
4.48/5  rDev -1.8%
vibe: 3 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5

They close early, and there is no shade if you go in summertime. Would be nice to see a band or 2 out there. Beer is great. (123 characters)

Photo of MattMorin
4.43/5  rDev -2.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of cristhre3floyd
5/5  rDev +9.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of Sprague67
5/5  rDev +9.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of mwaltz99
4.29/5  rDev -5.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of JonathanC
4.08/5  rDev -10.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of CoryJones
5/5  rDev +9.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

New Glarus Brewery scenery and landscape is outstanding as you enjoy the many varieties of beer that they will have out depending on the season and time. (153 characters)

Photo of masterofsparks
4.61/5  rDev +1.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of LXIXME
3.44/5  rDev -24.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.25

Photo of atorres
3.85/5  rDev -15.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4

One of the coolest brewery landscapes I've seen. While their beer isn't mind blowing, this stop was worth the miles. Self-guided your was super cool as they pour you a beer and cut you loose. Free tasting glass with 3 six-ounce pours? Yes, please! The only downsides were that the level of excitement on the service side of the counter didn't come CLOSE to matching the customer side and that a lot of their beers were cheaper at the next door gas station than on site. Overall this was a cool both on the belt. (511 characters)

Photo of jjwisenheimer
4.23/5  rDev -7.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75

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New Glarus Brewing Company in New Glarus, WI
99 out of 100 based on 65 ratings.