Wisconsin Belgian Red | New Glarus Brewing Company

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Wisconsin Belgian RedWisconsin Belgian Red
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
New Glarus Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States
newglarusbrewing.com

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-22-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,583
Reviews:
1,007
Avg:
4.36
pDev:
10.32%
 
 
Wants:
1,171
Gots:
822
For Trade:
92
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 3,583 |  Reviews: 1,007
Photo of kingmaker
4.55/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DCdevyl78
5/5  rDev +14.7%

Photo of mattmarka1
4.6/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of N_Schleret
4.31/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours a ruby/brown color with a one finger white head. The head dissipates to a ring with soapy lacing.
S: Big cherry fills up the nose, almost cough syrup but not as harsh. Light malt at the back end.
T: Again, lots of cherry. I am glad it doesn't taste like cough syrup. Very sweet and a little sour pucker. The cherry leaves the palate almost as quickly as it enters, keeps me wanting more.
M: Light on the palate. Medium carbonation.
O: This brewery knows how to make fruit beers. This one doesn't dissipoint.

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Photo of tectactoe
4/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of Jimmeekrek
4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of C2H5
4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of TheSSG
5/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Pours a nice, white-red head with good persistence. A wonderful aroma of yeasty wood and cherries. GLORIOUS, radiant crimson color. Flavor is tart and BURSTING with cherry flavor. Near the end, that yeasty-woody aspect makes an appearance.

Jesus, this is glorious. Still my favorite New Glarus Lambic of them all. The cherry flavor is bold and delicious, and I don't really like cherries that much...which says a lot.

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Photo of Techichi
4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of JWalterWeatherman
4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

Photo of gory4d
4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of littlebeer
3/5  rDev -31.2%

Photo of BuckTuckian
4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of Skillz
4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of jkball01
4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of valkarie70
4/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of Kaveman
4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of Preluderl
4.54/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of gr8zehaman
4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

Photo of dtomes
4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of MNBeerGeek
4/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of kschm628
4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of TheBeerAlmanac
4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of KYGunner
4.44/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Almost like a bubbly cranberry juice this poured a bright and attractive hue of red. The head was a pinkish cloud of tight knit bubbles.

Not to wax on about childhood but I remember Ludens cough drops and how they were like candy. The aroma holds tight to that reminiscent cherry sweetness...just like candy.

The taste is tart and somewhat tangy with a sweet yet natural cherry flavor. It's like liquid Jolly Rancher cherry candy!

The feel is moderately carbonated and though this seems unbeerlike in taste it definitely feels like a beer.

New Glarus is the brewery that makes me exclaim "wow!" every time I try one of their fruit beers and this is no exception.

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Photo of Mplsbrew
4.38/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Wisconsin Belgian Red from New Glarus Brewing Company
4.36 out of 5 based on 3,583 ratings.
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