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:
3,566
Reviews:
1,003
Avg:
4.36
pDev:
10.32%
 
 
Wants:
1,167
Gots:
815
For Trade:
91
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Ratings: 3,566 |  Reviews: 1,003
Photo of emottram
4.5/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DudeBeerYaBro
4.28/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BuckyNBeer
4.69/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of vrendleman
4.85/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of LennyBound
4.5/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BNarc
4.6/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Fusebuddy
4.15/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DeadWalkerAir
3.9/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of shareallthebeer
4.45/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of South2NW
3.44/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Pray_For_Mojo
4.48/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: ruby to ruby-brown with a light tan head that fades to near-nothing immediately. Extremely bright. This has to be one of the brightest beers I've tried.

Aroma: have you ever had Luden's cherry cough drops?... Cherry with a hint of cough medicine (but in no way medicinal).

Flavor: this is very fruit forward. The cherry flavor is almost identical to a mouthful of dried montmorency cherries - with maybe a slight bit of Tootsie Roll. Damn good. This beer is not sour other than from the cherries, but is not a wild/sour beer. There is a slight red wine taste at very low levels. There is no "Belgian" flavor.

Mouthfeel: medium-heavy. Not as thick - syrupy - as Raspberry Tart, but dense nonetheless.

Overall: If New Glarus were distributed to my market, I'd drink this regularly. Fantastic! So good: at the very top any beer style with cherries.

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Photo of BeantownBrews
4.5/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Clear, bright red pour with a moderate ivory head
Smells like sweet tart fruit: apples, black cherries, cranberry
Lovely balance of sweet and tart, sweet like cherry laden cider that follows into a slightly acidic tartness for a dry finish
Crisp and refreshing!

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Photo of RochefortChris
4.75/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of cnjosephson15
1/5  rDev -77.1%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of alcohline_trip
4.41/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ead73
3/5  rDev -31.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Schmitfaced414
4.96/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of Cparthemore
4.39/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of Jodio
3.24/5  rDev -25.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of 12ozfan
4.52/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Academymike
4.14/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Bright red with thick lasting white head. Nose and taste is cherry life saver, but with a little bit of background funk to keep it interesting. Good job for the style.

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Photo of Dobbsyo
4.5/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of robertm2152
4.75/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Wisconsin Belgian Red from New Glarus Brewing Company
4.36 out of 5 based on 3,566 ratings.
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