Spotted Cow | New Glarus Brewing Company

Spotted CowSpotted Cow
BA SCORE
56.6%
Liked This Beer
3.65 w/ 3,572 ratings
Spotted CowSpotted Cow
BEER INFO

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

Style: Cream Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-02-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#33,234
Reviews:
819
Ratings:
3,572
Liked:
2,021
Avg:
3.65/5
pDev:
13.7%
Alströms:
-
 
 
Wants:
278
Gots:
1,044
Trade:
26
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from the bottle into a nonic pint glass.

Hazy dull lemon body, with thin faint rising carbonation. Head makes a real fluffy three fingers with lots of staying power. Kind of a creamy top. Looks like a foamy adjunct lager, with a hazy appearance.

Nose smells like corn, and some sweet like malts hiding in the back. The corn sense seems to dominate quite a bit, but some refreshing grist like quality manages to keep me interested and exploring. Unfortunately that lager like adjunct feeling permeates to much, it's a bit off putting.

Palate hits with a noticeably wet body. Light malts come forward, but a real thin flavor squeeks out. Controlled sweetness, a minor afterfinish of just a hint of bread. Some slight seltzery quality also but carbonation is fairly low.

Overall it's fairly easy drinking, but this really doesn't appeal to me at all. Tastes like a slightly better "adjunct" but not by much, don't feel inclined to try another either.

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Spotted Cow from New Glarus Brewing Company
Beer rating: 56.6% out of 100 with 3,572 ratings
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