Spotted Cow | New Glarus Brewing Company

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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

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-02-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,502
Reviews:
807
Avg:
3.65
pDev:
13.97%
 
 
Wants:
277
Gots:
1,001
For Trade:
26
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Ratings: 3,502 |  Reviews: 807
Photo of Gaddabble
3.44/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of syzygy0
3.31/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Chuckdiesel24
3.64/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of liam_mcnulty
4.31/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kingofbeer
4.79/5  rDev +31.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 5

Photo of irate_alien
3.58/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of HoosierRay
4.46/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Tyler_m
3.97/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Justej2
5/5  rDev +37%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Hop_God
4.15/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of JCastaBarry
3.85/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Skillron
2.56/5  rDev -29.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of beagleyx2
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Keananmichael5
3.73/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TylerCarrillo
4.5/5  rDev +23.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of shoegueuze
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Webzombie
2.88/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Hope i dont lose my Wisconsin badge, but not really a big fan of this beer. It is much better than any big label beer but not really a style i enjoy. Not tons of hop flavor or bitterness i look for in a beer. Can see why it is great for people looking for an easy drinking Budweiser replacement. Glad people drink it in mass, i just won't be one of them.

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Photo of Tjb14
3.49/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Leoherrmann9
3.53/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SeymourDunn
3.04/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of pdb
3.69/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jslavens91
4.99/5  rDev +36.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Akeah
3.06/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of SenatorSpaceman
3.38/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Czequershuus
3.91/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Finally got a chance to try this legendary brew from a neighboring state. This beer pours a very hazy straw with a large head. The aroma offers up dry hay and leaves, clove, vanilla, orange peel, low notes of burnt sugar, and that smell of the woods after a rain. The flavor is mild, with clove and orange peel up front, as well as nutmeg, black tea, roast corn, and crisp, biscuity malt. Overall this is a clean and easy beer, with an unusual complexity for a mass market beer of its sort - I see why there is such hype about this one.

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Spotted Cow from New Glarus Brewing Company
3.65 out of 5 based on 3,502 ratings.
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