Uff-da | New Glarus Brewing Company

BA SCORE
86
very good
617 Ratings
THE BROS
79
okay
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Bock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Bierman9 on 01-16-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
617
Reviews:
327
Avg:
3.83
pDev:
10.97%
 
 
Wants:
54
Gots:
40
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 617 |  Reviews: 327
Photo of beerguy04
4.43/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a reddish brown color with a small tan head. Smell and taste is heavy with dark fruits and carmel. Mouthfeel is medium. Overall, another good one from Wisconsin.

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Photo of Schlitz74
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a very good beer, nice off white head and good lacing, too bad it is only a seasonal beer. Overall a very good bock and worth a trip Wisconsin to try.

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Photo of afsdan
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rspauldi
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Detlef90
4.5/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This beer, with it's low abv and non-barrel characteristics, achieves what many of these BIG, MASSIVE, HIGH ABV beers do not. Subtlety. Only with patience can you taste the complexity that this beer has to offer. Dark fruits, caramel, coffee are amongst many other things going on in this beer. I just drank a 6 month old bottle and it tastes even better than the fresh ones. Drink it at room temperature and give it time. It certainly won't explode in your mouth (and if that's what you're looking for, this beer is not for you) but it will slowly massage your taste buds until your mouth is nice and relaxed...and happy.

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Photo of SD-Alefan
3.98/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a clear reddish-brown with a tan head.
Aroma is toffee, dark fruit, a bit of grain and a touch of fig.
Taste is caramel and dark fruit with some biscuit and slight bitter finish.
Mouthfeel is light to medium and well carbonated with a very clean finish.

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Photo of Gobearswalter34
4.31/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

L- Pours a murky, reddish brown with a thin, tan head.
S- carmel and dark cherry and other dark fruit.
T- Dark fruit and malt with some coffee notes sneaking in. Finishes with some good Belgian yeast. Some chocolate notes drift from the light coffee. I like.
F- Very smooth.
O- Interesting bock with great fruit and roasty tastes.

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Photo of JimboLahey
4.7/5  rDev +22.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Chackman151
3.74/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ri0
4.18/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured 12oz bottle into a tulip. It has a muddy red/brown color with a 1.5 finger tan head and leaves some spotty lacing on my glass. The aroma offers up a nice bready malt with some caramel, toffee, chocolate and cola. The flavor leads with the soft caramel sweetness from the nose, as well as some chocolate nutty notes, sweet bread, and well as toffee and malted milk. The mouthfeel is silky and full, with very little carbonation. Overall this was a very nice beer, and I enjoyed it thoroughly.

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Photo of irate_alien
3.7/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of NodakEric
4.28/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Webzombie
3.48/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

If this was about 15 years ago would have rated all 5's. My father was always big into New Glarus forever so this was one of my first "craft" beer experiences ever. Remember drinking it around a campfire and just tasting so dang good. Had not seen it for a long time till recently so naturally had to pick some up. Overall it is still a good solid beer, just not quite as good as i remember. Very malty flavor as would be expected just does not quite stand up to other German counterparts I have had. Regardless still a great nostalgia beer for me and still tastes way better than 99% of what I drank in high school and college.

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Photo of Lucular
4.01/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of eldoctorador
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of s_thayer
4.19/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Wisconsin_IPA_Lover
3.71/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Krusader
3.96/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of McHenry
4.07/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tmryan21
3.69/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JohnnyHopps
4.21/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance - The beer was a murky dark brown color with a light tan head.

Smell - The light malty booze sets the nose.

Taste - The initial taste is roasty malts. The roastiness is a step below coffee. There is a dark fruit presnce in the back. The taste is strong throughout.

Mouthfeel - The beer is smooth with muted carbonation.

Overall - This is a fantastic example of the style. It is almost bold enough to be a dopplebock.

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Photo of GRG1313
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
3.24/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Dark mahogany brown with a 3 finger hazelnut colored head. 80% opaque.

Some real serious cheap lager smells going on here, with corn, carafe malts, dry grains, and coffee.

Deep, dark coffee flavors, with roast malts, molasses, syrup, and some spoiled bright fruity notes - perhaps old plum, moldy orange, perhaps some cottage cheese here. It's decent, but at the same time goosebump-inducing.

Feel is carbonated and semi-dry. Some tongue scraping action going on.

Overall, one of the shabbier beers I've had from NG. It's okay, but nothing extravagant.

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Photo of dabear85
3.58/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Nat1975
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Uff-da from New Glarus Brewing Company
3.83 out of 5 based on 617 ratings.
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