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
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 617 |  Reviews: 327
Photo of Slim_720
3.73/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rilesmiles
4.03/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

One of those darker appearance bocks. This one is brown. Has a roasty nose.

Taste then comes across slightly sweet, brown malt, lager yeast. More bitter than average, could be the carbonation too though. Some caramel and toffee, the body is relatively easy going and carries a bit of flavor. Lots of dark breadiness going on.

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

Photo of Beginner2
4.14/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Having had 48 beers from New Glarus (20 more than my #2 favorite brewery), I will understate the case and say: I'm a big fan. This Bock is one big reason why.
Mahogany, sweet, balanced with a bittersweet finish. Big, but without alcohol stealing the show. Delicate and hefty at once. Masterful. And by the way, I am partial to sweet/malty beers that don't get syrupy. And Uff-da qualifies in spades.
The only way New Glarus can improve Uff-da is to make it every year.

Listed on the "1001 Beers You Must Taste Before You Die," Uff-da deserves it. Randy Mosher, famous Chicago-based beer author, teacher and entrepreneur, wrote an excellent review; maybe one of the book's Top Ten...and I've read/drank half.

"Uff-da" has many derivations and meanings in Scandinavian languages; but, basically, it is an expletive suitable for uttering after two feet of snow fell and, now, must be moved. It is unfortunately fitting that I Had this last Uff-da after the returns rolled in from Wisconsin on Election night 2016.

4/4/17 re-rating upward.... The nation is still in one piece and Uff-da is still in my cellar. But snow is forecast for the Cubs opening day after the 110 year drought ended. An Uff-da was handy and effective. A great beer.

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Photo of willrun_4beer
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of adamranders
3.33/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DissentFatsquirrel
5/5  rDev +30.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of italianstallion
3.77/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pat61
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L: Pours brilliant amber brown under a 1” light tan foam collar.
S: Rich malt, a little roast leaning towards coffee
T: Rich malts, a little too much roast, malt sweetness medium, not really complex, the base malt is rich, a lot of flavors but the malt is not as complex as it could be. Low hops, lingering sweetness, caramel and roast.
F: medium to medium full body, moderate to moderately low carbonation

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

Photo of WI-Beer-Man
4.25/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle date 2633. Poured into a snifter.

I loved how unique this beer was.

Great carbination, poured a deep maroon color with a finger of white head. Lots of lacing.

A very sweet bock with hints of cherry in the smell and taste. Slight chocolate notes as well.

I hope they bring this back for fall so I can try it fresh.

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

Photo of MattMorin
3.78/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of puftdank
3.53/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 31Sam13
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of hoosier222002
3.93/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of goast8127
4/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of IAMJOSH
4.2/5  rDev +9.7%

Photo of SeattleBoB76
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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4.44/5  rDev +15.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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