Stone Soup | New Glarus Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Newglarusguy on 02-14-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#23,978
Reviews:
298
Ratings:
609
pDev:
11.17%
 
 
Wants:
30
Gots:
46
Trade:
1
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Photo of BuckyNBeer
4.05/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

New Glarus is my favorite brewery so I was really excited to give this a try again. I initially had it when I first got into craft beer and did not enjoy it at all but my palate has changed quite a bit since the late 2000s when this was originally introduced. There only appears to be a pull code on the bottle but this was just released this past summer so it should be still doing well.

Stone Soup pours a golden hue with a lot of carbonation and a very thick amount of head. Sadly the lacing dissipates quite a bit after that.

The aroma is really nice with a grain and spice combination. I can definitely notice the cloves and ginger.

The flavor is quite nice as well. It starts out sweet with the cloves and ginger present and finishes with a sweet and slightly bitter smooth finish. The spices are present throughout.

Overall this is another really enjoyable beer from New Glarus.

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Photo of LT630
3.98/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Richardalways21
3.94/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Light but tasty

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Photo of Riik3
4.25/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jpb123
3.68/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Berknerj
4.2/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AdmiralOzone
4.02/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Undated bottle. Pours a slightly cloudy straw yellow with a thick white head that dissipates quickly leaving very little lacing. Aroma is banana that is bordering on becoming too ripe with a touch of clove and yeast. Flavor follows the nose completely. Feel is light. Overall a nice beer from a style that I usually don't appreciate.

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Photo of jbu0126
3.57/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of farrago
4.09/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Finger or so of bright white foam, slightly irregular surface, dissipates to a surface coating that stays steady at that, no real lacing to speak of. Darkly golden hued liquid, filmy, noticeably large bubbles both in beads and scattered, inviting. At first the nose is almost totally banana and bubblegum, over time clove, white pepper, damp yeast, lemon zest blend in, yellow apple, pear to apricot fruit scents appear, achieves a fine balance between richness and freshness, never feels sluggish in the nostrils. Lighter attack but in the end medium-bodied, the carbonation tends to fluff it up more than tickle the tongue. That banana, bubblegum and yeastiness more than met by spicy coriander, cardamom, clove notes. Less peppery though and more floral, lilacs and fragrant cut flowers. Clean, little funkiness or mustiness and develops a mineral water touch at the end. More scone or muffin than bread per se. More orange than lemon citrus but both present. The fruit comes off a little lean, apricot, pineapple, apple but this also helps rein in the sweetness. Very easy drinking, perhaps more expressive warmer but more poundable cold.

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Photo of d5001986
4.5/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SB2017
3.78/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Tasty beer! Overall, I was most pleased by the nose (apricot, peach, funky wheat) and the initial burst of flavor (clean, mango, mild hops at the end, mild malts in the middle). Primarily a fruity beer. Very enjoyable.

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Photo of IronTom
3.64/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jcreek
3.37/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jchanley
3.21/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Bammer21
3.31/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dannycohen62
4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CreedeSon
3.68/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Think Franziskaner Hefe-Weißbier Naturtrübs a natural Weissbier. Copper golden wheat beer with an aromatic fragrance of banana and citrus fruits.

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Photo of scootercrabb
3.81/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bschmidt_37
3.85/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Claytonham34
3.82/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Vylo
4.27/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MeIquiades
4.3/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SSGCujo
4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JmpJckFlsh
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Rilesmiles
3.9/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Stone Soup from New Glarus Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.76 out of 5 with 609 ratings