Two Women Lager
New Glarus Brewing Company

Two Women LagerTwo Women Lager
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New Glarus Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States
Ranked #114
Ranked #18,913
3.84 | pDev: 12.24%
Nov 15, 2023
Apr 11, 2010
The collaboration of two Craft companies both led by women, New Glarus Brewing and Weyermann Malting, is unique. You hold the result “Two Women” a Classic Country Lager brewed with Weyermann’s floor malted Bohemian malt and Hallertau Mittelfrueh hops. A tempting and graceful classic lager found…Only in Wisconsin!
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Reviewed by CTHomer from Connecticut

4.2/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
A: crystal clear; medium gold in color; less than a one finger head that receded to a moderate, tight collar; no lacing;

S: nicely balanced between floral hops and sweet malt; almost seems like there’s a little honey in it;

T: follows the nose from start to finish; mild bitterness at the end;

M: medium bodied; moderate carbonation; moderately dry finish;

O: more complex than many American lagers; very easy to drink;
Nov 15, 2023
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Reviewed by MonDak_Joe1953 from Minnesota

3.87/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
12oz bottle. No dating information found.
Clear, pale gold colored body. Thin white head but longer lasting, as it is fed by rising bubbles. A few lacing spots are left behind.
Aroma of honey bread and floral hops.
Taste is sweet barley malts, which are very bread-like. Floral hops blend in. Low sulfur, low bitterness. Long duration of bready aftertaste.
Medium mouth feel. Crisp finish with a bit of spice. Very good carbonation.
Thirst quenching to the max, and the added sweet note in the nose and flavor.
Sep 20, 2023
Rated: 3.75 by magikbagel from Wisconsin

Sep 01, 2023
Rated: 3.73 by rbrefbeerman from California

Aug 31, 2023
Rated: 3.74 by BeerBeast from Florida

Aug 31, 2023
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Reviewed by mpruden from Ohio

3.55/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Poured from a 12-oz undated bottle into a Pilsner glass.

Appearance: Light golden, with a large white, fluffy head that dissipated rather quickly leaving some lacing.

Nose: Bread, grass, a light sweetness.

Mouthfeel: Medium light, adequate carbonation.

Attack: Light malt and a bit of spice, crisp.

Finish: Slight hop bitterness.

Overall: Very drinkable; I’d like a bit more depth in the flavor.
Aug 30, 2023
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Reviewed by Bouleboubier from New Jersey

3.85/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
(12 oz bottle, no date/code; purchased single off shelf at brewery today... poured into a Busch shaker pint)

Clear, pale yellow-amber liquid; tight, white, cratered head; little suds remain, scant lace... on the nose: faint floral overtone, vaguely herbal; slowly some pretzel crumb emerges; pleasant scents, but weak expression... on the palate: flavors open up a bit compared to their nose; at its core, a simple pale malt base with subtle toasty-grainy nuance, with an herbal, moderately spicy hop coming from a different angle than most hops; while the green bitterness of the hop cuts through with a peppery pointillism, perhaps other facets of its identity hide behind the malt at the start; the malt eventually opens up more, allowing some minerality to color and soften the hop bite... rather gassy, giving it a bouncy body up front; clean cut finish, little residual drag, near parching

if this is a Helles, it's easily one of the spiciest ones I've ever had; it's malt/yeast character certainly has a foot in the Helles realm, but the degree of dryness, clearly cut by the hops (and possibly water chem) gives this Pils masking... this grew one me; stealth in its seduction (2184)
Aug 22, 2023
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Reviewed by Mindcrime1000 from South Dakota

3.73/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Pours fairly dark gold. Crystal clear. Excellent head. Modest lacing.

Crackery malts and grainy notes on the nose balanced with a touch of grassy/floral hopping.

Pretty rustic on the grain front. Grainy and crackery with modest but present hopping.

Almost medium bodied, which was a bit of a surprise. Still pretty drinkable.

It's not a show-stopper, but it's a solid beer that just tastes like beer. And that's a compliment.
Jul 16, 2023
Rated: 3.78 by ssgunbond from Belgium

Jul 15, 2023
Rated: 3 by Hj7237 from Wisconsin

May 31, 2023
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Reviewed by beergoot from Colorado

3.83/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Clear, golden yellow body; sparse carbonation; thick, white head, lasting and semi-creamy texture. Very nice aroma; light malt with a sense of delicate honey presence. Balanced, clean flavor; light malt with a mild hop bitterness; hint of herbal character. Medium-light body; crisp; lightly juicy.

A simple, crisp and clean lager that nicely quenches one's thirst.

Pouring temperature: 46.2 ℉; bottling info: n/a
Source: @GreenBayBA
May 20, 2023
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Reviewed by cardfan212 from Minnesota

4.03/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a narrow tulip.

Look - Golden honey body and marshmallow white head. Crystal clear and tightly bubbled. Like some kind of tasty confectionery.

Smell - Faint notes of a caramely malt with a leash of dirty earth holding it back. A tinge of barely tangible funk borders it all. A pleasant bouquet that stands as a strong background but is never going to be the lead actor.

Taste - The funk and bitterness are more present on the front end, but the malt keeps things wrangled in for the duration. A mysterious sweetness that keeps you coming back. Well balanced and quite fun for a light lager. Just enough tickle to curl the sides of your tongue but not enough weirdness that you couldn't give this to a beer newbie and trust they'll like it.

Feel - A mouth of nothing. Swallowing a cloud. A passing rain shower. Light and comforting.

Overall - A pleasant sipper. Incredibly enjoyable whether you're looking to dig deep or just simply having a beer. It's a solid ensemble, and I'd happily drink more.
May 05, 2023
Rated: 3.85 by Curt3 from Ohio

May 05, 2023
Rated: 4.18 by trentster from Wisconsin

Apr 09, 2023
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Reviewed by BeerGeekExtraordinaire from Illinois

4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Standard caveat: I rate this the way I do on Untappd.

This is probably my favorite lager by New Glarus. When I first started drinking this and rating it in Untappd, I accepted the styling of "Lager - Pale". But no, this is definitely a helles. There is far too much sweetness to be your basic pale lager. Malt forward, with a very bready/crackerlike mouthfeel. To me it's perilously close to Cabin Fever, which is New Glarus's maibock. It's just a very nice, crushable lager.
Feb 17, 2023
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Rated by TheWaySheGoes from Illinois

4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Just an overall solid helles lager. Some German offerings offer a little more taste, but this will do on most nights.
Jan 31, 2023
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Reviewed by SuperPie from Minnesota

4.36/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
A: 4 - Poured from a 12 oz can out into a 16oz pint glass. Produced a white, small to medium sized head that had staying power. Golden colored beer with just a slight tint to it. Lacing along the glass as the beer was enjoyed.

Smell: 4.25 - homemade bread, fresh cut hay, faint lemon, faint alcohol

Taste: 4.5 - wonderful marriage of hops and malt. Nothing was overpowering the other resulting in spectacular balance. Starts with a malt sweetness (typical rosy, bready flavors of European malts) that is quickly followed by the herbal hop presence - reminded me of fresh cut hay. Subtle acidity in the beer that lends a refreshing quality. Flavor continued after the swallow enough to keep you interested through the whole pint.

F: 4 - healthy amount of carbonation that was present but not tingly. Medium bodied enough to suggest the maltiness but light enough that it is easily quaffable.

O: 4.5 - this beer took me back to my childhood playing at grandma and grandpa’s farm. The sweet and pleasant smells/tastes of fresh cut hay took me back to the hay fields and the haymow. The breadlines something that harkened back to grandma’s fresh baked bread. Was this the power of suggestion from the can description (“Classic Country Lager”)? Or is it the perfect marriage of European hops and barley malt in a beer?

Either way, this beer is enticing and perfect for any beer drinker. A delight to those seeking refined flavors as there is so much to seek out in the pillowy presence of flavors (soft but present). Similarly, something I could see being enjoyed by the more selective of beer drinkers (i.e.-light beer drinker) due to its drinkability.
Jan 27, 2023
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Rated by JamesPatty

4.03/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
This is just a nice light and crisp lager. I like the Honey Lager they make a little better. But this is a great standard issue beer!
Dec 31, 2022
Rated: 4.13 by Dathon

Dec 14, 2022
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Reviewed by BeerBobber from Nevada

3.98/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Pour is a clear golden color with three fingers of very active white head. Lazy streaming carbonation bubbles streaming up through the beer.

Smells like a clean fresh lager. Getting that white bread crust smell. Just a hint of grass like in a euro lager.

Taste is a nice combination of the malts and the hops playing well together. The flavor does have a hint of that grass flavor you find in a euro lager. I think its in the hops but I do detect a slight spicy note on the taste.. It is definitely a hop spice. Nothing like a chili beer would have just a little zap on the tongue.

Mouth feel is smooth and middleweight in the lighter category. Finish is a bit wet.

Overall a nice smooth beer. I like that I can pick out various notes and its not just like a regular everyday lager. This one has some serious craft work put into it. For someone stuck on adjunct lagers it would be fun to see their reaction to this beer. Well done to the folks at New Glarus Brewing Co. and the folks at Weyermann Malting. Cheers!
Nov 26, 2022
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