Two Women Lager | New Glarus Brewing Company

BA SCORE
87
very good
1,444 Ratings
Two Women LagerTwo Women Lager
BEER INFO

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

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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!

Added by levifunk on 04-11-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,444
Reviews:
310
Avg:
3.9
pDev:
12.31%
 
 
Wants:
65
Gots:
296
For Trade:
8
User Ratings & Reviews
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +9%

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3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

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3.82/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A-Deep clear orange, not much carbonation, one finger head that tries to leave some lacing.

S-Very malty, lots of bread/toast/wheat but not much else.

T-Rather sweet, same bread/toast/wheat from the nose. Some grass and lemon as well.

M-Lighter, some carbonation and a crisp finish.

O-Much better than it smelled, nothing special. But for a style I'm not usually fond of this was decent.

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1/5  rDev -74.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of joeseppy
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours is a deep gold with ruby highlights with a decent enough white crown and some lacing.

Aromas of yeast, malt and mild hop leaf.

Mild malt sweetness, nominal hop and yeast.

Medium body with good carbonation.

For me this would be a better summer sessionable brew. Very easy drinking as I believe pilsners should be. Great example of a pilsner. There is a sweetness there, though, that may prevent me from drinking too much. I'll have to get more to really put my finger, er...tongue on it.

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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

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3.73/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle into a pilsner glass. The brew appears a burnt copper color with yellow clarity around the edges. A white film fades back leaving spots of lace on the glass.

The aroma is malty with a biscuit to bready character that is a little toasty with caramel and buttery diacetyl towards the back. Fruity and floral components are also tossed in towards the finish.

The flavor is buttery with toffee and caramel malt. Fruity and floral hops mix in with diacetyl and a touch of alcohol warmth. A bit of green yeastiness is noted towards the back with some mineral/carbonic quality. As it warms up, it starts to grow on me with freshy bready grain malts and fruity alcohol aspects.

This is a light bodied brew with a modest amount of carbonation. This seems like a brew caught between a marzen and a czech pils but leaning more towards marzen. Not bad but not great either.

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3/5  rDev -23.1%

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3/5  rDev -23.1%

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3/5  rDev -23.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.43/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A- Pours a medium to deep golden in color and crystal clear. Average sized, 2 finger head forms and retains pretty well. Lacing is good.

S- Classic German pils scents are well represented. Grassy notes and a slight hops bitterness are prominent. Maybe just a hint of lemony flavor in there too.

T- Light and crisp malts turn into light hops bitterness. Great, classic pilsener flavors; grassy, hint of citrus, mild hops bitterness. This beer is what it is taste-wise; a great American take on a classic German style.

M- Light, highly carbonated, and crisp across the palate. True to the style, it's easy to drink and very sessionable.

Overall, I'm not a German pilsener fan at all, but this beer I am a big fan of. That's all there is to it.

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3/5  rDev -23.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of Flounder57
3.95/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle was poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: This beer poured a one finger head that reduced to a thin layer. It is a pale light orange color with great clarity and bubbles seen coming up through the glass.

Smell: Bready pilsner malts, some pale malts, caramel, noble grassy hops, and cereal grains.

Taste: Doughy, chewy, caramel, and mild grassy hop flavor and bitterness. Very tasty and flavorful pilsner that is traditional.

Mouthfeel: Crisp, refreshing, light, medium carbonation, and a little chewy.

Overall: Pretty solid German style pilsner from WI. Wish I had more.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

Two Women Lager from New Glarus Brewing Company
3.9 out of 5 based on 1,444 ratings.
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