Two Women Lager | New Glarus Brewing Company

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3.83/5
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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
Ranking:
#12,724
Reviews:
318
Ratings:
1,484
pDev:
12.27%
Bros Score:
4.3
 
 
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64
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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12oz bottle with no date. collab between two wisconsin breweries

look is a pale straw color with a bone white head. retention/lacing is ok. smell is wheaty, yeasty, with a light dry hoppy smell. taste follows, along with the taste of signature NG yeast and nutty grain/malt.

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look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

thanks to my friend from rockford il for the 2 women sample. this beer is everything that a solid lager can be. to me, it represents the simple, yet fresh and enjoyable, taste that can be created with water, malt, hops, and yeast. it has a full, rich taste profile and goes well with just about any food from nachos to burgers. so easy to drink...i will gladly have this brew again.

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look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

12 fl oz bottle with branded pressure cap and cute simple label art served into a Uinta pilsner glass in me gaff in low altitude Los Feliz, Los Angeles, California. Reviewed live. Expectations are high; I love a lot of beers from New Glarus. "Lager." Brewed with Bohemian malt and Hallertau Mittelfrueh hops. A collaboration with...Weyermann? This has me worried; I visited Weyermann and had a lot of beers from their pilot system - most of which were terrible.

Served straight from the fridge. Side-poured with standard vigor as no carbonation issues are anticipated.

Paired with salted hard pretzels.

A: Pours a three finger beige colour head of nice soft cream, nice thickness, and good (4+ minute) retention. Body colour is a vibrant clear gold. Translucent. No yeast particles are visible. No bubble show. Looks pretty good for a German Pilsener/lager. Probably one of the top 5 best appearances for a German Pilsener I've ever seen.

Sm: Hrm. I'm not big on the aroma. Light smoked malt. Grainy as hell. Grassy. Minimal hopping - floral only. A bit of bread/cracker notes. There's an off-note here and I'm none too keen on it. I also get some adjunct I can't quite place. No yeast or alcohol is detectable. An above average strength aroma.

T: It's a bit...salty? Yes, slightly gose-esque. That shouldn't be in a pilsener. Light bready notes. Grainy as hell. Minimal, imperceptible floral hops. The finish is grainier than the body. Slightly imbalanced. I'm just not a fan of how this is built; I think it's just my personal tastes. Simple and a bit bland. What little is there I'm not a fan of. A pilsener should be refreshing; this isn't. Not liking this, as much as I want to.

Mf: Smooth and wet, but it coarsens in the second and third acts. Slightly overcarbonated, reducing drinkability. Unrefreshing. A bit too thick for the style. It only sort of suits the flavour profile; this needs work. Not at all creamy.

Dr: Far from New Glarus' best work, but I blame Weyermann. I wouldn't get this one again, especially for the $3.99 pricetag here in L.A. Unfortunately, this is one New Glarus offering you can skip. It's not up to their standards.

Low C

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12/23/16 2nd impressions from a bottle:

AROMA: Well hopped with Hallertau, but surprisingly spicy and peppery from the yeast. A bit fruity as well, reminding me of Piraat with its subtlety and nuance.

TASTE & TEXTURE: Fruity in spite of having a clean lager yeast taste. Crisp refreshing feel. Balanced and enjoyable, with more subtlety than I gave it credit for in my last review.

Nice depth of flavour. Soft. Smooth and wet.

OVERALL: Highly drinkable fare with a nice fruitiness and a crowd pleasing taste. Nice but not stellar work from the brewery I consider the finest in North America.

Low B- / WORTHY

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07.29.17 Bottle:

C+ / ABOVE AVERAGE

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Two Women Lager from New Glarus Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.83 out of 5 with 1,484 ratings