Laughing Fox | New Glarus Brewing Company

BA SCORE
87
very good
337 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Kristalweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Wisconsinality on 08-23-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
337
Reviews:
118
Avg:
3.91
pDev:
13.81%
 
 
Wants:
57
Gots:
18
For Trade:
0
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4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours a crystal clear red apple cider color. Nice off white color foam.

Nose is fruity apple and strong banana with some bubble gum. Frseh and fruity.

Taste is great bavarian wheat and yeast taste with a fruit base and picking up apple again which is a New Glarus characteristic that I love. A sweet and tart finish.

Mouthfeel is smooth and medium fizz with a crisp finish. Very refreshing.

Overall this is a cut above most american wheat beers. New Glarus makes the best beers in the U.S.A. When will they sell in Chicago???

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.05/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Very tasty wheat beer from the good folks north of the Cheddar Curtain. (I'm a FIB...what can I say?).

Appearance: Dark bronze color. Clear. Good, white head that lingered to about an inch throughout the sampling.
Smell: Doughy, bread-y, grassy, clove. Clearly, a wheat beer.
Taste: Herbal, zesty, refreshing. And is there a trace of smoke in this bad-boy? I'm thinking yes.
Mouthfeel: Clean, balanced. Dry-ish finish.
Overall: Dan and Deb give a nice twist on a classic Bavarian-style "kristall" wheat beer. Big props for the darker-than-usual color, and although it has all the required components of a classic German wheat beer, I don't think I'm lying when I say that there is some (at least a hint) of smoke/rauch in this too. Very good indeed!

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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.12/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

poured from a bottle into a tucher glass in the classic hefeweizen pour. beer has been out less than a month, so even without a dated bottle, i know its pretty fresh.

a- pours a clear amber color with a huge billowing thick white head. like a clear heffeweizen basically right in the style.

s- huge amounts of the classic hefeweizen style smells, banana, clove, bubble gum and other sugar sweetness. it smells so delicious honestly

t- taste is true to the nose. more banana, clove and wheat sweetness. must more complex than I had anticipated and I am pleasantly surprised.

m- feel is quite carbonated, but still manages to stay creamy. flavors dont linger too long.

i might not be the most well versed in this style, but I have had enough hefeweizen to know that this guy is delicious. once again new glarus has shown that they are the US king of classic german styles.

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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3.81/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle, dated Oct. 6, 2011, into a tulip glass.

A: Clear amber, w/ light effervescence; fluffy tan head that falls slowly and leaves thinly dispersed lacing.

S: Pink bubblegum, banana, clove, cinnamon; some caramel & wheat.

T: Bubblegum and banana, lemon, a bit sour

M: Light body and light carbonation; watery; neutral finish

O: A refreshing, very light brew. A good quaffer, with some complexity.

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

Laughing Fox from New Glarus Brewing Company
3.91 out of 5 based on 337 ratings.
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