Strawberry Rhubarb | New Glarus Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Ri0 on 07-20-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,424
Reviews:
166
Avg:
4.31
pDev:
9.05%
 
 
Wants:
319
Gots:
275
For Trade:
37
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Ratings: 1,424 |  Reviews: 166
Photo of jakewatt135
4.09/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Really didn't know what to expect in this. My first try of any NG beers. Visually not super appealing with the murky brown tinted red color. Great smell on this, fresh strawberry and red fruit. Taste was fine, I would've been more on board if it had some tartness going on. Rather it left me thinking strawberry jam.

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Photo of Cosmic_Chieftain
4.58/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of N_Schleret
4.08/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MNishCT77
4.31/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

750 mL bottle from Wed., 12/31/2014 (Niciu 3rd Annual NYE Party) purchased at the brewery on Fall 2013 vacation, unknown brewing/packaging dates (2014 vintage), poured into plastic cup, drank over ~30 minutes

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Photo of SweetChicken
4.4/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SJ-IABrews
4.17/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Photo of LaurenRJ13
4/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mattreitz49
4.6/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of natbarr
3.63/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rodmanfor3
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JackNip
3.98/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ONUMello
4.26/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

750ml bottle poured into a pint glass
A: Hazy light brown with a one-finger head that lingers quite a while
S: Strawberry & rhubarb with a light caramel malt backbone
T: Strawberry primarily with rhubarb taking a strong secondary note with caramel/malt in the background. Sweet from the freshness of the fruit, but not overly so and backed by refreshing acidity from the rhubarb
M: Very smooth, somewhat light, sweetness balanced by acidity with a fairly long finish. Tasty across the initial attack/midpalate and finish
O: Another winner from New Glarus. Follow the advice on the bottle and drink a bit colder than cellar temp. IMO it would creep closer to 5s if the rhubarb & its acidity were closer to the intensity of the strawberry though still fantastic and no complaints as is

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Photo of loganburgh
4.28/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Treyliff
4.28/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

750ml bottle, poured into a tulip glass

A- pours a murky golden brown color with a small fizzy off-white head that eventually disappears completely, leaving just some bubbles shooting to the top

S- exactly as described, it smells like a fresh strawberry pie, plenty of fresh strawberries, slight rhubarb tartness, even picking up a bit of malty flaky pie crust aroma. The strawberry doesn't smell artificial either, like with most fruit ales, pretty much spot on

T- immediately notice the contrast of sweet and tart, with the sweetness of strawberry and tartness of rhubarb. The strawberry sweetness is reminiscent of the syrup of a strawberry pie, or fresh strawberry jam. The finish continues sweet, with more strawberry on a slightly dry linger

M- medium viscous body with low carbonation leads to a foamy mouthfeel and a sweet finish that coats the mouth

O- a fruit beer that is true to it's description, it's pretty sweet and best shared, but a nice switch up from the usually mundane world of fruit beers

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Photo of StaveHooks
4.35/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Gotti311
4/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ArtZan
4.85/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of campfirebrew
4.04/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of skrabbenhoft
4.58/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of twb0392
3.77/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ooftu
4.17/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of _morandi_
4.44/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jamison85
4.35/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of brittanylicious
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of heysuz
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Strawberry Rhubarb from New Glarus Brewing Company
4.31 out of 5 based on 1,424 ratings.
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