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:
1,415
Reviews:
164
Avg:
4.31
pDev:
9.05%
 
 
Wants:
317
Gots:
272
For Trade:
36
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Ratings: 1,415 |  Reviews: 164
Photo of mwilbur
4.7/5  rDev +9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Poured from 12 oz bottle into shaker pint glass.
A: Pours a jammy (it appears to have an absolute ton of sediment in it) red berry hue with 1/2 inch light tan head with good retention. Beautiful to behold.
S: Strawberry and rhubarb. Just as advertised, but also with perfect balance. Can start to smell this one from a couple feet away. Perfection.
T: Strawberry and rhubarb with just a hint of fizz. Not quite perfection, but very close.
M: Light body. Refreshing fruit sweetness. Lingers nicely on the palate too.
D: Wow! I'm starting to expect a lot from New Glarus when it comes to fruit beers...and yet this still surpassed my expectations. Phenomenal. Not sure why you wouldn't drink this every summer day.

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Photo of bound4er
3.5/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Pours to a cloudy ruby red appearance with little to no head. Smells like straight up strawberry jam. Taste is just as sweet with plenty of strawberry wafting across my palate but no acidic kick to clean up the finish like you get from Belgian Red. Actually comes across somewhat cloying. Feel is medium to medium heavy with no carbonation. Lots of high scores for this one - your mileage may vary. One 4-pack is enough for me.

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Photo of JeffSK
4.37/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Scott17Taylor
4.38/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours deap ruby with one finger head.
The aroma is sweet strawberry jam, the rhubarb doesn't really come through.
The flavor is actually quite a it more complex, it's sweet and tart with a slight creaminess. It's almost liquified strawberry rhubarb pie. It's really well balanced, the thick syrupy jammy flavor is kept in balance really well. It's a fantastic beer, another great fruit beer from NG.

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Photo of TboneRN
4.52/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of earljones199
4.52/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Datdubj1988
4.86/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of egregor35
4.71/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Look- Deep cloudy ruby tone
Smell- Tart, sweet, aromatic strawberry
Taste- Tart, strawberry jam, smooth with a slight bite on the back of the tongue
Feel- Very smooth with enough tartness to pique interest. Balanced perfectly
Overall- Truly excellent, will stock up!

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Photo of KnappStout
3.74/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

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

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

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

It smells and tastes like a strawberry rhubarb pie where someone has left out half the sugar in order to balance the tart with the sweet. The mouthfeel is refreshing, and it's tough to beat the price point. Hopefully it won't be 3 years until NG makes this again.

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

Photo of Bdubz94
4.56/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Oh yeah this one is fresh!

Pours a very cloudy ruby color from a 12oz bottle. Completely opaque. Has a thin pink head that leaves thick lacing. Others have commented negatively on the look but I think the cloudiness is appealing-- definitely unique for a fruit beer.

Smells fantastic! Strawberries, cream, jam, just so sweet and smooth all around.

Taste is more complex than I was expecting. Tart and fruity. Strawberries and rhubarb of course but really creamy overall.

Feel is thick and syrupy, medium carbonation. Very refreshing and smooth. Almost too easy to drink.

This beer is such a treat. New Glarus knows how to make some world class fruit beers!

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Photo of Wisconsin_IPA_Lover
4.18/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of npachl
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of deereless
3.67/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of notnice_75
4.9/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of xt0n1cx
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jbdpsu82
4.21/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of Can_has_beer
3.56/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lucnifter
4.56/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BuggalooShrimp
4.22/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Nuggetz
4.46/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Strawberry Rhubarb from New Glarus Brewing Company
4.31 out of 5 based on 1,415 ratings.
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