Strawberry Rhubarb | New Glarus Brewing Company

Strawberry RhubarbStrawberry Rhubarb
BA SCORE
4.31/5
1,439 Ratings
Strawberry RhubarbStrawberry Rhubarb
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:
No notes at this time.

Added by Ri0 on 07-20-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#522
Reviews:
172
Ratings:
1,439
pDev:
9.05%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
321
Gots:
275
Trade:
37
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Ratings: 1,439 |  Reviews: 172
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3.25/5  rDev -24.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of jlindros
4.29/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Another thanks to rudzud for sharing.

Light fizzy head almost nothing, hazy murky brown pink copper color.

Nose is everything, sweet candy, caramel and molasses, nutty, brown sugar and mild spices like lots of pie filling, then tons of fruit, nice strawberry, more of the rhubarb, little generic berry like almost raspberry, more like a jammy cooked fruit.

Taste is quite nice, good strawberry jam, rhubarb bitter and tartness but not a ton, into plenty of sweetness, brown sugar and molasses like, again pie filling, little candy like, mild overall tartness, very little base beer. Big acetic acid bite too, and light grainy bready. Finish is dry and flemmy, more acidic bite, nice lingering cooked jammy strawberry and rhubarb.

Mouth is med to lighter bod, little jammy sweet, nice acidic bite and decent carb.

Overall quite nice. Sweet but not overly, and good tartness nice acid level. Ugly ducking with a great beer underneath.

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Photo of Thorpe429
3.5/5  rDev -18.8%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of ygtbsm94
4/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Aroma if strawberry jam, candy sugar, jolly rancher. Taste jammy sweet strawberries, slight tartness. A little too sweet for my taste.

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Photo of Rifugium
3.4/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured a clearish rusty-red color with a fizzy off-white head that nearly completely disappeared, some tiny carbonation bubbles blipping from the bottom of the glass; no real lacing to speak of. Wafts of strawberry from the glass before I even held it to my nose. Unlike other NG fruit beers I've had, this one came off really strong and really artificial, like those little strawberry hard candies. The taste was similar, very sweet, loads of strawberry, with any rhubarb tartness being incidental and/or overwhelmed by the candy sweetness of the strawberry. Artificial and nearly medicinal, yet still strangely alluring. Body was medium, mouthfeel was syrupy and cloying. I didn't hate this, it had its charm, but it was just way to one-sided, sweet, fake-tasting for me to want more than a sample at a time.

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Photo of Kegatron
4/5  rDev -7.2%

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4.3/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of XmnwildX12
4/5  rDev -7.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of PhineasMcClintock
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of ZEB89
4.29/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of Jason
4.44/5  rDev +3%

Photo of Alieniloquium
3.97/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Murky red body. Big off white head. Great collar.

Smell - Strawberry juice. A bit of creaminess. Strawberry always hints at a milkiness for me.

Taste - Rich strawberry. Still some creaminess. A hint of acetic tang. Like it wants to be sour. I can't pinpoint rhubarb, though.

Mouthfeel - Medium body. Creamy. Doesn't taste that light.

Overall - Delicious but it lacks the juicy perfection of the other New Glarus fruit beers.

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Photo of Zaphog
4/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of orangesol
4.45/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of atlbravsrno1
4/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of PA-Michigander
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

Strawberry Rhubarb from New Glarus Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.31 out of 5 with 1,439 ratings
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