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Fat Squirrel Ale | New Glarus Brewing Company

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Fat Squirrel AleFat Squirrel Ale

Brewed by:
New Glarus Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States

Style: English Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by UncleJimbo on 05-17-2003

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3/5  rDev -21.1%

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3.27/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a sam adams perfect pint.

Appearance: Pours a clear amber color with a finger of off white head that fades to a layer on top of the pour.

Smell: Sweet malt with a strong fruity presence. Sort of reminds me of a glass of apple juice to be honest.

Taste: Much better than the smell. I'm getting some mildly sweet malt with some bready and fruity notes. There is a slight bitterness in the finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium body with tons of carbonation and a dry finish.

Overall: I'm glad this tasted much better than it smells. The carbonation was a bit high, but still an alright beer.

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look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: vienna red to brown. Small head that went quickly.

S: nut, caramel, chocolate.

T: nutty, caramel, toffee, sweet.

M: sweeter side although balanced for a nut brown.

O: good just not crazy over nutty but really exceptional for the style. Nut browns are an interesting style since no nuts are present in the grist but it's an acquired taste.

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Fat Squirrel Ale from New Glarus Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.8 out of 5 with 1,607 ratings
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