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RATINGS: 699   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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100% Wisconsin malt of six different varieties impart the natural toasted color to the bottle conditioned unfiltered ale. Clean hazelnut notes result from these carefully chosen barley malts. Hops from Slovenia, Bavaria and the Pacific Northwest give Fat Squirrel its backbone.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jhamp9 (1048) - Corinth, Texas, USA - MAR 25, 2013
Clear mahogany pour with a nice lasting off white head. Nice lacing. Aroma is hazelnut, toast, faint brown sugar, and some bread. Taste is hazelnut, bread, with a bit of grassy hops. Nutty aftertaste. Mildly sweet overall. Smooth on the palate. Nice beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
camborne (655) - Hopkins, Minnesota, USA - MAR 8, 2013
Somewhat sweet malty aroma. Taste is malt heavy with a touch of good. Kinda sweet with minimal bitterness in the finish. Some dark fruit. Tad watery but nice session beer

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
conway (1429) - - MAR 6, 2013
Uploading old reviews that were missing comments. Pleasant nut brown with a good malt profile and just enough nuttiness. Very enjoyable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cousin_Larry (327) - - FEB 28, 2013
Uninspiring pour - almost no head that dissipates in seconds. Smell is almost medicinal. Taste is satisfactory but on the bitter side. Would much rather have a Spotted Cow if given the choice.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
boFNjackson (4133) - Portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 21, 2013
Bottle @ a recent bottle share... Poured deep reddish/ruby with little-to-no head. Mouthfeel was flat and dull. This was a muddled mess and even had a faint tartness going on. Malt sweetness with some nutty tones. Bitterness and hop balance were absent too. One of the first New Glarus beers I have had that I wanted to drain pour.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RobertDale (3455) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - FEB 12, 2013
12 ounce bottle. Pours a clear brown with a small biege head. Mild aroma of wheat, caramel, and nuts. Taste is malt, caramel, wheat, nuts, and grass. Nice.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
umich03jm (1955) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - JAN 26, 2013
Bottle from trade with Crajun. Pours a clear light brown color with very little head. Aroma is mostly toast and hazelnut with a hint of fruitiness. Taste is decent but watered down. Nice hazelnut and red fruit flavor but I wish there was more body to this.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mrjaxson (293) - .08 Junction, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 12, 2013
Nice nutty and chocolaty aroma lets you know that indeed there are mondo malts to come. By my count, six malts vs. three hops should mean sweetness throughout and it does. The hops certainly balance the mix a bit but the malts do dominate the taste and smooth finish. Yet another delicious beverage from western Wisconsin’s best brewery. (OK, NGBC compares pretty well with the breweries from the other compass points in my home state, too.)

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cuff_Links (35) - - JAN 6, 2013
It poured a brown with about a finger of head that left some good lacing. The aroma was of mild caramel with a hint of vanilla and nuts. The taste was that of caramel with a hit of nuttiness. The hops provided, for me, a crisp finish. I found a nice medium body. An all around good brown ale, which I would drink again.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bjshades (156) - Iowa, USA - JAN 1, 2013
Pours a reddish brown with loads of malty flavor, hints of hazelnut with clean finish


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