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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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mattyb83 (737) - Minnesota, USA - FEB 6, 2011
Bottle. Pour is copper brown with a small off white head. Slight nutty aroma with caramel present, too. Sweet fruit flavor with some caramel and nuts. Somewhat sticky mouthfeel. I remember this one being much better than this.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dimenhetfield (2487) - , Florida, USA - JUL 15, 2011
12oz bottle poured into snifter. Light brown color but not dark enough to be called a brown ale in my eyes. Aroma has slight hints of roasted malts with hints of cherrios. Flavor is slightly sweet with hints of toasted oats. Not bad but not all I was hoping for.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ICEatALAMO (938) - Troy, Michigan, USA - JUN 12, 2012
bottle. Pours a nice brown color. The aroma is very nutty and roasty, very warm smelling. The flavor is full and the hops come through only slightly with more of the malt and roast flavor coming through. A very drinkable brown ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
crajun (960) - , Texas, USA - SEP 9, 2012
six pack driven to TX from WI; brown pour with malty caramel aroma. Taste was meh; very thin; caramel and slight nuttiness but not much else happening here - average brown...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheHOFF43 (1751) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - NOV 5, 2012
Bottle. Pours dark brown. Aroma is non-existent. Flavor is a lot of malts, some hops and.possibly honey. Not a bad beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
rdenney18 (109) - Lawton, Iowa, USA - OCT 18, 2013
Pint at Anduzzi's sports club in green bay. Nice nut brown ale but nothing special. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ryecatcher (787) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 18, 2014
Bottle. Pours a medium-deep chestnut color with an off-white head, superior retention and lacing. Nose is caramel, nuttiness, hops, toasted bread. Mouth is medium bodied, those same caramel malts, dates, mild sweetness that fades quickly, not much of a finish body. I find brown ales to be a feast or famine style and this one isn’t really all that I’d hoped it would be... a bit weak to be honest. Plenty of squirrels up here in the Dells but I haven’t seen any actual fat ones... but it is the end of a very long winter, so that’s not surprising.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TXBadger (1381) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 24, 2014
Nuts, caramel, and toffee dominate the aroma on this brown ale. All follow onto the palate. Finishes with an interesting earthy nutty flavor.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kramer (4943) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 18, 2005
12 oz bottle via trade with 1FastSTi. Clear copper pour, thin white head fleeting in duration. Aroma is of mild maltiness with an odd apple? smell. Pretty boring flavor, though nicely balanced. Palate is thin and lacking in depth. Overall a somewhat boring beer in a very boring style category. I will say that there was some oxidation in the finish, so possibly not the freshest sample?

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
orville (160) - Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 30, 2006
Slight nutty smell. Niether good or bad; better than newcastle but that’s not saying much. I was hoping for something punchier form this brewery, but again the h20 dominates. If you want something from New Glarus for the winter season I suggest getting their Uff-da Bock which is way better and bolder.

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