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RATINGS: 541   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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This is Dan’s Gold Medal winning "Unplugged Cherry Stout." This ale is aged in Oak barrels to promote the spontaneous fermentation. Eight Wisconsin malted barleys combined with Wisconsin Montmorency Cherries make for a complex and sublime taste experience that you may never find again.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
McGrupp612 (139) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 2, 2012
Almost transparent dark brown pour with red highlight, small light tan head. Aroma reminds me of cherry coke, with slight cherry tartness. Flavor is very cherry forward with slight bitterness, and light chocolate and dark roasted malt. Lighter body with heavier carbonation. Overall I enjoyed this, but I also love cherry coke. I would probably prefer to drink the cherry coke than trade for this.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dunbar72 (135) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 19, 2011
Bottle, thanx to tkrjukoff. Pours dark brown with a small, light brown head. Aroma of cherry. Sweet/sour to the taste, coffee, cherry. Sour finish.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Broncowaldon (123) - Oceanside, California, USA - MAR 18, 2015
Awesome cherry aroma with some roast going on as well. Perfect stout characteristics with awesome cherry flavors. A perfect balance of the two!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
steeleliver (121) - Minnesota, USA - APR 9, 2012
UPDATED: APR 30, 2012 While called a stout, definitely tastes more of a cherry base with an ale. The malt background is superseded by the cherry flavor, which toes the line quite well between being like cough syrup and not tasting like cherry. While I personally don’t love cherry, it was very smooth tasting and the cherry not abrasive or sour. Color is dark red, beautiful with the light coming through it.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
zer0crew (119) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 14, 2010
Bottle. Pours a deep brown-ruby with a little bit of fizz, but nothing like the Belgian Red or Raspberry Tart. Strong aroma of sour cherries. A lot of sour cherries in the flavor, but it’s not too sweet. Maybe a bit of chocolate? Another excellent use of fruit by New Glarus.

1.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
reliantkcar (102) - USA - FEB 28, 2010
floral, cough drop, brown, clear, minimal head, heavy cloying sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, medium body, thick feel, soft carbonation, long finish,

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JohnMan (102) - Illinois, USA - JAN 19, 2011
This is uniquely not quite a stout. I’d say this is more closely resembling the New Glarus Belgian Red. Lots of tart cherry flavors, but blends well with some darker malt flavors from the stout. I highly recommend this as a dessert beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
droopy49 (97) - Lancaster, California, USA - MAY 13, 2006
12 oz bottle shared with BA’s CalleNAK. Dark brown color with a thick quickl y diminishing tan head. At first I made the mistake of drinking this too cold and it was very tart. But then I alllowed it to warm up and what a change. Great oaky aroma with a nice cherry flavor accompanied by a smooth malt after taste. Some oaky notes in the flavor as well. My first New Glarus beer and it did not disappoint.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bradner (91) - Oswego, Illinois, USA - JUL 1, 2010
Purchased at the brewery. Pours reddish brown with minimal white head. Aroma of Cherries. Sweet and medium tartness. Hints of malt and light coffee. Medium body. A fantastic brew! It’s hard to believe it is 6.5% abv.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jarlbartar (89) - Janesville, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 6, 2007
Poured a dark brown/reddish color with a small and quickly vanishing head. Aroma of cherries and smoke. Strong taste of cherries, malt, smoke. Dan Carey is a GOD!


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