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RATINGS: 1516   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.13/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
Originally 5.1% - abv reduced to 4% sometime between 2009 and 2011.
Belgian Red is a tapestry of flavor. This beer is brewed with whole Montmorency Cherries, Wisconsin farmed wheat and Belgian roasted barleys, lagered in oak tanks and balanced by Hallertau hops we aged in our brewery one full year. Over a pound of Door County Cherries in every bottle makes this beer uniquely ďWisconsin.Ē So unique, in fact, that we applied for a patent. Expect this beer to be ruby red, with a medium body that is highly carbonated and intense with cherry flavor and bouquet.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Patrickctenchi (5945) - Coxís Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - AUG 19, 2015
Bottle: Pours cloudy, dark red-brown with a thick, dark, pinkish-beige head. Powerful cherry and cream aroma. Flavour is slightly tart, cherry malt, real, fresh cherry/juice.....spicy.... Massive cherry presence.....so much so that the dryness of the acids made me thirsty....AS I was drinking it.....Iím not normally a big fan of cherries, but this one is so spectacular in itís presentation and colossal flavor, I canít help but get on board and Love IT !!! Simply amazing.....

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
kkleu357 (634) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 18, 2015
This is easily my favorite of the fruit beers from New Glarus. Pours a beautiful red color. Aroma of fresh door county cherries. Nice slick, but not that sticky, mouthfeel. Sweet semi tart cherry flavor. Cherry dominates the taste for this one. Itís sort of like drinking a thick fresh cherry juice. So darn delicious.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
delnoche (504) - Alamogordo, New Mexico, USA - AUG 16, 2015
1pt 9fl oz bottle poured into tulip glass. Dark red with a pink-tinted off-white head. Pours like a thick rosé. Aroma is thick cherries, slightly sour. Flavor is much the same, sourness revealing itself in the long lasting finish. Palate is quite thick with a fair amount of effervescence. Very nice dessert beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tastybeer (1853) - Indiana, USA - AUG 16, 2015
Bottle, courtesy Dave, thanks! Pours dark pink/red with a small pink head. Aroma of cherry, cherry pie, light oak. Taste is lightly tart, very sweet, cherry, simple syrup. Palate is slick, lightly cloying, sweet finish. Dessert beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ebone1988 (1310) - Dearborn, Michigan, USA - AUG 8, 2015
UPDATED: NOV 3, 2015 Sample at Great Taste of the Midwest. Aroma is cherry, overpowered by Belgian yeast. Appearance is red, off white head. Taste is cherry, oh my god. A yeast or wheat presence. Best cherry beer Iíve tasted. Mouthfeel is refreshing, crisp and wonderful. Overall, it misses on aroma alone. Itís fucking amazing. The only beer I had twice at GToM.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Zakoon (483) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 6, 2015
750ml bottle enjoyed @ home, thanks to Enuratique. Pours hazy ruby with an off-white head. Aroma is cherries and marzipan. Flavour is medium sweet and light tartness. Medium bodied, creamy texture, fizzy carbonation. Finish is fresh, cherries and just delicious.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Prolitariat777 (102) - St george, Utah, USA - JUL 30, 2015
Ruby garnet color. Clear and white head. Nice carbonation. Wonderful cherry aroma and sour tart flavor with cherries and wine like favors. Great balance as well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RRistow12 (693) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - JUL 28, 2015
Tasted from bottle. Pours a beautiful ruby red when pinkish head. Aroma is strong cherry nose. Taste is a nice mix of subtle sweetness and medium tartness. Nice long subtle tart finish. Great fresh cherry flavor. Definitely the best cherry beer I've had. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
zebra (1717) - Illinois, USA - JUL 5, 2015
750-ml bottle imported by a friend from the brewery. surprised the label didnít give the abv. label called it a marriage of wine and beer, i thought it was halfway between beer and fruit (cherry) juice. gorgeous clear ruby color, red even through the green bottle. medium body, creamy. at most lightly tart. should have high oxygen radical absorption capacity.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ContemplateBeer (1988) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUL 2, 2015
Big thanks, again, to my friend John. A native Wisconsinite who now calls Louisville home, and a true friend. Aroma: Pure cherry juice; low to moderate sweetness; very light tartness (surprising for a beer made with tart Montmorency cherries!); subtle hints of mint and chocolate. Appearance: As advertised, a ruby red pour with slight haze; carbonation is pretty soft and supports a small, bubbly ring of head. Flavor: Matches the nose; still very much a somewhat sweet, juicy cherry experience. You do notice a little more oak at play than in the nose. Towards the finish, there is a very subtle hint of hops that have a slight drying effect, but not enough to quench the sweetness entirely. Palate: Medium body, sticky texture, soft carbonation, lingering finish. Overall: Really good stuff, but I did enjoy Serendipity quite a bit more. Personally, I wish some of the tart character of the Montmorency came through. Still, I feel fortunate to have tried this, as I have wanted to do so for five or so years.

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