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RATINGS: 1458   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.13   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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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 “Wisconsin.” 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.


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4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
tedovertu (283) - Apple Valley, Minnesota, USA - SEP 22, 2009
Amazing flavor. Not as tart as the raspberry beer but great in the same capacity. Aroma of crushed cherries mixed with a little sugar. Sweet on the front side with just the right amount of tartness on the back end. Well work the trip to Wisconsin to get this stuff.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cjmccahill (33) - Indiana, USA - MAY 24, 2015
Hazy copper, thin beige head. Nose is all cherry. Fuller feel than Strawberry rhubarb and serendipity. Cherries in a glass. Best of the three so far. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Beersmithbacon (84) - San Luis Rey, California, USA - MAY 12, 2015
Medium body and carbonation, full of cherries and lightly sweet malts. Very berry fruity flavor with some mild tartness.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Broncowaldon (123) - Oceanside, California, USA - MAY 11, 2015
Finally got sme of this. Cherries and raspberries with nice complex malt. Fresh tart cherries powered through. Excellent brew.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Niko100 (2185) - Illinois, USA - APR 17, 2015
Nice ruby color; Medium body; Aroma of sweet malt, yeast, rich cherries, & berries; Flavor of sweet malt, yeast, fruit ( rich cherries), and a hint of oak; Dry finish; Very nicely balanced; Delicious!

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
peterschreurs (91) - Illinois, USA - APR 15, 2015
Waxed top bottle pours pinkish red. Aroma of cherries. Sweet, moderately tart and of course loads of cherry flavor. Sparkling and light. Spectacular! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AWISLguy (1660) - Wisconsin, USA - APR 7, 2015
750ml bottle from Jeffs in West Bend during the initial cherry scare, and cellared for 2 years - shared with K&K. Great reddish orangey brown color. Very clean, tart, cherry, lightly other fruit meld. No noticeable aging. Smoother than smooth. 15.3

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tectactoe (3081) - Michigan, USA - MAR 12, 2015
Bottle: Dark ruby, blushing cherry color with an off-white chunky foam that seems to either have a slight tint of lavender to it, or the red beer below is playing tricks on me. Straight up cherry aroma. Lightly tart, mostly sweet, almost like a cherry pie filling that needs just another half cup of sugar. Small underscore of brown sugar & grain. Flavor is the same way, just a huge orgy of cherries hammer fucking every single nook & cranny in your oral orifice. Lightly tart & acidic up front & in the finish with a long, drawn out sweetness that bridges the gap in between. The somewhat abrupt, zesty finish ensures that the sweetness of the beer doesn’t wear you down too quickly. While I prefer Raspberry Tart (only because I enjoy raspberries more than cherries, really), this is a beyond solid staple in New Glarus’s huge portfolio of awesome fruit beers.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cybercat (3876) - Georgia, USA - FEB 14, 2015
Pours clear reddish amber with a thick and fine-bubbled buff head. Aroma has a strong overtone of fresh cherries. Sweet and sour cherry dominates the flavor but lets through peeps of malt and wood. Firm texture has lively fizz and leaves a nice cherry finish. Cheers for cherries!

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
47574xeCD (555) - God’s Country, West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2015
Bottle Share at Cotteridge Convention 24/01/15 Pours a hazy blood red orange with white head. Hints of Cherry, orange, lemon and some exotic fruit., Cereal and Wheat. Quite pleasant and refreshing

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sonnycheeba (4130) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 6, 2015
Bottle. Pours clear ruby red with of creamy off-white head. Aroma is apples, cherries, bready and cereal malts, and huge floral sweetness. Flavor is chewy malt profile with tons of cherry and apple fruit notes and loads of sweetness. Well balanced and very tasty. Medium body and carbonation.


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