TheGuy (653) - Illinois, USA - JUN 11, 2009
well lets start buy saying when it comes to fruit beer there is only room for one at the top and new glarus is the shit,pours a golden yellow and a thin head aromas of apple and grains flavor of apples like drinking apple juice yes it is light on ABV but who cares crisp and clean oh yeah bottle from jjclark skaughty (652) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - OCT 21, 2004
UPDATED: MAR 6, 2006 re-rate Multiple additional tastings validate the greatness of this beer. As expected though, older bottles don’t hold up well. beeryum (652) - Norcross, Georgia, USA - MAR 10, 2005
Here we go again... a fruit beer ascending my ratings...New Glarus - you make me feel like so much less of a man! This is the rare beer that I highly anticipated and yet it exceeded my expectation.
The pour is copper, with a smallish soapy head. The aroma is of tart green apples with a caramel twist. It was a perfect choice to mix the variety of apples chosen with a brown ale..they just blend perfectly. The combination of tart and sweet leads right into a finish that is round, malty and sweet - with just the right touch of burn. There is nothing like a watery spiced cider here, just beautiful malted apples. This is truly an autumn treat, brewed by the master of the craft of fruit beer. Thanks Joeybgood!
Pours a medium copper color, and the aroma is strong sweet apples. This beer presents a strong apple taste, with some very light malt hints when the beer is not cold, as well as pear hints too. Not a bad beer, but a bit too sweet for my taste. Thanks to eyedrinkale for the bottle! mlunger12 (645) - Orlando, Florida, USA - JAN 29, 2011
12oz bottle, out in the cold of Sexual Chocolate 2011. Aroma of straight Apple juice, this one had some interesting subtle cinnamon hints and a sweet Apple flavor. Love it! arjoseph (642) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 29, 2008
GABF 2004. I found a small treasure trove of old ratings sheets that I hadn’t enterred; this is one of them. Smells good, somewhat sweet and yeasty, but nothing to go crazy over. Was lightish bodied and not as sour as the Red or Tart, mostly sweet, with distinct flavor of MacIntosh apples (the red ones with the waxy skins). Good beer.
nsquishee (641) - Richfield, Minnesota, USA - NOV 20, 2010
Sweet spiced apple aroma. Pours an effervescent amber colored cider-like liquid. Fizzy head disappears quickly after pouring. Taste is sweet with very little maltyness. Palate is wonderfully crisp and bubbly. Very light with little alcohol, thus, it is very drinkable. Perfect for the holidays as an adult alternative to normal cider. Won’t fill you up while eating a heavy meal. Nice fruit beer. New Glarus really can’t be beat on fruit beers. jbrana (640) - NASHVILLE, Tennessee, USA - JAN 10, 2014
Tastes like sparkling apple juice. Good balance of sweet and tart. Very good.
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Bottle with James, Andrew, and Maggi. smells just like a sour apple candy. Taste is very apple juice like with some slight nuttiness. really easy to drink. sjohnny (636) - - JAN 20, 2013
Tart apple aroma with a hint if yeast. Cloudy gold with quickly dissipating white head. Tart apple with a sweet candy flavor. Really good. kkleu357 (634) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 30, 2013
Pours light copper with little head. Smells like apple cider. Very fruity aroma. Interesting flavor. Lots of apple flavor. Very tart. At the same time, lots of malt flavor. If you can imagine a nice amber beer with tart apples, blended oddly very nice, because it sounds horrible, but is actually great, this would be it. This is definitely not a cider. This is a must try if you want something different.