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RATINGS: 730   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.

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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
heemer77 (5310) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - JUL 8, 2004
Has lots of carbonation and is a clear red and brown color. There is a small white head. The aroma is green beans and caramel. The taste is typical for the style. Has malt, caramel and a sour lemon finish. Good for the style.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
robertsreality (2460) - Minnesota, USA - JUN 21, 2004
My first New Glarus....and it makes me want to see what else this brewery has to offer. Light Brown Coloring. Nutty...caramel. Roasted? Very smooth and balanced.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gws57 (1275) - Saint Charles, Illinois, USA - JUN 12, 2004
Clear, medium brown color, nose of sweetened coffee, very malty, tasty, somewhat like Amaretto.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
fomentateur (110) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 7, 2004
Brite brown color. Little to no head, dissapated quickly. Rich caramel and roasted malts, somewhat nutty in flavor. Slightly sweet and well balanced.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
belgianhomebrew (646) - Acworth, Georgia, USA - JUN 4, 2004
Good malty, somewhat sweet aroma. Good balance of malty sweetness and bitterness throughout. One of the more enjoyable brown ales I have had.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
civforprez (229) - Galesburg, Illinois, USA - JUN 3, 2004
Pours a light brownish red with a miminal head. Ab aroma of malt and caramel, and taste of caramel and hazelnuts. A slight citrus in the finish. The beer softens and opens up with more flavor as it warms. A good choice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jokes (1453) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 2, 2004
Clear brown body with a full inch white head that quickly disappeared. The aroma has a nice nuttiness, chocolate, whole grains and lightly toasted bread. Light, drinkable body with nice smoothness. The flavors continue to show the heavy malt tendencies. Nuts, breads, grains, and a little roasted character. Easy to drink but rather unremarkable otherwise.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopscotch (10708) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JUN 2, 2004
Sparkling clear, copper ale with a large, frothy, off-white head... which diminishes to a small, creamy, lasting head. The aroma is all about milk chocolate, pecans and caramel... a turtle, basically. The flavor is well-balanced, chocolatey and nutty. Medium-bodied with a creamy mouthfeel and lively carbonation. Lengthy, chocolatey, dry finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
scraff (2121) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 21, 2004
Sparkling chestnut browns and oranges, lasting creamy off-white head. Nose is malty, nutty, roasty, earthy and a bit sweet. Flavors add some citric hop qualities that balance out the nuttiness and hints of chocolate. Medium bodied, fizzy carbonation, semi-sweet nutty finish. A nice surprise from the well known NG fruit beer gods.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jewedekind (450) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 16, 2004
On Tap at Morels restaurant, Middleton. Beautiful light brown, moderate, though lingering head with nice lacing. Surprisingly rich, chocolatey flavor though body is on the light side. Moderate finish with a slight roasted ping of bitterness. Immensely drinkable.


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