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RATINGS: 733   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
delmecum (87) - Western Illinois, Illinois, USA - OCT 13, 2005
A sampling from the choice of the three at a cost of $3.50. Again, wish it could have been more than a few ounces so one could discover the life of the beer instead of just the beginning.

2.9
Signalwriter (86) - Houston, Texas, USA - SEP 10, 2011
This highly rated beer did not find favor here. Provided to Mr and Mrs Signalwriter by the Jersey Girls, we sampled bottles in Minnesota and Texas - though from the same batch/carton. Bottles pour a Coca-Cola brown with a quite light head. Aroma and flavor are mild and aromatic, and the taste is tart. Dry mouthfeel. Average taste.

3.5
Jaysbeers (86) - - DEC 8, 2013
Bottle to glass. A dark golden brown. Smell is a little metallic? Light to medium carbonation. A sweet nutty flavor, but it is balanced. Very drinkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
jdog76 (85) - madison, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 18, 2004
UPDATED: JAN 19, 2004 This was a nice ale. Had a smooth nutty taste. And just hoppy enough. Something I would buy again.

3.9
wickster (85) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - MAR 11, 2012
Poured from a 12 bottle into standing imp pint glass. What a great beer...great roasted taste, nice brown look to it. Just overall one kick ass beer.

4
robobeerbelly (78) - Wisconsin, USA - FEB 6, 2015
I’m a bit bias on this beer. I’m an absolutely huge fan of new glarus. This beer is a bit nutty but a classic smooth new glarus taste i’ve come to appreciate. always a treat when i can drink this.

3.1
ShawnC (76) - - OCT 18, 2012
Clean nose with slight grassiness and hint of sweet malt on nose. Mouthfeel is a little abrasive up front with a surprisingly creamy finish. The finish reminds me of a white whiskey. A small sharp punch of alcohol, not quite boozy but a clean almost vodka like minerality. Malts don't stand up as much as I would expect for the style. Kinda like a Belgium pale ale. Finish is confusing in a good way. Pretty good. ---That dog will hunt!

3.6
drunkenbum84 (73) - kenosha, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 29, 2006
Another very good very drinkable beer from New Glarus. Malty flavor with a decent taste of hops in the background. New Glarus has never dissapointed me.

3.3
Oogiee (71) - Taipei, TAIWAN - JAN 4, 2014
caramel, nuts, roasty, earthy, leaves, wet ropebrown, clear, minimal head, medium sweetness, creamy, average carbonation,

3.6
meisterbrauMHB (69) - Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 30, 2008
Very nice brown ale with a hint of nuttiness. Slightly more bitter than I would like but overall very good.


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