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RATINGS: 1520   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.13/5   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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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tsotsi (178) - Florida, USA - NOV 28, 2010
Bottle thanks to polomagnifico. Pour nice reddish color with slight white head. Nose is sweet and full of cherry aromas. Flavor is same as the nose with nice cherry flavors showing up and a slight bit of tartness at the end. Nice long finish to it as well. Great beer that would go great with dessert.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kmyers8807 (176) - Ohio, USA - JAN 14, 2010
Bottle wax sealed. Pour was a deep red. Flavor was of tart cherries and a little apple. A bit o sweet ontop of the tart to finish. Lots of carbonation. I remember the flavor of tart cherries being the very dominate flavor and its something to expect.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JBoan (176) - Arizona, USA - OCT 3, 2013
Bottle thanks to Sparky! Pours hazy reddish/brown with a thin white head that quickly disappears. Aroma of this is cherries, cherries, and cherries. Taste is cherry pie, nice balanced medium bodied dry finishing beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lebshiff21 (174) - Skippack, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 10, 2011
Really nice fruit beer. Wonderful cherry aroma and flavor. Pours deep red with fading head. Attention to detail is apparent in this beer, very light hop character and great light drinking belgian wit undertones.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Got Stout? (173) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 17, 2005
Very tasty fruit beer, and well executed. I know this is against everything this site represents, but making a faux-porter with this and Guinness mixed 50 / 50 is to DIE for! Chocolate-covered Cherry!

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
CardsPackHawks (173) - South Elgin, Illinois, USA - NOV 17, 2012
Best fruit beer available! A must buy when in Wisconsin. Really wish New Glarus would sell outside of the state. Door County cherries and beer, a perfect match.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
redmosquito (172) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - DEC 28, 2004
Again I must thank Clark for bringing this in. This beer pours more of an auburn in color tan a red (which youd expect from a beer with cherries on the label) and an whitish head. The aroma is all cherry "fruit roll up" as one taster put it, and a slight tartness. The flavor is very sweet, little to no malt flavor, and then some tartness. This has some body to it but there is a little harshness in the finish. Overall for a Belgian style it is extremely drinkable, if you like sweet beers.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Keil (171) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 23, 2011
Smells like cherry Dimetapp...maybe Ludens cough drops? Wow. Sweet and syrupy. Medicine-like cherry flavors. Good for what it is. Nice carbonation. Some chocolate malt base. Not really my kind of beer, but perfectly executed for what its supposed to be.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
coharahawk (170) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 12, 2010
Have had this many times, but never rated for some reason. Pours ruby red with pinkish head. Aroma is huge amounts of cherry sweetness with flavor that is similar. Very sweet but not overwhelming. Nice tart finish. Excellent.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
EddieG (169) - Palos Heights, Illinois, USA - MAR 23, 2004
Although not a Flemish sour in the traditional sense, this ber is outstanding. An amazing white with pink hued head and a light red/almost fuscia color lead to a cherry explosion on the first sip. Very fine champaign like bubble lend a tingle to the exerience. The cherry flavor is reminiscent of picking up a fresh cherry cider on a side road fruit stand in Door County or Traverse City MI


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