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RATINGS: 1498   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.13/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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
dredmond (179) - Long Island, New York, USA - MAR 5, 2011
really discernible cherry aroma, dark dark red appearance, drank from glass, syrupy feeling on the palette

3.4
BiochemProf (179) - Boone, North Carolina, USA - OCT 18, 2011
Hazy ruby pour with a thick creamy khaki head with a hint of pink. Strong sweet cherry aroma. Difficult to detect anything else. Very strong flavor of sweet cherry juice with a tart mouth puckering finish. Creamy small bubble high carbonation level. Very intense ... definitely something you need to be ready for. I’m not a huge fan of fruit beer but I can certainly appreciate this one and see why it a consistent winner.

4.1
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.

4
JBoan (177) - 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
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
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
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.

4.3
kchampagne (173) - Jacksonville, Florida, USA - DEC 7, 2016
Pours a dark ruby red. Aroma is dark cherries. Super fresh and sweet. Taste is incredible. Its like drinking cherry juice. A mix of sweet and sour. Not overly sugary and well balanced. This is incredible.

3.7
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 you’d 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
Keil (171) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 23, 2011
Smells like cherry Dimetapp...maybe Luden’s 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 it’s supposed to be.


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