Tag Archives: New Glarus Brewing

Advent Beer Calendar 2013: Day 8: New Glarus Snowshoe Ale

For today’s Advent beer picked we head towards the upper Midwest to highlight a beer and brewery that hasn’t yet made it onto the Beer Advent Calendar: New Glarus Brewing out of New Glarus, Wisconsin. New Glarus was founded in 1993 and is definitely one of the “must-visit” craft breweries that should be on any beer geek’s list—not only because of their fantastic beers like their Wisconsin Belgian Red but also because those beers are … Continue reading →

Cream Ale Week: New Glarus Spotted Cow

The most-rated beer for the Cream Ale category on both BeerAdvocate and RateBeer comes from Wisconsin, specifically the town of New Glarus: Spotted Cow, from (fittingly enough) New Glarus Brewing. As it happens, it may also be Wisconsin’s best-known beer—it’s certainly the flagship beer for the brewery. At 4.8% alcohol by volume it’s a true session ale. Here’s their description: Cask conditioned ale has been the popular choice among brews since long before prohibition. We … Continue reading →