New Glarus Brewing Company – Snowshoe

New Glarus Brewing Company - Snowshoe

New Glarus Brewing Company – Snowshoe

Irish Amber Ale
Brewed in: New Glarus, Wisconsin
2015 BJCP Style: 15A – Irish Red Ale and/or 19A – American Amber Ale
Best By Date: 4/1/20
Tasting on: 12/15/19
Glass: Snifter

Aroma: Overtones of moderate medium-toasted malt that gives a sense of richness. Undertones of floral hops and dried dark fruit. 8.5/10

Appearance: Deep copper with excellent clarity when held to light. Off-white head with medium to fine bubbles and good retention. 9.5/10

Flavor: Moderate hop bitterness in the beginning, followed by a dry middle with a low-moderate medium-toasted malt background that provides a sense of richness. Moderate hop bitterness in the end along with low-moderate lemon hop flavor. Light bubble gum, dark fruit, and citrus hop character in the aftertaste as the hop bitterness fades. 18/20

Mouthfeel: Medium body. Moderate carbonation. No alcohol. 8.5/10

Overall Impression: The balance is toward bitterness, but the bitterness is complemented well by a background of subtle medium-toasted malt that adds complexity and the impression of richness. 45.5/50

Final Score: 90% B

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