Deborah Carey

New Glarus Brewing Spotted Cow Ale

What do you get when you match up a guy who started working in the brewery industry at 20-years-old and a woman who majored in marketing, graphics, studied business and has a strong entrepreneurial spirit? A brewery of course! The husband and wife team Daniel and Deborah Carey are the owners of New Glarus Brewing Co., which was founded in 1993 when Deborah Carey raised the capital to start it as a gift to her husband. Coincidentally, as founder of the brewery, she became the first woman to found and operate a brewery in the United States.

New Glarus Wisconsin Belgian Red

First released in 2001, the New Glarus Wisconsin Belgian Red is one of New Glarus' most popular beers, and is brewed with one pound of whole Montmorency cherries, wheat, Hallertau hops and Belgian barley before being lagered in oak tanks for close to a year. According to the brewery, the 4 percent ABV fruit beer uses an equivalent of over 1 pound of cherries is used in every 750ml bottle, and is available year-round in around the state of Wisconsin.