"Something (delightfully) Sour in New Glarus" New Glarus by richiecdisc
New Glarus Travel Guide: 26 reviews and 92 photos
New Glarus is not a cute made for tourist Swiss town which is what you might think at first glance. Though indeed tourist do flock here to soak in the Swiss ambiance, it is such due to the high concentration of Swiss people who immigrated here and founded the town in 1845, naming it after the Canton of Glarus in their home country.
With most hotels and restaurants in the chalet style, flower beds the norm and the Swiss flag as popular as the US one, it is no wonder so many people fall in love with the place on first visit. Toss in some very authentic Swiss food, a bakery or two and one of the finest breweries in the region, and it's surprising that even more people don't pay it a visit.
Of course, for me, New Glarus Brewing was what brought me to this little hamlet. As so often is the case, my quest for beer leads me to great places I would have missed otherwise.
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