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Thumbprint Dubbel - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

181 Ratings
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Ratings: 181
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 8.42%
Wants: 4
Gots: 29 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
New Glarus Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  7.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Ancient traditions dictate this Belgian style Dubbel was brewed with a long kettle boil, pitching a blend of yeast strains and bottle conditioning encouraged with Belgian Candi Sugar. Dan’s insistence on old world methodology creates the complexity of the Strong Ale you hold 18°P. Sipping will reveal a cordial of caramel and spiced fruit notes. This makes it perfect to lie down in your cellar or enjoy by the fire tonight.

(Beer added by: Lionhawk on 03-11-2014)
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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

12oz. bottle poured into a tulip glass.

(A)- Pours a deep chestnut brown amber color. Produced an absolutely sexy cap of off-white to tan foamy froth that stuck around for quite awhile before dissipating. Left all kinds of sticky clumps of lacing behind as it did so.

(S)- Lots of biscuit & bread flows into some subtle dark fruits. Fairly rustic with the almost oaky/woody smell this puts off but just might be slightly nutty instead.

(T)- Fairly similar to the smell with lots of rustic nutty biscuit and bread with some subtle dark fruits and spice to the finish. As it opens up, more fruits start to show and almost takes on this slightly creamy taste to the finish.

(M)- A great carbonation level and balance for the style. Perhaps a touch yeast-driven up front, but really starts to become something nice as you let it sit for just a few minutes.

(O)- If there was a brewery I could always trust to deliver something special, I can always count on Dan over at New Glarus. A great take on a dubbel if there ever was one from the states. You would be hard pressed to tell the difference if tasted blind next to the classics from belgium.

Serving type: bottle

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A- Slightly murky brown body poured to a goblet from the 12oz bottle. Off white head up to two fingers with a thick frothy texture and good retention. Cap falls to many islands and a medium ring. Spotty lace.

S- Dark fruits like dried raisins and dates come to mind with figs and cherry. Brown sugar, medium candi sugar and toasted malts are the base.

T- Fruits seem to somehow even intensify here with plums, raisins, grapes, cherry, figs and dates coming out. Malts bring toast, medium and light candi sugar sweetness and something is a bit tart.

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Thumbprint Dubbel from New Glarus Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 181 ratings.