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Thumbprint Dubbel - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

276 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 276
Reviews: 32
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 8.76%
Wants: 5
Gots: 28 | FT: 9
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:
Beer added by: Lionhawk on 03-11-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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.
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Ratings: 276 | Reviews: 32
Reviews by RoamingGnome:
Photo of RoamingGnome
4.01/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

New Glarus Thumbprint Dubbel

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into accompanying New Glarus stemmed glassware. Served chilled...

A) Ombré amber brew, with a big frothy light tan head. Nice retention and lacing. Good looking brew right here.

S) Bready, yeast, raisin, brown sugar and spices. Really opens up as it gets closer to room temp. A pleasant aroma...

T) A good amount of that Belgian yeast flavor. You get the Belgian candi sugar too. Kind of like candy raisins. A bit woody, with light spices.

M) Medium bodied with active carbonation. Solid texture.... Goes down nicely.

O) Enjoyable... Dan Carey does a nice job brewing up the Belgian styles. Definitely worth a try...

More User Reviews:
Photo of kojevergas
3.65/5  rDev -5.9%

12 fl oz brown glass bottle with appealing classy gorgeous label and iconic branded red/gold colour pry-off pressure cap courtesy of the very generous Duff27. Reviewed live as a Dubbel for obvious reasons. No ABV is listed on the label.

Served at fridge temp and allowed to come to room temperature over the course of consumption. Side-poured into a Westvleteren stem-goblet in high altitude Castle Rock, CO.

Expectations are sky-high given the brewery and style.

No bubble show forms as it's poured.

HEAD: Three fingers wide. Beautiful khaki colour. Consistency is perfect; it's smooth, even, fluffy, and angelically soft without looking airy or weak. Gorgeous shiny complexion. Spotty legs cling to the sides of the goblet as it recedes.

Retention is excellent - almost 10 minutes.

This head is on par with some of the best non-Trappist beers I've seen in the style. Just glorious.

BODY: Deep ruby-orange of incredible vibrance. Fairly dark though it may be, it's somehow still translucent and transparent. Appears perfectly carbonated. No yeast particulate or hop sediment is visible, though to be nitpicky it'd be nice to see some yeast.

It's quite an appealing appearance for a Dubbel, and while perhaps a bit lighter than most traditional examples, it looks as it should.

3.5-3.75

AROMA: Decadent. Caramel, figs, dates, sugarplum, cream, Belgian candi sugar, raisin, a kiss of grape, earthy spices (mainly clove), a kiss of bread crust. It's powdery, with a perfect wetness/dryness for an aroma.

The dark fruits in particular are a real treat, and I can only hope they're as present in the taste as their aromatics suggest. As it warms, I pick up on some very faint cherry.

There was something different about the aroma I couldn't quite place, then I realized - it's pear. An odd note in a dubbel, but I find it appealing here.

Overall, it's a damn appealing aroma for a dubbel. The lively biscuity Belgian yeast character is fantastic alongside the subtle dark fruits and unique pear. I can't wait for the first sip.

Mild in strength overall.

4.0-4.25

TASTE/TEXTURE: The taste doesn't quite deliver on the grandeur of the aromatics - primarily because of its unfortunately limited depth of flavour, as well as its relatively brief duration of flavour.

The open greets the drinker with a fantastic creaminess, which lends the beer a comforting pleasant feel on the palate. It's smooth and perfectly carbonated, with a medium body and perfect thickness. It's subtly dry, a feature which helps coax out a bit more depth of flavour without dragging on the palate.

The first note I notice is the fig, which is prominent but not dominating. It's complemented beautifully by the subtle dark fruits (plum, dates, maybe some prune or grape), but in my opinion the dark fruits are far too subtle. A bit more presence and assertiveness would be lovely.

Some light bread crust, caramel, subtly sweet Belgian candi sugar, dried raisin, and faint cherry fill out the body, lending the build still more complexity, but again these notes are not allowed to shine. Sadly, each note is reticent, if not boozy.

The creaminess throughout almost seems to mute the flavour profile - an effect similar to that observed in poorly executed nitro-draught beers.

There's some clove and some backgrounded Belgian yeast character, but it isn't so prominent as to scream out that the beer is a alive and kicking - an element of many Belgian brews I admire.

I love that it's lightly sticky and chewy like a dried date.

Not oily, gushed, hot, astringent, boozy, scratchy, or harsh.

It errs on the sweeter side, but is never cloying. The aftertaste carries the sweet dark fig forward as the more dry clove spice fades. Overall balance is excellent. It's incredibly subtle - but as I noted above, this is likely to its detriment. It's a shame a beer so intricate and well-layered doesn't allow its notes to come through more. Even as it warms I find it closed-off.

Finally, the pear throughout is interesting and effective, but would work far better if the dark fruit were more present. In any case, that's a unique touch I've never found in a dubbel before.

OVERALL: It's effortlessly drinkable - is this really 7.80%? - but its quality demands it be savored. It's a nice dubbel, but its reticent flavour profile and overly light mouthfeel really hold it back from greatness. I want more...oomph...for lack of a better word - both in terms of flavour and mouthfeel. Deeper flavours and a weightier, more full-bodied and hefty texture would do this brew wonders. It nails the delicacy and fragility of the best beers in the style (e.g. Westvleteren 8), but fails to bring the flavour.

But I nitpick. It's definitely amongst the best American dubbels I've ever had. It's absolutely worth trying and I'd definitely buy it again.

B

Serve into a goblet.

Would pair well with dusty chocolate, dark fruit, cherries, and graham crackers.

Photo of BEERchitect
4.2/5  rDev +8.2%

Deep in the recesses of the Belgian abbey lies the secrets, divine interventions and distinctive flavors of dubbel ale. That time-honored taste is both respected and replicated thanks to the fine brewers of New Glarus.

In true abbey form, their Dubbel pours with a deep and ominously dark garnet pour. Rusty with haze, its billowing head carries a tarnish tint and generously expels its yeasty bouquet, filling the nose with dark dried fruit, peppery spice and an alcohol laced bready sweetness to suggest rum cake.

The characterful ale continues to unfold throughout the fatty middle palate, laying down a foundation of spice cake sweetness with a doughy center. Dried cherries, figs, raisins, prunes and grapes all carry a vinous tang and condensed sweetness. Balanced with peppercorn, bitter walnut, playful acidity and alcohol, its steely caramels are matched with ease.

Expressive carbonation keeps the ale lighter than normal as the bubbles give the malt a lift, carrying in a quick, tangy and spicy finish. Its rummy warmth keeps the complexities piling on even while the echoes of malt and fruit continue deeply in aftertaste.

Photo of barczar
3.93/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a slightly hazy medium brown with ruby highlights and a huge, billowing, dense, frothy khaki head that slowly dissipates, leaving sheets of lacing.

Aroma is slightly metallic initially, but esters of prunes, raisins, green apple, pear, and dates take over. There's a bit of dark candi sugar backbone, adding sweetness. Floral notes surface late.

Flavor reveals more tart apple character underlying lightly toasted, lightly sweet malt. Pear takes over mid palate. Notes of banana and raisin contrast the toast. The metallic character surfaces a bit in the aftertaste. The balance is estery. Not overly sweet.

Body is moderate to a touch full, with high carbonation and noted alcohol warmth.

Nice estery character, more complex in the aroma. Good balance of malt sweetness and dryness. Wish the carbonation were lower so the flavor would linger more.

Photo of don1481
3.98/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into Mr. Pint Glass.

Appearance: Lots and lots of carbonation in this one! Pours a sizable light-tan head that diminishes pretty quickly. Deep, rich copper color that you can definitely see through.

Smell: Strong notes of caramel and molasses. Subtle hints of booze, but definitely covered buy by the otherwise-sweet smells.

Taste: Hmm. Kinda like some of the Belgian dubbels in many regards, but with a big caveat: The notes here aren't exactly dancing around like what you'd see in the best of this category, but just seem to be one big melted-together flavor. Don't get me wrong, the flavors melded together nicely, but there just doesn't seem to be that... distinct group of flavor notes... that one would expect here.

Mouthfeel: Slightly sticky, but pretty smooth overall.

Overall: This is a tough one to get a feel for. On one hand, it's VERY drinkable. Just to get an accurate feel on the "taste" section took about half the glass. It's a very fair representation of what we've come to expect from Dan at NG with the Thumbprint series: It takes something that we've grown to love in a genre - the dubbel in this case - and puts a very unique twist on this. In this case, the twist is - oddly enough - its balance. When the flavors meld together to the point where it's very difficult to pick out unique notes, that's an impressive balancing act. People are either going to love this or hate it - I really find it hard to picture someone being "on the fence" with this. That said, I'm gonna cellar some and see what happens.

Photo of MattyG85
4.31/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a tall New Glarus Signature Pilsner Glass.

Appearance: Pours a deep and hazy brownish amber with a lot of rising bubbles. Huge four finger light tan head which slowly fades into a thin creamy layer. Leaves a lot of creamy lacing.

Smell: A toasty, fruity, and fairly spicy malt driven aroma with good hints of dark fruit and yeast. Belgian yeast with some spice hints of cinnamon, clove, and peppers. Big mix of fruit esters with some hints of apple, pear, banana, and dark cherry, raisin, fig, and plum. Sweet hints of candied sugar and brown sugar. Toasted malts with hints of caramel, toffee, biscuit, grains, and toasted bread. Hops are very light. A very solid fruity aroma.

Taste: Like it smells, a fruity, toasty, and spicy malt forward taste with big notes of apple, dark fruit, and yeast. Upfront Belgian yeast with some funk and spice notes of cinnamon, pepper, and clove. Big fruit taste with notes of apples, pear, and banana along with some dark fruit notes of cherries, fig, raisin, and plum. Toasted malt with notes of sweet caramel, toffee, biscuit, grains, and toast. Sweet taste of brown sugar and Belgian candied sugar. Subtle background hops. A pretty solid taste.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a medium to high amount of carbonation. Creamy, juicy, and very smooth.

Overall: A pretty nice take on a Dubbel. Good mix of fruit esters with a solid toasty malt presence with spice.

Photo of ONovoMexicano
4.06/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

In a Belgian Tulip from a 12 ounce bottle.

A- cloudy brown body with a tremendous pale, foamy white head. Healthy carbonation, plenty of lace, and visible yeast residue.

S- Sweet and full of dark fruit, there's a syrupy quality there. There's a tinge of booze, some earthiness, and malt.

T- A sweet, caramel malt flavor, a taste of candy syrup, dark fruit, earthiness.

M- Thick and heavy bodied, with a blast of yeasty effervescence mid-palate, and a almost entirely sweet feel. At the finish, there's a touch of hops that provide slight bitterness. There's almost no booze detected.

Damn tasty brew. Very well-executed.

Photo of scaliasux
3.77/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Medium brown. Hazy. Tall, off-white head, persistent.
Aroma not especially strong. Caramel malts.
Pretty sweet. Rich caramel malts. Light mocha and dark fruit with a little spice.

Photo of stortore
4.06/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle into a chalice.

Nice ruby color, hazy, good sized head with an aggresive pour. Smell is lots of purple grapes, slightly floral. Taste continues the big grapes, some figs, dates and plums. Fairly sweet. Pretty carbonated for the style, but it feels good in the mouth.

Typical solid effort from New Glarus. True to the style, but distinct. Would buy again if/when they bring it back.

Photo of Etan
3.81/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz into a tulip.

A: Pours a muddy brickish brown with a large, dense cream-colored head.

S: Yeasty cranberry, fig, caramelized grain, apple skin. Fruity yet balanced.

T: Taste brings mild grape and molasses, multigrain bread, yeast. Drier than I was expecting.

M: Medium-bodied with frothy carbonation.

O: I like the yeast profile on this beer but for me it's a slightly too dry for a dubbel.

Photo of Ri0
3.92/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

poured 12oz bottle into snifter.

A - Pours a deep, dark brown in color; 1.5 finger dirty white head. Head fades slowly into a thin collar and leaves behind spots of lacing.

S - Belgian candy sugar, toffee, caramel, banana esters, and spiced dark fruits.

T - Sweet malts with Belgian candied sugar, spiced dark fruits, caramel and brown sugar. Hints of banana esters with some Belgian yeast.

M - Big carbonation that really fizzes in my mouth with a nice light body. A very slight fruitiness lingers on my tongue.

O - Solid overall beer and my first ever Dubbel. It was quite good and refreshing. I imagine that this will age very well.

Photo of tonygat
4.45/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Creamy creme brulee color head, vibrant carmel color beer, light candied notes of fruit, a pleasant sweetness on the tongue, goes down smooth with aperfect light aftertaste. If you like Belgium Dubbles, you will love this one. Good in fall or early spring.

Photo of cbutova
3.9/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

One week long camping review dump. Full notes taken on phone. This was consumed at Theodore Roosevelt National Park, ND.

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.

MF- Body thickness is just between light and medium with a foamy and silky texture. Carbonation is on the high side but texture takes off any bite from the bubbles.

Yeast creates a ton of fruit flavors but they are layered nicely onto candi sugar and malts.

Photo of jlindros
3.83/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Itching for a nice Belgian style beer, thanks to rudzud for giving me this.

Pours a ridiculous head, like way overcarbonated beer probably a bit sweet side due to the style and continued fermenting in the bottle a bit more than it should have, large 3 finger head forces me to stop pouring, fluffy fizzy bubbly head leaves wisps of spotty lacing, dark mahogany but clear colored beer.

Nose brings sweet brown sugar, candy syrup like notes, toffee and biscuit notes, faint candi sugar and faint phenols with a whisp of booze, a touch of a yeasty note, mild fruity esters as well. That's about it, fairly light for what I was expecting.

Taste starts a little yeasty, but that quickly fades to the sweet candy, Belgian candi sugar, with caramelized brown sugar, a condensed maple syrup and almost creme brulee like flavor of sweet caramelized candy sugars. A mild booze warmth kicks in, with light phenols and a little tingle, as well as some light fruity esters, a touch of fig and spiced date like flavor, a little effervescence as well. Lots of candied date and bananas foster like notes finishes a little sweet and mild sticky but not much, with more booze warmth lingering, a little bitterness, lots more candy syrup, caramel, toffee, etc, lingering.

Mouth is med to fuller bod, a touch syrupy, some warming tingly booze more than it should for less than 8%, and over carbonated.

Overall not bad, wish the phenols and esters were a bit more for how boozy it seems, nice fruits though but wish they were also a bit more, lots of nice candy flavors without being to sweet or syrupy, so still quite enjoyable.

Photo of SportsandJorts
4.48/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: a reddish brown color. two to three fingers of a tannish head that leaves a sticky lacing on the sides and a nice coat on the top. fairly hazy and opaque.

Smell: strong caramel malts, followed by dark fruits, mostly plums and some raisins. some dark candi sugar sweetness. light cloves and some spices phenols.

Taste: opens up with some candied sweetness. full of dark fruits, mostly plums and minor raisins. belgian yeast makes itself known with cloves, minor bananas, and a good amount of spicy phenols.

Mouthfeel: somewhat dry. but a bit creamy as well. not very heavy and quite smooth.

Overall: New Glarus makes some great dark belgian ales. between this and the anniversary strong ale, I am really looking forward to more belgians from them. Very true to style and well done. Extremely tasty as well. One of the best american dubbels I have had.

Photo of sweemzander
4.41/5  rDev +13.7%
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.

Photo of nmann08
4.1/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From a bottle, pours a murky dark brown and amber color with a wispy white head.

The smell is just a bit of dark fruit, lots of candied sugar, yeast and good spice characteristics. This smells like it will be delicious. The flavors are fruitier than the nose lets on, some figs and raisins, but they have a distinct spice to them, holiday-like. The yeast and caramel malt backbone pull it all together. It is moderately sweet, but the bitterness from some hops keeps it balanced.

I really like this, great example of the style and very traditional.

Photo of Strix
4.18/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Cloudy orange-brown, with a good initial head that fades to a ring of lace.

Wood, clove, cherry in the nose.

Plum, nutmeg, cinnamon, clove, brown sugar, and caramel.

Thick and smooth.

This was smooth, and nailed the style as far as I could tell. Would have believed this was from Belgium.

Photo of Henrich
3.33/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Be careful with the pour; if you're not careful, the thick foam will pile up. Pours a dark brown with reddish glints. Foam is thick and tan, with great staying power.
Smell: Light bready maltiness, with slight dark fruit hints. Not too strong on the nose.
Taste: Slightly sweet, with a bitterness that comes in a little earlier than I would like. Slight astringency with a boozy taste.
Mouth-Feel: Medium body. Nice. Nothing really stands out one way or the other.
Overall: Not blown away. This is a fine Dubbel, but I think there are others around that I liked more. I'm glad I had it, but left me disappointed at $9.99 for a 4-pack.

Photo of Lemke10
3.99/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

This pours a cloudy, burnt amber color with a slight off-white head. The aroma is mildly sweet with malts and yeast. The taste is quite strong with malt and yeast. There is a full volume with a decent amount of carbonation. It finishes with a bit of a spice after taste and lingering yeast. A very interesting brew from New Glarus.

Photo of TheSSG
3.16/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Pours a HUGE, dense, off-white head. Very aromatic; notes of sweet candy, prunes/raisins. Burnt umber. A nice, toasty maltiness followed by a slighlty metallic/grainy hoppiness, some sweetness., and then Booziness.The finish is toasted malt with lingering, mild hoppiness.

I'm not a huge fan of dubbels, but this isn't too bad, actually. New Glarus has a tendency to get me to drink and enjoy styles I am not overly fond of, and this is no exception. If you like Dubbels, maybe this would hit the mark more for you.

Photo of arlingtonjoe
3.55/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Would not recommend a heavy pour on this one as the head just blows up on ya, reddish brown color with a 3-4 finger ​​khaki head that settles down leaving behind some sticky lacing.

S: Bready malts, raisin, fruity esthers, candied sugar and a hint of spice in the nose.

T: Flavors of raisin, plum, cherry, with a light spice note, oak, and a bit of vinous character.

M: Medium body, heavy carbonation, some tartness with a dry finish.

O: I am not a connoisseur of the belgian style but this is a good enoug beer to warrant an additional purchase

Photo of Tsar_Riga
4.3/5  rDev +10.8%

A - Brown, mostly opaque, a bit speckled, with a light tan head that rises high and hangs around, eventually fading to a film of suds. There's a little lacing, but nothing more than a few scattered pockets.

S - Strong hits of alcohol and dark fruits, sweetness and a slight herbal quality.

T - The herbal element comes forward, with dark fruits in support. No sign of the alcohol from the nose. There is an aspect that reminds me of a well brewed tea. A little bitterness, and the close leaves you wanting another swig.

M - Light on the tongue, moderate carbonation, and a clean close.

O - Quite enjoyable, and easily drinkable, it makes me want to find other Dubbels. A bit lighter than your Belgian Strong, but not in the ABV, so it is one to be careful about as you drink.

Photo of brentk56
4.08/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours an ice tea color with a massive head and a brief bubble show; great retention and lacing; looks like a Belgian

Smell: Toasted bread, caramel, apple, pear and spice cake tones

Taste: Toasted bread and caramel, up front, with the apple, pear and spice cake elements building, in the middle; after the swallow, the finish is surprisingly dry

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body with moderate to high carbonation

Overall: I was surprised by where my score came out as I was initially thinking that this was not a 4+ beer as it didn't have the dark fruit and candi sugar elements of a Belgian dubbel; the more I drank it, however, the more I liked it and I was sold by the relatively dry finish

Thanks, WI-Beer-Man, for the opportunity

Photo of JerUrbans
3.92/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a see through coppery amber color, with a thin tan head. Smell is good with nice note of canned peaches. Taste is like WOW, not what I expected. Very boozy yet it is balance out nicely with caramel malt and some sweetness, yet this finishes with a pretty big bitterness. Mouthfeel is sharp at first, then mellows, very carbonated.

Overall, I really like this one. Definitely worth picking up. Would pair great with pizza. I will cellar a couple bottles to see what the age will do.

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Thumbprint Dubbel from New Glarus Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 276 ratings.