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Thumbprint Apple Ale - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,119 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 1,119
Reviews: 413
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 11.38%
Wants: 317
Gots: 154 | FT: 8
Brewed by:
New Glarus Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Skidz on 09-25-2004)
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pk18

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -3.1%

05-13-2013 01:49:25 | More by pk18
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SrMonkey

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -3.1%

05-18-2013 15:36:33 | More by SrMonkey
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ajzy

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -3.1%

05-15-2013 00:10:58 | More by ajzy
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IMFletcher

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -3.1%

05-30-2014 21:09:30 | More by IMFletcher
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Fireslayer

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -3.1%

06-20-2013 23:12:24 | More by Fireslayer
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Jakob

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.1%

05-18-2013 16:14:22 | More by Jakob
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mcallister

Ohio

4/5  rDev -3.1%

What would you expect? It looks just like sparkling apple juice. Highly, lively, carbonated with bubbles galore and very little white head that fades very quickly.

Again smell is of sweet apples with a hint of citrus zest. Seems you can smell the carbonation as well. Bright and in your face aromas cinnamon, caramel, nutmeg. very nice.

I must admit I like it. Very apple-y and with a nice mid body and palate. Sweet through the finish with apple rind like mouthfeel and flavor in the middle. Again caramel and cinnamon add to the flavor profile. Great balance and way to drinkable.

03-17-2011 20:49:00 | More by mcallister
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RedneckBeerz

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -3.1%

02-11-2013 14:41:00 | More by RedneckBeerz
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AmandaSchaefer

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -3.1%

05-13-2013 23:04:56 | More by AmandaSchaefer
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cmoody91

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.1%

01-30-2013 03:17:32 | More by cmoody91
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Archemedies

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -3.1%

05-19-2012 02:08:46 | More by Archemedies
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dedbeer

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.1%

11-29-2013 00:12:21 | More by dedbeer
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BeRanger

Michigan

4/5  rDev -3.1%

01-22-2013 03:40:07 | More by BeRanger
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stakem

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.1%

I appreciated the opportunity to try this one and thank Bmoyer0301 busting this brew out on 12/3/10.

Poured into a snifter, this brew appears a crystal clear orange color with a thin film of white bubbles that hangs around the inside perimeter of the glass. Swirls and sips produce some spotty lace work on the glass.

The smell of this brew is primarily fresh apple juice with some faint spices akin to cinnamon and some depth of apple skin, not just flesh.

The taste of this brew is all apples, apple juice via sweet concentrated form. Drinking this brew is easy going if you approach it like you are enjoying a hard cider, it is slightly acidic with does a decent job at balancing out the sweetness of this offering. A long lingering aftertaste of apple is left inside the mouth.

Medium to light in body with a modest level of carbonation. Quite easy drinking, if you enjoy apples or hard cider this is certainly a brew to give a try. First impressions of this brew are pretty hard to swallow. This brew was quite tasty in a back-sweetened cider sort of way.

12-27-2010 01:03:24 | More by stakem
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mkennedy119

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.1%

01-08-2013 05:47:03 | More by mkennedy119
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jlindsey

Virginia

4/5  rDev -3.1%

02-28-2013 15:55:58 | More by jlindsey
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tgates

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -3.1%

08-04-2014 03:09:46 | More by tgates
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kjkinsey

Texas

4/5  rDev -3.1%

01-20-2012 14:03:47 | More by kjkinsey
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soccerfancooch

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -3.1%

01-30-2013 18:01:28 | More by soccerfancooch
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thebouch01

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.1%

01-18-2013 00:21:05 | More by thebouch01
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thewimperoo

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.1%

11-27-2011 04:25:59 | More by thewimperoo
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denimdemon

Indiana

4/5  rDev -3.1%

12-11-2011 15:28:01 | More by denimdemon
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Woodman70

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -3.1%

05-25-2014 20:44:22 | More by Woodman70
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SirIPAalot

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.1%

08-19-2012 14:12:11 | More by SirIPAalot
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KevChiTown


4/5  rDev -3.1%

08-13-2014 18:16:54 | More by KevChiTown
Thumbprint Apple Ale from New Glarus Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 1,119 ratings.