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Thumbprint Apple Ale - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,067 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 1,067
Reviews: 412
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 11.35%
Wants: 310
Gots: 141 | FT: 12
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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RTrain12

Illinois

5/5  rDev +20.8%

11-26-2011 21:17:22 | More by RTrain12
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TATURBO

Illinois

5/5  rDev +20.8%

11-26-2011 18:02:01 | More by TATURBO
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johnbjaeger

Illinois

5/5  rDev +20.8%

11-26-2011 16:20:52 | More by johnbjaeger
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MammothBrew

Illinois

5/5  rDev +20.8%

11-25-2011 04:35:53 | More by MammothBrew
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Exiled

Texas

4/5  rDev -3.4%

11-25-2011 01:33:03 | More by Exiled
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sidetracked

Illinois

3.03/5  rDev -26.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Pours a clear, light golden orange with a nice cream head that dissipates quickly leaving just a ring of bubbles.

Aroma of green apples, apple skins, some buttery popcorn, powdery cheese, candy corn, and sweet pastry dough.

Taste is sweet green apples--very apple juice like. Finish is sweeter and more malty with a fruity apple and light pear presence. Lingering flavor of apple skins with a slight tartness.

Light to medium body and bubbly with medium/high carbonation.

Overall a neat beer, but too many off-putting smells and flavors. Started off surprised at how much apple flavor the beer had, but by the end it was very "eehhh."

6/6/2011

Serving type: bottle

11-24-2011 22:12:29 | More by sidetracked
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sjstraub

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +20.8%

11-24-2011 03:52:59 | More by sjstraub
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wallrock

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -3.4%

11-23-2011 16:18:52 | More by wallrock
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cradke

Texas

3.4/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Golden, clear and radiant through the glass. Very little head with some carbonation and bubbles creeping from the bottom.

Smell: Sweet, candy apples. Very little hops or malt smell.

Taste: Apples. Very little hop or malt. To be honest, it tastes more like apple cider than ale. Very little malt or hop profile.

Mouthfeel: Very light, highly carbonated. Very thin and spreads across the palate very cleanly.

Overall: A savory drink. Very clean apples with a nice finish. I really like the concept but I wish they would have increased the malt and hop profile to make it a bit more well rounded. It is a bit too sweet for me and tastes more like apple cider than a beer....a great apple cider, but wished it had more of a balance.

Serving type: bottle

11-23-2011 04:57:06 | More by cradke
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Jayli

Massachusetts

3.43/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

Acquired from SamuelJackson45 via LOKO4Locals so a big THANK YOU goes out to him!
Poured into a pint glass

A: This beer pours a beautiful deep, translucent copper, with an off white head. Head recedes quickly leaving spotty lacing on the glass.

S: Nose is completely apple cider... nothing but apple and on a good dau, apple cider.

T: Taste is.... I'm sorry apple cider. It's fabulous and wonderful and I would drink it constantly but it's just apple beer that doesn't taste like beer. It literally tastes like apple juice,.

M: Lighter side of medium body, low carbonation, crisp and clean.

O: Goes down very easy, tasty, not filling, low kick, decent representation of style. This isn't a beer. It's a great lil drink though I feel more goes in the line of cider than beer....but I would hit it up again.

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2011 06:04:54 | More by Jayli
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Diomede

California

4/5  rDev -3.4%

11-20-2011 07:13:58 | More by Diomede
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Rempo

Indiana

4/5  rDev -3.4%

11-20-2011 04:09:33 | More by Rempo
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stbo101

Illinois

5/5  rDev +20.8%

11-20-2011 02:44:23 | More by stbo101
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DoctorB2B

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -3.4%

11-19-2011 05:09:47 | More by DoctorB2B
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markrmoser

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

11-19-2011 04:29:24 | More by markrmoser
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I2uss

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -3.4%

11-18-2011 18:22:59 | More by I2uss
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jjheinrichs

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -3.4%

11-18-2011 04:42:35 | More by jjheinrichs
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bertram

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

11-18-2011 01:20:32 | More by bertram
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Photekut

Tennessee

5/5  rDev +20.8%

11-17-2011 01:15:32 | More by Photekut
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biniek13

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +20.8%

11-16-2011 21:21:34 | More by biniek13
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enelson

Illinois

3/5  rDev -27.5%

11-16-2011 19:38:30 | More by enelson
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Soonami

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +20.8%

11-16-2011 05:16:23 | More by Soonami
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tchaos

Florida

4/5  rDev -3.4%

11-15-2011 16:52:05 | More by tchaos
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ScreamForMe

Washington

5/5  rDev +20.8%

11-15-2011 08:00:04 | More by ScreamForMe
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RievyRW

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -3.4%

11-15-2011 05:43:13 | More by RievyRW
Thumbprint Apple Ale from New Glarus Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 1,067 ratings.