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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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Msudukie

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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Washington

4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

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foobula

Illinois

4.03/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2013 bottle. Pours a clear golden color with 1/2 finger bubbly white head that dissipates quickly. A tangy apple bite comes through in the nose, maybe a little caramel in there too. It smells like cider in a way that no other ale does: right up my alley. Taste is appley and tangy up-front. The sides give a little pucker. It's pretty much apple until the finish, which has some malty wheat flavor. After the apple fades (5 mins or so) there's a vegetal aftertaste that I don't recall from the previous bottling. Mouthfeel is medium with lots of carbonation, which tingles the tongue and the throat on the way down. Overall it's well-made, lots of apple, some acidity, some tanginess. It isn't very complicated but it's very, very enjoyable. It tastes a bit like cider, but it isn't, so I give it extra points for the style. Here's hoping this special edition brew continues to make a regular appearance.

Serving type: bottle

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Ohio

5/5  rDev +20.8%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.4%

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Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +20.8%

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New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

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Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -33.6%

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Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -21.5%

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Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

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Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

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Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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Florida

4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

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California

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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Texas

4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

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Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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Michigan

3/5  rDev -27.5%

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Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.4%

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New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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Thumbprint Apple Ale from New Glarus Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 1,067 ratings.