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Thumbprint Apple Ale - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,078 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 1,078
Reviews: 412
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 11.35%
Wants: 311
Gots: 143 | 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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Ratings: 1,078 | Reviews: 412 | Display Reviews Only:
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CellarGimp

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

05-13-2014 03:24:23 | More by CellarGimp
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ackeeper

Illinois

3/5  rDev -27.5%

05-12-2014 13:53:10 | More by ackeeper
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Lehighace06

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

05-12-2014 01:45:56 | More by Lehighace06
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mgr78704

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

05-09-2014 19:29:15 | More by mgr78704
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jamvt

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

05-07-2014 20:26:28 | More by jamvt
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Devman171

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

05-07-2014 20:22:12 | More by Devman171
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ldhughes3

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -3.4%

05-07-2014 13:46:56 | More by ldhughes3
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fenlop54

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

05-06-2014 17:37:46 | More by fenlop54
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zestar

California

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

05-05-2014 08:26:09 | More by zestar
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EB1

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

05-04-2014 02:27:11 | More by EB1
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JackieAnton

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

05-02-2014 14:32:03 | More by JackieAnton
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StoutItOutLoud

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

05-02-2014 01:32:02 | More by StoutItOutLoud
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jkball01

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

04-29-2014 16:11:06 | More by jkball01
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lupercmda

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

04-29-2014 04:20:38 | More by lupercmda
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OnWisconsin

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

04-29-2014 01:05:21 | More by OnWisconsin
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mattsmith413

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

04-24-2014 14:11:49 | More by mattsmith413
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Nick-K

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

04-23-2014 18:08:27 | More by Nick-K
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

04-22-2014 06:44:34 | More by MarkyMOD
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cnbrown313

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.4%

04-21-2014 12:51:41 | More by cnbrown313
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sfr26

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

04-21-2014 03:37:44 | More by sfr26
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dar482

New York

4.43/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

The beer comes in an amber color.

The beer straight up tastes of fresh apple juice in the front, slightly tart, and some sweetness. Then the beer moves onto this medium plus bready and chewy body that surely separates this as an "ale" instead of a cider. The beer has a substantive body instead of being light and champagne like.

A very delicious and refreshing brew that stands up as a beer instead of a cider.

Serving type: bottle

04-21-2014 01:23:29 | More by dar482
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RaulMondesi

California

3.76/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

If Raul was cruising with Eve in the Garden of Eden and New Glarus apples were the forbidden fruit, Raul would be tempted to take a bite. Just smooth, all kinds of smooth. Crisp like my baby mama hair after too much hair spray, yet delicate like my baby mama hair sans hairspray.

Not amazing, but Raul likes it. Yep!

Serving type: bottle

04-20-2014 01:49:15 | More by RaulMondesi
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mverity

Florida

4.2/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a clear amber brown with bubbly tan head that settles pretty quickly into a medium tan collar. Aroma is of warm apple cider: brown sugar, cinnamon, some faint clove. Taste is wonderfully the same; apple, sweet caramel and some spice. Fairly carbonated and medium body. Another amazing beer from New Glarus!

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2014 22:37:02 | More by mverity
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Matt_Ortiz

California

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

04-18-2014 16:12:45 | More by Matt_Ortiz
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SportsandJorts

Virginia

3.29/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: deep orange to copper color. a half finger plus of an off-white head that fades fairly quickly and leaves little behind. not quite clear but almost there

Smell: up front i am greeted with apples, turns into a more of an apple cider flavor. some sweet malt complexity.

Taste: opens up with huge taste of apple cider. almost tastes exactly like a little lighter version of cider you'd buy fresh at harvest time. light caramel malt play in the end but mostly covered by apple sweetness

Mouthfeel: sweet but not quite cloying. fairly light.

Overall: ehhh, i can't say i am disappointed because i didn't expect much from this one. overall it just tastes like cider and there isn't much else too it.

Serving type: bottle

04-17-2014 23:37:58 | More by SportsandJorts
Thumbprint Apple Ale from New Glarus Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 1,078 ratings.