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Thumbprint Enigma - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

944 Ratings
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Ratings: 944
Reviews: 444
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 258
Gots: 157 | FT: 21
Brewed by:
New Glarus Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Flanders Oud Bruin |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: GCBrewingCo on 05-01-2005

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Photo of TheBeer
4.36/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of wilkero
3.93/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of RJB66
3.59/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Sorry, not my kind of beer. I tried it two different times...just not for me.

Photo of Bobloblawlawblog11
3.5/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MNBeerGeek
4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jwc215
4.37/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours hazed orange amber. A fizzy head soon disappears leaving minimal traces of lacing.

The smell is sour, cherry-like fruitiness, vinegar and some caramel.

The taste is of sour fruits, vinegar, vinuous notes. Caramel (and a hint of chocolate?) adds a complex, rich sweetness. It has a long sweet and sour finish.

An excellent brew! The sour leans towards puckering but a sweet malt backing adds sweetness and complexity. Very well-balanced robust and delicious!

Photo of smbslt
4.13/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of rlee1390
4.1/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Not that sour, lots of cherries and some vanilla.

Photo of HartsyThaiFood
4.33/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 31Sam13
4.23/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BoJengs
4.75/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of browntrout
4.07/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Dragyourbone1
4.34/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On Tap at Greenbush Bar last night - great pizza btw.

Served in New Glarus pint glass no less: orange brown no foam.
Scents of cherries, vanilla, slight sourness - like a cherry or grapefruit vinegar combination.
Sweet and sour tang taste with a slight effervescence. Not overly tart. I would say slightly more sweet than sour, but fairly well balanced between the two.
Great with pizza.

Photo of martyl1000
3.94/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of iRun2Beer
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Joecaddie
4.5/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of scottwurst
4.35/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Stezz420
4.84/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of teamwiggum
4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Norseman
3.96/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of visualmartyr
4.12/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Skillz
3.81/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of KidSalami
4.17/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TboneRN
4.54/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bunuelian
4.5/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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Thumbprint Enigma from New Glarus Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 944 ratings.