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Thumbprint Enigma - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

810 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 810
Reviews: 420
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.81%
Wants: 243
Gots: 104 | FT: 8
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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: GCBrewingCo on 05-01-2005)
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granger10

Wisconsin

3.58/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I'm not the biggest fan of the Belgian Red but really liked the Sour Brown so I guess I'm a little different than most reviewers. On pouring it has a muddy brown color with a minimal head. Doesn't look the most appealing but I guess it's about like what I expected. Smells woody with apples. Some sweet apples and some earthy notes. Taste begins sweeter with more cherry than the nose would let on. Some vanilla with some more sweet notes, almost a chocolate flavor but not quite. Slightly sour but the sour brown never truly shows itself. Smoother than expected but I almost want a bit more acidity in the finish. The flavors blend but don't come out fully. Still, its nice and somewhat crisp. There's a solid flavor overall but its nothing great.

Serving type: bottle

12-15-2006 18:40:57 | More by granger10
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Thumbprint Enigma from New Glarus Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 810 ratings.