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Thumbprint Enigma - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

812 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 812
Reviews: 420
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 243
Gots: 103 | 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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kbanks13

Massachusetts

4.2/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Got as an extra in a LIF, thanks Dan!

Poured chilled into a shaped pint glass with a hazy brown body that has red tints. Peanut colored head, not very dense or tall and disappears quickly. Smells like cherries and vanilla with an oak background. Also smells funky/musty and a little like vinegar. Taste isn't as tart as I expected based on the nose, but everything else from the nose pulls through alright. Sweet and slightly syrupy, but not cloying. Very highly carbonated and thin in body. Tasty beer that smells great and looks nice, too. Enjoyable and complex, but not exactly what I had expected.

Serving type: bottle

02-05-2011 00:02:17 | More by kbanks13
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Thumbprint Enigma from New Glarus Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 812 ratings.