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Thumbprint Enigma - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

812 Ratings
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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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boxcar01

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

12-24-2013 20:10:24 | More by boxcar01
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mndanika

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

12-18-2013 18:52:47 | More by mndanika
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MJsGhost

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

12-13-2013 15:22:06 | More by MJsGhost
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -3.6%

12-11-2013 01:10:25 | More by XmnwildX12
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AshleyMiller

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

12-09-2013 22:17:52 | More by AshleyMiller
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nickapalooza86

Wisconsin

4.9/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Bottle pours a clear copperish amber, half finger of white head

smell is cranberry, cherry, apple, tartness, bready malt, yeast funk, citrus fruits,

Taste is well read the smell, Cranberry, apples, cherry, tart, sourness, yeasty character, bready backbone.

Mouthfeel is medium full with heavy carbonation that contributes to the fullness of the beer.

A amazing beer, never understood why this was not more sought after with all the craziness with Wild Sour Ale... I have been doing my best to keep my last couple bottles out of the case I had until Dan brewed it again.... God I hope that is soon, I also hope it sticks around longer then WSA.... It is better and I hope I am the only one who knows it!

Serving type: bottle

12-07-2013 23:31:29 | More by nickapalooza86
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FleetwoodMatt

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

12-07-2013 22:07:52 | More by FleetwoodMatt
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Eighty

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

12-05-2013 18:28:05 | More by Eighty
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vinny21bal

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.6%

12-02-2013 14:00:21 | More by vinny21bal
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NooseJustice

Indiana

4/5  rDev -3.6%

12-01-2013 21:41:03 | More by NooseJustice
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Tertullian007

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

11-28-2013 17:50:35 | More by Tertullian007
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AdamP

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

11-28-2013 16:53:37 | More by AdamP
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mattafett

Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

11-28-2013 02:05:48 | More by mattafett
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jschott75

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

11-21-2013 15:52:51 | More by jschott75
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brewskis4drewski

Iowa

4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

11-18-2013 07:50:49 | More by brewskis4drewski
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core42

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

11-14-2013 17:38:22 | More by core42
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EliotRosewater

California

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

11-14-2013 03:32:37 | More by EliotRosewater
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sisterthelonious

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

11-02-2013 21:50:46 | More by sisterthelonious
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deebo

Minnesota

4.35/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I could have sworn I reviewed this beer before, I must have not entered my notes. Going off original thoughts and reviewing a bottle that has been sitting in the cellar for a little over a year.

A-Dirty light brown with some ruby highlights. A very weak tan foam that doesn't lace the glass.

S-Malty cherries, oak, and a slight lactic/acetic sourness tying the aromas together.

T-Good clean, non-medicinal taste. Like the aroma with a good sweet/sour balance, with it being more sour than sweet. Sour brown all the way with the interesting flavors cherries bring out.

M-A pretty nice richness from the malt. But it still finishes slightly sweet initially and then sourness kicks in. Moderate carbonation.

O-Another fruity sour treasure from New Glarus. Flavorful, easy to drink and well crafted.

Serving type: bottle

10-28-2013 00:33:40 | More by deebo
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cabrina

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

10-18-2013 14:43:38 | More by cabrina
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BMMillsy

Florida

4.23/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Bottle from trade. Thanks! My first New Glarus. Pours a deep clear reddish pink with a small head that recedes quickly. Aroma is light cherries, some sour vinegar, and a bit of caramel vanilla. Slick mouthfeel and tastes like cherries, vanilla, wood, and some apple. Maybe a hint of ginger and cinnamon but not "spice" by any means. Thr vanilla in the sour makes this one somewhat sweet. High carbonation keeps it very drinkable. Very unique brew, and a winner for sure!

Serving type: bottle

10-14-2013 21:52:55 | More by BMMillsy
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VinnyA

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

10-10-2013 16:04:07 | More by VinnyA
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Powderhornphil

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

10-10-2013 08:35:21 | More by Powderhornphil
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lovethebelgians

Iowa

4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

10-07-2013 17:55:16 | More by lovethebelgians
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Westuh

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

10-01-2013 18:55:49 | More by Westuh
Thumbprint Enigma from New Glarus Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 812 ratings.