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Thumbprint Imperial Weizen - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

598 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 598
Reviews: 338
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 12.59%
Wants: 96
Gots: 45 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
New Glarus Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Weizenbock |  9.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Do not waste time attempting to box this brew into some esoteric guide to styles. This is Dan's bold creation. His passion for unfiltered Weiss collides with Cascade Hops inventing our Imperial Hefe-Weizen. Dry hopping boldly rules over Wisconsin red wheat and our special strain of Bavarian yeast. At almost 20 O.P. this is the super mac daddy of Weiss beers. Decoction mashing was followed by excessive dry hopping to create a fierce onslaught of clove, cinnamon and citrus all in this living beer. Don't bother waiting to enjoy - the time is now.

(Beer added by: EliteDigger on 02-11-2008)
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NappyB

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

06-22-2014 01:48:21 | More by NappyB
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Whiskeyjack

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

06-20-2014 21:51:12 | More by Whiskeyjack
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buschbeer

Ohio

4.01/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12 FL. OZ. bottle
Served in a beer flute

A - It is golden bodied with about a foot of off-white head that clings to the sides for dear life.

S - I smell bread, spices, and a little citrus, orange.

T - The taste has some clove, lemon, orange, and a bitter finish. I get alcohol as it warms and bread.

M - Foamy. This beer is all head. Once it settles it is medium bodied.

O - It is a hoppy version of a great style. It reminds me of Schneider Hopfenweisse.

Serving type: bottle

06-18-2014 23:50:47 | More by buschbeer
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BGsWo22

New York

3/5  rDev -25.9%

06-17-2014 00:18:35 | More by BGsWo22
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InfiniteWizard83910

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

06-16-2014 01:51:20 | More by InfiniteWizard83910
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StoutItOutLoud

Illinois

4.16/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12-oz bottle (2013) served to chalice. Drank 6-10-14. Compared this head-to-head with Vitus.

Hazy orange, darker in color than the Vitus, like orange juice with a splash of lemonade. Got an impressive 1.5-finger head, leaving some lovely irregular lacing.

Aroma's less complex than the Vitus. Aside from spice, and very faint banana, there's little here. It's not unpleasant, just muted, relatively speaking.

Yeasty spice, with wheat. Very creamy mouthfeel, more enjoyable in that regard than Vitus. Almost dangerously drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

06-11-2014 01:59:04 | More by StoutItOutLoud
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TX-Badger

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

06-08-2014 21:11:44 | More by TX-Badger
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Danmullens1

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

05-31-2014 22:54:23 | More by Danmullens1
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beersdmf17

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

05-30-2014 23:45:17 | More by beersdmf17
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BubalooBrewMaster

Nevada

4/5  rDev -1.2%

05-29-2014 08:23:16 | More by BubalooBrewMaster
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Dave_Treat

Virginia

4/5  rDev -1.2%

05-26-2014 21:24:52 | More by Dave_Treat
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DangerDawg

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

05-25-2014 02:22:58 | More by DangerDawg
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robear

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -1.2%

05-24-2014 19:57:31 | More by robear
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afsdan

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

05-22-2014 19:51:02 | More by afsdan
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kansascobleigh

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

05-21-2014 19:31:38 | More by kansascobleigh
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JJWIGHT

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

05-20-2014 19:17:17 | More by JJWIGHT
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Lehighace06

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -19.8%

05-17-2014 03:28:56 | More by Lehighace06
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Alex_Weinard

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -1.2%

05-16-2014 03:54:48 | More by Alex_Weinard
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dkw0063

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

05-14-2014 19:41:29 | More by dkw0063
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Sarge3130

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

05-04-2014 20:42:22 | More by Sarge3130
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jadler16

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

05-02-2014 18:34:25 | More by jadler16
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OnWisconsin

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -19.8%

04-29-2014 01:07:45 | More by OnWisconsin
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

04-22-2014 06:54:05 | More by MarkyMOD
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cnbrown313

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

04-21-2014 12:52:44 | More by cnbrown313
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mtpHokie

South Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

04-19-2014 03:40:48 | More by mtpHokie
Thumbprint Imperial Weizen from New Glarus Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 598 ratings.