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Thumbprint Imperial Weizen - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

610 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 610
Reviews: 339
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 12.59%
Wants: 98
Gots: 45 | FT: 4
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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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.

StoutItOutLoud, Jun 11, 2014
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Thumbprint Imperial Weizen from New Glarus Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 610 ratings.