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Thumbprint Berliner Weiss - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,085 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 1,085
Reviews: 358
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 9.33%
Wants: 289
Gots: 138 | FT: 15
Brewed by:
New Glarus Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Berliner Weissbier |  ABV ?

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: badbeer on 06-30-2008)
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Reviews by demcorhip:
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demcorhip

Ontario (Canada)

4.15/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A nice looking brew. A big two finger head formed on a fairly vigorous pour, despite its "tightness" and active carbonation its not going to sstick around for long, fitting the style. The brew is clear and yellow straw in colour. This sheets of lace form on the side of the glass then slide back down.

Interesting aromas here, clean wheaty malts, some tart funk, lemon and white grape.

Pretty straightforward brew, the bready and wheaty malts show up first with a hint of lemon. Some tart funk from the lactobacillus appears and is contrasted with the presence of the grapes. A slight woodiness from the barrels appears at the finish.

A spritzy, champagne-like feel thanks to the light body and active carbonation. Nicely balanced, the grapes do a great job in cutting into the tartness, and the qualities picked up from the barrel are subtle and allow the other qualities to shine.

Insanely drinkable on this warm summer's day. This would be a great beer for the wine enthusiast, as well as to showcase the variety of flavours possible in beer. Also highly recommended for those interested in trying some tart brews, although the grapes really balance the tartness quite nicely. I would love to see this brew every summer, as it is such a pleasant, somewhat crisp and highly refreshing drink. Get it while you can.

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2008 22:47:39 | More by demcorhip
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Roguer

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a huge, fluffy white head with tons of sticky lacing clinging to the glass and impressive retention. Brew is a lively, hazy pale lemon yellow.

Extremely tart and musty aroma. Smells of light citrus, funk, hay, candi sugar, banana, and earth. Light, delicate, but not subtle. Inviting.

Flavor is lighter and more restrained than the aroma. Some musty funkiness right up front, mingling with light, creamy wheat. Citric acid - lemons and lemongrass, and a hint of peel - follows, with sharp tartness, washing over your palate.

Light, bright, sharp, refreshing. Fair amount of sting, but it's welcome in this presentation. Very lively. Extremely short finish for the bulk of the flavor, although there is a lighter lingering stickiness.

This is an excellent, excellent beer. It's exactly what you want on a warm Summer day. It strikes me as a very low ABV wheat-based tart Saison.

Serving type: bottle

07-31-2014 22:24:11 | More by Roguer
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Thumbprint Berliner Weiss from New Glarus Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 1,085 ratings.