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Thumbprint Berliner Weiss - New Glarus Brewing Company

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1,232 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,232
Reviews: 366
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 9.11%
Wants: 304
Gots: 126 | FT: 18
Brewed by:
New Glarus Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Berliner Weissbier |  ABV ?

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: badbeer on 06-30-2008

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Photo of mhksuccess
4.24/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

pour from bottle snifter glass
very yellow color 1/4 to 1/2 inch head
smell has that farmhouse funk
nice slight tart and very easy smooth drinking
little lemon with a nice crisp taste
can drink this easily perfect for a session type beer
would get again

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of lookrider
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of sweemzander
4.73/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

12oz. bottle poured into a tulip. Very very happy Dan decided to put this back out again.

(A)- Pours a hazed golden yellow color. Produced a giant white fluffy head with superb retention behind it. Tons of clumpy lacing was left behind as it finally dissipated. A real beauty in appearance in the glass.

(S)- A nice aroma of a dry biscuit-like grainy wheat profile that meets an ever so slight acidic yet funky tart lemon rind.

(T)- Very similar to the smell. A nicely crisp yet dry biscuit-like stone wheat meets a lightly tart lemon rind finish. Ever so slightly earthy in a barnyard sense, but only as it warms up.

(M)- An absolute lovely light and refreshingly crisp body and mouthfeel. Truly authentic to the style with an always welcoming light tartness at the end.

(O)- I always look forward to what Dan at New Glarus will put out next and I have looked forward to them putting this back out for quite some time now and it does not disappoint in any way. There is no better beer to consume on a hot summers day than this beer. Alot of this will be consumed this summer for sure.

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of AlexFields
3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of atoulouk
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of jdhowe
4.14/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle with no discernible date. Thanks to Duffman929 for sending this!

A: Pours a light golden color with medium clarity. A half finger of fluffy, bubbly white head dissipates to a thin spotty film and a ring with lacing. Pouring, this looks not unlike a lightly carbonated champagne.

S: Clean, wheaty, and lightly tart smell. A little earthiness and a malt sweetness are evident in the nose. Notes of fruits like grape sweeten the nose.

T/M: A light, crisp tartness hits straight away with plentiful carbonation and a light mouthfeel. This drinks like a champagne almost more than a beer, but the malt character still remains. Flavors of sweetness from grapes and malts play nicely with a little tartness to make this really enjoyable.

O: I didn't come into this beer with any expectations, and I was pleased for my first experience with New Glarus. This beer is really quite good, and is also quite different from anything I've had before. To be fair, this is an entirely new style to me, so I cannot comment on this beer against others in a fair way, but this has been a really nice treat. I'd drink this again (and since Duffman929 kindly sent two bottles, I'm pretty sure I will drink it again).

Photo of GJ40
4.03/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sampled from a 12oz bottle. Thanks dogphishead!

A - Pale yellow with good clarity and a fluffy yet sturdy white head. A nice rise of bubbles and great lacing.

S - Fruity with grapes and a hint of bubblegum.

T - Starts quite tart but fades gradually. Dry and crisp with some white grape juice and a hint of sweetness.

M - Thin with a firm carbonation.

O - An interesting, delicate beer with no rough edges. Perfect for a warm NC evening.

Photo of liamt07
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -22.1%

Photo of sacrelicio
4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

Photo of MCain04
4.27/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Received as on of several generous extras from tinypyramids, whom I now owe bigtime. Poured into a Spiegelau tulip.

Straw yellow color with a thin pure-white head of 2 fingers which dissipates rather quickly, not much lacing to speak of.

Smells very lemony, tart green apple, bright and fresh. Not unlike a freshly cleaned kitchen.

Taste is very bright. The tartness is there, puckeringly so, which I love. Green apples, lemon, white grapes.

Feels a touch thin on the front end, but is very light at crisp which is nice. Carbonation is champagne-level high but it works. Light-bodied.

Overall this is the ultimate in beer-refreshment. Love it for what it is, and enjoying it now, not sure it would have the same effect on a 5 degree Chicago winter day though. Try this this summer if you can!

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

Thumbprint Berliner Weiss from New Glarus Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 1,232 ratings.