Thumbprint IIPA - New Glarus Brewing Company
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Reviews by pigc:
4.22/5 rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
A - Pours a light blondish orange color with two finger head. Nice lacing along sides of glass.
S - Orange, mango, pine, lemon. All the citrus going on here.
T - Full pine flavored hoppiness comes right out of the gate follow by a balancing malt bill and then a wave of alcohol enters the picture showing it's 9% abv.
M - Medium with average carbonation. Oily, sticky. Coats entire mouth nicely.
O - Solid IIPA from New Glarus. I like that this one has less malt backbone compared to several other DIPA's I've tried. Very crisp and refreshing despite the higher abv in this brew. Well done!
Serving type: bottle
09-27-2011 01:07:27 | More by pigc
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4.25/5 rDev 0%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
No bottling date that I can see.
A: Pours a cloudy straw/orange color. So cloudy it's almost white - looks almost exactly like a witbier. Tall, frothy and effervescent offwhite head. Big island of foam and lots of heavy, continuous lacing everywhere.
S: Oooh nice. Candied oranges and lemons. A little grapefruit thrown in. Spicy resinous pine. Nice hop variety. Maybe some bready malt?
T: Not as huge of a hop bomb as I was expecting from the aroma. Citrusy with grapefruit and orange, but much less so. Lots and lots and lots of spicy, piney hops everywhere. Not overly bitter, there is a substantial bready malt here backing it up. Wave of drying bitterness in the finish, along with sort of a salty, spicy pine kicking around. Hints of grapefruit and more pine in the drying, lingering aftertaste.
M: Somewhat heavy, quite bitter and dry on the back end.
O: Nice balanced but very hoppy at the same time. Big, bold hoppy flavors with a strong enough malt base to balance it out (mostly anyway). Only really get substantial bitterness in the bitter drying finish, the rest of the time it's quite well balanced.
Serving type: bottle
02-19-2014 03:57:22 | More by Dope
Thumbprint IIPA from New Glarus Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 646 ratings.