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Thumbprint IIPA - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

687 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 687
Reviews: 195
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.15%
Wants: 130
Gots: 37 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
New Glarus Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.75% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

85 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-13-2011)
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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.

Dope, Feb 19, 2014
Thumbprint IIPA from New Glarus Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 687 ratings.