1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Thumbprint IIPA - New Glarus Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Thumbprint IIPAThumbprint IIPA

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
95
world-class

681 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 681
Reviews: 195
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.15%
Wants: 135
Gots: 36 | 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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Latest | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 681 | Reviews: 195 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of Carloco
Carloco

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

04-26-2014 00:59:17 | More by Carloco
Photo of billhelm
billhelm

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +17.4%

04-18-2014 17:31:53 | More by billhelm
Photo of EdTheEdge
EdTheEdge

California

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

04-13-2014 23:50:43 | More by EdTheEdge
Photo of SkinniePost
SkinniePost

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

04-10-2014 20:52:58 | More by SkinniePost
Photo of OutKast
OutKast

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

03-31-2014 18:37:28 | More by OutKast
Photo of Mplsbrew
Mplsbrew

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

03-29-2014 18:38:07 | More by Mplsbrew
Photo of rudylaw
rudylaw

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

03-25-2014 23:55:10 | More by rudylaw
Photo of MaximumYuks
MaximumYuks

Ohio

4/5  rDev -6.1%

03-23-2014 15:15:52 | More by MaximumYuks
Photo of dunix
dunix

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

03-19-2014 18:05:00 | More by dunix
Photo of SortaAmbivalent
SortaAmbivalent

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

03-16-2014 18:52:05 | More by SortaAmbivalent
Photo of mklisz
mklisz

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -12%

03-14-2014 12:44:16 | More by mklisz
Photo of masterofsparks
masterofsparks

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -23.7%

03-06-2014 19:27:05 | More by masterofsparks
Photo of Chip_K
Chip_K

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

03-05-2014 17:55:56 | More by Chip_K
Photo of DaftPatrick
DaftPatrick

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -6.1%

03-05-2014 04:11:47 | More by DaftPatrick
Photo of tipabu
tipabu

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

03-04-2014 00:30:51 | More by tipabu
Photo of jbeezification
jbeezification

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

02-25-2014 02:26:52 | More by jbeezification
Photo of ahermsen
ahermsen

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

02-23-2014 04:55:53 | More by ahermsen
Photo of Dope
Dope

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
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
Photo of NicholasOfMKE
NicholasOfMKE

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -29.6%

02-17-2014 05:13:26 | More by NicholasOfMKE
Photo of TubaDan
TubaDan

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -12%

02-13-2014 23:59:15 | More by TubaDan
Photo of goeke007
goeke007

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

02-08-2014 03:58:44 | More by goeke007
Photo of AJ01923
AJ01923

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

01-30-2014 20:26:58 | More by AJ01923
Photo of jimmy13
jimmy13

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

01-23-2014 22:18:52 | More by jimmy13
Photo of Rilesmiles
Rilesmiles

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

01-22-2014 01:45:12 | More by Rilesmiles
Photo of collino
collino

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

01-22-2014 00:44:27 | More by collino
Thumbprint IIPA from New Glarus Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 681 ratings.