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Thumbprint Saison - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

221 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 221
Reviews: 65
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 11.11%
Wants: 24
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Glarus Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: pschul4 on 07-09-2012)
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dwhitney


1/5  rDev -74.2%

08-06-2012 01:48:52 | More by dwhitney
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yamar68

Minnesota

2.7/5  rDev -30.2%

Pours an orangish gold with a short-lived, fizzy white cap. After a few brief moments, it looks like a glass of apple juice.

The nose is dominated by bubble gum aromas. A slight suggestion of clove-like yeast. A bit of funky fresh barnyard stuff.

The taste takes the same direction but the bubble gum isn't quite so pungent - it is, still, the lead player though. There's some other grassy bits and spicy notes as well.

Very little carbonation - exceedingly drinkable but just not working for me.

I wish these bottles had dates as I suspect this one is past its prime.

08-24-2012 00:22:15 | More by yamar68
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jegross2

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -28.9%

08-16-2013 03:31:25 | More by jegross2
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CityofBals

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -28.9%

09-12-2013 18:57:36 | More by CityofBals
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Larrygto

Arizona

2.75/5  rDev -28.9%

05-24-2013 17:52:25 | More by Larrygto
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Brent

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -22.5%

Not a bad beer by any means, but sadly lacking in the unique flavors that characterize a saison. A definite Belgian character, no doubt, but more along the lines of a Belgian pale strong ale. Bright and well carbonated with some sharp flavor notes, but missing any of the funkier flavor aspects that Saisons bring to the party.

11-28-2012 22:17:24 | More by Brent
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BGsWo22

New York

3/5  rDev -22.5%

04-10-2013 21:50:23 | More by BGsWo22
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jhillwastaken

Illinois

3/5  rDev -22.5%

07-12-2013 17:20:37 | More by jhillwastaken
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jarrgal

North Dakota

3/5  rDev -22.5%

06-10-2013 02:35:45 | More by jarrgal
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bahnfire

Vermont

3/5  rDev -22.5%

04-16-2013 00:19:36 | More by bahnfire
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jawneyt

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -22.5%

10-20-2012 18:48:53 | More by jawneyt
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NicholasOfMKE

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -22.5%

02-17-2014 05:14:41 | More by NicholasOfMKE
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psychotia

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -22.5%

07-21-2013 11:24:18 | More by psychotia
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mobius387

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -16%

01-31-2013 17:42:30 | More by mobius387
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tourdot

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -16%

11-03-2012 02:23:35 | More by tourdot
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Mandark

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -16%

05-10-2013 05:54:13 | More by Mandark
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thebigredone

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -16%

12-07-2012 17:14:45 | More by thebigredone
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ellswrth

Oregon

3.25/5  rDev -16%

08-17-2013 02:20:24 | More by ellswrth
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AlexFields

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -16%

08-07-2013 15:37:50 | More by AlexFields
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -16%

This poured out as a hazy golden color with a fizzy white head on top. The lacing was minimal but the retention was constant. The smell of the beer is light, not much really stands out on the nose. Some light grains and Belgian yeast on the nose, some subtle hops also. The taste of the beer gets better as it warms up. There is some subtle spice in there as well as some earthy grains and hops. The mouthfeel is generously carbonated with a dry bubbly finish. Overall this Saison is decent but not one of my favorites.

10-26-2012 01:28:58 | More by Knapp85
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

08-07-2012 02:01:40 | More by Gonzoillini
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KCM

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

07-15-2012 04:17:54 | More by KCM
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maq89

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

06-01-2013 02:49:56 | More by maq89
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theCoder

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

10-25-2013 12:43:53 | More by theCoder
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TastyIsBeer

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

09-27-2012 02:06:23 | More by TastyIsBeer
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Thumbprint Saison from New Glarus Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 221 ratings.