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Thumbprint Saison - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

222 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 222
Reviews: 65
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 11.11%
Wants: 24
Gots: 13 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Stoutfan23DJ, Sep 02, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

ajzy, Aug 17, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -16%

ellswrth, Aug 17, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -28.9%

jegross2, Aug 16, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

jdkitchi, Aug 11, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -16%

AlexFields, Aug 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

SeanBond, Jul 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

thebouch01, Jul 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

UffDaBock, Jul 26, 2013
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

psychotia, Jul 21, 2013
Photo of Fcolle2
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pour hazy burn orange in color with a 1 finger white head that has decent retention.

Nose is interesting, some nice sour lemon phenols from the Belgium yeast along with an interesting ginger note. Smells very refreshing.

Malt is fairly light in this brew and is overshadowed by the Belgium yeast. There is a slight Belgium/farmhouse funk but nothing to intense. Hops are detected on the exhale and are very mellow.

Mouthfeel is good, lots of carbonation and a good stickiness that give it a nice body

Fcolle2, Jul 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

cjs61679, Jul 13, 2013
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

jhillwastaken, Jul 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Holmes698, Jul 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

NappyB, Jun 29, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

jschott75, Jun 27, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

coz, Jun 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

ali1987, Jun 14, 2013
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3.59/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A: thin head on a cloudy dull golden body. occasional scattered spot of lacing.

S: I like the aroma its just not very Belgian. Notes include clove, anise, citrus mostly pineapple and some grains.

T: clove, lemon tartness, a little belgian yeast and club soda in the finish with also a bitter, metallic taste late.

M: light to medium body and very high carbonation. not as dry a finish as I want.

Overall: It wasnt a bad beer just not very Belgian or funky. I want more of the barnyard, yeast style of saison.

kylehay2004, Jun 14, 2013
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3.53/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours with a small head of white foam on a hazy, golden body. The head settles at a moderate pace and leaves light lace.

S - Musty yeast, wheat, and notes of clove.

T - Sweet malt up front with an anise note in the middle. Some clove and nutmeg in the middle with a finish of spices, a touch of citrus, and mild hops.

M - Medium thick body, moderately high carbonation, and a slightly dry finish.

D - Not my cup of tea, the spice character is robust, but quite odd.

nickfl, Jun 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

Lovely85, Jun 14, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

CUBeerBuff, Jun 12, 2013
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

jarrgal, Jun 10, 2013
Thumbprint Saison from New Glarus Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 222 ratings.