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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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SourAddict

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

08-27-2013 14:30:27 | More by SourAddict
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rabbitguy

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

08-24-2013 20:39:25 | More by rabbitguy
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ajzy

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

08-17-2013 23:33:01 | More by ajzy
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ellswrth

Oregon

3.25/5  rDev -16%

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

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

08-11-2013 01:50:15 | More by jdkitchi
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AlexFields

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -16%

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

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.4%

07-30-2013 16:37:49 | More by SeanBond
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thebouch01

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

07-27-2013 13:50:28 | More by thebouch01
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UffDaBock

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +3.4%

07-26-2013 19:58:55 | More by UffDaBock
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psychotia

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -22.5%

07-21-2013 11:24:18 | More by psychotia
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Fcolle2

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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

07-13-2013 18:57:39 | More by Fcolle2
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cjs61679

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.4%

07-13-2013 01:35:57 | More by cjs61679
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jhillwastaken

Illinois

3/5  rDev -22.5%

07-12-2013 17:20:37 | More by jhillwastaken
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Holmes698

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

07-12-2013 16:30:04 | More by Holmes698
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NappyB

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

06-29-2013 14:26:52 | More by NappyB
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jschott75

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

06-27-2013 18:36:58 | More by jschott75
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coz

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

06-14-2013 22:31:59 | More by coz
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ali1987

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

06-14-2013 02:24:57 | More by ali1987
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kylehay2004

Florida

3.59/5  rDev -7.2%

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.

06-14-2013 01:24:19 | More by kylehay2004
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nickfl

Florida

3.53/5  rDev -8.8%

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.

06-14-2013 01:21:47 | More by nickfl
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Lovely85

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

06-14-2013 01:17:05 | More by Lovely85
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CUBeerBuff

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

06-12-2013 08:05:21 | More by CUBeerBuff
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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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Billolick

New York

4.04/5  rDev +4.4%

12oz brown bottle with no freshness date

A- Hazed and murky darker tangarine, lite tan head with bubbles on the larger side of tiny, stays nicely but leaves just some slippery foam.

S- Pungent nose filled with pepper, Belgian yeast spicing and ripe fruits.

T- Zesty, bold and flavorful, with pepper, plentiful a banana note, yeast and excess character burting through.

M- carbonation on the active side

O-Agressive saison, flavorful and quite enjoyable. Has the feel of an imperial or very American take on the style, and I like it.

06-03-2013 01:03:11 | More by Billolick
Thumbprint Saison from New Glarus Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 221 ratings.