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Thumbprint Winter Warmer - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
good

202 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 202
Reviews: 47
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 11.91%
Wants: 5
Gots: 17 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
New Glarus Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BarrytheBear on 01-05-2013)
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Ratings: 202 | Reviews: 47 | Display Reviews Only:
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pabney

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +10.8%

02-20-2013 17:41:28 | More by pabney
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Kunstman

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +10.8%

01-14-2013 01:29:30 | More by Kunstman
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jdkitchi

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +10.8%

08-11-2013 01:50:56 | More by jdkitchi
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MrTana

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +10.8%

01-11-2013 04:40:59 | More by MrTana
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alpenglocken

Illinois

4/5  rDev +10.8%

03-26-2013 17:18:44 | More by alpenglocken
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mychalg9

Illinois

4/5  rDev +10.8%

06-16-2013 00:42:48 | More by mychalg9
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koes0024

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +10.8%

01-07-2014 02:15:53 | More by koes0024
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RobinLee

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +10.8%

03-15-2014 04:56:42 | More by RobinLee
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hinemk76

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +10.8%

11-05-2013 01:07:40 | More by hinemk76
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AmandaSchaefer

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +10.8%

04-15-2013 23:00:18 | More by AmandaSchaefer
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Grfilwett

Illinois

4/5  rDev +10.8%

02-22-2013 15:30:55 | More by Grfilwett
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KindaFondaGoozah

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +10.8%

04-13-2014 16:26:59 | More by KindaFondaGoozah
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jmbot4371

Illinois

4/5  rDev +10.8%

02-25-2014 03:08:38 | More by jmbot4371
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birchstick

Colorado

4/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a brownish color with a nice head. Nose is molasses, toffee, and caramel malts. Taste follows the nose well. Lots of toffee and caramel malts with a touch of toasted cereal malts in the background. Really nice scotch ale from New Glarus, and another winner from the Thumbprint series.

Serving type: bottle

01-05-2013 23:50:18 | More by birchstick
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elevatedgreens

Illinois

4/5  rDev +10.8%

01-31-2013 02:14:04 | More by elevatedgreens
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BrianCramer

Illinois

4/5  rDev +10.8%

02-17-2013 22:43:01 | More by BrianCramer
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mirwinator

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +10.8%

03-18-2013 04:08:34 | More by mirwinator
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Stoutfan23DJ

Illinois

4/5  rDev +10.8%

09-02-2013 21:43:47 | More by Stoutfan23DJ
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fuzzcherry

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +10.8%

02-02-2013 17:38:47 | More by fuzzcherry
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einman

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +10.8%

07-06-2013 01:13:14 | More by einman
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Bowers-Brew

Illinois

4/5  rDev +10.8%

04-21-2013 21:51:07 | More by Bowers-Brew
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Duff27

Illinois

3.93/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Big inch tall off white head on a dark amber colored body. Great head retention.

Lots o maltiness. I get some christmas spice for some reason.

Follows the nose. I even get a little cinnamon apple toffee for some reason. Hides the 9% extremely well.

Medium mouthfeel, medium carbonation.

I find this to be solid albeit not overwhelmingly good. The last two "only" solid offerings in the Thumbprint/Unplugged series somehow got better after a year, let's see what happens.

Serving type: bottle

01-30-2013 03:16:01 | More by Duff27
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emerge077

Illinois

3.9/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours with copious foam into a rinsed glass, after the second pour it takes a while to settle down, but does soon enough. Color is a tawny reddish orange with a slight haze and visible carbonation.

Soft sweetness in the aroma, dried fruit, maple, and sweet tobacco leaf.

Flavors of toasted malt, light spiciness, toffee, dried fruit, and vague oak/toasted coconut. The booze is certainly warming and stings the lips a little. Medium bodied with low carbonation. Definitely a sipper, though it's not especially harsh. Overall a good example of the style, even enjoyed on a May day in the mid 50ºs.

Serving type: bottle

05-27-2013 02:15:23 | More by emerge077
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facundoCNB

New Jersey

3.9/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a beautiful amber pour with 2 fingers of bubbly off white head, great head retention. smells of raisins, cherry, has a sort of cream ale yeast scent. the flavor is full of tart notes.. definitely getting a hint of barrel aging in here, but not the typical oak/bourbon.. this has a wine barrel feel. slightly sour with notes of plum, grapes, ginger, definitely getting a roasty grain flavor. a high carbonation medium body beer with a healthy abv! doesn't drink like your typical scottish ale, doesn't taste like the typical winter warmer "cinnamon / spice", but i'll be damned if i say this isn't what i was looking for right now. i was hesitant to pick up a bottle to drink because i wasn't in the mood for a sweet beer. this is excellent.

the mouthfeel actually works out for the flavor profile too.. and the alcohol, well i wouldn't have known about the 9% unless i looked up and saw it on here.. you can barely taste any trace of it.

Serving type: bottle

02-16-2013 12:08:38 | More by facundoCNB
Thumbprint Winter Warmer from New Glarus Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 202 ratings.