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Thumbprint Winter Warmer - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
good

214 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 214
Reviews: 48
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 12.15%
Wants: 5
Gots: 18 | 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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jakea

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

12-07-2013 15:07:27 | More by jakea
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dfillius

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

12-03-2013 12:01:42 | More by dfillius
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warnerry

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

12-03-2013 02:14:06 | More by warnerry
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mmulebarn

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -17.1%

11-29-2013 02:08:40 | More by mmulebarn
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myersk27

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

11-22-2013 11:25:32 | More by myersk27
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equinox1

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

11-20-2013 00:47:14 | More by equinox1
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brewskis4drewski

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

11-18-2013 07:51:31 | More by brewskis4drewski
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Eaglefan344

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

11-12-2013 22:15:19 | More by Eaglefan344
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hinemk76

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +10.5%

11-05-2013 01:07:40 | More by hinemk76
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1FatJ

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

11-05-2013 00:15:04 | More by 1FatJ
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cabrina

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

10-18-2013 14:48:49 | More by cabrina
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RWNay

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

10-04-2013 17:04:32 | More by RWNay
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Westuh

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -17.1%

10-01-2013 18:54:44 | More by Westuh
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AlphaKingKegger

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

09-21-2013 05:26:31 | More by AlphaKingKegger
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Goblinmunkey7

Massachusetts

2.84/5  rDev -21.5%

Appearance: Very slightly hazed light copper with some orange leanings. Head is small, creamy, and off-white. Drops to a spotty cap and small collar in short order. Moderate carbonation of the pour. A bit lighter than I've come to expect from the style.

Smell: Light spiciness. Malts run on the sweet side with a ton of cooked and caramelized malts. Caramel sweetness with some slight cereal grains. A touch of alcohol. Toasted and bready, like whoa. A touch of smoke and some roasted malts. Vabguely fruity.

Taste: Malty, obviously. Caramel, some toffee, and an earthy undertone. Nice balance of roasted and toasted malts. Some minor backing spice, but it's well hidden. Some apple and pear. Alcohol is present, but not assertive. Warming alcohol on the back with some associated spice. Bready with some dried grass on the back.

Mouthfeel: Slightly creamy with a medium body and moderate carbonation. Slightly dry on the finish with a crispish finish.

Overall: Half a firestarter.

An ok winter warmer. Malts are nice, but it's missing a little complexity. A bit sweet overall, but not bad by any means.

09-17-2013 17:39:11 | More by Goblinmunkey7
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Ri0

Wisconsin

3.38/5  rDev -6.6%

poured 12oz bottle into pint glass.

A - Light tan/orange hue with big 3 finger dirty blonde head. Good retention and some lacing.

S - Some toffee and caramel malts with bready hints. Spiced up with a boozy scent.

T - Not a Scotch Ale. This is more of a Christmas spiced beer than anything. There is a bit of alcohol, spice, and caramelized malt. Not a fan of this style of beer.

M - Medium body with plenty of carbonation. Alcohol burn on the finish.

O - This is a winter warmer, but not a Scotch ale. Glad I only had one bottle and shared it. First beer from Dan I didn't care for.

09-16-2013 01:10:49 | More by Ri0
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CityofBals

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -30.9%

09-12-2013 18:59:06 | More by CityofBals
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Axnjxn

North Carolina

3.76/5  rDev +3.9%

Winter 2012 release. Into a FW tulip.

Pours a dark orange with a nice head. Smell is a bit subdued...some malty caramel notes are present. Taste is also about the same. Flavor is good and typical for the style - malts and caramel but not too strong. Nothing out of the ordinary here. Medium bodied, mild carbonation.

Overall a fairly good beer but nothing too amazing.

09-12-2013 00:35:21 | More by Axnjxn
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Stoutfan23DJ

Illinois

4/5  rDev +10.5%

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

New York

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

08-30-2013 17:10:46 | More by Dirtinabottle
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Holland

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

08-24-2013 04:24:01 | More by Holland
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cadaugherty

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

08-20-2013 13:39:45 | More by cadaugherty
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ajzy

Wisconsin

2/5  rDev -44.8%

08-17-2013 23:31:24 | More by ajzy
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jegross2

Illinois

3/5  rDev -17.1%

08-16-2013 03:31:04 | More by jegross2
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woosterbill

Kentucky

4.03/5  rDev +11.3%

12oz bottle.

A: Clear, rich copper body under two inches of fine, creamy eggshell head. Tremendous retention for the style and some spotty lace. Lovely.

S: Rich toffee, spicy alcohol, and some toasted breadiness. Quite nice.

T: Spicier here, with peppery notes atop the sweet caramelized malt. Long, warming, bittersweet finish. Tasty.

M: Rich, creamy, full-bodied. Maybe a bit too frothy, but still good.

O: This is certainly less exciting than many of the recent Thumbprints, but I found it to be a thoroughly enjoyable Scottish Ale that, although I enjoyed it in the summer, impressed me with its suitability as a Winter Warmer. Nice and spicy, beautifully caramelized, and warming without being boozy. What's not to like?

Cheers!

08-14-2013 02:39:42 | More by woosterbill
Thumbprint Winter Warmer from New Glarus Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 214 ratings.