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Thumbprint Winter Warmer - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
good

234 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 234
Reviews: 49
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 12.19%
Wants: 7
Gots: 18 | FT: 3
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:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BarrytheBear on 01-05-2013)
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

carlmoberg, Apr 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

KindaFondaGoozah, Apr 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

SkinniePost, Apr 10, 2014
Photo of arlingtonjoe
3.53/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A: Easy pour with a nice two finger head that leaves some lacing as it subsides, very nice copper coloring

S: Aromas of toffee, raw sugar, some spice and earthy yeast esthers.

T: Toasted malt, toffee, allspice with a dry woodsy finish.

M: Decent carbonation, medium body with a resinous aftertaste.

O: Interesting take on a scotch ale and definately a nice beverage on a cold night.

arlingtonjoe, Mar 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

RobinLee, Mar 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

hoosier222002, Mar 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

jmbot4371, Feb 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

SouthSider14, Feb 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

Dicers, Feb 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

ThreeFishes, Jan 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Stevedore, Jan 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

koes0024, Jan 07, 2014
Photo of HuskyinPDX
3.28/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Bottle opened on 11.6.13

A - Pours a dirty light brown with a huge light tan head with great retention.

S - Raisins, caramel, metallic.

T - Spices, raisin, caramel, metal, like sucking on a nickel.

D - Thin body and lots of carbonation.

O - Close, well not really. Lots of metallic tones.

HuskyinPDX, Dec 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

amishbooze, Dec 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Lionhawk, Dec 18, 2013
Photo of KC9LDB
5/5  rDev +38.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

An A+ Winter Warmer from my friends at New Glarus.
I bought this March of this year and let it hang in the cellar till well now. His buddy is chilling till next year.
A: great pour, nice thin head, a bit off white
S: Nice notes of spice and malt. Some vanilla and caramel
T: Mouth filling, lots of richness but not a stupid amount like some winter warmers. Not boozy at all.
M: as stated above, just a great coating of winter happiness.
O: IOm gonna let the other one hang for a bit longer, see what happens. This was just excellent and what I wanted.

KC9LDB, Dec 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

bcostner1, Dec 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

SeanBond, Dec 11, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

XmnwildX12, Dec 11, 2013
Photo of 312HopBomb
3.86/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a caramel straw color with a smallish head that fades quickly in my Duvel tulip.

Aroma produces Belgian rock candy sugar, alcohol and dark fruit.

The first taste has a surprising coconut flavor that is quite pronounced. The second taste has a less pronounced coconut component and some alcohol and dark fruits come into play. The finish has some residual candy sugar sweetness that is not cloying at all. Rich malts and a slight fruitiness are present.

The mouthfeel is rich yet somewhat sharp from the alcohol. Light carbonation and a medium/full body.

Overall I like this winter warmer. it's a bit boozy (necessary for warming!) but pairs well with the candy sugar flavor.

312HopBomb, Dec 07, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

jakea, Dec 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

dfillius, Dec 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

warnerry, Dec 03, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

mmulebarn, Nov 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

myersk27, Nov 22, 2013
Thumbprint Winter Warmer from New Glarus Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 234 ratings.