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Thumbprint Wild Sour Ale - New Glarus Brewing Company

Thumbprint Wild Sour AleThumbprint Wild Sour Ale

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Ratings: 740
Reviews: 100
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 8.49%


Brewed by:
New Glarus Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Naturally soured by farm valley winds blowing wild yeast into our oak casks. Finally, after a year and a half of patient coaxing Wisconsin dark malts whirl in a kaleidoscope of cedar, caramel and tart green plum exuberance. Available to the exclusive few who travel off the beaten paths, this is authentic Wisconsin sour brown ale. Truly unique this Sour Ale is brewed for those who live on the wild side and is suitable for laying down or consuming immediately, serve at 40 – 45 °F.

(Beer added by: Stevedore on 07-09-2013)
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Lemke10

Wisconsin

4.33/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

This pours a clear yet dark amber color with a fizzy head. The aroma is very tart with candied fruits and sugars. The taste is sweet and fizzy in the beginning but finishes rather tart and sour. There are lots of hints of sour apple and oak in this one. Very interesting and different.

Serving type: bottle

07-20-2013 22:44:37 | More by Lemke10
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Thumbprint Wild Sour Ale from New Glarus Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 740 ratings.