Thumbprint Apple Ale | New Glarus Brewing Company

BA SCORE
92
outstanding
1,645 Ratings
Thumbprint Apple AleThumbprint Apple Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
New Glarus Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States
newglarusbrewing.com

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Skidz on 09-25-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,645
Reviews:
462
Avg:
4.12
pDev:
10.44%
 
 
Wants:
347
Gots:
220
For Trade:
13
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Ratings: 1,645 |  Reviews: 462
Photo of SaCkErZ9
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of OKFine
4.06/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Yeti1979
4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of beatenbyjacks
3.43/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

perhaps I just wasn't in the mood as I LOVE all NG fruit beers, but this one was just a hopped up apple juice to me.

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Photo of JohnParadee
3.6/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nollie77
4.29/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Shy5
4.29/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of OldhouseRecs
4.28/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mborba00
4.05/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gr8zehaman
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of IAMJOSH
4.4/5  rDev +6.8%

Photo of Winston3737
3.25/5  rDev -21.1%

Photo of Pugi13
4.75/5  rDev +15.3%

Photo of Gatordaddy
4.72/5  rDev +14.6%

Photo of Justdoit1234
4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

Photo of RavenForBeer
4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

Photo of yeaprolly
3.5/5  rDev -15%

Photo of cheesy26
4/5  rDev -2.9%

Photo of Matthew607
4.31/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of flagmantho
3.96/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from 12oz bottle into a clear mug.

Appearance: light brown hue with a touch of haze and a strong effervescence. Head pours a thin layer of frothy ivory foam. Not bad.

Smell: the smell of apples is incredibly strong, but it doesn't seem overly cidery, which is interesting. There is a little beer aroma under it, which is nice, but the story here is all apples all the time.

Taste: apples are what is advertised, and apples are what you get. There's a sweetish, malty brown ale underneath, but the apples take over everything. Quite good if that's what you're into.

Mouthfeel: medium-light body with a good fizziness. It works.

Overall: this is a sweet and appley beer. I like it a lot, but it's a bit on the sweet side to just quaff all day.

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Photo of jamato3000
4/5  rDev -2.9%

Photo of Fusebuddy
3.64/5  rDev -11.7%

Photo of JakeBarnett
4.04/5  rDev -1.9%

Photo of brock125
3.75/5  rDev -9%

Thumbprint Apple Ale from New Glarus Brewing Company
4.12 out of 5 based on 1,645 ratings.
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