Thumbprint Apple Ale | New Glarus Brewing Company

Thumbprint Apple AleThumbprint Apple Ale
BA SCORE
88.1%
Liked This Beer
4.13 w/ 1,650 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
Ranking:
#1,666
Reviews:
464
Ratings:
1,650
Liked:
1,454
Avg:
4.13/5
pDev:
10.41%
Alströms:
3.84
 
 
Wants:
347
Gots:
222
Trade:
15
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into a teku glass

Appearance: Pours a copper orange, brown color with not much head at all, but does settle to a thin ring. Body is clear with a few light amount of sediment.

Smell: Apple, apple juice, apple cider, red apple skin, light sweetness. One dimensional, but really nice.

Taste: Medium sweetness right away, followed by apple juice, cider-like spices, and finally a light bready/pie crust character to remind you that this is in fact a beer. Definitely a sweet beer but not even approaching cloying, and there's a very light tartness to balance it out.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied and crisp with medium carbonation. Finishes semi sweet. Super drinkable.

Overall: Another excellent fruit beer from New Glarus. So much clean, crisp fruit character and incredibly easy to drink. Definitely worth trying if you have the chance.

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4.23/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12 oz. bottle purchased at the brewery, unknown brewing/bottling date, poured into my New Glarus flute-style glass, drank over 30 minutes

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Thumbprint Apple Ale from New Glarus Brewing Company
Beer rating: 88.1% out of 100 with 1,650 ratings
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