Thumbprint Enigma | New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89.8%
Liked This Beer
4.16 w/ 1,386 ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Flanders Oud Bruin

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by GCBrewingCo on 05-01-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,417
Reviews:
489
Ratings:
1,386
Liked:
1,244
Avg:
4.16/5
pDev:
10.1%
Alströms:
4.26
 
 
Wants:
278
Gots:
245
Trade:
26
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,386 |  Reviews: 489
Photo of dannycohen62
4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TheLefty1616
4.06/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of yancot
4.04/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of ZombPumpkin
4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bicyclesandbeer
5/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of n2pux
4.45/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Nalid66
4.71/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of novamat
4.21/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of drdiesel9483
4.28/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Look - really dark reddish brown color with a slight head and good skimming
Smell - dark red fruit like dark cherries and tart
Taste - funky dark candied cherries and apple cider vinegar
Feel - full body think with low carb
Overall - fantastic

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Photo of bpopovich
2.5/5  rDev -39.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of rypkr
4.39/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Love this. Frothy and creamy from look to finish. It's dry and tart with just a little funk and a little more sweetness. Its remiscent of unripened cherries with an apple cider vinegar like twinge. Ridiculously full, frothy and creamy mouthfeel. What a "big" beer for 5.5%. This is my first new glarus and I'm now itching to try others.

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Photo of pat61
4.75/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

L: bright dark brown under a moderate light tan head with good retention

S: balsamic, prunes, dried fruit, fig, dates, faint light chocolate, and some dark sugar leaning towards molasses

T: tart around the level of a Jonathan Apple with cherry, alcohol, molasses infused dark cakey malt, balsamic, traces of chocolate in the background, and dark dried fruits

F: medium body and medium high carbonation

O: drinkable, interesting and world-class

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Photo of Rhettroactive
4.48/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jdkitchi
4.15/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GuyFawkes
4.6/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Unknown vintage; drank 7/2/17 @ the Yarchives. Opaque plum appearance; champagne bubbles throughout. A rough pour yielded a nice khaki head; decent lace. Rich raspberry jam, mild sea salt & faint fresh earth notes in the nose. Medium mouthfeel. Rich raspberry jam & honeyed wheat flavors up frong; mild tartness & a hint of sea salt on the finish. Truly delicious & nicely balance. One of New Glarus' best....

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Photo of Tilley4
4.34/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Incredible... Not too tart or sour... The pucker is there but it blends amazingly with the sweetness of the cherries and makes this eminently drinkable. Wish I had more than one bottle of it... Love it!

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Photo of Dharmelink
4.63/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of tmryan21
4.33/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of J_Mueller
4.24/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of paulish
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cryptichead
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of monty79_1997
3.84/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of heddar33
4.43/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Vicirus
4.11/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of MaxOhle
4.01/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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Thumbprint Enigma from New Glarus Brewing Company
Beer rating: 89.8% out of 100 with 1,386 ratings
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