Thumbprint Enigma | New Glarus Brewing Company

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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
Ratings:
1,366
Reviews:
483
Avg:
4.14
pDev:
10.14%
 
 
Wants:
273
Gots:
243
For Trade:
24
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Photo of monty79_1997
3.84/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of heddar33
4.43/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Vicirus
4.11/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of MaxOhle
4.01/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ONUMello
4.24/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle poured into a tulip
A: Dark brown with a thin head that settles quickly
S: Sour cherry with hints of oak & spice
T: Sour cherry, caramel, cinnamon, oak
M: Light-bodied, sour with a bit of sweetness and light carbonation
O: Mouthwatering from the sour & complexity. Enjoyable to drink and I look forward to aging my other bottles

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Photo of Kevinpitts
4.1/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Scott17Taylor
4.33/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Very nice oud bruin, dark malts,oak and sour cherry with some vanilla flavors. The mouthfeel is perfect, it is medium with a nice lightly tart finish. It's worth seeking out.

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Photo of npachl
4.24/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Krusader
4.38/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of VelvetExtract
3.95/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rabbott2
4.12/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DanGeo
3.7/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Futbolmanby
4.06/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ADTaber
3.75/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mantissa
4.18/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of lemmy187
4.1/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mwilbur
4.27/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from 12 oz bottle into tulip.
A: Pours a nice deep, dark ruby hue with 1 inch light tan head with decent retention...eventually settling to a thin skim.
S: Sour cherry, cinnamon, tart berries, fresh oak, and a hint of vanilla.
T: Sour cherry, tart raspberry, fresh oak, cinnamon, sweet malt, vanilla, and a hint of almond.
M: Light body. Sweet, sour, and tart...just as it should be. Lingers and matures a bit on the palate. In the end, nicely refreshing too.
D: Very drinkable, especially for style. Very fruit-forward which makes it very approachable. A solid brew with my only knock being I wish it was a bit deeper/more complex.

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Photo of Bdubz94
4.92/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Pours a very dark reddish brown. Clear, not cloudy, but almost entirely opaque. Minimal tan head that dissipates quickly. Some wispy lacing is left behind.

Aroma is mouthwateringly sour and funky. Definite cherries, with some oak and malts.

Taste is sour yet exceptionally refreshing. Very fruity and sweet but malty at the same time. Hints of vanilla.

Feel is medium with mild carbonation.

Such a complex beer! Strongly recommend picking up a four-pack of this one.

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Photo of bigpoppa67
4.23/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of n2185
3.92/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of DrKarl
4.21/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of VABA
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of taospowder
4.27/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of VashonGuy
4.31/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Blackop555
4.29/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours reddish-brown. Short, foamy, Light tan head Fades after a bit.

Smells tart cherry, brown sugar, vanilla, light funky sour.

taste okay vanilla, tart cherry, brown sugar and light vinegar. Finish is semi-dry with a fruity linger. Fuller medium body and creamy lower medium carbonation.

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Thumbprint Enigma from New Glarus Brewing Company
4.14 out of 5 based on 1,366 ratings.
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