Thumbprint IIPA | New Glarus Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.75%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
85 IBU

Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-13-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
704
Reviews:
195
Avg:
4.18
pDev:
9.57%
 
 
Wants:
116
Gots:
40
For Trade:
1
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a tulip.

Appearance: IIPA pours a modestly bright golden tangerine color with a full haziness throughout. A small white rocky head fades quickly to a small collar around the edge of the glass and leaves no lace.

Smell: The pale malt is noticeable but does not get in the way. A blend of juicy citrus and spicy pine hops provide most of the hoppy notes but don't seem to have a lot of depth.

Taste: The malt is very light. Grapefruit provides the main citrus flavor, which is very full and robust. Prickly pine finishes off the flavor. Fairly straight forward.

Mouthfeel: With a feel that is already on the full side, the carbonation adds an additional heaviness. Softly crisp, the bubbles are creamy and help remove some of the hop oil residue that remains after each sip.

Overall: The malt presence is so light on this one, it really lets the hops shine through nicely. At this point it seems that the hops have fallen off a bit, so it would probably have reviewed better had I tried it fresh.

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Thumbprint IIPA from New Glarus Brewing Company
4.18 out of 5 based on 704 ratings.
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