mnmike (1091) - Minnesota, USA - JAN 12, 2014
Another great entry in the Thumbprint line from New Glarus. Strength is the predominant word here. musinj6 (510) - Dedham, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 12, 2014
Pours a hazy golden with 4 finger head that lingers, but no lacing. Yeast and funk hit the nose up front. Hint of bubble gum and banana, but very subtle. Pine and grapfruit hops. Toasted malt. I can appreciate a little clove. Starts out thinking it wants to be sweet, but then turns moderately bitter. Long bitter finish. Full bodied and moderately carbonated. This is very good falco242 (398) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 11, 2014
Nice white foamy head and fairly clear wuth a bit of haziness. Nice hop presence with the base of a bready hefe. Really nice beer! BMMillsy (1788) - Florida, USA - JAN 8, 2014
Bottle from a generous friend. Pours a hazy orange yellow with a massive creamy and fluffy white to off-white head. The head just won’t quit! Beautiful fruit medley of banana, pear, bright citrus, spicy earthy funky yeast, floral notes of hibiscus and jasmine, and even what smells like some dank hops. This is beautiful, really incredible nose. The flavor is big florals and zesty hops up front followed by sweet pears and orange citrus, then finishing with a funky banana yeasty ness. There is significant zest to this in front of what seems to be a nice hefe and the combination is both unique and deliciously refreshing. Medium body with medium high carbonation and loads of complex flavors. New Glarus does it again. I could drink this all day and there is no sign of the 9%+ ABV anywhere. This one could get dangerous. PGHbeer77 (571) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 7, 2014
01/07/14 trade from Jamil. Home on a snow day. Sour grapefruit scent with some malt. Beautiful cloudy copper pour with a big head. Medium feel. Sour hop citrus flavor to a tinge of funk quality and ending on a malt note. Delicious.
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fletchfighters (1623) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 28, 2013
Hazy golden orange color with a sticky one finger head. Good soapy lacing with this.
Massive amount of fruit. Yeah the usual clove and banana but add in stone fruit pits and pineapple. Really impressive nose with this.
Sharp tropical fruit bite in the taste. Off the bat hoppy. Backing of clove and banana with stone fruits.
Medium bodied, medium carbonation. Slightly sweet and sticky. Has the body of an IPA but the feel of a wheat. Lovely beer starewich (170) - - DEC 9, 2013
Watch out for the nigh-unstoppable head. Look is a swampy dull-orange with lots of bubbles. Taste is sweet, fizzy, fruity and floral. Love this stuff. Dfonorow (2358) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 6, 2013
Pours cloudy golden yellow with a white head. The nose mostly sweet with notes of banana and clove. The flavor is fairly boozy with some spice and residual sweetness. queenholly (3623) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - DEC 3, 2013
Bottle - gift from friend. Sour wheat malt, spice, and alcohol aroma. Hazy honey gold with a large off-white head. Banana, clove, slightly sour wheat, and alcohol flavor. Medium body, soft carbonation. I suspect this bottle was past it’s prime, but it was still way too boozy for my personal taste. tom10101 (6316) - Quebec, CANADA - NOV 30, 2013
Bottle (12 oz). Extra from Mark, thanks! Hazy golden/amber with a huge fully lasting frothy white head and good lacing. Aroma is of spices (mostly cloves and cinnamon), banana, alcohol, bubblegum and herbal notes. Taste is moderately sweet with cloves, cinnamon, alcohol, wheat, banana and herbal notes. Alcohol is not hidden. Full bodied. Moderate carbonation. Spicy/dry mouthfeel. I think this is too much. Quite complex, but too heavy, not easily drinkable and with too much alcohol presence.