1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Atrial Rubicite - Jester King Brewery

Not Rated.
Atrial RubiciteAtrial Rubicite

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
100
world-class

818 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 818
Reviews: 76
rAvg: 4.58
pDev: 7.21%
Wants: 721
Gots: 207 | FT: 14
Brewed by:
Jester King Brewery visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Atrial Rubicite is made from well water, barley, wheat, hops, farmhouse yeast, native yeast from the Texas Hill Country, souring bacteria and raspberries. It’s 5.8% alcohol by volume, has a finishing gravity of 1.005 and is 3.36 pH. It is unfiltered, unpasteurized and 100% bottle conditioned. Atrial Rubicite is our first beer to be packaged exclusively in 500 ml bottles.

(Beer added by: UT-Alex on 06-02-2013)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Latest | High | Low | Top Raters
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 818 | Reviews: 76 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by zookerman182:
Photo of zookerman182
zookerman182

Alabama

4.63/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance is a ruby red with a thin white head that vanishes immediately.
Aroma is fresh raspberries and raspberry jam. Musty and slightly funky.
Flavor is tart raspberry. Not super sweet. The balance of sour is incredible.
Mouthfeel is medium but leaves your mouth kind of dry.
Not a complex beer but this is the essence of raspberries.
I hope to enjoy many more of these.
Perfect summertime beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-17-2014 22:23:11 | More by zookerman182
More User Reviews:
Photo of CLCardinal84
CLCardinal84

Illinois

5/5  rDev +9.2%

07-24-2014 00:50:00 | More by CLCardinal84
Photo of sordyl
sordyl

Illinois

5/5  rDev +9.2%

07-23-2014 15:59:22 | More by sordyl
Photo of jeffaroo95
jeffaroo95

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +3.7%

07-23-2014 04:05:07 | More by jeffaroo95
Photo of reyna311
reyna311

Delaware

4.5/5  rDev -1.7%

07-22-2014 17:23:58 | More by reyna311
Photo of cmrillo
cmrillo

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev -1.7%

07-21-2014 20:40:25 | More by cmrillo
Photo of straightlambic
straightlambic

California

4.5/5  rDev -1.7%

07-21-2014 19:33:40 | More by straightlambic
Photo of the-gobbler
the-gobbler

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +9.2%

07-21-2014 15:35:31 | More by the-gobbler
Photo of Nuggetz
Nuggetz

Texas

5/5  rDev +9.2%

07-20-2014 06:33:11 | More by Nuggetz
Photo of JulioH
JulioH

Florida

4.93/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Batch # 1

I don't know what to say about the smell of this beer, but definitively funky.

Pours a nice reddish beer, very dark. Almost no carbonation form, but this is a carbonated beer. Aroma is of funky yeasts, berries. Taste is really good, very sour but not overly sour. Very drinkable. Tastes like berries. The body is light.

Serving type: bottle

07-20-2014 04:16:55 | More by JulioH
Photo of BeerMeBrah
BeerMeBrah

Florida

4.5/5  rDev -1.7%

07-20-2014 02:00:39 | More by BeerMeBrah
Photo of Danny1217
Danny1217

Florida

5/5  rDev +9.2%

07-20-2014 00:34:27 | More by Danny1217
Photo of kylehay2004
kylehay2004

Florida

4.5/5  rDev -1.7%

07-19-2014 23:06:03 | More by kylehay2004
Photo of littlehoppyone
littlehoppyone


4.75/5  rDev +3.7%

07-19-2014 21:52:30 | More by littlehoppyone
Photo of EyePeeAyBryan
EyePeeAyBryan

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev -7.2%

07-19-2014 15:18:52 | More by EyePeeAyBryan
Photo of Broark
Broark

Texas

5/5  rDev +9.2%

07-19-2014 01:13:20 | More by Broark
Photo of ejeffer11
ejeffer11

New York

4/5  rDev -12.7%

07-18-2014 21:35:07 | More by ejeffer11
Photo of timheller76
timheller76

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +3.7%

07-18-2014 19:22:40 | More by timheller76
Photo of Jonada
Jonada

New Jersey

4.56/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Blend 2. August 2013

500 ml bottle poured into a wine glass

Appearance: Pour a dark ruby red color with less than a finger of a light pink head that settles to a thin ring. Body is relatively clear when held up to light with light amounts of fine suspended sediment.

Smell: Huge fresh raspberry aroma, barnyard funk, oak, acidic sourness. The raspberry aroma is not just raspberry juice or jam, but rather an entire raspberry (leaves, seeds and all). Aroma strength is strong.

Taste: Whole fresh raspberries, oak, lactic character that was lacking in the aroma (almost yogurt like), light medium funkiness and a very faint underlying malt character. There's an acidic sourness to it as well, but I'd characterize it more as just hugely, hugely tart.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied with low medium carbonation. Finishes super tart and dry.

Overall: Extremely impressed with this beer. One of the best American fruited sours out there. Absolutely worth seeking out.

Serving type: bottle

07-18-2014 02:04:28 | More by Jonada
Photo of Jared14
Jared14

Missouri

4.6/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Blend 4

Appeance was deep pink with a small whitish head that didn't quite completely leave.

Taste was semi sweet, fruit forward with more of a slightly funk tart than sour notes at the end.

Mouthfeel was light and enjoyable.

Overall this is a little behind my sample of Framboos but truly well done. I can't see myself drinking this very often but it is a very nice occasional treat.

Serving type: bottle

07-17-2014 22:54:49 | More by Jared14
Photo of Reappropriated
Reappropriated

California

4.75/5  rDev +3.7%

07-17-2014 07:01:53 | More by Reappropriated
Photo of RolandBlunts
RolandBlunts

California

4.75/5  rDev +3.7%

07-16-2014 21:13:11 | More by RolandBlunts
Photo of HopFace
HopFace

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +9.2%

07-16-2014 14:24:23 | More by HopFace
Photo of BuckTuckian
BuckTuckian

Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +3.7%

07-16-2014 13:11:24 | More by BuckTuckian
Photo of Resuin
Resuin

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev -1.7%

07-16-2014 04:46:12 | More by Resuin
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Atrial Rubicite from Jester King Brewery
100 out of 100 based on 818 ratings.