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Atrial Rubicite - Jester King Brewery

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Ratings: 925
Reviews: 84
rAvg: 4.57
pDev: 7.22%
Wants: 765
Gots: 235 | FT: 21
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)
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UCLABrewN84

California

4.06/5  rDev -11.2%

Bottle shared at The Full Pint 6th Anniversary Celebration held at 38 Degrees in Alhambra, CA.

Pours a hazy dark red with a foamy reddish-white head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Tiny dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is sour and tart with malt, raspberry, and oak aromas. Taste is much the same with sour raspberry and oak flavors on the finish. There is a medium amount of acidity on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer with a very nice fresh sour raspberry presence.

08-12-2013 01:56:11 | More by UCLABrewN84
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djrn2

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -7%

10-20-2013 14:34:26 | More by djrn2
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Thorpe429

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -7%

11-30-2013 14:56:56 | More by Thorpe429
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acurtis

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -7%

09-27-2013 02:30:41 | More by acurtis
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zestar

California

4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

08-12-2013 07:24:51 | More by zestar
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kjkinsey

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

09-21-2013 14:25:40 | More by kjkinsey
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Texasfan549

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

08-31-2013 18:27:27 | More by Texasfan549
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -7%

05-19-2014 00:28:01 | More by ygtbsm94
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spycow

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

01-01-2014 20:59:15 | More by spycow
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GRG1313

California

4.25/5  rDev -7%

10-28-2013 07:33:08 | More by GRG1313
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kylehay2004

Florida

4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

07-19-2014 23:06:03 | More by kylehay2004
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

11-10-2013 19:38:51 | More by Knapp85
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TMoney2591

Illinois

4.21/5  rDev -7.9%

Served in a tumbler.

The random shit you learn thanks to beer: apparently rubicite is a material found in many MMOs that is bright red in appearance and is normally associated with HP regeneration. The more you know... Anyway, this stuff pours a somewhat hazy magenta topped by a finger or so of glowing off-white foam. The nose comprises dank raspberries, mild barnyard funk, sour blue raspberry, and a twinge of green apple. The taste brings in more of the same, with the apple now more apple vinegar-like and the overall level of tartness greatly increased. It's bright, it's fruity, it's tart, it's kinda funky, and it works. The body is a lithe medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a drying finish. Overall, a damn fine sour raz drink, one whose greatness was only impugned by the fact that it followed other stellar sours in the same night. Still, it was thoroughly enjoyable.

09-28-2013 04:59:15 | More by TMoney2591
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

10-12-2013 13:45:21 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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emerge077

Illinois

3.81/5  rDev -16.6%

Blend 2, August 2013

Poured into a pair of JK snifters, the color is a striking ruby jewel tone, really bright and saturated, just beautiful. Momentary pink foam that lasts all of a minute, then fades away to a still glassy surface. Clarity is bright, there are some tiny particles visible.

Noticeable raspberry aroma, a little bit leafy and a touch citrusy. Not as pungent as Framboise Du Nord we just had. Not all that funky or tart in the nose.

Bright tartness, clean and puckering lactic acidity, light raspberry taste. Palate scrubbing carbonation. Not a lot of depth or complexity unfortunately, but tart and fruity. Seems like any other raspberry wild ale out there. Not sure where all the hype stems from. Raspberry Ananke is far better.

11-25-2013 02:16:14 | More by emerge077
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

06-25-2014 00:46:41 | More by JAHMUR
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largadeer

California

4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

10-14-2013 18:34:50 | More by largadeer
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SocalKicks

California

4.25/5  rDev -7%

11-30-2013 01:36:42 | More by SocalKicks
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jlindros

Massachusetts

4.49/5  rDev -1.8%

Sampled at The Festival in Portland.

Bright raspberry pink reddish color, hazy, light pink head.

Nose is pure raspberry, fresh, syrup, etc, jammy, a bit of a tart rasp.

Taste also brings tons of raspberry, jam, juicy berry juice, little syrupy, tart green seed, fresh pureed raspberries, light bready yeasty character on the finish.Semi sweet fresh raspberry and fruity berry notes, no stem or tannin, fairly sour, jammy raspberry, fairly tart, juicy

Mouth is sticky but med bod, decent carb.

Overall amazing, one of the best raspberry beers I've ever had, very well done, I wish I had more of it.

07-05-2013 18:51:10 | More by jlindros
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

4.79/5  rDev +4.8%

what more can you ask of a beer. this is quite possibly the best beer ive ever had, certainly the best in recent memory (since my mid august fou foune). drlovemd87 deserves a shout out for bringing this rarity over. lets start with the color, holy goodness, I have never seen a beer so radiantly ruby red in my life, the color of raspberries mashed in a mortar and pestle right after being picked, hints of pink highlight the reds, looks like fresh jam. bright and gorgeous. show me a prettier fruit beer, ive never seen one. small but sturdy white head, not stained pink in the least, impressive and sexy like whipped topping. now the smell. oh oh oh the smell. tart and mouthwatering like raspberry jam, acidic lacto bacterial fermentation notes too, but not overpowering, and no vinegar at all. its funky, but its summery too, and seemingly perfect for fall. the fruit is so fresh I can taste it, the quality shines through here. the taste is even better than the nose, everything I want and nothing I don't. perfect. I never give perfect scores, and I have to here, no place to improve in taste. the berries are forward but not at al sweet, the sour elements are all lined up, pucker and dry, but not burning or angry, just balanced, still supremely drinkable, not too much alcohol, just right. no gimmicks. carbonated like a champagne, it really pops off in my mouth. cant believe how alive and active this is, and how there is not a lick of residual sugar here, its dry and fruity as it finishes. the robustness of the berries and the balanced yet complex sour flavors are the takeaways for me, and that color of course. its like absolutely nothing else out there, and I would kill to have a steady stream of it. never thought I liked fruited beer, so if you are in that boat, this is a life changer. worth every bit of hype, trade value, and praise it has received and then some. it takes a lot to blow me away these days, and jester king has done just that. it is the standard by which all fruit beer, and maybe even all sour beer will no be measured. as close to perfect as they get. wow, just wow. stop at nothing to acquire this, contact me if you've got extras. my appetite is now insatiable

11-05-2013 04:19:21 | More by StonedTrippin
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oline73

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

10-01-2013 19:24:27 | More by oline73
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mendvicdog

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -7%

09-30-2013 13:11:31 | More by mendvicdog
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

05-09-2014 03:10:49 | More by XmnwildX12
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -7%

10-13-2013 19:53:22 | More by MarkyMOD
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beernads

Florida

4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

08-20-2014 00:36:57 | More by beernads
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Atrial Rubicite from Jester King Brewery
100 out of 100 based on 925 ratings.