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Raspberry Tart - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

2,756 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,756
Reviews: 843
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 10.55%
Wants: 1,025
Gots: 557 | FT: 52
Brewed by:
New Glarus Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Treat yourself to a rare delight. The voluminous raspberry bouquet will greet you long before your lips touch your glass. Serve this Wisconsin framboise very cold in a champagne flute. Then hold your glass to a light and enjoy the jewel-like sparkle of a very special ale.
Oregon proudly shares their harvest of mouth watering berries, which we ferment spontaneously in large oak vats. Then we employ Wisconsin farmed wheat and year old Hallertau hops to round out this extravaganza of flavor.

(Beer added by: xlperro on 04-21-2002)
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ckeegan04

Texas

4.53/5  rDev +3.9%

A - Muddled dark red/pruple in color. Thin fizzy reddish head that fades into nothing and leaves little lacing.

S - Raspberries...wow. Very strong aroma of a balance between sweetness and tartness.

T - Tastes like a carbonated raspberry juice drink. Just the right amount of tartness and sweetness to provide excellent balance. Not beer tasting at all.

M/D - Full bodied and incredibly fruity. SMothers the mouth.

09-06-2008 03:03:52 | More by ckeegan04
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Axnjxn

North Carolina

4.53/5  rDev +3.9%

750 into an allagash tulip.

light brownish red pour with a nice head. smell of big tart raspberries..super awesome. taste is very sweet with a ton of raspberries and a medium tartness on the finish. damn drinkable and tasty! wow. medium body with mild carbonation.

overall just awesome.

03-26-2014 02:59:17 | More by Axnjxn
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MasterSki

Ontario (Canada)

4.53/5  rDev +3.9%

Picked up a bottle at Discount Liquors last time I was in Milwaukee - served it with my mom's apple crisp at Xmas dinner.

A - Beautiful ruby red color with a thin pinkish head that dissipates quickly. Bubbles lazily rise from the bottom - it looks kind of like soda, except for the small amount of lacing. It's hard to compare as I don't have a real frame of reference for fruit beer - it doesn't even really look like a kriek.

S - Fresh raspberries, and all that entails. Some sweetness, some tartness - it's obviously sweetened with sugar or malt, as pure raspberry juice doesn't have this potency of scent.

T - Initial taste is pure raspberry, but you get some hop bitterness at the back of the palate. As someone who loves raspberries this is as good as it gets - it actually tastes like the fruit (or jam), and not like the phony raspberry flavor found in gum, etc. The taste is tarter than the smell, which keeps it from getting sickeningly sweet after a while.

M - Medium body, sticky, with a nice amount of carbonation. It's also got the dry crispness that I get from lambics - reminds me a little of La Folie. It leaves that too much candy mouthfeel after a while, for which I don't totally care.

D - At 4%, and with such incredible flavor, this is the perfect beer for dessert spreads. I could drink a bottle by myself and be totally fine with that - although I'd probably want to brush my teeth afterward!

This stuff is awesome - seek it out via trade if you can't hit up Wisconsin yourself.

12-25-2008 23:54:14 | More by MasterSki
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inebrius

Michigan

4.53/5  rDev +3.9%

Pours a clouded blood under a surreal frothy, pink and sticky head reminiscent of cosmetic sales-persons outfits and autos. Wonderful bouquet of honey and raspberry syrup over pancakes. Flavor is all raspberry, all the time, tart, just like I like 'em and riding a huge effervescence that clears the buds of sweetness but allows the sour character to linger. First example of a North American spontaneously fermented--whatever that may mean--beer I'm aware of.

A thousand thanks to cokes for hooking me up with this one!

01-12-2003 18:56:13 | More by inebrius
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ChrisChagnon

Connecticut

4.51/5  rDev +3.4%

Glad i got to try this one in a little bottle share. I had wanted to try this for awhile.

The appearance looks just like raspberry juice, a nice purplish red color. The smell follows suit here. It smells exactly like juice with no noticeable alcohol whatsoever. As I expected the taste was the same, just a nice smooth juicy taste, something I could drink a lot of and have no idea that there was alcohol in it. So sweet with a slight tart finish.

Hope to score some more of this as I would enjoy having it or any NG stuff.

01-11-2014 20:15:14 | More by ChrisChagnon
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zookerman182

Alabama

4.51/5  rDev +3.4%

Appearance is a hazy ruby red color with a two finger pink head.
Aroma is jammy, farm fresh fruit with raspberry being the front runner.
Smells more sweet than tart.
Flavor is raspberries mixed with apples and other fruit. Extremely jammy. A perfect balance of sweetness and tartness.
Mouthfeel is creamy and perfectly carbonated. Not much lingering flavor but enough to make is perfect. Extremely refreshing.
This is my favorite of the new glarus beers now having had them all.
The little sour tartness this one gives puts it at the top for me.
I'd you haven't had new glarus fruit beers do yourself a favor and track them down.

07-12-2014 00:09:56 | More by zookerman182
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KFBR392

Illinois

4.51/5  rDev +3.4%

Appearance: Such a beautiful red color. Edges have a slight brown color. Light bubbly head with a slight pink color which was present throughout. Average lacing stuck on the glass while drinking. Slightly above average carbonation throughout.

Smell: Very tart, a little over the top. There is also a funky sourness on the undertones of this aroma. Bright raspberry character carries the body of the aroma.

Taste: Wow this blew me away. A sweet sugary front brings you in right away. The body is a wonderfully rounded raspberry flavor with a perfectly balanced sourness. The sweetness/sugary tones come in on the back end and leave a light lacing on the palette. The flavors stick around long after drinking, with a sourness, raspberry, and very light malt character. Truly wonderful.

Mouthfeel: Dry front which smoothes out and leaves a sugary feeling on the palette.

Overall: This beer is absolutely outstanding. I am not a fan of sweet/sugary things in any respect, so this beer for me is a perfect balance on outstanding beer qualities with all the fruit characteristics one could ask for. This is no doubt the best beer I've ever had from New Glarus, and it seems their absolute strength seems to be this style. Can't wait to have more.

04-09-2013 19:43:35 | More by KFBR392
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DanGeo

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

06-29-2014 22:35:49 | More by DanGeo
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jono0101

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

05-05-2014 04:13:53 | More by jono0101
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Krafty34

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

08-08-2014 03:33:58 | More by Krafty34
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SkiBum22

New York

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

A: Pours a clear mahogany with ruby tints and two fingers of khaki head that recedes into a thin cap with no lacing.

S: Nose is fruit raspberry but some interesting mix of flavors. Wooden and oak, and vanilla too.

T: Very sweet and almost creamy. Does not taste like a beer and you can't taste any traces of alcohol.

M: Light body, dry, almost no booze, loads of flavor

O: Another very solid beer from New Glarus. I got to try this alongside Wisconsin Red which I liked a little more but this one is amazing too.

12-11-2011 21:24:49 | More by SkiBum22
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newk340

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

02-04-2012 21:02:30 | More by newk340
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NWer

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

03-06-2013 03:20:18 | More by NWer
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Sam_Gladieux

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

04-27-2014 22:42:24 | More by Sam_Gladieux
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heddar33

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

09-09-2012 01:44:15 | More by heddar33
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Jared14

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

06-13-2014 08:12:43 | More by Jared14
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Callmecoon

California

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

11-21-2011 05:28:38 | More by Callmecoon
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mylesj

Oklahoma

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

10-26-2013 21:09:32 | More by mylesj
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BrandonDZ

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

06-11-2013 13:46:08 | More by BrandonDZ
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Prospero

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

02-07-2013 21:07:14 | More by Prospero
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deebo

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

12-29-2011 03:28:57 | More by deebo
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MNMike

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

12-08-2013 03:01:43 | More by MNMike
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warmbier804

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

05-29-2014 00:48:07 | More by warmbier804
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DrKarl

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

03-22-2014 21:04:37 | More by DrKarl
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Dinkel

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

02-17-2013 14:53:48 | More by Dinkel
Raspberry Tart from New Glarus Brewing Company
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