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Raspberry Tart - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

2,889 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,889
Reviews: 847
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 10.78%
Wants: 1,038
Gots: 591 | FT: 55
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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1/5  rDev -77.1%

MyTBeerDrinker, Dec 29, 2011
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1/5  rDev -77.1%

120minuteman, Jul 03, 2012
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1/5  rDev -77.1%

Ugh! Been really looking forward to trying this and I'm pretty sure I got a dud. When poured into the glass it has a very nice looking head that was very thick. Then after inspecting the beer I didn't notice a jewel like sparkle and my nose detected a very acidulous smell. The brew poured very brown and muted looking in color. After the first sip it was obvious that the beer was off. Lots of vinegar and a very acidic burn down the throat. Barely any berries to speak of and just a huge disappointment. I'd love to try it again, but not for $20.00.

ThePaleRider, Oct 17, 2014
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1/5  rDev -77.1%

brodah, Dec 17, 2011
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1.25/5  rDev -71.3%

Filabee, Jul 25, 2014
Photo of bashiba
1.7/5  rDev -61%
look: 1 | smell: 4 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

Absolutely the most disgusting looking beer I have ever poured into a glass. A strange combination that looks like some sort of off purple mudd. A very light amount of carbonation to let you know that it is beer, but just barely.

Smells exactly like a bowl of raspberry Ice Cream, probably the highest quality of this beer.

Taste is a very sour raspberry flavor, no real beer flavors in a normal sense to speak of, no hop prescence no malts detectable at all.

Mouthfeel is suprisingly thin for a beer that looks so thick.

Drinkability is terrible, taste more like a bad can of sour raspberry soda than beer. I don't think I would even call it beer. Couldn't even finish it.

bashiba, Nov 02, 2005
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1.72/5  rDev -60.6%

Mrskjax, Today at 01:29 AM
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1.75/5  rDev -59.9%

TheMcTwaten, Dec 24, 2012
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2/5  rDev -54.1%

wapavz, Nov 17, 2012
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2/5  rDev -54.1%

gameface23, Dec 16, 2011
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2/5  rDev -54.1%

ThatsThatDude, Mar 26, 2014
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2/5  rDev -54.1%

psyclone, Jun 30, 2014
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2/5  rDev -54.1%

sobeleg, Oct 15, 2014
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2/5  rDev -54.1%

LockeSD, Mar 01, 2012
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2/5  rDev -54.1%

thedindaniel, Nov 23, 2011
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2.13/5  rDev -51.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

A- Pours a reddish purple color with a nice reddish colored head. Head had fairly good retention and leaves pretty much no lacing.

S- Shockingly enough it smells of raspberries.

T- This tasted more like a wine cooler to me than a beer. Raspberries all over the place and pretty much nothing else.

M- Light in body and light to medium in carbonation.

D- Wow I will pass on this one.

nrbw23, Feb 09, 2010
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2.15/5  rDev -50.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

A: Pours brownish red, minimal fast-fading head, lots of active bubbles in the liquid.

S: Strong raspberry aroma, jam-like and somewhat artificial. Pretty one-note, but I suppose that what they were aiming for.

T: Juice. Sparkling juice. Did the yeast attenuate this at all? Tastes like sweet wine or cider. No beer-like aspects to my tongue. Finishes with a distinct zing.

M: High carbonation. Lots of residual sweetness. Sticky finish.

O: As this warms up, it just gets more oppressively sweet to the point that my stomach is starting to get a bit upset. Perhaps if you frequently drink juice and soda and want a beer that's as sweet as them, this is an appealing beverage, but it's not at all for me.

kscaldef, May 09, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -48.4%

krl2112, Feb 14, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -48.4%

chippo33, Dec 21, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -48.4%

coreyfmcdonald, Nov 17, 2011
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2.33/5  rDev -46.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.5

750ml bottle. Thanks Adam! Pours a slightly hazy, dark red-brown with a fluffy, pinkish head that dies after a bit. Pungent aroma of raspberries; very, very sweet. Sour notes become more noticeable as it warms. Taste is a rush of sugar and fortified raspberry. Cloying, actually. Acidity comes through to balance it a bit, but still finishes very sweetly. Raspberry Tart is a pretty fitting name for this one. The feel is light-medium, but awfully syrupy. As much as I wanted to like this one, it's just too sweet...couldn't actually finish it.

philipquarles, Aug 21, 2009
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2.48/5  rDev -43.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Appearance was a cool looking dark blood red/raspberry with thin rim of pink bubbles. Sweet raspbeery jam aroma with an every so slight tartness. Hey, I might like this beer after all. Taste: all I tasted was sweet raspberry puree. No hints of malt or hops or anything else that makes a beer a beer. "Cloying" doesn't even describe the sticky syrupy mess that stuck to my throat. Maybe a little carbonation wouldv'e helped it dance across tha palate a little better, instead it just coated the mouth with sweetness and nothing else. Mind you- there were no objectionable or "off" flavors, just one-dimensional sweet raspberry ones. It's too bad that this bottle was wasted on me because it seems a lot of people enjoy this "beer" but I found it undrinkable and dumped most of the bottle. The wife even laughed at it.

pbrian, Mar 30, 2004
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2.5/5  rDev -42.7%

dt_gbpackersfan, Feb 15, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -42.7%

ms11781, Jul 06, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -42.7%

joh02034, May 20, 2013
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Raspberry Tart from New Glarus Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 2,889 ratings.