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Raspberry Tart - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

2,618 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,618
Reviews: 840
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 10.78%
Wants: 1,016
Gots: 530 | 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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closisinthehouse

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

04-21-2012 01:23:22 | More by closisinthehouse
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Soxfanmcgee

Indiana

5/5  rDev +14.7%

04-16-2012 07:23:12 | More by Soxfanmcgee
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sbricker

Illinois

4/5  rDev -8.3%

04-15-2012 18:31:46 | More by sbricker
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oldvines

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

04-15-2012 03:06:33 | More by oldvines
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motorhed

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

04-14-2012 21:16:38 | More by motorhed
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sukwonee

Washington

4.8/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Bottle - obtained through a trade.

Poured into Russian River Tulip

A: Half a finger head, Pretty decent amount of lacing, transparent dark ruby color (purplish, reddish, brown).

S: Raspberry and Raspberry Jam! It smells quite good.

T: Man.... amazing. Crisp, tart, sweet (but not too sweet), starts of sweeter then finishes with sweet tartness.

M: Just the right amount of carbonation, light body, near perfect!

O: I am going to be seeking for more of this and looking forward to trying the Belgian Red soon.

Serving type: bottle

04-14-2012 05:19:27 | More by sukwonee
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hansgruber

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

04-14-2012 04:10:35 | More by hansgruber
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MarkFy

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

04-10-2012 20:32:40 | More by MarkFy
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sleuthdog

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

04-09-2012 22:30:18 | More by sleuthdog
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Blargimus

Colorado

4.35/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

From notes - fruit beer tasting on 4/7/2012.

Ruby red, just enough carbonation for a light lacing. Lacing fades quickly, looks almost uncarbonated. A gemstone in a glass.

Pure raspberries on the nose!

Again, raspberries. A very slight amount of bitterness, but no hop taste. Not too sweet, and not syrupy at all. Really nothing else to say - it’s a fantastic raspberry beer.

Much more carbonated than it looks, bubbly like champagne. Very light and refreshing.

An excellent light raspberry brew. Received in a trade with Willspeh - I will be asking for more, buddy.

Serving type: bottle

04-09-2012 15:04:45 | More by Blargimus
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kspongeworthy

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

04-09-2012 13:12:26 | More by kspongeworthy
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BeerMeFitz

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

poured into a snifter.

Pours a deep amber color with a one finger slightly tan and white head.

Smells like sweet candied berries

Tastes like sweet raspberry with high acidity and slight mellow hop bitterness. Finishes crisp and with a fruity hint. Moderate to low carbonation. Overall soooo delicious. I want more!

Serving type: bottle

04-09-2012 03:50:03 | More by BeerMeFitz
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AaronBurr

Illinois

4/5  rDev -8.3%

04-08-2012 04:13:24 | More by AaronBurr
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JoEBoBpr

Missouri

4.38/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a tulip glass from a 22oz bottle.

Pours a rich amber color with some darker ruby hints. There is a nice 1 inch head with some nice dense bubbles and some more medium sized bubbles at the top.

Nose starts off with delicious fresh raspberry notes and some nice raspberry jam notes. There is some nice tartness that does not seem yeast induced and more from the berries. Nice and sweet.

Taste starts off with sweetness. Nice raspberry jam notes and some good juicy sweetness. Then there is some nice slight tartness similar to a lambic. There is a slight Belgian yeast note in there but this is purely a raspberry driven beer. Very nice. Crisp and clean with great refreshing notes. I love these beers in the summer. Very delicious and light.

Great offering from NG. Both this and their Red are delicious takes on fruit beers.

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2012 01:40:31 | More by JoEBoBpr
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Zenk

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

04-05-2012 21:49:00 | More by Zenk
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BrewsoBrewco

Oregon

4.03/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Trade score! Poured into a tulip. Excited as this is the first New Glarus that I am having to opportunity to try.

A-Pours a ruby red. White head that dissipates fairly quickly. Great color. Awesome to look at

S- Raspberrys. Soured raspberry. Not like a framboise though. It is very fruity. Usually this type of smell would drive me away from a beer like this, but it has me rather intrigued.

T- The raspberry's are obviously at the forefront, but they aren't overly sweet. The first sip kind of pushed me away, but the second has me coming back, and then again, and again, and I can't stop!

M-A dry tartness, hence the name, but I honestly was surprised. I expected much more sweetness from the name, sourness from the smell. It isn't overly sweet and definitely not sour.

O-I think this is an excellent fruit beer. Not my first choice of style, but this is excellent. I am glad I have had the opportunity to try it. If this was available all the time to me I don't think I would drink it as much. And for the first time I am glad that I have a botte for myself. I will seek this out again and next time share it with friends. And yes I now want to find more New Glarus.

Serving type: bottle

04-04-2012 04:28:14 | More by BrewsoBrewco
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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A bit of a gusher, poured from the bottle into a Tired Hands stem/wine glass, light brown color mixed with strawberry red, clear, and a large, foamy pink-white head; decent retention, soapy lacing, bubbles came back to life after a gentle swirling. Nose is bittersweet, bready caramel infused with fresh raspberries. Taste is similar, tart raspberries up front (oh, I get it now!), good balance of sweetness. Not straight up juice like a Lindemanns Framboise; there's a good bready malt base in there to remind you this is a beer, a touch of bubblegum, and a leafy finish. Chewy mouthfeel, medium body, medium to low carbonation, with a few little bubbly streams visible rising from the bottom. A very enjoyable beer overall.

Serving type: bottle

04-04-2012 01:08:09 | More by Rifugium
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hadem

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -8.3%

04-01-2012 11:20:40 | More by hadem
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paslaugh

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -14%

04-01-2012 05:39:28 | More by paslaugh
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ribs

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +14.7%

03-30-2012 03:25:28 | More by ribs
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bergie331

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -14%

03-29-2012 18:36:58 | More by bergie331
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ZackH

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

03-27-2012 16:42:43 | More by ZackH
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thepubliclauren


4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

03-24-2012 18:25:49 | More by thepubliclauren
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azureoval

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

03-24-2012 04:26:08 | More by azureoval
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russwbeck

Virginia

4.88/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Been wanting to try this one for a long time. It didn't rest in my fridge long before I found an excuse to pop it open. It just so happened to be nice outside, and this seemed like a good "chilling on the balcony" beer.

A: Thick, deep, clear, ruby red pour with more than a few fingers of off-white head. The retention is really great as a quick shake of the liquids stirs up about a finger or so. The only detracting factor is the lack of lacing, but the color of the beer makes up for it. Bubbles race to the top of my Lost Abbey glass like their lives depend on it.

S: Tart raspberries (see what I did there?) really are the only thing that I can definitely say I smell. Hints of vinegar? Maybe. A little funk? Perhaps. Overall very sweet and fruity.

T: This beer tastes out of this world good. Definitely getting some hints of sour and funk, but really it's all about the tart and sweet raspberries. There isn't anything else, and doesn't need to be. New Glarus nailed this.

MF: The beer has a thick, syrupy body that still boasts a nice amount of carbonation. At 4% ABV, you might be able to drink this for a week straight and still feel fine. Perfect drinkability, great aftertaste, nice feel on the palate.

O: If you were looking for a beer for wine lovers to convert with, give them Raspberry Tart. If you want a great tasting beer with a low ABV, you can't go wrong here. If you want to treat yourself to a beer you won't soon forget, look no further. We have a winner.

Serving type: bottle

03-23-2012 22:57:58 | More by russwbeck
Raspberry Tart from New Glarus Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 2,618 ratings.