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Raspberry Tart - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

2,735 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,735
Reviews: 842
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 10.55%
Wants: 1,022
Gots: 557 | FT: 53
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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mdvatab

Indiana

4.47/5  rDev +2.5%

Received bottle as a gift for the birth of my son from a generous trader up north. (Cheers!)

Poured from 750ml bottle into tall pilsner glass.

Aroma: Mouth-watering jammy raspberry. A very faint lemony tartness. Aaaand more raspberry. Pretty straightforward. Raspberry city!

Appearance: Excellent reddish-purple body with nice clarity. One finger of tan-pink head, which clings to the side of the glass.

Flavor: Bright, fruity raspberry. Sweetness on the front, and tartness on the back end. EXTREMELY well-balanced, refreshing, and sessionable. Not cloyingly sweet like some more widely-available raspberry lambics.

Mouthfeel: Crisp, high carbonation. Medium-full mouthfeel. Clean finish.

Overall: Having enjoyed NG's Wisconsin Belgian Red (Cherry) recently, I was interested in comparing the two. While raspberry tart seems to receive more acclaim than Red, my wife and I agreed that we liked Red better--but only by a hair. Tart is very well-done, and is one to get your hands on!

12-11-2011 17:56:06 | More by mdvatab
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BRoss242

Louisiana

5/5  rDev +14.7%

12-11-2011 16:02:51 | More by BRoss242
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pirmannt1

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

12-11-2011 06:58:53 | More by pirmannt1
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Jhiser

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +14.7%

12-11-2011 05:00:25 | More by Jhiser
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birchholz

Illinois

5/5  rDev +14.7%

12-11-2011 03:27:05 | More by birchholz
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marct

Nevada

5/5  rDev +14.7%

12-11-2011 00:07:48 | More by marct
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DruD

Illinois

5/5  rDev +14.7%

12-09-2011 22:49:59 | More by DruD
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sneefcity

Illinois

5/5  rDev +14.7%

12-09-2011 21:31:59 | More by sneefcity
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drummermattie02

Texas

4/5  rDev -8.3%

12-09-2011 20:23:02 | More by drummermattie02
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mychalg9

Illinois

5/5  rDev +14.7%

12-08-2011 18:53:30 | More by mychalg9
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StoutFest

Illinois

3/5  rDev -31.2%

12-07-2011 04:56:50 | More by StoutFest
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aasher

Indiana

3.58/5  rDev -17.9%

This beer pours a lighter bodied bright bright red in color with a dirty pink head that turns into lacing around the glass. It smells and tastes of syrupy sweet and creamy raspberries. It's like a smoother version of the Lindeman's Framboise. There is a lot of jam and sugar. The carbonation stimulates all of your taste buds and teases it like you're going to experience some tartness but really all you get is sweetness. It's ok, just a lot of sugar. It's definitely nowhere near Blushing Monk territory. It drinks light with a good amount of carbonation that really fits the beer well. This is a dessert beer first and foremost and would pair very well with chocolates or chocolate cake. By itself, it's a little much.

12-07-2011 04:13:06 | More by aasher
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cdkrenz

Wisconsin

4.13/5  rDev -5.3%

A - Poured into a flute the brew's colors transition from those of apple juice to peach to cider and then at the top a translucent reddish brown. Very nice looking body with a head that started out around a half inch tall and is left to leave only the ring at the glass line with wisps scattered and spiraling.

S - It smells of a tart apple and grape combination. Very nice and very inviting.

T - Moderately tart without a real strong presence of the raspberry, by which I'm impressed. This is a very well done flavor grouping and nothing really overwhelms. The only thing keeping this from passing the "good" mark is the moderate tart flavor, I would appreciate a bit more.

M - Very mildly abrasive and quite dry in the finish.

~ This is a great dessert brew with its tart and light character. I would and have recommend this beer to my friends.

12-07-2011 02:47:22 | More by cdkrenz
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Cottzilla

Ohio

5/5  rDev +14.7%

12-07-2011 02:01:05 | More by Cottzilla
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Destral

Nevada

5/5  rDev +14.7%

12-06-2011 22:56:30 | More by Destral
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camil1mj

Michigan

4.72/5  rDev +8.3%

Shared with my wife. Poured into my Bruery snifter.

A: Wonderfull raspberry red. Some bubbly reddish/white head.

S: Tons of fresh raspberries.

T: Just like the smell. Fresh, sweet raspberries. Exactly as expected.

M: Bubbly and refreshing. A lot like a sparkling champagne.

O: One of the best fruit beers out there. Hopefully one day NG will distribute outside of WI.

12-06-2011 21:00:15 | More by camil1mj
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spdyfire83

Ireland

4.7/5  rDev +7.8%

47th Review
Bottle into New Belgium snifter

From notes.

A: Deep red, almost crimson in color. 1.5 fingernail head on gentle pour.

S: Sweet, fresh raspberry field. It reminds me of growing up and picking raspberries in our backyard. I love when olfaction and memory click; this is a beautiful thing.

T: Succulent, fresh raspberry through and through. Start to finish that’s all I get here. Very sweet. I had to find the tartness, but that aspect of this experience was fun.

M: Clean and crisp. I sipped this over and over again looking for raspberry seeds, but couldn’t find any. Medium carbonation.

O: Smooth, tasty, and just plain excellent. You get what you expect here – nothing else. Raspberries start to finish and it is very clean. Honestly, I could not drink more than an 8 oz. pour, but the wife enjoys this immensely. As such, going forward, I’ll just indulge another tasty treat while she enjoys this. Overall, a great beer though...well done!

12-06-2011 14:14:18 | More by spdyfire83
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xmasboy

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +14.7%

12-06-2011 06:10:44 | More by xmasboy
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PlinytheFarter

Illinois

5/5  rDev +14.7%

12-05-2011 01:51:14 | More by PlinytheFarter
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SuperFriends

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +14.7%

12-05-2011 00:15:46 | More by SuperFriends
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RievyRW

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +14.7%

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kenm2118

Illinois

4/5  rDev -8.3%

12-03-2011 07:01:29 | More by kenm2118
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gio540

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +14.7%

12-02-2011 09:08:55 | More by gio540
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TTGBrewing

Illinois

4/5  rDev -8.3%

12-02-2011 05:19:06 | More by TTGBrewing
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imperialking

Illinois

5/5  rDev +14.7%

12-01-2011 20:49:35 | More by imperialking
Raspberry Tart from New Glarus Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 2,735 ratings.