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Raspberry Tart - New Glarus Brewing Company

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3,051 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,051
Reviews: 855
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 10.78%
Wants: 1,059
Gots: 618 | FT: 61
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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4.43/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bottle into a Goose Island chalice

A: Pours a deep ruby brown color. There is a thin pinkish tinted tan head which quickly fades.

S: Lush notes of raspberry are complemented by a caramel sweetness. A mild tart scent is present.

T: Very strong raspberry flavor. Incredibly sweet and sugary. A strong tart finish makes the all the sweet flavor more palatable. There is a warm malt flavor in the background that provides some caramel and bread notes.

M: Medium bodied but the syrup character makes it feel pretty full. Mild carbonation but fairly effervescent.

O: A good fruit beer. Borders on cloyingly sweet and fruity but the solid tart flavor is its saving grace.

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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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5/5  rDev +14.7%

Photo of DarthKostrizer
3.35/5  rDev -23.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to whoever shared this at NoSignsOfPain's bday party

Look: Pours a amber red color with a 1/4 inch pinkish head and ok retention

Smell: Raspberries and more raspberries with a slight sourness

Taste: For me this is where it went wrong. The flavor is overpowering with raspberries and they seem artificial. There is a slight tartness and sourness that accompany the raspberries

Mouthfeel: Just over a thin body and mild carbonation and it felt very syrupy to me and left a stickiness in my mouth that I didnt really care for

Overall: This drinks more like a fruit juice then a beer. This is not what I want when I want to drink a beer sorry but this one just doesnt do it for me

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1/5  rDev -77.1%

Photo of TheSevenDuffs
4.43/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle to tulip glass.

A - Medium to ark amber with a big reddish glow. One finger of dirty white head.

S - Very tart up front. Raspberry puree and a slight pie-crust-like malt sweetness that is similar to Wisconsin Belgian Red.

T - Great mix of sweet and tart with a massive raspberry puree flavor up front. Sweet bready malts provide a second layer of flavour and an almost pie-like flavour similar to but not quite as big as Wisconsin Belgian Red.

M - Medium body, very creamy. Light carbonation. Great mouth feel.

Photo of peensteen
4.43/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to liamt07 for sharing this.

Amber red colour with about a finger of white head, decent retention with a bit of lace on the glass. Smell is full of jammy raspberry, some malt a little bit of grainy yeast is also encountered, lots of tart fruity scents take over. Taste is all raspberry, tart and just on the edge of full blown sour, malt mixes in as well imparting flavours of a raspberry tea almost, you can almost taste the grainy raspberry its just that real, lightly funky towards the end of the glass. Medium carbonation, sharp dry feel with a medium body. Really, really good stuff, the fact that this tastes like real handpicked raspberries is outstanding, something I will definitely seek out to have again.

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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

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4/5  rDev -8.3%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Served in a weizen glass on 6/20/12. Celebration for completing one of my last exams.

A - Slightly opaque creamy pink with 2 finger bubbly rose pink head with excellent retention and good lacing.

S - Raspberry, duh. And a bit of green apple, yeast funk, mint.

T - The sweet raspberries hit the front palate immediately and then a touch of sour, yeasty funk and green apples comes to follow. A bit a breadiness and wheat at the finish, but this is just a showcase of the raspberries.

M - Medium-light body, with high effervescent carbonation with a creaminess.

O - Reminds me quite a bit of the Belgian Red from New Glarus but substitute raspberries for the cherries. These beers are equals in my opinion and I really enjoy the how damn fruity this beer is yet still maintaining a semblance of a beer character.

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4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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5/5  rDev +14.7%

Photo of Holland
3.45/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to pmoney for this bottle!

A: cloudy light garnet to brown color with a one finger head with very little retention, though it looks well carbonated.

S: raspberry, sweetness, some sourness

T: delicious raspberry with sweetness and some tartness. Not super complex, though. A bit too sweet.

M: undercarbonated by a small amount on the front end, but going down I could feel the soft release of the bubbles. Feel would be better with more carbonation to lighten up the body.

O: quite a good beer, but maybe it's not my style. Overall it's very good, and I would pick it up at the store for certain people and certain events if it were the right price. Very good, but a little too much like fruit juice for me.

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3.95/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Much thanks to AM & CM for sharing this with me
Bottle from somewhere in WI

New Glarus' Raspberry Tart is another excellent fruit beer from this brewery, though I found the Belgian Red to have more robust flavors, I appreciated the more obvious tartness that it has, but thought the dropping-off of the flavors in the back half of the palate was a bit disappointing. Still, an enjoyable fruit-centered ale, which I will be happy to share with others, if obtained, in the future.

Pours a pleasant red to pink foam, composed of medium-sized bubbles, a few centimeters in height. Head dissipates rapidly and leaves little to no lacing. Body is a ruby-brown color, transparent, with plenty of active carbonation running up from the bottom. Looks fine, but nothing exceptional.

Aroma is of raspberries that have been put through a food processor and allowed to sit for a few hours, offering slightly faded sweet fruit esters and a bit of tartness, too.

Taste is primarily of sweetened raspberry juice with a little tartness, all of it losing a bit of emphasis on the latter half of the tasting; perhaps the tongue is less sensitive to these flavors on the back half of the palate. Sweetness from malt and raspberry sugars together, though if I didn't know this was fermented, I wouldn't have suggested it was. Essentially, like a very good, not over-the-top-sweet raspberry soda. Flavor profile isn't quite as robust as Belgian Red, but still good.

Beer is medium-light to light bodied with ample carbonation. Still, the carbonation is not pointed enough to be agitating on the palate, instead it helps move this beer on the palate and prevents it from stagnating. Finish is semi-dry, with plenty of stickiness from residual sugars.

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5/5  rDev +14.7%

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4/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Much thanks to to different traders for this one:

kodymupa & elkhunter36 Thanks gentlemen.

I really liked this one. Poured into a Bruery tulip glass.

Color is lighter than i expected, pink with a hint of white wine.

Smell is hmmm well like it's name tart raspberry.

Taste begins with a mild raspberry flavor coupled with a gentle slap of sour/tart. Fresh! The more I drink the more I pick up its acidity. Still, quite pleasing.

Mouthfell is light, crisp with a warmth slowly growing with the acidity.

Overall a very nice, crisp drink. I can't wait to crack another bottle in the heat of summer.

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4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

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Raspberry Tart from New Glarus Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 3,051 ratings.