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Raspberry Tart - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

3,047 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,047
Reviews: 854
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 10.78%
Wants: 1,058
Gots: 617 | FT: 60
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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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Big thanks to womencantsail for this!
750 mL bottle poured into a snifter

A- Clear deep red with a two finger off-white head.

S- Raspberries, slightly tart, pie like sweetness, just awesome.

T- Like the nose kicked up a notch. Tart raspberries, sweet pie filling, very well balanced, just enought tartness and just enought sweetness!

M- Smooth, very silky, light to medium body.

O- Fantastic! This is a great raspberry beer. Wish I could buy this near me, definitely will seek this out again!

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Appearance: Ruddy brick red. Very slightly hazed, but relatively clear after the chill drops. Head is bubbly and a thin ring remains. Head is a bright pink. Carbonation runs to the high side. Damn if it doesn't look pretty.

Smell: Tons of raspberry flesh and juice. Faintly tart. Almost borders on cranberry with the tartness. Sweet with a nice edge of plump juicy raspberry. So much fruit it's insane.

Taste: Straight up raspberries. Juice and flesh and then some, plus some. Slightly tart, but so distinctly raspberry that it's hard to find anything else. So borderline not beer there's not much else to say. Raspberry jam. Citric bite is lovely.

Mouthfeel: Moderately full. The high carbonation spreads the love around and makes it drink like a super juicy raspberry champagne at times. Dry on the finish.

Overall: This is the standard by which all other fruit beers are measured. There's so much raspberry it's impossible to imagine how they get it all in there. The slight tartness pushes it over the edge and gives it enough depth that you know it's not just fruit juice. Truly legendary.

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Finally got around to drinking this one sent to me by GraniteSkunk. Thanks man! Was looking forward to this for a long time.

Bottle made a little pop and hiss when opened. Poured into a tulip with a thin head and a caramel hue. Looked nothing like it smelled or tasted.

Smelled of tons of sugar, honey, raspberries and apple juice. Very pleasant on the nose indeed.

First taste was a surprise to me. Was expecting a little more tartness. Definitely sweet, candied raspberries hits you first. Reminds me of drinking the bottom of a snow cone. At one point during my second glass I caught myself chugging this because it was so refreshing and easy to take down.

Mouthfeel was smooth and palate-cleansing.

Will seek out more of this for sure!

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A: A fizzy pinkish head atop a deep red pour. Head fizzes out to nothing very quickly, much like soda.

S: Pretty much pure raspberry. Some nice sweetness but also the tartness of overripe raspberries as well.

T: Starts off with sweet fresh raspberries but quickly turns into a tart, almost sour raspberry flavor, lasting into the aftertaste. Very nice transition between sweet and sour.

M: Fairly high carbonation, helps break up the sweetness a bit. Otherwise silky smooth - shocking considering only 4% ABV.

O: Another great fruit beer from New Glarus. I tried the Belgian Red the other night and it is pretty much exactly identical except for the cherry vs raspberry flavors. I liked the red just a hint better, and I'm not even sure why. The taste was ever so slightly stronger and more complex I think. Really I would rate them within .1 of each other if I could. Regardless, a must-try if you like fruit beers at all. The pinnacle of the style.

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Raspberry Tart from New Glarus Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 3,047 ratings.