Raspberry Tart - New Glarus Brewing Company
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4.96/5 rDev +13.8%
Incredible deep, ruby red color, almost brown, so maybe that means it's closer to garnet? Two finger pinkish head that stayed for a long long time, lots of lacing, I keep holding it up to the light and looking in amazement at that incredible red color. Lots of fine, champagne-like bubbles rising to the top.
The smell is like pure fresh raspberries and hearty pie crust. The fruit smell is so incredible. It really smells like a delicious pastry with raspberry jam on it. And the aroma is so strong, you can smell it standing feet away from the open bottle.
Taste,,, yuueeaahhh god man. Just look at me man. Sweet, yet tart (but not quite sour) fresh raspberries, just enough bready yeast to make it taste like a cobbler or pie. It seriously tastes like some pastry or crust/crumbs along side the fresh, natural fruit. There has to be something like 5,000 lbs of raspberry in each bottle, it's that strong. The first time I tried this, I thought "okay it's going to be fruity but probably sour" and "okay it'll be REALLY fruity" but the sheer, well, fruitiness of it pretty much shot my face off. I would never have believed it possible to make a beer that tastes this much like a fruit. And in such a balanced, yet powerful way! The crust/cobbler sweetness balances the perfect level of tartness in a way that, again, doesn't even seem like it should be possible.
Mouth feel, nearly perfect. Creamy texture, light to medium body, with fine champagne bubbles, somewhat thin and fruity but still thick enough to coat your mouth with the unbelievable taste. It's dry, but not too dry.
01-15-2014 05:19:27 | More by krustster
4.29/5 rDev -1.6%
Appearance - Pour yielded 1 finger of cotton candy pink head. A thin layer of foam remained in the glass and nice lacing. Cloudy red / brown in color
Smell - Tart raspberry Jam.
Taste - Tart raspberries invoking a slight pucker. A hint of malt and oak as well. The taste is pretty 1 dimensional but it is still very good.
Mouth feel - Medium carbonation and a sticky mouth-feel. Dry finish.
Overall - This is a well executed fruit beer but I prefer NG's strawberry rhubarb to this as the raspberry tart doesn't go down as easy.
01-14-2014 02:12:11 | More by shadetree67
4.51/5 rDev +3.4%
Glad i got to try this one in a little bottle share. I had wanted to try this for awhile.
The appearance looks just like raspberry juice, a nice purplish red color. The smell follows suit here. It smells exactly like juice with no noticeable alcohol whatsoever. As I expected the taste was the same, just a nice smooth juicy taste, something I could drink a lot of and have no idea that there was alcohol in it. So sweet with a slight tart finish.
Hope to score some more of this as I would enjoy having it or any NG stuff.
01-11-2014 20:15:14 | More by ChrisChagnon
5/5 rDev +14.7%
I had this one years back, when I visited the New Glarus Brewery. Unfortunately, back then I wasn't that big into craft beer (or beer itself), so I didn't know what I was drinking. Even so, I knew that this was good stuff. Recently I've been much more diligent in drinking everything that NG puts out, so I was anxious to give this one a shot again, as it was my intro to New Glarus. I wasn't disappointed.
I'm gonna keep this one short and sweet. If you liked Serendipity or Strawberry Rhubarb, you'll love this. As the name describes, this is a very raspberry taste, with lots of sweetness and a deliciously tart finish. Has just enough carbonation to give it an effervescent feel; just awesome.
01-06-2014 14:38:47 | More by SeanBond
4.46/5 rDev +2.3%
This poured a dense, thick, tight knit white foam on top a bright mahogany colored body.
The aromas are so fragrant with strong floral overtones, honeysuckle, airy flower, Apple cider and , of course, raspberry.
Every time I drink a New Glarus fruit beer I exclaim, "wow" and this is certainly no exception. The raspberry is dominant with a natural authentic flavor, a natural sweetness and then it's supported by a clean malt backbone.
This is very sprite and very easy. The feel is alive but very light.
01-06-2014 02:07:06 | More by KYGunner
Raspberry Tart from New Glarus Brewing Company
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