Atrial Rubicite | Jester King Brewery

Atrial RubiciteAtrial Rubicite
BA SCORE
98.8%
Liked This Beer
4.59 w/ 1,746 ratings
Atrial RubiciteAtrial Rubicite
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Jester King Brewery
Texas, United States
jesterkingbrewery.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Atrial Rubicite is made from well water, barley, wheat, hops, farmhouse yeast, native yeast from the Texas Hill Country, souring bacteria and raspberries. It’s 5.8% alcohol by volume, has a finishing gravity of 1.005 and is 3.36 pH. It is unfiltered, unpasteurized and 100% bottle conditioned. Atrial Rubicite is our first beer to be packaged exclusively in 500 ml bottles.

Added by UT-Alex on 06-02-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44
Reviews:
170
Ratings:
1,746
Liked:
1,725
Avg:
4.59/5
pDev:
6.97%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
1,402
Gots:
346
Trade:
22
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Photo of durlta
4.74/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of MeLoynes
4.69/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Luscious_Malfoy
4.48/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of countrypeddler8
4.48/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of cyrushire
4.08/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RealDeal
4.74/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Dharmelink
4.52/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of GDawgs34
4.16/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mrtomatohead49
4.44/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of VaTechPhilly
4.6/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of putonyourwalkingshoes
4.37/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Generously shared by my younger brother. Beautiful pour. Utterly stunned with the color. Dense just beautiful color. Awesome raspberry smell really fruity. Taste leaves a little bit more to be desired. I thought this would carry the fruit better like a degarde would but it has a lot of what I would call a hybrid between a fruited Belgian kriek and an American wild. It's really nice I just was hoping for more pop. Nice sour mouthfeel not too tart.

Overall I enjoyed this. Fell a little short of my expectations but still wonderful and I would recommend seeking this out.

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4.77/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.44/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Blinkyoureyes
4.5/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Shelton Brothers 8/19/17

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4.75/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of MTKATL
4.5/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of avas
4.79/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of jlvanderhoek
4.58/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Thomas_Wikman
4.97/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This review is for the 2017 July 21 release of Atrial Rubicite, ABV 5.20%. First a note, I was told by Jester King staff on July 15 that Atrial Rubicite would most likely be released in October (2017), and then they released it the next weekend. I had no way of finding out it would be released the weekend after and I don’t live in Austin (Dallas). This was annoying and complicated things for me, but I was able to make it and I was able to enjoy a couple of 8oz Atrial Rubicite at Jester King, and I also bought three 500ml bottles. The lines were a bit intimidating. It shouldn’t have to be this difficult, but in the end it was worth the trouble. This is a rare and extremely good raspberry sour (ABV 5.20% this year). I suffered for it but I love it.

Look: dark red and purple with a pink thin head.

Aroma: The aroma is raspberry.

Taste: The flavor it is tart and sweet, raspberry jam, perhaps a little bit of lime, and a little bit of just right funk, but mostly tart raspberry. It’s delicious.

Feel: medium to thick body and medium carbonation.

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Photo of mamaraza
5/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Eddiehop
4.73/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of aleigator
4.54/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Atrial b4

Pours a ruby red to lilac color with a smaller, pinkish head.

Smells of intriguingly ripe and juicy raspberries, which appear almost a bit jammy as for their simply powerful appearance on the nose. Its hard to get anything else than the raspberries on the nose, which, don't get me wrong, is a good problem to have.

Has a very refreshing impression on the palate, due to its vivid carbonation, which makes the beer light and effervescent, and its prominent sourness, which coates the tongue and adds to the refreshment.

Woah, I'm in raspberry heaven! The raspberries appear young once they hit the palate, while immediately maturing on the tongue, creating a fulfilling complexity. At the same time, there is an immediately uprising tartness, which holds the sweetness from the fruits in check playfully. Finishes with a beautiful aqueous softness, binding the prominent tartness and lusciously fruity, pickly raspberries, creating a perfectly balanced, not yet calm ending.

This is beautiful throughout, establishing a well working gateway between AWA and lambic. Its incredibly vivid and fruity, while at the same time producing a mellow, soft mouthfeel, which is capable of showcasing the beers acidity in the most pleasant way from start to finish.

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Photo of Radcpa
4.48/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Red ruby appearance with a slightly lighter ruby head that was significant and eventually dissipated. Aroma is a rose raspberry with plenty of fizz. First taste had too much carbination. After a minute the carbination subsided and the taste was a rose raspberry sour.

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Photo of MatthewHopHead
4.75/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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Atrial Rubicite from Jester King Brewery
Beer rating: 98.8% out of 100 with 1,746 ratings
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