Atrial Rubicite | Jester King Brewery

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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
Ratings:
1,726
Reviews:
167
Avg:
4.54
pDev:
7.27%
 
 
Wants:
1,391
Gots:
340
For Trade:
22
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Photo of mamaraza
5/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Eddiehop
4.73/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of aleigator
4.54/5  rDev 0%
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
4/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of raspy22
5/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Batch 5.
Incredible beer! Fresh raspberries for days! Tart, earthy, wonderful Jester King funk. Thick mouthfeel. The yardstick by which I measure other fruited sours. One of my all time favorite beers!

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Photo of jhavs
4.59/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Bottle poured into snifter at Novare Res. TX comes to ME.

Pours a beautiful ruby red, touches on purple with a bright pink head. The head is foamy and lasting finally settling into a pink collar around the glass with few floating islands of foam.

Aroma is tart, sweet and fresh earthy raspberry.

Flavor is molded nicely into a refined and clean mix of tartness, fresh berries, sweet berry jam and just an ever so small hint of funk.

Moderate carbonation and a bit over medium body.

Great brew, glad I have a few bottles in my cellar to enjoy, but happy to see it available at a bar I frequent at a really reasonable retail bottle price.

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Photo of xt0n1cx
4.6/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of edthehead
4.59/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Batch 6, poured into a grand cru tulip glass, Gorgious! Lots of Barrel and Raspberries not to be denied, and creamy full mouthfeel that satisfies. Deserving of it's rating, must try!

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Photo of mock_in
4.5/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ragnar3
4.63/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Batch 6, poured from the bottle into a taster. Huge raspberry jam with a bit of funk that balances everything extremely well. Gorgeous looking beer, excellent overall.

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Photo of PDXAmbassador
4.66/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of SaulFox
4.79/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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

Photo of bauers
4.87/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Jkolls
5/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Hayley_86
4.25/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of donovansill
4.5/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of driftlessbeer
4.5/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Egotist
4.33/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of RAlmeida77
4.74/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Finally got my hands on a bottle. Batch 6. Beer pours a beautiful dark reddish purple color. Pinkish head. Smell is all raspberry. Taste is the same. All raspberry. Raspberry Jam like with a tart/sour finish. Feel is on the thicker side for me. Very jammy. Overall, I could drink this all day. Fantastic raspberry sour.

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Photo of unclekeith
4.5/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of buking21
4.38/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of notchucknorris
4.74/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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Atrial Rubicite from Jester King Brewery
4.54 out of 5 based on 1,726 ratings.
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