Paradise Now
Trimtab Brewing Company

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From:
Trimtab Brewing Company
 
Alabama, United States
Style:
Berliner Weisse
Ranked #64
ABV:
5.2%
Score:
90
Ranked #9,136
Avg:
4.04 | pDev: 9.65%
Reviews:
23
Ratings:
137
Status:
Active
Rated:
Oct 16, 2023
Added:
Feb 07, 2014
Wants:
  3
Gots:
  28
Our award-winning Paradise Now Raspberry Berliner Weisse is a tart, refreshing wheat ale that is brewed with raspberry and tart cherry purée. Bready wheat notes provide a soft background and delicate mouthfeel, while the fruit and acidic flavors contrast to create a very refreshing, but undeniably unique summer style.

Whether you are a seasoned fan of sour beers, or a novice craft beer drinker, TrimTab Paradise Now is complex, yet light and accessible enough to be a rewarding beer for all.
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Rated: 4 by paulish from New York

Oct 16, 2023
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Reviewed by vainosuomi from Virginia

3.64/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
L: Opaque burnt orange with a foamy light tan head
S: Raspberries
T: Tart fruit up front--raspberries, green apple--with a bit of sweet malt and floral/grassy notes. Balanced and somewhat tart overall
F: Moderate carbonation, medium/light body, mildly astringent.

It's a solid berliner weisse. Pretty fruit forward but not overpowering.
Oct 06, 2023
 
Rated: 3.91 by mattjp03 from Alabama

Nov 27, 2022
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Reviewed by superspak from North Carolina

4.27/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Got in an IP trade with hoptheology. 12 ounce can into tulip glass, no can dating. Pours slightly hazy golden yellow, light pink/orange color with a 2 finger fairly dense and fluffy light pink head with great retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing and streaming carbonation on the glass. Aromas of big juicy/jammy raspberries, fruit skin/seeds, lemon, and lactic acid/funk/sourness. Taste follows with sour/jammy raspberry, fruit skin/seed, lemon, lime, green apple, white wine, hay, straw, wood, pepper, wheat, cracker, and lacto funk/yeast earthiness. Moderate tart/sourness, tangy fruit, and herbal/spicy bitterness on the finish. High carbonation, light body, and crisp/clean/refreshing finish. Balanced grainy malt, lactic acid, and fruit tang/tannin in the mouthfeel. Minimal pucker or lingering acid on the clean finish. Spot on Berliner with plenty of authentic fruit flavor, without overpowering the base style aspects.
Nov 03, 2022
 
Rated: 3.8 by smithj4 from New York

Aug 12, 2022
 
Rated: 3.98 by dbrauneis from North Carolina

Aug 12, 2022
 
Rated: 4.01 by metter98 from New York

Aug 12, 2022
 
Rated: 3.91 by rorjets from Connecticut

Jan 22, 2022
 
Rated: 3.73 by DucksFan16 from Tennessee

Nov 25, 2021
 
Rated: 3.35 by jkermitj from Mississippi

Nov 04, 2021
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Reviewed by brentk56 from North Carolina

4.04/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Appearance: Pours a berry juice color with a two finger head that slowly fades to a film; shards and spots are left behind

Smell: Slightly sweet and slightly tart raspberry and cherry with sour wheat tones

Taste: Light raspberry and cherry notes with hints of both the sweet and tart elements; the finish is slightly sour

Mouthfeel: Light bodied with moderate to high carbonation

Overall: A light and refreshing Berliner; I could drink this all afternoon

Thanks, NolaHopHead, for the opportunity
Oct 24, 2021
 
Rated: 3.78 by jt_thomas18 from Tennessee

Aug 31, 2021
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Reviewed by sulldaddy from Connecticut

4.23/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25
Wow! 1st to review this one. Part of a swap with @Davidstan. Thank you!
Pouring a cold 12 oz can into my chalice. 21147 datestamp on can...not sure what that means.
The beer exudes a strawberry pink and amber color with fizzy eggshell white head of .5 cm. Clarity is fairly hazy.
This fades to a surface layer quickly, but remains there throughout sampling.
Aroma is mild overall but dominated by raspberries and hints of wheat bread. The berry is both sweet and tart, but tart is more assertive. No hop presence. Do they even use hops in this beer?
First sip reveals a light crisp beer with a bit of sticky mouthfeel. Maybe from fruit. Not a common combo of physical feels, but it works here.
Flavor is what I expect from style and nose. I get sweet berry up front then some wheat bread notes, maybe more crackery than bread. Rolls to some tart berry on the finish. This tartness lingers a bit after the swallow. Not really acidic or heavy sour, no hop presence and of course ABV hidden.
Quite a nice berliner. Not something I normally drink, but glad I have a second can in the fridge.
Aug 07, 2021
 
Rated: 4.74 by ImperatorScab from Tennessee

Jul 14, 2021
 
Rated: 4 by animal69 from Louisiana

Jun 29, 2021
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Reviewed by stevoj from Idaho

3.25/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
12oz can from Toby at share. Medium golden pour with a small, tight foamy head. Light berries in the aroma, hint of tart. Taste is raspberries, and it finishes very dry.
Mar 17, 2021
 
Rated: 4.61 by markallmon from Tennessee

Feb 21, 2021
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Reviewed by GarrettB from Colorado

3.24/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3
May 19th, 2016 - A bright and fruit forward Berliner Weisse, the Paradise Now has a lot to like, and works actively against my discriminatory attitude towards fruit beers. The smell is definitely on the sweeter side, but the flavor permits a healthier balance, with a watery touch and some passion fruit. There's also watermelon in abundance, but not overwhelming. Quite tasty!
Sep 30, 2020
 
Rated: 3.77 by bret27 from California

Aug 12, 2020
 
Rated: 4.58 by entenduintransit from Tennessee

Jul 19, 2020
Paradise Now from Trimtab Brewing Company
Beer rating: 90 out of 100 with 137 ratings