Paradise Now
Trimtab Brewing Company

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From:
Trimtab Brewing Company
 
Alabama, United States
Style:
Sour - Berliner Weisse
Ranked #75
ABV:
5.2%
Score:
90
Ranked #8,873
Avg:
4.05 | pDev: 9.88%
Ratings:
128
Status:
Active
Rated:
Jan 22, 2022
Added:
Feb 07, 2014
Wants:
  3
Gots:
  28
SCORE
90
Outstanding
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Notes: 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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Ratings by markallmon:
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4.61/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
by markallmon from Tennessee

Feb 21, 2021
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3.91 by rorjets from Connecticut on Jan 22, 2022
 
3.35 by jkermitj from Mississippi on Nov 04, 2021
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4.04/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
by brentk56 from North Carolina

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
 
3.78 by jt_thomas18 from Tennessee on Aug 31, 2021
 
4.74 by ImperatorScab from Tennessee on Jul 14, 2021
 
4 by animal69 from Louisiana on Jun 29, 2021
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3.25/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
by stevoj from Idaho

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
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3.24/5  rDev -20%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3
by GarrettB from Colorado

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
 
3.77 by bret27 from California on Aug 12, 2020
 
4.58 by entenduintransit from Tennessee on Jul 19, 2020
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4.02/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by dcotom from Iowa

Poured from 12-ounce can into a glass tumbler. Pours a slightly hazy dark orange, with reddish-orange highlights and a thick, billowy white head that left some spotty lacing as it settled. Aromas and flavors of raspberry and sour cherry dominate. This is light-to-medium in body, with an understated bitterness (7 IBU) and a mostly dry finish with some tart fruit lingering on the palate. The fruit contributes a pleasant dimension of flavor complexity to this beer. Overall, this is an outstanding beer and well worth seeking out.

Jul 07, 2020
 
4.09 by bongobeer from Alabama on May 27, 2020
 
3.08 by jbehlar from Mississippi on Apr 22, 2020
 
4.15 by OtisCampbell007 from Tennessee on Mar 12, 2020
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4.09/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by jmc65267 from Georgia

Wow really liked this! Great flavor with a great smell and a pretty great feel as well. I got this in a mix pack and I’m glad I selected it. Definitely get it again.

Jan 30, 2020
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4.19/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by hoptheology from South Dakota

Brewery pour.

Pink-red blush with a creamy pink head.

Aroma is full of ripe raspberries. Actually more like raspberry sorbet. A hint of mint. Wonderful.

Flavor is decidedly sour instead of sweet, but really brings those raspberries. Holy cow. If you like raspberries, you will LOVE this beer. Incredible. Raspberry - earthy, dirty, seeds, sherbet, following with slight vinegar, slight salt, and slight yeast cake.

Feel sticks to the palate and tongue, has an acidic quality, perfect carbonation, no alcohol heat, and brings joy.

Overall, a really tasty raspberry sour, a bit quiet on the sweet end but sour dirty raspberries is the name of the game here. Very well done.

Edit : Better on tap than in the can, but the can is still great. Buy this beer.

Jan 26, 2020
 
3.9 by Zazzi82 from Tennessee on Nov 16, 2019
 
3.83 by shivtim from Georgia on Nov 10, 2019
 
3.89 by Thanatosbat777 from Georgia on Nov 07, 2019
 
4 by ruzzal from Texas on Aug 29, 2019
 
4.26 by drummerdwzp from Connecticut on Aug 27, 2019
 
4 by vol4life88 from Tennessee on Aug 04, 2019
 
4.25 by NolaHopHead from Louisiana on Jun 21, 2019
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4.62/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75
by shegetslit from Tennessee

All time favorite beer. It's sour and sweet while being light. Just good to drink.

Jun 17, 2019
 
4.17 by bigedal60 from Alabama on Jun 15, 2019
 
4 by Elicoleman from Colorado on Jun 10, 2019
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4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by detgfrsh from Texas

From a can. Pinkish color with a half inch of white head. Tart raspberry smell. Light body. Tastes of tart raspberries with a touch of lemon. Well done!

Apr 05, 2019
 
4.74 by samcham from Alabama on Mar 13, 2019
 
4 by BEER88 from Washington on Feb 06, 2019
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4.58/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75
by Give_Em_Ale from Alabama

I was never much of a sour beer fan until trying TrimTab's Euphoria Now / Passion Fruit & Guava. That quickly became my go-to Summer beer which then opened my mind up to the Paradise Now. Now you won't ever find my fridge or beach cooler without this Summer staple. Easy drinking and extremely refreshing. Even better on draft.

Dec 06, 2018
 
3.79 by TheGent from New Jersey on Oct 20, 2018
 
4.04 by Mikexw from New York on Oct 16, 2018
 
3.57 by T-34-85 from New York on Oct 15, 2018
 
3.92 by robotic_being from Florida on Sep 05, 2018
 
4.29 by mbwalker from Florida on Sep 03, 2018
 
4 by CoopIsLoose from Texas on Aug 27, 2018
 
4.06 by Goosehunter75 from Missouri on Aug 02, 2018
 
4 by godawgs from Louisiana on Jul 29, 2018
 
4.45 by Kdouble from Tennessee on Jul 21, 2018
Paradise Now from Trimtab Brewing Company
Beer rating: 90 out of 100 with 128 ratings