Raspberry Tart
New Glarus Brewing Company

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From:
New Glarus Brewing Company
 
Wisconsin, United States
Style:
Fruit and Field Beer
Ranked #2
ABV:
4%
Score:
97
Ranked #640
Avg:
4.37 | pDev: 10.3%
Reviews:
992
Ratings:
3,038
Status:
Active
Rated:
Monday at 04:03 AM
Added:
Apr 21, 2002
Wants:
  1,278
Gots:
  952
SCORE
97
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Raspberry TartRaspberry Tart
Notes: Treat yourself to a rare delight. The voluminous raspberry bouquet will greet you long before your lips touch your glass. Serve this Wisconsin framboise very cold in a champagne flute. Then hold your glass to a light and enjoy the jewel-like sparkle of a very special ale.
Oregon proudly shares their harvest of mouth watering berries, which we ferment spontaneously in large oak vats. Then we employ Wisconsin farmed wheat and year old Hallertau hops to round out this extravaganza of flavor.
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Reviewed by dcotom from Iowa

4.7/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Poured from a 12-ounce bottle into a Zwanze 2018 logo stemmed goblet because it seemed like the right thing to do. The color approximates a murky and slightly watered-down cola, with a short snow-white head that left lots of spotty lacing. No question in my mind as to why this is among the top-rated beers of its style. It's fruit forward, with lovely aromas of raspberry jam balanced with notes of light breadiness. It's sweet, but not cloying. It's tart, but not overpowering. It has good carbonation and very low bitterness. It finishes perfectly dry. This made an ideal pairing with grilled chicken, and I could imagine that it would be absolutely stellar with crackers and aged Wisconsin cheddar. The only downside is that it's available only in Wisconsin, but who doesn't like a nice road trip once in a while?
Monday at 04:03 AM
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Rated by Captain69 from Illinois

3.56/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
very tart nice raspberry taste but i liked their cherry better
Oct 26, 2022
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Reviewed by hbeimers from Illinois

4.15/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
This is very close to what I imagine a raspberry soft drink would taste like. It's very sweet, which in my opinion is the biggest downside, but otherwise is an amazing beer. Definitely more sweet than a typical fruit lambic or the belgian red.
Oct 24, 2022
 
Rated: 4.71 by Rollmeaway2loadout from Illinois

Sep 10, 2022
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Rated by fatherdmj from Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Not too sweet. A well-balanced beer.
Sep 10, 2022
 
Rated: 4.27 by LunchMoney from Minnesota

Aug 07, 2022
 
Rated: 4.23 by Xyvos00 from Illinois

Aug 02, 2022
 
Rated: 4.24 by GeorgeAKeim from Oregon

Jul 04, 2022
 
Rated: 3.75 by Hawkfish from Washington

Jun 05, 2022
 
Rated: 4.43 by brewskis from Indiana

May 21, 2022
 
Rated: 4.98 by vol4life88 from Tennessee

Apr 21, 2022
 
Rated: 4.56 by not2quick from Missouri

Mar 31, 2022
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Rated by MutuelsMark from Kentucky

4.46/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
This is a superb 'beer'. We test tasted this and all 4 of us loved it. Great color, nose and taste.
Mar 24, 2022
 
Rated: 4.61 by jhargs37

Mar 20, 2022
 
Rated: 4.5 by doctorgary from New York

Mar 17, 2022
 
Rated: 4.32 by Gkruszewski from New York

Jan 22, 2022
 
Rated: 4.55 by Rhetion from Florida

Jan 11, 2022
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Reviewed by snaotheus from Washington

3.83/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
2021-12-03
12oz bottle served in a Cantillon glass. If there's a date, I don't know where to find it. Received from @WunderLlama.

Pours a clear but dark reddish purple, smallish head. Smell is raspberries.

Taste is raspberries. Raspberry jam. Maybe a slight tartness, but mostly very sweet.

Mouthfeel is medium, smooth. Maybe slightly sticky. Overall...it's pretty good. If you're looking for raspberry juice, it's very good.
Dec 04, 2021
 
Rated: 4.59 by TP2MSU from Michigan

Oct 31, 2021
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Rated by stevoj from Idaho

4.44/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
Taster at share. Light pinkish pour, flat. Aroma and taste are raspberry jam, full, sweet. Absolutely gorgeous.
Oct 16, 2021
 
Rated: 4.5 by mpk2020 from Illinois

Oct 13, 2021
 
Rated: 4.56 by jcoleMA66 from Massachusetts

Oct 10, 2021
 
Rated: 4.5 by eljabak from Michigan

Sep 27, 2021
 
Rated: 4.39 by Z-man from Michigan

Sep 18, 2021
 
Rated: 4 by MonkeyPilates from Minnesota

Aug 17, 2021
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Reviewed by damndirtyape from Ohio

4.71/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75
12oz bottle (no date, but I was told it was from 2021) served in a Libby globe porter glass.

Appearance: Clear purple-red-amber color. Thin off-white/pink ring of foam with an occasional island of lacing.

Smell: Raspberry, with a tiny bit of sour tang to it.

Taste: Nice tart rapspberry tempered with some sweetness, and a lingering fruity bitter/tart finish. Very nice!

Mouthfeel: Slick, a bit sticky, good carbonation. Dry finish.

Overall / Drinkability: This really is a great raspberry beer. I'd easily say this is a raspberry lambic, and a very well balanced one. Easily drinkable and I could pair this with a variety of desserts. I'm a bit surprised it's listed as a "Fruit and Field" beer given the character and the way the brewers make it. Well done and I definitely would want another.
Aug 14, 2021
 
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Reviewed by BrendanStoehr96 from Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
All the sweetness and tartness you could possibly ask for in a fruited beer. New Glarus usually nails it, but their line up of fruit beers are totally our of this world good.
Jun 29, 2021
 
Rated: 4.49 by Montanabeerz from Montana

Jun 28, 2021
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Reviewed by German-Helles from Wisconsin

3.88/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
This is a 12oz. bottle poured into my stemmed New Glarus glass. This beer, pours a dark red wine look with an inch and a half of raspberry colored foam that slowly settled back to a thin pink cap. When held up to the light, heavy amounts of carbonation can be observed.
The aroma is sweet raspberry jam.
Tart is the perfect description! There is tart raspberries with a sweet bubbly and tart again finish. The carbonation plays a big part in the taste and mouth feel.
This is not what I expect or crave from a beer. The taste is pleasant though.
Jun 12, 2021
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Reviewed by kemoarps from Washington

4.33/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
Part of the midwestern milieu migrated my direction thanks to @FBarber in NBS BIF #13.

Rusty, plum juice red colour. Small wet head that quickly disappears leaving nothing but a few stray bubbles.

Nose has some sweet and tart of the raspberries that honestly kind of reminds me of marinara sauce. Ultimately beyond that there's deep aged berry aroma, like a raspberry wine.

Oooh man. Honestly, that's fucking delicious. It is raspberry juice. It is what it is. But I love raspberries. Late season berries, deep red, cool, just a touch of bramble tart. Jammy and delicious.

Moderate body I suppose, with a dry finish in contrast to the jammy berry carrying tool, and spicy/sharp/compressed carbonation.

I'll be honest. I love raspberry. And that strongly colours my review here. But that's an important component of it. New Glarus is really good at what they do. This beer is yet another NG brew that is blatantly competently composed, and in this case (as opposed to some of the other NG brews I've been fortunate enough to try), that happens to also align with a fruit expression that is right up my alley. This is easily my favourite of the New Glarus fruit beers I've tried, and now I'm sad I only have the one bottle.

Thanks Frank for sending it my direction! Cheers!
Apr 22, 2021
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Reviewed by WunderLlama from Massachusetts

4.43/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Bottle poured into a new glarus stemmed glass

Fizzy off white foam two finger cap over a reddish brown cola liquid , settles to a thin layer

Aroma is tart raspberry jam

Taste is full flavored raspberries, sweet tart,

Medium sudsing , raspberry taste lingers, sweet tart

Good beer
Apr 11, 2021
 
Rated: 4.38 by Scottsbeer from Florida

Apr 10, 2021
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Reviewed by Grounder from Illinois

4.67/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
Pours beautiful red color with quickly dissipating pinkish head. The smell is sweet and fruity that I hesitate to identify as a raspberry. The taste is a perfect combination of fruity sweetness and tartness. Again, I hesitate to unequivocally define it as a raspberry. The body is medium-light, but never feels thin. Overall - great from the first to the last sip.
Apr 09, 2021
 
Rated: 4.49 by mgundy32 from Wisconsin

Apr 06, 2021
 
Rated: 4.21 by bplabernie from Michigan

Mar 27, 2021
 
Rated: 4.43 by Rothobinide from California

Mar 22, 2021
 
Rated: 4.25 by carolinabeerguy from North Carolina

Mar 20, 2021
 
Rated: 4.8 by HopHippie from Wisconsin

Feb 26, 2021
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Rated by laquebrada from California

4.37/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Poured very dark red color, smallish off-red head, dissipates quickly. Huge raspberry aroma and flavor, sweetish finish.
Jan 27, 2021
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