RateBeer
New Belgium Ooh La La
     click to upload
overall
84
96
style
Serve in Flute, Shaker

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

distribution
unknown

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Ale brewed with raspberry juice.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
slimchill (1044) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUN 10, 2012
Draught. Big, deep raspberry aroma. Sweet and sour and vaguely reminiscent of donuts. Beautiful bright purple with a thin white head and great lacing. Starts sweet, rolls into sour. Full flavored but straight-forward. All the sweetness dissipates by the end of the sip.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Zrab11 (8) - Indiana, USA - JUN 27, 2011 does not count
look: 4 smell: 4.5 taste: 4.5 feel: 4 overall: 4.5 A- Pours a nice dark purple with minimal head S- Smells of raspberries. T- Has a nice tart but sweet raspberry flavor.Finishís with a nice tang to it M-Medium bodied with good carbonation D-Overall i was very impressed. If you donít like raspberried you wont like this beer. But it wasnít too strong on the raspberries and i liked how you tasted both sweet and tart at the same time. If it didnít have that balance i think it would be too sweet or too harsh to drink. Loved this beer. will get again

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CaptainCougar (7132) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - JAN 1, 2013
On tap at Maxís (10/9/11): Pours an opaque black with dark ruby edges and a thin, stringy-lacing pink head. Has a fresh juicy tart raspberry nose with some black currant notes. Starts with good fullness and soft carbonation with a full sweet and tart raspberry flavor with some light vinous oak before a slightly drier sweet-tart finish. Has good raspberry flavor throughout.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mystery_Tramp (29) - USA - APR 20, 2011
On tap at the Carrboro Beverage Company. Pours a dark brown with deep ruby highlights. Darker than expected. Lots of aromas coming out of this one. If youíve ever had German red Cabbage youíll know the smell. Cloves, red wine vinegar, sugar, beer, all into one. Flavor is a complex blend of fruit, earthy notes, some wood and spice. Nice tart finish. Iím thinking Flemish Red/Brown Ale with some fruit added. Overall, very nice dinner beer. Duck or Pork Roast for sure. Too bad itís draft only.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nuplastikk (4698) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - APR 23, 2012
Draft at Dexters. Purple black, interesting purple raspberry head, creamy. Big rich dessert aroma, bold big raspberry tones. Very nice chocolate-raspberry beer. The juice certainly mellows out the whole affair, taking away from what must have been a viscous chocolate beer. Maybe a little too juicy. Still a really nice beverage, but after awhile just comes off as raspberry juice. A little more chocolate would be nice. The alcohol is well hidden. A cool, delicious concoction, but hardly a beer at this point.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thomas15 (689) - USA - JUL 31, 2011
i thought this was pretty good, seemed like a brown with some raspberry, but was very balanced. not tooo much of one and enough of the other.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
heemer77 (5108) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - AUG 27, 2011
Tap at el Bait Shop. A deep brown brew with a little garnet at the edges. A thin khaki head. The nose is rich and fruity with the raspberries. There is a persistent candy and malt note. The taste is like raspberries mixed with green tea. There is also some cola. This is vineous throughout.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ChainGangGuy (4420) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - JAN 30, 2012
Appearance: Graciously served by the staff at The Fred a dark mahogany-hued body, reddish at the edges, and capped by a small, beige head.

Smell: A fruity, reasonably tart nose, as one would expect, smelling of ripe raspberries, again, as one would expect. Little hints underneath the berries of middling, modest malts and sweet-scented golden syrup.

Taste: A big sweetish sip of just-juiced raspberries and, while tart, itís not overly tart. In fact, letís just call the entire thing ígentlyí tart. Scaffolding of dark bready malts, though relatively light in flavor. The purported 8.5% ABV is nowhere to be seen. Drying, soft finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Moderate carbonation.

Overall: Itís good and I cheerfully downed my goblet, but itís no New Glarus Raspberry Tart. Then again, what is?

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chinchill (2128) - South Carolina, USA - MAR 11, 2013
Served in a small nonic, the pour was a deep, dark red color, clear with a tan head that had a tinge of red and leaves behind splotchy, sticky lace. S - Sour raspberry -- strong enough to mostly mask the malt flavors. T - Sweet, but not objectionable. As anticipated from the nose, it is quite heavy on raspberry flavor. Minimal sourness, and a light malt background. M - Near medium body has good feel and medium carbonation. The 8.5% ABV is not obvious. O: very good dark fruit beer: easily recommended as a dessert beer.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (13233) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 3, 2013
Draft. Dark purple maroon, small tan head. Aroma of raspberries and dark chocolate. Taste is sweet and slightly sour berries. Decent.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 5 6


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50