KAME (160) - California, USA - AUG 14, 2009
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Much more tart and sour than the Belgian Red makes this an equally fine beer. Pours a dark ruby red with a dark pink head. Aroma of tart raspberries and cherries. Flavor is solid and very tart, but still a little too sweet for my tastes. I wish it was dryer and less syrupy. I really enjoy the sour funk that is present, but I think it would benefit from being bottle conditioned with some live bacteria.
Mr_Abner (40) - Michigan, USA - JAN 18, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle into tulip glass. Pours a reddish dark amber with a very fine, off-white head that quickly dissipates. Aroma is of sweet raspberries, raspberry juice. This is a sweet beer, though not cloying. Tastes of ripe raspberries, the tartness is buried by the sweetness. Substantial body, a bit syrupy; soft, fine carbonation.
ericdevin (935) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - JAN 15, 2015
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle via unknown. Pours a luminous reddish-pink, not much head. Aroma fruity, some lacto, white sugar. Body lively but sickly sweet-sour. Really? This is sweet to the point of being gross.
ARH (612) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 11, 2015
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
750 mL bottle poured into a Belgian tulip. Overripe raspberries come through in abundance. As it mellows, the aroma becomes more raspberry pie with some cranberry notes and just a light dampness that dissappears into background. It pours a unique, clear, sparkling cranberry color with a pink foamy head that retains a medium thin ring and leaves a splotchy, light, runny lace. The taste is highly sweet with a medium high sour, a light bitter, and maybe even a bit salty, too. The beer is thin, yet oily, and a bit sticky as it warms. The carbonation is bubbly and fizzy. The light body contains notes raspberries throughout the drink (so much raspberry). It finishes crisp with raspberries, a little bit of pie crust, and grass at the finish. It’s highly astringent with notes of light grass lingering with berries (raspberry cherry). A very tart, decently refreshing drink.
jandd1983 (2842) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JAN 10, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sampled at an ESBLS tasting. It poured a dark red color with an off-white head. The aroma was of tart raspberries and some funk. The taste was of raspberries with some tartness and hints of funk. Mighty tasty.
rubbishystuff (1899) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 4, 2015
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Thanks to P and K. Quite good. Sweeter than I expected and thicker but good level of tartness and big berry flavor. Serving: Bottle
ccex (982) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 2, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
750 ml bottle pours a clear brownish red with small dissapating head and very little lacing. Aroma is all raspberries with perhaps a touch of wheat. Taste is sweet with a tart finish, Body is medium with lively carbonation. Another great dessert beer to be shared with friends.
KillerMoran (18) - - DEC 30, 2014
4.5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Smell. Amazing. Taste. Better. Simply amazing in all aspects. New glarus did well
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Salmoniform (1073) - Sweet Home, Oregon, USA - DEC 25, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Poured from bottle to glass. Brownish redish hue with white head that dissipated. Aroma is raspberry, sugar, slight lactic. Mouthfeel is great with a medium body and zesty carbonation. Taste is sweet throughout with a slight tart following. Overall this is a sweet beer but nice to share with others.
thomashall (179) - New Hope, Minnesota, USA - DEC 25, 2014
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
750ml bottle, wax top. Pours dark ruby brown with minimal head. Strong sweet raspberry smell and flavor. Slightly tart but sweet smooth finish. Another awesome fruit beer from New Glarus!!
arnold931 (662) - Iowa, USA - DEC 20, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Pours hazy brown with small off white head. Nose and taste is sweet raspberry. Brown sugar sweetness.