New Glarus Brewing Company – Cran-bic

New Glarus Brewing Company - Cran-bic

New Glarus Brewing CompanyCran-bic

Cranberry Lambic-Style Ale
BJCP Style: Fruit Lambic
ABV: 6%
Tasting on: 10/1/14
Glass: Tulip

Aroma: A pleasant champagne overtone with hints of tartness and fruitiness 10/10

Appearance: Medium-light amber with shades of orange and pink.  Strong carbonation with a white head. 9/10

Flavor: A crisp, sweet beginning balances well with the tartness of the middle. Cranberry, and even hints of raspberry, come through in the end while providing a refreshing, tart finish.  The aftertaste is like that of champagne with a pleasant, dry, lingering sweetness, balanced well with the tartness of cranberries.  19/20

Mouthfeel: Medium body with high carbonation that matches the beer well. 9/10

Overall Impression: An excellent lambic that is sweet and highly carbonated, while also being refreshing and superbly balanced by the tartness of cranberries. 48/50

Final Score: 96%

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