Jester King Brewery Sets Release Date for Atrial Rubicite 2019

atrial19Jester King Brewery (Austin, Texas) has officially announced that it will host a bottle release for the 2019 batch of Atrial Rubicite on Friday, May 3.

Originally released in 2013 and now back for its 9th batch, Atrial Rubicite is a highly-coveted “barrel-aged Wild Ale refermented with raspberries.  This year’s batch of Atrial Rubicite is 5.5% alcohol by volume and was packaged in early April.”

Atrial Rubicite (2019) will officially release at Jester King’s Tasting Room & Restaurant at 4 p.m. on Friday, May 3.  This Limited Release offering will be available on draft and in 500ml bottles ($20 each, limit of six [6] bottles per guest per day).  Outside of special events, Atrial Rubicite is a brewery exclusive release that will not see distribution.  Prost!

Vital Information for Atrial Rubicite (2019) from Jester King Brewery

Release – Limited; May 3, 2019
Style – American Wild Ale
ABV – 5.5%
Treatment – “Raspberries were added to mature barrel-aged sour ale and refermented to dryness. Unfiltered, unpasteurized, and 100% naturally conditioned.” 
Availability – 500ml bottles & draft
Bottle Count – 7,500
Distribution – None. Brewery exclusive



Jester King Brewery Schedules Release of 2018 Atrial Rubicite

JKAtrialRubiciteOn Friday, July 6 at 4 p.m., Jester King Brewery (Austin, Texas) will host a special bottle release for Blend No. 8 of its highly sought-after Atrial Rubicite, a barrel-aged sour beer refermented with raspberries.

To create the 2018 blend of Atrial Rubicite, the crew at Jester King “racked 22 oak barrels of mature beer (about 1,320 gallons) onto 5,760 pounds of raspberries (4.4 pounds per gallon) in early April.”  After a six-week period of fruit refermentation, the beer was then packaged “and allowed it to naturally referment in bottles and kegs.”

Blend No. 8 of Atrial Rubicite will officially go on sale in Jester King’s Tasting Room at 4 p.m. on July 6.  Jester King has “about 6,500 bottles” of Atrial Rubicite available, and guests can purchase these 500ml bottles for $20 each (there will be a bottle limit of SIX (6) PER CUSTOMER PER DAY).  The brewery has also packaged “about 100 magnums this year, which [they] plan to do a lottery for some time in the next few weeks. Aside from special events, 2018 Atrial Rubicite will only be available at Jester King.”  Prost!

Vital Information for 2018 Atrial Rubicite (Blend No. 8) from Jester King Brewery

Release – Limited; July 6, 2018
Style – American Sour Ale
ABV – 5.5%
Treatment – Mature beer refermented for about six weeks on 5,760 pounds of raspberries
Availability – 500ml bottles ($20 each)
Bottle Limit – Six (6) bottles per customer per day
Distribution – None, brewery-only release