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RATINGS: 440   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.07   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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Happy Accident Fruit Ale Severe Drought, we shared the farmer’s horror as Wisconsin’s cherry crop failed! Dan bought what cherries he could. The apple crop fared better. Then joy! A grand Wisconsin cranberry harvest. What will Dan brew with Apples, Cranberries and Cherries? Oh my! You hold the happy accident of Wisconsin’s favorite fruit aged in oak with an almost magical wild fermentation. Serendipity is a wondrous celebration that sparkles your senses and dances across your palate. A kaleidoscope of flavors discovered by accident in a sour ale! Cheers to the unexpected. Vielen Dank!


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4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
fidelis83 (1901) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - OCT 25, 2012
Pours a dark reddish amber with a tall, creamy beige head that has great retention and leaves decent lacing. Huge, fruity aroma, lots of cherry, a hint of cranberry, light sweet bread spice, a little oak, sweet biscuit, hints of cereal grain. Some apple comes out in the aroma as it warms and the spicy notes become a little more noticeable. Great cherry and light cranberry flavors and tartness up front, cereal, light herbal and sweet bread/pie spice come in shortly after, some nice woody oak there as well, as it warms the apple comes out some more and the tartness and acidity are somewhat stronger, with something of a lactic or acetic feel to the acidity when it warms more. Liight to medium body with a light, blanketing and somewhat sharp carbonation and somewhat creamy, slightly sticky feel, leading to a slightly more dry finish with an acidic tingle. Amazing, easily one of my favorite New Glarus beers and one of my favorite fruit beers, hopefully it has a decent shelf life, or they decide to make it a year round release.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JefVerstraete (1157) - BELGIUM - JUL 14, 2014
Bottle @ ’Er Klopt Iemand Op De Deur" Samson & Gert Bierproeving I. Obtained from a trade, thanks Joe! Dark yellow colour, cloudy, some white foam. Soft carbonation. Very fruity nose of sweet apples and sweet cherries. Bit sourness but a lot of sugar and sweeteners. Why do people rate this beer so high?

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PriorL (1642) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 13, 2014
Bottle at first "Er klopt iemand op de deur" tasting aka EBT3. Thx to everyone for sharing today’s beers! APPEARANCE: clear dark blond beer, small unstable off white head. NOSE: so sweet, ’neuskes’, apples, fruity. TASTE: too sweet, fruity, nice, but too much. Don’t get the hype.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JorisPPattyn (7796) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUL 13, 2014
Good cream to yellowish head over brown beer. Apples, with syrup, like something of a fancy fair treat. Sweet, syrupy, slightly roasted flavour. Again apples, Tarte Tatin, even when not as flavourful. Sticky, but with, strangely enough, backthroat quite some acidburn. Not that bad, just a tad overly syrupy.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lb4lb (2462) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Smell is cherry and cranberry cocktail. Taste is similar. Good and sweet then dry. Tart. Good but I like Belgian red a touch better. Full body. Good stuff.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
WanderinCelt87 (155) - Hamburg, New Jersey, USA - JUL 9, 2014
Pour is a nice hazy amber with a cloudy head. Aroma is of tart of cherries with hints of apple and cranberries. At first sip I get the cherries but that gives way to tart cranberries followed by a nice crisp apple after taste. Leaves very clean fruity aftertaste.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
gendv138 (1000) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Bottle during RBSG 2014 Grand Tasting at Schlafly Tap Room. Dark amber with off-white head. Aromas of cherries, fruit candy, apples. Tastes of cherries, jolly rancher, apples. Really nice.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
truebluehes (164) - Tipton, Iowa, USA - JUL 4, 2014
Bottle. Awesome fruity nose, pours nice with small head. Tart like belgian red, but tangy different due to cranberry. Awesome. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Danyel (574) - Colorado, USA - JUL 3, 2014
Bottle. Pours hazy red with off-white head . Aroma is very Apple, cherry, sweet, very aromatic, very juicy. Taste is very juicy, tart backbone balanced the nice sweet fruit flavors, very cherry. This beer is great.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Troupis (32) - - JUL 3, 2014
As impressive as his cousin the Belgian Red this beer is power packed with genuine fruit and with depth of flavor with every taste. Doesn't sit sugary nor artificial and instead tastes like I'm at a brewery drinking straight from a barrel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopbag (61) - - JUN 28, 2014
Fresh tasting alcoholic fruit juice. Not unlinke an alcoholic cran-apple juice. Low funk if any. Tart in a fruit way, with some bite like a raw cranberry. Some beer flavor lurking underneath. Cloudy red color. Hops absent or well blended, citrus or cascade if anything.


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