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RATINGS: 100   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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My goal in building the recipe for Fallen Apple was to create a seasonal specialty that was in and of itself a celebration. I start with fresh-pressed cider from early harvest apples we get from Kickapoo Orchards in Gays Mills. Fermentation leaves the cider tart and champagne-like. I then brew a cream ale designed to put some sweetness and body back into the beer, which rounds out the sour apple notes. This combination of ethereal apple flavor grounded in an “everyman’s” beer makes for a festive and potent brew.


2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BDR (2534) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - SEP 23, 2007
Nice brandy like appearance. The nose unfortunately was that of a hair salon. Grainy body with a sour, faintly apple finish.

2.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joebrew (608) - Farewell Minny; Hello Puyallup, Washington, USA - JAN 25, 2008
Pours a nice deep golden color. Smells like a hiar salon. You know when you walk by a Regis in the mall? Yeah it’s like that. Hmmmmm, well it tastes kinda llike a flat cider mixed with some cheap lager. Not a terrible beer, but they definately make better.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DavidP (1747) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 6, 2008
Bottle. At first it smells like the canned Budweiser my grandpa drank. After a bit it smells more like what it is, a cream ale with cider thrown in. I’ll call this an apple shandy made with nicely tart apple juice. However the juice tastes like the stuff from concentrate not fresh cider.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
crossovert (7609) - Illinois, USA - MAR 14, 2011
12 oz bottle. It pours a light apple juice color with a foamy white head. Smells like apple juice mixed with vanilla icing. Cream ales just aren’t my thing I guess. It is like drinking vanilla/malt/apple flavored soda. Non beer drinkers will like it Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 11-28-2010 22:28:32

2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Ericular (665) - Minnesota, USA - NOV 15, 2012
Aroma is sweet, ripe apples. Taste is really sticky sweet... not as much as a cider, but still a bit too much. This is mainly apple with a very mild bread undertone. Palate is dry and sweet, a bit too sticky for my taste.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
hopdog (9018) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 13, 2008
12oz bottle acquired in trade with CaptainCougar (thanks!). Poured a lightly hazy and orange color wtih an averaged sized off white head. Aromas of apples, grainy, and a little musty. Tastes of pretty much the same. The apples where there, but not really in a good way. Thin body on the highly carbonated side.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
valpoaj (634) - Valparaiso, Indiana, USA - DEC 23, 2008
Pours copper with almost no head to speak of. Aroma is somewhat skunky and a bit yeasty, though there are some apple tones in there as well...a bit confusing! Flavor is somewhat odd and flat up front with some malt and corn flavors, with a dose of sweet apple in the middle, and then some bitter notes at the end...again, very confusing. Somewhat cider-like, somewhat beer-like, this one just doesn*t want to fit any profile. Palate is pretty mundane, though I*m not buying that this is a cream ale (though I know it says so on the bottle)...one is enough on this brew...

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
DasBierChef (1083) - Hudson, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 17, 2011
This beer is really pretty decent, but still nothing much to it. I like some more complexity.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
jtclockwork (8628) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 19, 2013
Bottle shared with John. 5K backlog. Pours semi-cloudy gold. No head. Nose and taste of cheap apple cider, McIntosh, light cream, apple sauce and ripe banana peel. Not very good. Lighter than medium body.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Cornfield (5506) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - NOV 10, 2007
I liked the looks of this brew - clear copper body with creamy ecru head - but after that it fell apart for me. It has a soft malty aroma with apples that don’t seem quite ripe. The flavor begins with a bready malt, but is soon overrun by a soured apple flavor that seems off. Mildly sastringent finish that cries out for a mouthwash. I’ve enjoyed this brewery’s other offerings, but this doesn’t seem quite right.

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