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RATINGS: 712   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76/5   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
Apple Ale sings with the fresh crisp taste of Wisconsin Apples. Our brewmaster begins with a brown ale base employing Wisconsin farmed wheat and a blend of Cortland, MacIntosh and Jonathan apples. Our apple growing friends squeeze them especially for this brew. Expect this ale to pour a beautiful copper color. The fresh bouquet of Apple will rise to meet you even before the glass touches your lips.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kramer (5611) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 18, 2006
12 oz bottle, via Styles. Pours a clear reddish amber under a small fizzy off-white head that faded quickly to a thin film. Aroma is a mix of a Brown Ale and apple cider. Slightly sweet caramel malt with a touch of chocolate malt. The apple is crisp and natural smelling. Flavor is more apple juice than beer, quite sweet with a nice crispness on the finish. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with soft fizzy carbonation,. slightly sticky mid swallow. A little cloying on the finish especially towards the end of the bottle. Overall, I liked this but I could see where some may not because of the sweetness. These guys know what to do with fruit!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radiomgb (2580) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 2, 2006
Bottle shared by <a href=http://www.ratebeer.com/ViewUser.asp?U target=blank> beerhugger, thanks Steve. Copper in colour, thin off-white head, small amounts of visible carbonation. The aroma is dominated by apples, quite sweet with some honey. The flavour was of macintosh apples, lots of apple skins, caramel. Wonderfully sweet mouthfeel, medium body, medium carbonation. Finishes very sweet but not cloying. Very interesting stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
NYHarvey (2153) - New York, New York, USA - MAY 9, 2006
Courtesy of Mrfacto <P> Aroma is juicy wet apples. Very ciderish. Cloudy brown in color with a slowly diminishing tan head. Fore is crisp and sweet with tongue tingling apple flavors. Again very cider-like, but with a maltier base than any cider. Not much else going on. My wife thought she tasted some honey, but I don’t get that. It’s basic and delicious.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dorwart (2482) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - APR 25, 2006
Medium sized off white head. Light carbonation. Fruity aroma with apples (duh), nutmeg, actually caramel covered apples and some honey. Aroma is wonderful as the brew warms and the head disippates. Color is a dark caramel orange. Sweet and fruity. Thick palate with loads of apple cider. This is delicious! An alcoholic apple cider that has so much more flavor than your typical crappy apple cider. Sweet with a hint of spices. Finish is creamy and coating with a lingering sweet finish. Finally ends with a hint of tartness. Damn good stuff!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
malachi (62) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 14, 2006
Thick, hazy light copper/orange pour. High carbonation. Sweet to sour apple aroma as the body warms. Very, very sweet and thin body. Much juicier than beer with a honey-like body. No significant finish, but a nice, thin coating is left on the throat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Brigadier (3405) - Clevelandish, Ohio, USA - APR 1, 2006
12 oz bottle compliments of hezron

Shared with malaci. A golden carbonated head protected scents of cherries, apples and very very subtle hops. Tastes like sweet apple juice that has been fermented with cherries. Very drinkable and smooth - it doesn’t really taste like beer at all. Finishes dry and smooth with a mild aftertaste. Not bad; I wish I could have had this fresh.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
emptytankard (36) - Illinois, USA - MAR 16, 2006
Wonderful apple aroma. Mouthfeel and taste is more reminicent of fresh apple cider, not beer. The brown ale base used for this beer must be very very mild. None the less a refreshing and tasty brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JasonG (776) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - MAR 12, 2006
Apple, cinamon, nutmeg in the aroma. Flavor is sweet, with apples, honey, and vanilla.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
awaller05 (305) - Sharon, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 11, 2006
Probiere is right, New Glarus has hidden the alcohiol well in this one. but trust me after drinking three real fast like in 20 minutes I was a little tipsy of course I have spent the day testing New Garuses wares.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Probiere (992) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 31, 2006
I...ehh....well,.....emmmm. Yeah. My notes for this are very clear and very succinct. "Apple juice." If this truly has a beer base then kudos to New Glarus. Much as I like them, this tasted like fruit juice and not beer to me.

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