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RATINGS: 481   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.06   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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Happy Accident Fruit Ale Severe Drought, we shared the farmerís horror as Wisconsinís 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 Wisconsinís 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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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mora2000 (5780) - McKinney, Texas, USA - OCT 20, 2014
Bottle at Jester King Zwanze Day. Amber pour with a white head. The aroma is full of huge cherry notes, the kind of fresh fruit you only get from New Glarus fruit beers. The flavor is more of the same. I get some gigantic cherry as well as some light tartness, a hint of brown sugar and some toffee. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation. New Glares has done it again.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Westchesterco (985) - mclean, Virginia, USA - OCT 19, 2014
Poured from a bottle it is dark amber color with a slight head. The aroma is sour cherry and the taste is sweet cherry with an aftertaste of apple and it is very refreshing. It is a happy accident!!!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Iphonephan (3347) - McLean, Virginia, USA - OCT 19, 2014
From a 75 cl bottle shared at home. Vintage 20312. Pours a clear reddish amber with an off white head. Aroma of apple cider. Sweet flavors of cherry, apples and a hint of cranberry. Delicicious.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nsanders (518) - St Paul, Minnesota, USA - OCT 12, 2014
750 mL. Cherry wood color with a quickly dissipating head. Cranberries, tart apple, a little woodiness, almonds and black cherries. Has a cranberry tartness that melds into a soft cherry sweetness. Body is lighter with an acidic feel.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
undsioux7 (802) - Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA - OCT 11, 2014
#800! Pours a deep ruby red with a brown/pink head. Aroma of tart cherries and cranberries with some Belgian funk. Taste is tart up front, then woody with strawberry and apple cider coming through. Very good, but not as good to me as Belgian Red.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Salmoniform (829) - Sweet Home, Oregon, USA - OCT 3, 2014
GABF. Red hue with pink head. Aroma is sugar, cherries, cranberry. Medium body and zesty carbonation. Taste is sweet throughout with a tart following. Overall this is another good beer from NG.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuffMan (6886) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 1, 2014
Bottle, acquired via trade with dresden (thanks Steve!), and shared with Ferris. Deep purple-red body capped by a bubbly pink head. Loaded with jammy sweet fruit character, cherries and apples stand out, with just a mild yeast presence. Despite the claim made on the label, I found this to not be sour at all. Maybe a little funky character, but this is a fruit-dominated sweet ale all the way. Nice character, but Iím glad I had someone to share it with, as I think it would have been too sweet to drink much more of.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
decaturstevo (5155) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - OCT 1, 2014
Copper pour with watery white head and lace. Aroma is dominated by sour apple and funk. Flavor is sweet apples, some funk, and light cherries. Medium bodied with good carbonation. very nice

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ericular (659) - Minnesota, USA - SEP 29, 2014
Sweet, tart, and woody. It pushes all three aspects for me, but never quite to excess. Almost cloying, complex aroma. I guess thatís the name of the game for fruit beers like this. Taste is nice, and at this point in my beer journey I canít see a fruit beer going much higher than this.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
dfroms (287) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - SEP 29, 2014
Bottle. Pours a reddish cidery garnet. Aroma is tart apples, apple juice, jammy sour cherry, light caramel, fruit rollup, sweet tarts. Taste is apple fading into light cherries on the midpalate followed by jammy red fruits, cherry skins, and an almost Concord grape note. Sweetness balanced by tartness. Good carbonation. Having had their Belgian Red fairly recently, I think I prefer this. Excellent.


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