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RATINGS: 589   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.07/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BSchnab (118) - Florida, USA - SEP 27, 2013
Aroma us set cherries and apples, appearance is dark red, taste is sweet fruit, great beer, love it

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
BOSSbrewer (2705) - Arkansas, USA - SEP 22, 2013
Holy cow. This is fantastic. Lots of berries. Raspberries. Apples. Cranberries. Slightly tart. Very nice beer. Lots of wonderful fruit. Very nice. Thanks to Ben at BOSS for this.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tgncc (3095) - Bellmore, New York, USA - SEP 22, 2013
Via trade with losthops287. The aroma is apples, cherries, maybe some cranberry, but all fruit, with slight sourness. The appearance is translucent deep amber, off white head The flavor is apple, Cherieís, tart and sour. The finish is fruity sweet, light sour acidicity, tart cherry. Medium in body. Nice fruit ale.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
jzzbassman (1587) - Arlington, Texas, USA - SEP 22, 2013
I donít know how these guys do it....so consistently knock it out of the park with their fruit ales. Cherry is still a stand out, but the apple and cranberry marry together with it so well that it is a delicious fruit cocktail explosion. Iím hunting for anything I didnít like about but nothing comes to mind. Perfect balance.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
islay (2221) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - SEP 22, 2013
25.4 oz bottle; purchased at least several months ago (maybe as far back as February 2013); consumed on 9-15-13. Sweet, tart, musty, sour, very strong aroma features candy sugar, apple, salt, lemon, and berry scents. Pours an effervescent, clear copper with a reddish hue and pinkish taupe head. Sweet taste reminiscent of a berry tart baked good. Tonic water, lemon, dirt, and clay flavors. Harsh but welcome heat produced in back of throat. Medium body. Lively, frothy, and smooth in the palate. Very enjoyable beer but the novelty wears off a bit upon multiple sips.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
savnac (2391) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - SEP 19, 2013
750ml bottle from beernbourbon, thanks a bunch. Clear rusty amber with a foamy beige head. Aroma is all fruit; apples, cherries and cranberries. Flavor is lightly tart and acidic apple and cranberry with some sweet pie cherry and light malt backbone. Light body with lively carbonation. Another fantastic New Glarus fruit beer, I donít know how they get so much flavor and aroma without it being overly sweet.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hallinghansen (2841) - Odense SV, DENMARK - SEP 18, 2013
Bottle @ Danish Summer Gathering, 2013. Reddish body with a small wwhite head. Aroma is perfume, berries, black currant winegums. Flavour is berries and black currant winegums. Nice beer.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
JustDrinkIt (261) - Arizona, USA - SEP 16, 2013
I canít imagine a beer I would rather drink on a regular basis moreso than this. The flavors are so huge and inviting that there is never too much. to polish off

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (15537) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 11, 2013
Bottle @ Danish Summer Gathering, 2013. Trade with AdamJackson. Pours ruby amber with a small creamy head. Raspberries, funk, almond and strawberries. Smooth and dry. Acidic fruity finish. Nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
valpoaj (729) - Valparaiso, Indiana, USA - SEP 10, 2013
After staring me in the eye for quite some time down in the cellar, finally a time to crack one open (for all of the praise I give to NG for their wonderful brews, I REALLY want them to put the fruit beers in 12 oz bottles...seriously, I donít need .75L of this stuff at a time!) Anyways, I digress...pours a ruddy brownish red - minimal head. Aroma is strong and inviting...candied fruit, hint of sourness...yum! I would say the flavor is cranberry forward, but the apples and cherries round things out nicely...just a great meld of tartness abounds...generally tart/sour, hint of sweet malt in the background to keep things balanced, and no hint of cloying (not that I expected any...) Palate is actually quite easy drinking for the type of beer, and although it was great to share at a party, I could probably kill half a bottle on my own quite easily (not so with the B Red). I expected a homer, and a round tripper is what I got...

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