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RATINGS: 533   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 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!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SrSilliGose (3288) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - DEC 24, 2012
Bottle. A touch of soured cranberries backed by a rich jammy Apple and cherry mixture. Great fruit character. Complex fruit juice beer. Some tingling carbonation. Nice body. Not overly sweet. Fun go drink. Liked.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
nielsedd (79) - Wisconsin, USA - DEC 23, 2012
Pours a sparkling clear ruby with a foamy offwhite head that might even have a tint of red as well. Head diminshes to almost nothing quickly, and leaves almost no lacing. Aroma jumps at you with apples and cherries. Tastes tart, with plenty of apple and cranberry. Really great.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
CaptainCougar (7133) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - DEC 22, 2012
Bottle thanks to nuplastikk: Pours a clear ruby bronze with a large airy froth of off-white head. Has a sweet and tart cherry nose with some fresh oaky notes and juicy apples. Starts with good fullness and fine carbonation that brings the sweet apple and cherry notes out quickly giving way to tart cranberries and vinous oak before a slightly puckering finish. Has nice complexity and tons of fruit flavor throughout. This rivals all the other fruit beers they make.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Damico (2797) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 21, 2012
Wow!!!! Unbelievable. The fruit ale pours ruby cranberry in color with a beautiful bright white head. The perfect aroma brings crisp apples, sweet cherries, and cranberries so pleasant in the nose. The flavor brings the sweet cherries and crisp apples with a cranberry base blended into both of the other fruits so nicely. A bit more carbonated than desired is the body, but doesn’t take away from the brew as a whole at all. This beer is close to perfect.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
GandGKevin (932) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - DEC 16, 2012
Omg! Smells like fresh cut apples. Overall it’s a pretty good fruit beer. Wow¡ It’s fantastic.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
ads135 (3329) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - DEC 16, 2012
Great fruit beer, arguably better than the raspberry or cherry varieties from New Glarus. A nice, sour funk with a great tart fruitiness to balance it out. Josh brought this one back from WI for the winter beer tasting in Dec. 2012.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pinkzambia (1615) - Boise, Idaho, USA - DEC 15, 2012
Bottle: Clear light red with an aroma that you just don’t want to end. All of the fruit you expect is in there plus sweet soda pop, gum, and light rubber. Lightly acidic taste, tangy fruit punch that is so easy to drink. This should be a must at every Thanksgiving and Christmas table! Super tasty!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
JoeTheYounger (1159) - Lake Arrowhead, California, USA - DEC 14, 2012
Bottle from brotha Daknole. Super clear copperish red with off white head. Aroma is crisp fresh chopped apples tangy cranberries and sparkling cider. Taste is awesome with an onslaught of fruit with a nice tart finish. So full of flavor for such low abv. Once again they nailed it!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
blipp (6709) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - DEC 14, 2012
Bottle. Pours amber with a thin head. Sweet cherry, berry, and apple, some woody funkyness, and medium acidity. Really damn good.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jredmond (6028) - Manhattan, New York, USA - DEC 13, 2012
Bottle brought to Clockworks for his Dec 8th, 2012 tasting. Pours a deep ruby red with off white lacing/bubbles. Aroma is dusty apples, funk, cherries and light cranberry tartness. Mouthfeel is fruity with a nice short tart compliment in the back with notes of cherriers, sugary apple skins, light dusty funk and a very light cranberry tart finish. Yet another awesome fruit ale from NGB.

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