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RATINGS: 493   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nephilium (1410) - Ohio, USA - AUG 8, 2014
The aroma is predominantly cranberry with apple undertones. Pours a clear red with a full light pink head. The flavor is very sweet, especially if there was a wild fermentation. The flavor starts with tart cranberries, then changes to apple cider, and finishes slightly tart with a hint of cherries. Very light and easy drinking. I was not expecting this much apple flavor to come through in a beer. If you like sweet fruit beers, you will probably enjoy this more then me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
revolution2718 (264) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 31, 2014
Pours a dark red/brown with a finger of wispy light tan head. Nose is apple, raspberry, cranberry, fruit juice. Taste matches nose, apples, cranberry, very jammy, a touch tart, little dry on the finish. Very light and spritzy, good carbonation. New glarus knows how to do these fruit beers. A bit on the sweet side though, needed a little more dryness or bitterness maybe. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dr_Fellini (545) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - JUL 26, 2014
Bottle to glass. Pours a cloudy nut brown color with slight reddish hues and a very thin off white head. Aroma is reminiscent of an apple cider with a slight tart raspberry character. Sweet apple, raspberry, mildly tart flavor. Light in body and goes down very smooth. Phenomenal!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Busick (390) - South Carolina, USA - JUL 24, 2014
VERY sweet and loaded with fruit! Almost pushes a syrup taste. I have to tip my hat to the balance between all the various fruits and the overall taste of this beer! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JaBier (5011) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - JUL 21, 2014
Bottle sampled at Muckfest V on 7/11/14. Thanks Motortoddhead! Clear red pour with a medium beige head. Aroma of cherry, berry, malt and sweet and funky tartness. Malty flavor with berries and cherries before a tart apple finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kermis (5733) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 20, 2014
Bottle shared. Pours hazy reddish brown with a tiny cream head. Aroma clearly shows the apple, cranberry and cherries with a little cinnamon. Flavour is over moderate sweet and light moderate acidic. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deanso (5733) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 20, 2014
bottle courtesy of and shared with Kermis. Thin off white head. Pinky amber pour. Very sweet. Cherry aroma

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbruner (2489) - Athens, Georgia, USA - JUL 18, 2014
Pours a clear copper red from the bottle with thin khaki head. Aroma of tart cherries and crisp sour apple. Taste is more toward the apple, but nice sour sweetness. Clean, crisp finish with a nice lingering tartness. Very nice, sucks they only made it once.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
GTAEgeek (1286) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUL 17, 2014
750 mL bottle, received in trade from TheHOFF43, and shared at Ale Alpharetta. It pours a dark, brownish-orange, with a minimal tan head. The aroma is apples, cranberries, cherries, caramel, and vanilla. Fruity, mellow sweetness, with a very light sourness. Medium body, creamy, and a little sharp. Overall, this is a nice, very fruity, flavorful beer. Very well made, with depth and complexity. The mouthfeel is a little flat and disappointing, but otherwise, a great beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cybercat (3500) - Georgia, USA - JUL 17, 2014
Pours a clear ruby-amber with a nice light tan head. Aroma has a strong strawberry overtone - I LOVE strawberries! A bit of malt pokes through. Flavor is largely strawberry, sweet but not cloying, a little sour, with a malt underpinning. Firm texture is loaded with fizz. What a nice discovery.

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