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RATINGS: 557   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.06   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tectactoe (3125) - Michigan, USA - MAR 11, 2015
Bottle: Clean, slick ruby-tinted mahogany pour with great clarity. Foamy beige cap settles in on top to a chunky collar tracing the edges. Smells like someone stepped on a proximity mine at your local fruit market. Goddamn, son. The apples, the cherries, the cranberries. They’re all there. You can identify every single one of them. So raw, so juicy, so sweet, so tart, so pure, so fruity. Flavor is a perfect mix of sweetness & tartness, as to not allow a single one of them to fatigue your palate too quickly. Apples up front are quickly followed by black cherry; juicy like juice, sweet like pie filling, & tart like fresh harvest. The back-end shows the most of that slightly acidic & bitter cranberry note, still tame & tempered well by the sweetness of the other fruits. Finishes right on the cusp of that sour/sweet line & before you know it, the fucken bottle is gone. Serendipity is the truth. Possibly the best true "fruit beer" I have had. Only 10$ for a 750 ml bottle, too? Fuck my arse.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
biirusaikou (1446) - - MAR 8, 2015
Shared bottle. Amazing explosion of tart fruit flavors, dominated by mixed berries, touch of oak, dry finish. Great balance, one i will definitely hunt for again.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
zathrus13 (1739) - Mount Laurel, New Jersey, USA - MAR 7, 2015
Bottle. Pours copper/red, with an off white head. Aroma is cherries, apples, and almonds. Flavor is cherries, apples, and some slight sourness from cranberries. Medium body. Another killer one from the king of fruit beers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jrob21 (2968) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAR 3, 2015
Sample at HMOG, thanks westmeister. Sweet fruity aroma. Tart jolly rancher sweet sort of flavor. Little funky tartness in the flavor. A little sour and very effervescent. Light, refreshing, fruity, nice for what it is but just a little too sweet for me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jeremyh70 (914) - Missouri, USA - FEB 28, 2015
Pours a mostly clear ruby red with a small white head With decent lacing. Aroma of cherry, apple and cranberry. Taste is a sweet and tart cherry with some tannic cherry skin flavor along with some light malt character and hint of vanilla. Finishes mostly dry. Somewhat slick mouthfeel with a light/medium body and moderate carbonation. Excellent fruit beer and flavor.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AirForceHops (4804) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - FEB 28, 2015
750 ml bottle thanks to my neighbor Sara. Color is an amber color with wispy head. Aroma is Apple forward with light strawberry, light hints of cranberry.

This flavor is very much like the aroma, strawberry seeds, fresh cut Apple though the middle, with a light tartness that reminds me of the Cranberry. Just enough tartness to balance the sweet fruit. Overall this is just as good as the Strawberry Rhubarb. Maybe more so... Just simply awesome.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuu666 (7325) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 23, 2015
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours red, nose is full on cherry, taste is tart cherry, sweet, lightly fizzy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Koelschtrinker (13640) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - FEB 18, 2015
Süßer, dennoch natürlicher Antrunk, Kirsche, Apfel. Süffig, konstante Aromen, nie künstlich, die Süße ist genau richtig gewählt. Gut! 11/10/11/11/10/11

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SHIG (4013) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - FEB 8, 2015
Bottle shared at Anchorage Jan ’15 Tasting: This has been a huge want for me for some time, luckily one of the tasting group guys brought one back from a trip. Poured a burgundy in color with a white fluffy head. Aroma was a nice mix of fruit, cranberry, apple and cherry prominent. The taste was a mix of those same fruit and light bitterness, hints of seeds and wood come through in my palate as well. At 5% you could enjoy this and many more bottles for hours.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wedgie9 (2513) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 2, 2015
Tasted in July of 2013 from a waxed and capped bottle with the Nashville crew. Pours clear crimson with an average off-white head that leaves messy, sticky lace. The nose is super fruity and sweet smelling with red apple, cherry, and a lightly tart cranberry note. The flavor is a nice balance of sweet and tart with all of the same fruit notes from the nose. The body is full and almost syrupy with just under average carbonation and a long sweet and tart finish.

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