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RATINGS: 565   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.07/5   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!

Awktoberfest's rating

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Awktoberfest (346) - Davenport, Iowa, USA - JUL 22, 2013
Well... A delicious easy drinking beverage. Similar to juicy juice or those non alc bubbly beverages. This is better and really good just not really my thing maybe... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
UrbanCaveman (183) - Ohio, USA - NOV 5, 2015
Bomber poured into a tulip glass at approximately 40 degrees F. Appearance: Pours a deep, rich mahogany red-brown, and forms a dense, fluffy multi-finger head of off-white foam that lasts and lasts. Lacing is off the hook. Smell: Fruit greets the nose cheerily, a burst of cranberries and cherries, all just slightly sour. Beneath, tones of sweet red apple and caramel malt buttress and support the sour fruits. Taste: Just a sublime fruit beer. This opens much like an apple juice made with gala and honeycrisp, which has had a significant amount of cherry-cranberry preserves dissolved in it. There are faint hints of tart sour to the fruit, and the barest whiff of farmland funk along for the ride. All of that dances atop a solid platform of sweet caramel malt flavor. The finish and aftertaste are a mix of the fruit juice and malt aspects. Sublime. Mouthfeel: Thick, creamy, smooth, clingy, sticky, and yes - that bit of word salad adequately sums up the feel. Overall: "Sublime" has already been mentioned, so it shall be left at that. Personally, I’d put this in my regular drinking rotation, were I closer to Wisconsin.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RRistow12 (503) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - NOV 4, 2015
Tasted from bottle. Pours a murky copper ruby color with whitish head. Aroma is apple, cranberry, cherry as expected. Taste is a nice balance of sweetness and tartness. Taste similar to aroma with some strawberry as well. Excellent fruit beer as expected from New Glarus. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BierMeHoos (431) - Maryland, USA - NOV 2, 2015
Where: Neighbor brought back a variety from a trip home to Wisconsin, forever grateful. How: 750 ml bottle, shared at a neighborhood tasting. Appearance: Pours copper red with a few fingers of light brown head. Aroma: Apple, cherry, raspberries, oak, musty, sour. Taste: Big cherry flavors with apple, cranberry with spice, balanced by a yeasty tartness. Palate: Lighter side of medium-bodied. Overall: Spectacular again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ben4321 (5075) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - OCT 28, 2015
Bottle shared by Pinsky. Pours a darker reddish color with a slightly pink hue. Very fruity on the aroma. A little tart. Raspberry, cranberry, and plenty of apple. Kind of like an ocean spray crossed with a beer, but also much better than that. Quite enjoyable. I could drink a ton of this. Finds that sweet, tart, fruity, and drinkable balance.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mabel (7712) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 25, 2015
[7500-20150814] Bottle. Super cherry cherry cherry aroma. Hazy, brown red body with a quick foamy white head. Cherry juicy flavour. Medium body. Wow, this is a cherry bomb. (10/3/8/4/17) 4.2+
(@ Campground Brewdown 2015, Millmont, PA)

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
CLeclercq1961 (118) - Temecula, California, USA - OCT 19, 2015
My 100th rating. Amber pour from a 750 bottle with a black wax top. The brew is fantastic. Amber pour clear with sediment on bottom. The sediment stay compact at bottom. Poured with good carbonation and pink head. Cranberry and other ripe fruits filled the snifter glass I poured it in. The flavor was incredible with a slight tartness and cranberries and a wine like character. The finish was fruity and wine lie so multi dimensional. Hard brew to get but lucky enough to get a few. Great A++++

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
CpyNPrnT (531) - Indiana, USA - OCT 10, 2015
Aroma of apples and faintly cherries, taste is apples up front followed by a perfect amount of cherries, after taste is moderately tart. So good!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Sammy (9981) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 10, 2015
Brilliant mix that delivers, and only mildly sour. Lovely apple bouquet, cherry in the finish. Wonderful reddish colour. Right amount of carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hoprider (236) - DENMARK - SEP 19, 2015
Beautiful clear dark ruby red pour with a light pinkish head. Nose: Jeeesus this is candied. Bonbons! Taste of sweet apples and tart raspberries and cheeries too. I like this a little too much I’m afraid. Damn this is gewd..! The mouthfeel is light and it suits the sweet fruit profile well. Some almond liquor and apple peelings, cerry mulled wine. Nice and surprisingly crisp aftertaste. Drinks easy for such a candybomb. Love this!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RasmusOtt (1757) - Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 15, 2015
Bottle thanks to Klimaet. Pours hazy brown red with an off-white head. Aroma has loads of fruit and is on the edge of appearing artificial to me. Apples, cherry, candy, strawberry and more candy. The taste is jammy with notes of apples, strawberries and candy as well. I will never love these beers and I really do not understand the hype around this - Yet it is not particularly bad in any way.

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