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RATINGS: 654   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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Apple Ale sings with the fresh crisp taste of Wisconsin Apples. Our brewmaster begins with a brown ale base employing Wisconsin farmed wheat and a blend of Cortland, MacIntosh and Jonathan apples. Our apple growing friends squeeze them especially for this brew. Expect this ale to pour a beautiful copper color. The fresh bouquet of Apple will rise to meet you even before the glass touches your lips.


4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
obisbeer (565) - Barcelona, SPAIN - NOV 9, 2004
Nice coper brown w/small head. Gorgeous nose of apple cider with light spice notes. Medium weight w/sweet cider finihs and lingering apple flavors. More than apple, I ican almost pick out hte different varieties. Fresh with just the right sweetness, almost like a hard cider but w/a malty lushness that is so clean and beautiful! WOW

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Styles (2014) - Lincoln Park, Michigan, USA - NOV 8, 2004
UPDATED: AUG 21, 2007 Light brown-amber. Almost no head. Aroma is sweet-tart apples. Strong apple taste is very good but almost overwhelming. Some cinnamon and caramel in the aftertaste. Taste like itís right from the cider mill. I could drink this for breakfast.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pailhead (4783) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - NOV 3, 2004
Bottle: Aroma is apple cider. Pours a transparent copper with a small white head that is gone quickly. No lacing. Tastes like lightly carbonated apple juice with light cinnamon. A little sourness. Finishes a little sweet. Aftertaste is almost the same as if you drank a glass of apple juice. Does not make you feel like you a drinking a beer. Very good. It takes a small hit because of average appearance and palate.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
frylock (1135) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - NOV 1, 2004
UPDATED: JAN 2, 2005 Redish copper color with a thin white head. Sweet and sour apple aroma , reminiscent of sparkling apple juice (the non alcoholic kind, that people serve to kids on New Years Eve). Very real apple flavor. Not too sweet, not too tart. Earthy apple skins come through in the finish. Very solid fruit beer, just not as much to my taste as their others. Quite nice none the less. Thanks MrFacto.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Boutip (4701) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 1, 2004
Bottle: Poured a light brown ale with medium head with very little retention. Aroma is, without any surprises, comprised of sweet apple. Taste is also overtaken by the apple juice taste, which is great since the apples that were incorporated in here are fresh, sweet (but not too sweet) and with just enough sourness in them. Malt and hops are very hard to taste. Body is just above average with some light carbonation. This is one fine fruit beer, well balance and without the Ďíconcentratedíí feel to it.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
badgerben (4396) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - OCT 31, 2004
UPDATED: DEC 3, 2010 Original Rating, 10/31/04, 2004 Vintage: Amber color with no head. Very sweet apple aroma, but not syrupy sweet like most ciders. A dull tart apple taste. Slightly sugary as well. It reminds me a bit of an apple pie without some of the cinnamon. Damn fine! 8/4/8/4/17

Re-rating, 12/3/10, 2010 Vintage: Copper color with a small, fast falling head. Aroma of mulling spices, red apples and very sweet malt. Sweet vanilla and malt taste, almost strikes me as barrel aged notes. Cinnamon and apples. Same rating and delicious!

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Slick (1969) - Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA - OCT 30, 2004
Nice amber color,small white head that faded quickly and left little behind.Nice apple almost cidery aroma with a slight sweet but not over ripe smell and maybe just a slight tartness in there as well.Kind of reminds me of a soda pop that they used to make years ago called apple beer.Nice apple flavor upfront with a slight bitterness in the middle decent carbonation throughout with the apple being a long lasting flavor that goes well with the sweetness and carbonation making this a wonderful brew to quaff.Since this is such a low alcohol brew i think i could easily find myself drinking this all day and especially on a hot summer day it would make a very good thirst quencher for sure.Definately the best Fruit beer iíve ever had,i just wish i could have sampled itís earlier running since Jpdipso claims it was better way back when.Since this is my first apple from these guys i have to say try it if you can get it.It wonít let you down.Thanks go to Jpdipso for sending this fine brew my way.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JCapriotti (1379) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 28, 2004
Pours a dirty amber color. Fizzy average sized white head. Smells a bit like cheap or NA champagne. Not that thatís bad. Its basically a tart yeasty apple aroma. Quite nice, but is pretty basic. After my nose just convinced me it was NA champagne, the taste is pleasanty subtle. I know a lot of people have brought it up already... but its taste is predominently apple. Spicy apple pie with slight bitterness and sweetened with brown sugar. Very good... not overly sweet at all, and of course it has a great flavor. New Glarus better keep this up, at least as a seasonal.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BBB63 (6019) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - OCT 27, 2004
Bottle via MrFacto: Clear coppery amber hue with small but lasting head and good lace. The aroma has notes of spiced ripened apples (cider like), caramel, floral hops, and zesty yeast esters. The taste starts like Iím eating my grandmother french apple pie, so yummy. Just when you think it will become too sweet and coy, a nice sour twang and just a touch of bitters clean up the palate. The feel is just average, but so what! I had this those many years ago when it was first released, no much has changed. Yet another excellent fruit beer from the American masters.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
robertsreality (2460) - Minnesota, USA - OCT 27, 2004
Apple Coloring. Smells Like Very Sweet Apples... Taste is Little Different...Very Sweet Overall..Like They Cooked The Apples With Marshmellows or Something... Wonderful Apple Taste...Havenít Had Anything Quite Like it... Nice Fall Brew!


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