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RATINGS: 724   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76/5   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
PhillyCraft (5902) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 23, 2011
Bottle thanks to Scott. Pours a hazy orange, minimal head and very little lacing. Aromas of cherries, fuji apple cider, nutmeg, vanilla, cherry water ice. Taste is cinnamon spice, puckery skin of apple, cherry pie, bread crust, creamy apple juice finish. Touch of oakiness in the finish. Has a similiar profile to the Enigma plus the addition of ripe apple goodness. Another ridiculous fruit beer from New Glarus. Delicious

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Travlr (21661) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 6, 2011
Holy cow, this one is amazing. Bottle at Meridian Pint, courtesy of Whitney, thank you ma’am! The aroma was like having a dozen warm apple turnovers shoved up your nose at the same time - but in a god way. The taste is equally shocking, not too sweet, not too sour. Tons of fruits plus all the stuff that goes in those apple turnovers, like raisins, very very light and subtle cinnamon, and that gooey stuff that ends up in between all the little chunks of apple. I’ll say it again. Amazing.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
stevencon (518) - Sarasota, Florida, USA - JUL 2, 2012
12oz bottle from a trade with Atom: Clear orange copper color with a nice fluffy head. Aromas of tart apples and caramel, some breadyness, kind of reminds me of apple pie. I started to get the aroma as soon as I poured it. Taste of sweet caramel malts with a tart apple fruityness. The taste is very natural and not artificial. Dry finish. Great full mouth feel without being heavy I could drink a lot of the beer and still enjoy. I hope to get more someday.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
starewich (170) - - NOV 25, 2013
The apple flavor is perfect, not too sweet or too tart, and doesn’t overwhelm the crackery beer base. It’s not an equal partnership but it’s closer than most and certainly coudn’t be mistaken for simple cider. The low ABV is making me seriously consider drinking a zillion of these. Yum yum yum yum. Wisconsin!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ads135 (4254) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - JAN 1, 2015
New Glarus is the king of fruit beers and this is no different. The apples define the beer, but its not a cider. Bready base soaks through and the sweetness is understated.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Frozer (240) - Illinois, USA - JUL 15, 2015
Poured into a pint. Copper apple juice like color. Same aroma, fresh pressed apples. Perfect apple flavor. Not too much like a beer and not too much like and overly sweet cider. Low carbonation fits the bill.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
BuckyNBeer (48) - Schofield, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 2, 2016
Poured a copper hue into a pint glass. Smelled of apples with a hint of other fruit beers from New Glarus. Tasted of apples with a bit of bitterness coming from the beer side. Another winner from New Glarus. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
davesarman (159) - Waconia, Minnesota, USA - AUG 2, 2003
Back in '99, we served this instead of champagne at our wedding. I miss this beer! I wish they would not have stopped making it! I've tried several times to try and replicate as a homebrew, but alas, have not come close.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
badbeer (434) - Iowa, USA - JUL 5, 2008
Poured a dark golden amber color with a nice white head that retained quite well. Smell is like smelling a crisp apple. Nice and tart, perhaps like smelling apple juice with slightly overripe apples; almost like stepping into an apple orchard. Taste is like biting into a mixture of different apples and moves into the taste of the apple skins, without the astringent tastes of actually biting apple skins. Light-medium carbonation, lighter side of medium bodied with a crisp, dry finish. Excellent drinkability, I’d be drinking plenty of this if it were still produced. This bottle was three years old and still held up remarkabley well, I can only imagine it was more powerful when it was fresh.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
saravn (8) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 28, 2009 does not count
Tasted this at Fruit Beer night at Sud’s Club. It’s very tasty. Not too sweet and not too hoppy. None beer drinkers even enjoy it. Great fall beer.

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