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RATINGS: 637   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.


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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mpersinger (336) - , California, USA - MAR 17, 2009
Pours chill hazy amber, with some malt aroma and a flavor dominated by tart apple, wheat and touch of oak.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tronraner (2459) - Walland, Tennessee, USA - JUL 19, 2009
12 oz bottle, thanks to Ughsmash. Pours orange with faint offwhite head and almost no carbonation. The aroma is faint and cidery with a bit of a grainy hint. The flavor is pretty much like cider... apples, a little bit of spice, and a distant grain note. Decent enough, I guess, but it’s a cider, not a beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
StefanSD (2015) - Lakeside, California, USA - JUL 27, 2010
12 oz bottle courtesy of secret santa, a want list item. Pours a amber-brown color with a very small off-white head that immediately fades to nothing. The aroma is mild with some apple and dust. The flavor is similar to carbonated apple cider with some mild grains and yeast. The palate is light with prickly carbonation. Finishes short and sweet. Overall: Good, but I expected more.

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
GrainBeltGuzzler (249) - Goodhue, Minnesota, USA - OCT 11, 2004
A nice aroma gives this beer a very solid start, but it goes down hill from there... Color is a beautiful copper shade but I had absolutely no luck getting head from this beer...... the flavor is very apply and sweet. Right away it is kind of pleasent, but it quickly grates on my palate almost to the point of sickening. Another syrupy fruity overrated (in my opinion) beer from New Glarus...

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Crockett (1002) - Southampton,Ontario, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 8, 2005
Pours lightly hazy orange/apple juice. Nose of much tinned pie filling, apple, cellar and spiced cider. Not much acidity. Too sweet. Some cinnamon and nutmeg, brown sugar and traces of yeast funk. A little disappointing.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Glouglouburp (5929) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 22, 2009
In short: An apple pie in a bottle. Light and extra clean. It is what it is, a little oddity fun in small quantities.
How: Bottles, 2008 unplugged release. Bottles received from MatSciGuy, thanks a lot Levi. Consumed fresh and shared at tasting session with Montreal crew.
The look: Clear golden body with almost no head
In long: Nose of apple pie with cinnamon. Taste is really apple pie with cinnamon, crisp crust and all. An overall sensation of crumble. Medium carbonation, very light body. This is a very very clean beer, a bit too sparkling clean for my liking. This beer has very little body and the mouthfeel is rather boring. I understand it’s a 3.8% beer but New Glarus have proven they can make nourishing full body fruit beer with a similar gravity. Also while this original taste is kind of fun the first few sips it quickly gets tiresome. On one hand I admire the originality of this offering but on the other hand this is not something I could drink regularly or in large quantities. So I have mix feeling about it like a cheap fat Texan standing in front of a free all-you-can eat fruits and vegetables buffet.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BlackForestCO (975) - Aurora, Colorado, USA - JAN 26, 2009
Bottle. Poured a pink-tinged golden color with a short-lived, thin off-white head that diminished to a light ring. Aroma of red apples, cherry pie filling, some sugary sweetness, and a faint wheatiness. Smooth, lightly sweet entry with some tart hints of apple that finishes with a cidery sweetness. Low carbonation, sweet on the palate. Overall, too one dimensional for my tastes. It seemed more like a sweet cider. I’ll stick with the Berliner weiss.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lumpy (1802) - Carrollton, Texas, USA - APR 22, 2009
Bottle. Body-looks like apple juice with a thin ring of bubbles. Nose-cinnamon, apple juice, hard apple candy. Smells like an apple scented room deodorizer. Taste-cardboard, thin, straw, “old” tasting, surprisingly unsweet. Nice apple juice aftertaste. Really, this just tastes exactly like apple juice. It’s good and tasty, but so is apple juice. Loses points for lacking any real depth.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thewombat (112) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JUN 3, 2009
Bottle, pours gold with thin white head, aroma is apple. sweet apple. This is apple juice beer. taste is very sweet, almost syrupy, creamy and acidic. It does not have much beer flavor.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - APR 10, 2010
Clear amber with a tiny off white head. Aroma had apples. flavour had apples, malt and hints of spices. Finished dry.


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