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RATINGS: 617   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.08/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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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!

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Bacchus66 (1948) - South Carolina, USA - JUL 14, 2019
UPDATED: JUL 14, 2019 12oz bottle at home, trade from MN. Attractive deep ruby pour with a thin, dissipating white head. Intense berry and apple aromas and flavors, with more tart berry fruit and earth coming after. Light carb and body. Lip-smacking, mouth-watering fruited finish. So good.

3.8
tfontana (2217) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 10, 2019
UPDATED: MAY 10, 2019 Bottle pour into nonic pint glass from Fresh Thyme, Milwaukee. Appearance is clear ruby red with slight orange tint, decent lazy sparkle, ephemeral fizzy cap of beige head and no lacing. Aroma is alternating sweet cherry and tart fruit. Taste is strong dominant sweet cherry over moderately strong tart fruit. Palate is light-to-medium bodied with thin texture, soft-to-average carbonation and finish as taste that makes the sides of my mouth pucker! Overall, nothing 'beery' except the fruit but aromas/flavors are strong and the brewer manages to keep a sweet beer from being too sweet or a tart beer from being too sour by balancing them out. No easy feat. Props.

4.3
b33r (890) - Ohio, USA - JAN 12, 2019
UPDATED: JAN 12, 2019 Color is dark brown and a deep amber when held up to the light, with a light tan head. It’s a bit hazy. Little messy lacing. Aroma is amazing. So fruity- rich cherries overwhelm with a bit of apple cider. Flavor is sweet, fruity, with just a slight tartness. The cherry and apple are so strong and delicious. Not fake and sugary. Overall- awesome! 750ml bottle. Not sure of a date, but the code says 20320 212372B (or 26326... hard to see) with black wax. It’s at least 1 year old because I’ve saved it myself since December 2017.

3.8
balloonbuffoon (1125) - - NOV 29, 2018
UPDATED: NOV 29, 2018 12floz bottle, no date found, $3 single, poured into a large stem glass, where it appears a tawny red-brown color with head that quickly subsides. Smells something like fruit punch, and when tasted apple and cherry flavors duel for supremacy. Apple wins out in the end as it leaves a greater impression. This is a sweet beer that one can have as dessert.

2.7
pkbites (1158) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 15, 2018
Meh. Lovely color and nice fruity aroma. But there is too much sweetness to this. There is a lot going on with cranberries, raspberries, apple and a hint of cinnamon. I had a 14 ouncer on tap @ 3 Cellars in Franklin, Wisconsin. That's much too much of this and it got sickening tasting real fast. Only good in small doses.

4.2
seymour (2454) - Maplewood, Missouri, USA - SEP 25, 2018
Tasted at GABF 2018 in a sampler glass, it poured a clear purplish red colour with white foam. Excellent light-bodied, highly attenuated base beer, crisp and grainy, such that the residual sweetness is very natural fruit flavoured. Tart but not quite sour. One of the best fruit beers I've had, and a great harmonious blend of fruit it was. Delicious.

4
Aurelius (6370) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - SEP 21, 2018
BIg, fruity, mellow cidery, sweet aroma. Sweet, tart, cherryish, lively fruit flavor. Longneck rosy brown pour (hard to tell, it's in a red Solo cup). Sour aftertaste is just a little clingy. Nice mouth. Thanks to Barbara for bringing this back from Milwaukee!

4.1
kryon (4719) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - SEP 15, 2018
Pours dark raspberry with minimal off white head. Aromas fruity and sweet with notes of canned cherries, bicarbonate, mandelkubb, raspberries, honey. Taste has sweet and fruity notes of cranberries, cherries, raspberries, hints of over ripe apples, honey, bitter almond, cherry seed . Mouthfeel is sweet with low carbonation and almost no bitterness

4.3
ansalon (4964) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - SEP 8, 2018
355 ml bottle. Thanks @ktwse! Pours hazy intense red with a moderate frothy off white head. Aromas of wild strawberries, aronia, cherries, boysenberries, oak, barrel notes. Taste is a ridiculous level of intense red berries - everything from cherries to red currants to wild strawberries and... wow. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with moderate carbonation and juicy.

3.6
Svartvit (1871) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JUL 29, 2018
Backlog from BUMBa. Pours a amber/ruby with a pinkish head. Lots of fruit, very sweet, syrup, green apples, jonagold, sweet cherries, berries.


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