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RATINGS: 102   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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My goal in building the recipe for Fallen Apple was to create a seasonal specialty that was in and of itself a celebration. I start with fresh-pressed cider from early harvest apples we get from Kickapoo Orchards in Gays Mills. Fermentation leaves the cider tart and champagne-like. I then brew a cream ale designed to put some sweetness and body back into the beer, which rounds out the sour apple notes. This combination of ethereal apple flavor grounded in an “everyman’s” beer makes for a festive and potent brew.

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TheEpeeist (3709) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 5, 2006
12 oz bottle. Clear orangeade with a fluffy white head that leaves some spots. Odd nose of apple yoghurt and starch. A crisp apple bite quickly fades to hay and lemon cookies. Medium light, minimal carb.

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LtJudge (468) - Muskego, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 28, 2008
Pours a nice copper color with a small light head. Faint grainy apple aroma. Flavor matches the aroma with a little apple aftertaste.Nothing offensive...but nothing that stands out.

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Dorwart (2613) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - MAY 30, 2008
Thin white head of medium sized bubbles. Good carbonation. Dusty apple cider aroma with some dry wheat and vanilla. Some spices as the brew warms. Amber in color. Tart apples, more vanilla and spices in the flavor. Some gritty and grainy notes. Finishes a little bit dry and tart. I like these apple ales.

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noncaloric (684) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 20, 2008
UPDATED: MAR 9, 2009 Aroma: Apples with a lager-like grassy edge. Appearance: Pale amber-orange with abundant white head. Nice lace and effervescence. Flavors: Golden apples, tartness is there but rounded by worty malts, vanilla. Yummy, although the tart and the grassy hops aren’t well harmonized. Palate: Decidedly dry, just barely puckering. A creamy smoothness in the finish.

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grimreeser (797) - Minnesota, USA - OCT 25, 2008
On tap. A cloudy golden color. Aroma is light apple, some malt as well. Flavor is sweet, slightly tart. Solid.

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Juelze (1146) - Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 28, 2008
Pours a clear golden color with thin off white head. Aroma is of light floral hops, apple and roasted grains. Taste is much the same with the apple becoming a bit upfront, but never over the top. Finishes pretty easy.

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CanIHave4Beers (4239) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - NOV 3, 2011
Pours a hazy golden color with a small white head.

The aroma is very apple-y, sort of sweet smelling, with some tartness and a fair dose of yeastiness.

The flavor is banana bread right up front, this turns to more focus on tart apples and light toasted malt. The beer is fairly sweet, perhaps a little too sweet. I like the apple flavor here no doubt.

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Tripplebrew (778) - Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA - OCT 1, 2008
Pours a cloudy copper brown with white head. Aroma is tart citrus/green apple. Flavor is similar to a chardonnay. Fruity, tart apple, citrus. Body is light with medium carbonation.

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GodOfThunder (1271) - Orlando, Florida, USA - MAR 31, 2009
Thanks to Ricky Bobby’s owner for the taste. Somehow, I remember your dog’s name, but not yours. Pours a light grain color. Aroma is strong grain and sweet apple concentrate. Flavor is more of the same. Strong grain and euro hops with a concentrated apple juice flavor added. Fun beer to try. Thanks!

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kbutler1 (1382) - Minnesota, USA - NOV 20, 2010
Bottle. Poured into a tulip glass a clear golden color with a white collared head. It honestly looks like apple juice. Sweet apple cider aroma in the nose with little else, maybe some slight spice. Sweet apple flavor upfront wtih some tartness, some cherry flavors as well. This beer is pretty sweet but it’s decent for a fruit beer. Having had New Glarus Unplugged Apple Ale today, I would say this is an ok substitute but not as good as teh NG. Medium/light mouthfeel.


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