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RATINGS: 592   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.07/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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Happy Accident Fruit Ale Severe Drought, we shared the farmers horror as Wisconsins 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 Wisconsins 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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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
574deadzone (1393) - North Central, Indiana, USA - APR 29, 2014
Another fortuitous sample. No notes taken, but a nicely sweet flavor balanced with a delicate tartness. All kinds of fruit, though not veering toward overly-jammy. Great refreshing light palate. Absolutely would be awesome on any kind of a summer day. Would love to encounter again. Great fruit beer.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Boutip (6130) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - APR 28, 2014
Bottle: Poured a hazy deep reddish color ale with a nice thick foamy head with OK retention and some minor lacing. Aroma of cherry and sweet apple pie is out of this world and pretty closed to being perfect. Taste is also dominated by sweet apple pie notes with some sweet cherry notes and light malt presence. Body is quite full with good carbonation. Very easy to drink and almost veered into juice category but in a really good way.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JBPortland (1523) - Hampton Roads, Virginia, USA - APR 26, 2014
750ml bottle thanks to bytemesis! Pours cloudy brownish red with 2 finger head. Nose is musty apple, berry, cherrys. Taste is pretty straightforward mix of apple, cherry, cranberry, with a nice balance between the three fruits, hardly any alcohol detectable. Finish is a touch sugary, big fruits and berries, pie, cran-apple juice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerdedone (3332) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 26, 2014
Bottle. Pours reddish amber with a small off-white head. Aroma of tart cherries, cranberries and light apple. Flavor was quite sweet with dark tart cherries, cranberries, apple and had some notes of oak. Medium body, lively carbonation, dry tart finish. excellent fruit beer

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
TXBadger (2683) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 24, 2014
Another great from New Glarus. Seredipity has a complex aroma, fruit is very present. On the palate there is apple, cranberries, and cherries, they combine to form a very balanced sweet and tart treat.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
UDBeernut (2826) - Saint Johns, Florida, USA - APR 16, 2014
Bottle share before the luminous release. Lots of Apple juice, slightly sweet. Medium body with plenty of carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
stoutnick (840) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - APR 16, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 1, 2014 Looks like brownish apple juice. Aroma is great - zingy apples with a smidge of berry. Flavour is sparkling apple juice with some tang - tasty though not overly wowish. Enjoyable stuff.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
arnold931 (1263) - Iowa, USA - APR 12, 2014
Bottle. Pours a hazy plum color. A nice head with good lacing. Nose is apple and cherry. Taste is cherry cough drop and then the tartness washes over you. Aftertaste is straight Jolly Rancher. I am not a big fruit beer drinker, but this is great.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marheb (5423) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 7, 2014
Plus mdicament que confitur que les deux sur lesquelles je basais mes attentes (Raspberry tart/Wisconsin Red). Les pommes sont vraiment de lavant avec une finale pseudo-sche de canneberge. Pas mauvais mais jai une impression artificielle que javais pas avec les deux autres.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Clownoisseur (435) - Buchanan, Michigan, USA - MAR 31, 2014
Pours a hazy yet vibrant amber with plum colored hues (along with some golden hues) that round the edges. A nice fluffy head that lingers and leaves a nice cap on top. Aromas just come pouring out. Tart apples, cranberry, cherry, light wheat bread, slight floral notes and final waft of a candy dish. Taste is unparalleled in the style....even among the other New Glarus fruit beers. This one stands out. Offering waves of complexity. Loads of tart fruits explode across my palate. A slightly fizzy mouthfeel gives me these candy soda sensations. Almost tasting like chewy sweetarts! Apple juice, cranberries, smashed cherries. Wow. Everytime I drink this, I love it more! I could go on.... The balance of the malts/yeast is so harmonious, you take it for granted. The common thread among these New Glarus beers, the yeast character is so unique and signature. Bubblegum sweetness with a light cereal grain balance to the ever so slight oak and vanilla. I feel like my vocabulary is lacking the verb-age to give this beer justice. I dont know if any beer in the style can compete with the depth and balance of this one.


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