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Serendipity - New Glarus Brewing Company

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2,043 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,043
Reviews: 215
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 10.14%
Wants: 421
Gots: 466 | FT: 57
Brewed by:
New Glarus Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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 flavor discovered by accident in a sour ale!

Cheers to the unexpected.

(Beer added by: Lemke10 on 10-15-2012)
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3.5/5  rDev -19.4%

Torey, Nov 10, 2014
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4.36/5  rDev +0.5%

PlacementSix, Nov 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -19.4%

Paired well with a lunch salad. I enjoy the tartness of Serendipity, wish it was stronger.

These NG fruited drinks taste more like cider than beer. My wife and mother-in-law would love it.

Swettenham_Shire, Nov 09, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

chamawaiian, Nov 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

Raziel313, Nov 09, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

BeerZombies1, Nov 08, 2014
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

Loved this beer. Tastes like sweetarts in a good way.

Crveballin, Nov 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Kegatron, Nov 08, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

Herky21, Nov 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

ChrisISO_SJ, Nov 07, 2014
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4.45/5  rDev +2.5%

Wolberjs, Nov 07, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

skinny_mcginley, Nov 07, 2014
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

The_Beer_Shark, Nov 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

Nuggetz, Nov 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Kramerwtmf, Nov 06, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

cjn40277, Nov 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

Dbrulet, Nov 05, 2014
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4.6/5  rDev +6%

Skarr, Nov 04, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

TmKeisySC, Nov 04, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

Jamco_76, Nov 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

hansenm72, Nov 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

Joe_Mahma, Nov 03, 2014
Photo of MNishCT77
4.11/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 mL bottle purchased at the brewery, unknown brewing/packaging date but likely 2014; poured into their flute-ish pint glass (obtained at the brewery); drank over 30 minutes

A: 3/3 - amber-red coloration; high clarity (can both read and see through); initially frothy, head settles into a subtle glass lacing; small carbonation bubbles coming off the bottom of the glass; moderate alcohol legs

S: 9/12 - admixture of cranberry and apple with cherries taking a bronze; some gentle Belgian malts and yeast; no hop aroma

T: 17/20 - on the front of the tongue, there is lite bitterness; this is immediately followed by flavors that match the nose - cranberry, apple and cherry in that order; some gentle tartness and some alcohol on the back end; finishes semi-sweet and tart

M: 4/5 - high carbonation, low-to-moderate body, creaminess

T: 8/10 - another very good fruit/vegetable beer from NG but this my least favorite of the beers that I've drank tonight; the creaminess is an interesting feature; again, for $9.25/750 mL bottle at the brewery, this is a total steal that is recommended for trade if not in WI

TOTAL - 41/50

MNishCT77, Nov 03, 2014
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1/5  rDev -77%

Ballzy, Nov 02, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev -5.5%

DaveAnderson, Nov 02, 2014
Serendipity from New Glarus Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 2,043 ratings.