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Serendipity - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

1,644 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,644
Reviews: 192
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 9.66%
Wants: 381
Gots: 396 | FT: 52
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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Thanks to GRG1313 for sharing this one at his tasting.

Pours a clear orange-red with a foamy bone head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Foamy streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is mainly a variety of sweet fruit aromas. Taste is much the same with slightly sour fruit flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of acidity on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a very good beer with a nice fruity presence that makes it super drinkable.

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Thanks to jegross2 for this bottle! Reviewed from notes. Poured from 750mL waxed bottle into a 7venth Sun snifter glass.

A: Clear dark red, with a great amount of visible carbonation and a thin off-white head.

S: Ummm...like fruit juice. Almost like cranapple, but sweeter and yet tarter. Maybe some honey floweriness as well.

T: Follows the nose. Definitely tart but only a bit puckering. Cranberry first, then apple with hints of tart cherry. Tartness follows you into the hang.

M: Light bubbly body, low alcohol presence.

O: Really tasty. Wouldn't be a beer that I would choose to drink every day, but at the right time and the right situation this is perfect.

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Serendipity from New Glarus Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 1,644 ratings.