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Serendipity - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

1,755 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,755
Reviews: 197
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 9.89%
Wants: 393
Gots: 421 | 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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Vermont

4/5  rDev -8%

04-21-2013 18:43:39 | More by chippo33
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mmcnaughton

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

04-21-2013 17:53:33 | More by mmcnaughton
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iL0VEbeer

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

04-21-2013 16:10:25 | More by iL0VEbeer
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jreindl

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -31%

04-20-2013 06:29:35 | More by jreindl
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injuredreserve

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

04-19-2013 23:43:05 | More by injuredreserve
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dfillius

Michigan

4/5  rDev -8%

04-19-2013 11:07:45 | More by dfillius
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Bizoneill

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

04-18-2013 20:17:56 | More by Bizoneill
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Satan70

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -31%

04-18-2013 13:32:18 | More by Satan70
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LambicKing

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

04-18-2013 02:46:19 | More by LambicKing
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warnerry

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

04-18-2013 00:47:30 | More by warnerry
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sacrelicio

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

04-17-2013 18:36:28 | More by sacrelicio
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arniepnminne

Nova Scotia (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

04-17-2013 18:22:23 | More by arniepnminne
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MrVonzipper

California

3.75/5  rDev -13.8%

04-16-2013 18:11:58 | More by MrVonzipper
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ZipperVonMr

California

3.75/5  rDev -13.8%

04-16-2013 17:06:16 | More by ZipperVonMr
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AmandaSchaefer

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

04-15-2013 22:41:42 | More by AmandaSchaefer
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BrownAleMale

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

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outoffocus

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -8%

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stereosforgeeks

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

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KFBR392

Illinois

4.44/5  rDev +2.1%

Appearance: About two bubbly fingers of very light red head on the pour. Outstanding carbonation throughout. Dark apple red color with some slight tints of orange. Creamy lacing crept down the glass as a enjoyed every drop.

Smell: Apples, apples, apples. Some balanced tartness from the cranberries really adds some kick to the aroma. Some light sweetness from the cherries but they are not a major player.

Taste: Smooth apples hit right on the front. A seamless transition to the cranberries blast through in the body and do not let your palette rest. The sweetness is very much kept in check to keep it from having an over the top artificial taste. The finish is some dried fruit which is so pleasant on the palette.

Mouthfeel: Light and refreshing fruit. Light to medium boded with a moderate lasting sweetness.

Overall: Perfect fruit beer. Wow New Glarus again knocks this completely out of the park. Perfect for a spring afternoon.

04-13-2013 23:03:48 | More by KFBR392
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bralston345

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

04-13-2013 20:32:38 | More by bralston345
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ClintonRalston

Indiana

4/5  rDev -8%

04-13-2013 20:00:26 | More by ClintonRalston
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KWMiles

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

04-12-2013 03:26:06 | More by KWMiles
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iowabeerbaron

Iowa

4.3/5  rDev -1.1%

Leave it to Dan Carey at New Glarus to take a bad cherry harvest, an okay apple harvest, and a great cranberry harvest, mix all those together and get a wonderful beer accident that only he can produce! Behold, Serendipity! A sour fruit beer that shows the skill of the brewmaster and also makes the beer drinker yearn for more from this great brewery (www.newglarusbrewing.com). While Spotted Cow seems to be the most recognizable of the brews that New Glarus produces, and it definitely has its place, they push out much more great beer than that. If you’ve never had their Double IPA, Raspberry Tart, Belgian Red, Black Top, Moon Man, Enigma and many more, it’s time to run up to Platteville or even head to Madison or New Glarus itself to check out more of their products.

Serendipity is considered a fruit/sour beer and you can definitely get the tartness from this brew. The flavors of all the fruits really do a number on your taste buds, and the beer pairs perfectly with brownies, chocolate cake, or even makes a great dessert on its own.

04-11-2013 18:15:07 | More by iowabeerbaron
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bennetj17

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

04-11-2013 06:32:04 | More by bennetj17
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Atomicskis5

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

04-11-2013 01:02:07 | More by Atomicskis5
Serendipity from New Glarus Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 1,755 ratings.