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Serendipity - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

1,965 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,965
Reviews: 208
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 9.91%
Wants: 412
Gots: 458 | FT: 55
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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2.75/5  rDev -36.6%

mbudner, Jul 25, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -36.6%

RobertColianni, Dec 17, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -36.6%

Raduea84, Jul 23, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -36.6%

westcoastbeerlvr, Jan 14, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -36.6%

dheldman, Sep 16, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -36.6%

parrotheadcubs, Jul 07, 2014
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2.78/5  rDev -35.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Quick notes at a little bottle share at Mikro, Hamden CT

A. Cranberry red, no head no retention 3.25
S. Sweet, apple and cran without a lot of cherry . 3.75
T. Apple cranberry. Sweet. Too sweet. 2.25
M. Good body, maybe could use more carb3
O. Too sweet. As Mike said as he shared this with me: if you put it in little cardboard boxes and stuck a straw in it, you could feed it to the little ones. Goood to cut a berliner wiesse though! 2.75

NuclearRich, Aug 27, 2013
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2.92/5  rDev -32.7%

hitman0626, Sep 23, 2014
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3/5  rDev -30.9%

csmartin6, Jun 30, 2013
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3/5  rDev -30.9%

mhenson42, Jul 13, 2014
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3/5  rDev -30.9%

basickness, Jun 08, 2014
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3/5  rDev -30.9%

harrylee773, Mar 25, 2013
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3/5  rDev -30.9%

This beer was too sweet for me. But, I see how people would like it.

ianw87, Oct 04, 2014
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3/5  rDev -30.9%

ejimhof, Feb 17, 2013
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3/5  rDev -30.9%

anteater, Mar 30, 2014
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3/5  rDev -30.9%

JDM44, Nov 01, 2013
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3/5  rDev -30.9%

yourefragile, Jan 24, 2013
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3/5  rDev -30.9%

StoughtonGuy, Jun 17, 2013
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3/5  rDev -30.9%

nguasta2, Jan 02, 2014
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3/5  rDev -30.9%

cl3, Jul 08, 2014
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3/5  rDev -30.9%

Satan70, Apr 18, 2013
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3/5  rDev -30.9%

jreindl, Apr 20, 2013
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3.2/5  rDev -26.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

$9.99 from my local Pick 'n Save grocery store

A: brilliant rosy-red color, billowing light pink head, clear, head dissipated quickly
S: fruit and malt
T: cloying, cough syrupy sweet, pronounced fruitiness that is appealing but more on the order of a sweet soda, no funk or wildness although bottle states wild fermentation, no noticeable oak
M: rounded but cloying and too heavy from sweetness

wisrarebeer, Nov 12, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -25.1%

joel66, Mar 07, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -25.1%

jtladner, Sep 02, 2013
Serendipity from New Glarus Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 1,965 ratings.