Serendipity | New Glarus Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
New Glarus Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States
newglarusbrewing.com

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

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.

Added by Lemke10 on 10-15-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,838
Reviews:
293
Avg:
4.37
pDev:
9.61%
 
 
Wants:
544
Gots:
771
For Trade:
97
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2/5  rDev -54.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

I just don't get it

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2.04/5  rDev -53.3%

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2.46/5  rDev -43.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Pours a dark cherry red like cough syrup. Unfortunately I wasn't a fan of this beer like most people are due to the taste and smell reminded me of dimetapp or robutussin cough syrup. The color was great and I was excited to try NG as this was my first brew by this brewery. The lingering taste of cherry cough syrup turned me off more and more with every sip. Definitely worth trying if getting into NG as it opened me up to want/try more of their beers and I finally found the one I love.

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If I wanted an apple/cranberry juice, I would have stolen my kids lunch juice boxes and added soda water. Just not what I was hoping for.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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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

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Serendipity from New Glarus Brewing Company
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