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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Thanks so much to Cam for sharing this.

Beer is a murky magenta/brownish color with an off-white head which retains pretty well and leaves some lace behind.

Awesome scent of sweet cherry pie, apples, fruit snacks; the taste is surprisingly better. Cherries are the most prevalent, apples are big as well, cranberry is the weakest but noticeable. Sweet but not cloying, light tartness, a bit of a vanilla bready vibe, not really getting oak. Nice smooth and full body, lowish carbonation. Insane flavors and impressive body for only 4%.

Simple but amazing fruit beer from New Glarus as expected, sooo drinkable and tasty. No sour funk here, just pure fruit goodness. If a pantheon of straight-up fruit beers existed, it would be Raspberry Tart, Wisconsin Belgian Red, and Serendipity.

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Serendipity from New Glarus Brewing Company
4.37 out of 5 based on 2,838 ratings.
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