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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
Ranking:
#349
Reviews:
302
Ratings:
2,881
pDev:
9.66%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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547
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771
Trade:
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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Look: Poured a deep red color with a finger and a half of off white head. Leaving behind great lacing in my snifter.

Smell: Smells of apples, cherries and cranberries with a slight hint of woodiness to it. One minute it seems to be more apple forward but then changes to more cherry/cranberry forward upon agitation.

Taste: The taste follows the nose to a T. Apples, cherries and cranberries with a bit of woodiness . Very nice tartness to the beer that keeps me going back for another sip.

Feel: Nice sticky feeling with a medium amount of carbonation. The carbonation cleans your palate so nicely that you will want another sip.

Overall: Another awesome fruit beer from New Glarus. One of my favorite beers. If you can get your hands on this beer, you should buy multiple bottles.

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There's really no other fruit ale out there that comes close which makes this certainly unique (unless it's another new glarus fruit ale). Truly in a class of its own.

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Serendipity from New Glarus Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.35 out of 5 with 2,881 ratings
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