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:
2,860
Reviews:
297
Avg:
4.37
pDev:
9.61%
 
 
Wants:
548
Gots:
775
For Trade:
99
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Nose and flavor profile here are amazing. Some much complexity for a low ABV fruit beer. All the fruit flavors bounce off each other in a good way with a nice bit of oak and funky tartness here to bring this together. Fantastic beer - would love to have again

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This beer pours a very deep garnet color, a couple shades darker than cranberry juice, with a fizzy brownish head that dissipates almost immediately. The smell is very strong Fuji apples, complimented by tart cranberry and just a touch of cherry. Taste is the same with some oak on the finish. The sweet and tart compliment each other wonderfully. Feel is light as well as the carbonation. I wish it was a bit more fizzy actually. Overall a very good beer. I wish it was a bit more tart, but it is still delicious.

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Serendipity from New Glarus Brewing Company
4.37 out of 5 based on 2,860 ratings.
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