Serendipity | New Glarus Brewing Company

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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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4.07/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of leprechaunandfatman
4.56/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ricknelson
4/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Phurley2
3.98/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of vtmel82
4.1/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Bjlynch83
4.5/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BeerRay
4.5/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Craiger1967
4.79/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Wow!! That dark hue in the glass, the effervescence rising to the top of glass. Lovely bouquet of Apple, Cranberry & Cherry jam intermingle with a slight metallic tinge but oh it's tasty! This is much more of an aperitif than a straight out drinker for me, but it's quite enjoyable & I find myself wanting more....1 bottle is not enough!!

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Photo of Virby44
4.98/5  rDev +14%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of Shafaegalo
4.02/5  rDev -8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.75/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of COR8RFAN
4.25/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of stevenrmartinez
3.94/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bigdoc91
5/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Koral
4.31/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Look: Dark ruby red, so dark you can barely see light through it
Smell: smells akin to cran-apple juice. cherry is difficult to pick out in the aroma, the apples come through so strongly
Taste: the three fruits blend together amazingly to create an almost alcoholic fruit juice front, with a finish that reminds you that you are drinking a wild ale. Nice tart bite at the end of this fruit number
Feel: acidic and tart but leaves clean. relatively dry

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4.73/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 5

Photo of joeseppy
4.11/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Aromas of cherry, apple and berries. Taste is low key cherry hard cider and apple. Not overly sweet. Mouthfeel is lingering fruit and refreshing. Nice late summer afternoon refresher.

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Photo of gregcordle
4.03/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of jkrug5
4.5/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mrtomatohead49
3.94/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of liquorpig
4.46/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jminch
4.24/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Erik-P
4.79/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of diemilio
4.28/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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