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Some People Say Cucumbers Taste Better Pickled - Voodoo Brewing Company

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Some People Say Cucumbers Taste Better Pickled
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81
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30 Ratings
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Ratings: 30
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 21.25%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Voodoo Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: adamette on 09-08-2012)
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Photo of ShadyJay
1.2/5  rDev -66%
look: 1 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

fresh sample from the brewpub in Meadville, PA Fall 2012
A - was in a tasting glass, but appeared cloudy
S - ever smell a cucumber? thats the overwhelming scent that masks everything else
T - not very desirable. one moouthful left me tasting this horrible taste that was only mildly masked by a few 4 Seasons IPA and a tasty stout
M - couldn't get over the aweful taste in my mouth that lingers for a long time
O - If you want to taste cucumbers for an entire day, this may be for you. Not me. Won't ever try a cucumber beer ever again. Was very dissapointed since i actually love cucumbers and pickles!!!

ShadyJay, Jan 24, 2013
Photo of outoffocus
2.5/5  rDev -29.2%

outoffocus, Aug 04, 2013
Photo of PittBeerGirl
2.5/5  rDev -29.2%

PittBeerGirl, Nov 05, 2014
Photo of therealsikes
2.6/5  rDev -26.3%

therealsikes, Aug 25, 2014
Photo of ejimhof
2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

ejimhof, Nov 21, 2013
Photo of Shandycan
2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

Shandycan, Feb 07, 2014
Photo of ItsBeer4Me
3/5  rDev -15%

ItsBeer4Me, Sep 30, 2014
Photo of Stinkypuss
3/5  rDev -15%

review taken from notes


Pours a light golden color with a chill/protein haze and a white soapy head. The aroma is big on cucumbers and does remind me of pickles. The taste, is fresh cucumber, not too far from some cucumber mint tea concoctions I have had in the past, however, this does not have mint. The wheat and other beer elements add up to me just tasting pickles when I drink it. It tastes like pickles and some malts. The mouthfeel is rather light bodied and well carbonated. Overall, the name of the beer says it all with this one, but it was cool to try.

Stinkypuss, Oct 10, 2014
Photo of greg4579
3/5  rDev -15%

greg4579, Mar 12, 2014
Photo of mendvicdog
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

mendvicdog, Oct 10, 2013
Photo of Morey
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Morey, Sep 05, 2013
Photo of duceswild
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

duceswild, Oct 08, 2013
Photo of stakem
3.71/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Thanks TommyGuz for hooking me up with a 1-liter of this. Poured into a matching voodoo snifter, the brew appears a orange to golden copper color with skimpy white head that fades back fast.

The smell is initially grassy moreso than cucumber influenced. However once you hone in on the cucumber, you pretty much cannot smell anything else in the brew. As it warms, there is a strange "coolness" about the nose.

The taste is huge of cucumber and grass. A slight earthen and green bell pepper flavoring. Faint to slight wheaty grain and brine flavors with a lasting grass/cucumber aftertaste.

This is a light bodied brew with a light level of carbonation. Ive had only a handful of cucumber beers and this one sure is unique and grassy really driving home that cucumber flavor/freshness. It is worth checking out just for the "yup, had dat factor" but im not sure how much of this id want to drink.

stakem, Apr 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

HoppyBastard2, Jul 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

lpotter, Sep 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

thebouch01, Sep 29, 2013
Photo of ncaudle
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

ncaudle, Sep 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

TheMultiYeast, Aug 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

MattFoley, Oct 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

trxxpaxxs, Oct 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

tommyguz, May 11, 2013
Photo of jbwimer
3.91/5  rDev +10.8%

jbwimer, Sep 03, 2014
Photo of Cylinsier
4/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

tap, named for a line in Chappelle's Show.

Pours a light hazy gold with a white lacing for a head.

Smells of fresh cucumbers and light grassy malts.

Flavor is of fresh vegetal cucumbers and light grassy malts with a tang of citrus.

Medium to light body with a light tingle of carbonation on the tongue.

A good flavorful ale, interesting idea, and very refreshing. This will probably be a very divisive beer, I could see a lot of people really being turned off by it. I personally quite enjoy it and will look forward to trying it again.

Cylinsier, Jul 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev +13.3%

sliverX, Sep 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev +13.3%

Artmcd88, May 02, 2014
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Some People Say Cucumbers Taste Better Pickled from Voodoo Brewing Company
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