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5 Lizard - 5 Rabbit Cerveceria

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Ratings: 162
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 18.44%
Wants: 3
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
5 Rabbit Cerveceria visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  4.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
5 Lizard is a creamy and refreshing wheat beer with some spicy complexity and light touch of passion fruit for a delicious and slightly exotic flavor.

(Beer added by: emerge077 on 05-05-2011)
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Reviews by Ozzylizard:
Photo of Ozzylizard


3.78/5  rDev +8.9%

Unmarked bottle at 42 degrees into standard pint glass
Aroma of coriander (weak) and some unidentified tropical fruit (strong)
Head small (2 c m), off white, fizzy, quickly diminishing to 2 mm ring
No lacing
Body light yellow, hazy: bright yellow sediment in bottle
Flavor surprisingly tart with a fruity flavor which unfortunately ends quickly.
Palate light to medium, watery, carbonation lively

Being part reptile, the name alone made me try this beer. I was pleasantly surprised by the flavor, not knowing what passionfruit tasted like, and always enjoying a little lime in my beer. The tartness of the brew surprised me as well; I was expecting the sweetness of a weisse, not the tartness of a Berliner Weisse. This is a brew I’ll try again, despite the lack of head and lacing.

04-01-2014 12:17:02 | More by Ozzylizard
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

08-21-2012 16:50:01 | More by danthehopslamman
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

10-15-2012 21:40:42 | More by Twifiter
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West Virginia

3.63/5  rDev +4.6%

Appears a cloudy yellow golden hue with bright effervescent fine bubbled white head. Fine speckled lacing left behind as it dwindles.

I don't know much about this beer it's a wit with lime instead of traditional orange citrus peel. But other than that it smells, like bready wheat, lime citrus notes are bright and lively, mild fruitiness with spice kicking out some character...again it's aromatic like a light summer citrus perfume.

Flavor zings the palate with lime juice sour character, penetrates to a numbing level of tart and spices on the palate. Extreme tartness with each sip, almost a salty sour like those found in a German gose, it dries the palate out completely with coriander and lime zest...the bottle mentions passionfruit and I'm looking for it but I can't find that traditional tropical fruity citra like character. It blossoms some floral quality definite acidity with the lime zest, and more fruit juice and spice combo in the finish.

Mouthfeel is dry finish, a slightly salted rim glass may help this beer it's margarita like in nature with the witbier/lime hybrid creation going on add the spice character drying things out and this finishes like the desert. Light to medium bodied carbonation carries it all well.

Overall, this beer was drinkable however, I feel it was a challenge for my senses and the palate to contain everything that was going on. A bit of a cluster but at least I enjoyed it, and I plan to do some food pairings with it.

04-03-2014 19:06:48 | More by WVbeergeek
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2/5  rDev -42.4%

08-02-2013 16:43:44 | More by MrMojoRising
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2/5  rDev -42.4%

02-26-2014 18:11:37 | More by JIMTRK16
Photo of Brenden


3.74/5  rDev +7.8%

As a witbier, this one plays the part well; its color is a clouded light yellow, like white gold but a shade darker and still quite pale. The white head, while very foamy, is quite substantial, resting at over one finger tall for some time, and at least one finger for most of the session. Lacing is left in firm, thick rings and webby patching.

The nose has a fruity note and green apple skin, but mostly herb. Herb is very strong, a very particular note almost like basil, and some grass and lime finish out an aroma that's both unusual and intriguing, and one some would find strange.
With the herb, the fruits come out in the flavor, particularly something tropical, while the lime peel adds obvious zest and tartness. Combined with the light body, it is very juicy and refreshing.
Speaking of, it's got the right heft for a wit, light in body with with depth. Crispness goes all the way and remains alongside a firm creaminess.

08-07-2013 21:27:24 | More by Brenden
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3/5  rDev -13.5%

12-05-2011 22:00:00 | More by JoeBoxer522
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3/5  rDev -13.5%

04-26-2014 19:53:46 | More by marmstrong1212
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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

08-05-2014 15:23:56 | More by BamfBacon
Photo of secondtooth


4.08/5  rDev +17.6%

Cloudy golden, with thick fizzy head of white carbonation. Sudsy, insubstantial lacing.

Nose is sweet wheat and a rush of floral, citrus, and tropical fruit. Very nice and unusual.

Taste is very malt-forward, with accents of mango, passionfruit, and plenty of lime. This is a tropical fruit-oriented wheat beer that would go down perfectly in a warm weather situation. Easily sessionable, and an enjoyable, unique brew.

05-08-2013 11:29:07 | More by secondtooth
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3.48/5  rDev +0.3%

Appearance: Bright yellow-green with lots of foam. Kind of a Flubber color.

Smell: Lots of limey, but theres a thick yeasty smell too.

Taste/Mouthfeel: Sour lime. A bit gritty in the mouthfeel. Passionfruit is there as well. Also tastes like a flat energy drink. Quite tangy.

Overall Drinkability: Nice components to this. Very strange overall, but it's not bad. Not for everyone.

02-04-2013 00:20:50 | More by tjsdomer2
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1/5  rDev -71.2%

06-01-2013 19:31:34 | More by DJButters
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3/5  rDev -13.5%

10-19-2013 23:52:45 | More by WoodBrew
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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

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3/5  rDev -13.5%

07-23-2014 02:33:02 | More by kristenrae8
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4.5/5  rDev +29.7%

09-06-2013 02:01:42 | More by Hurkie70
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New York

4/5  rDev +15.3%

08-05-2013 03:44:17 | More by Bieniek30
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4/5  rDev +15.3%

07-27-2013 00:33:41 | More by Lanstrum
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4.5/5  rDev +29.7%

03-04-2014 21:54:51 | More by JohnnyNicks
Photo of dexterk1


3.43/5  rDev -1.2%

Another craft beer week try. Color of this beer is light amber to yellow. Cloudy is look with small head.
Odor is tropical and sweet. You can smell the passion fruit as well as a hint of wheat.
Taste is pretty tart and fruity. Passion fruit is strong and there is some lime as well. The wheatness also there, but it is under the fruity.
Mouth feel is light and carbonated.
Overall a decent fruity beer. Lots of tartness that is a bit much for me.

05-20-2012 14:38:45 | More by dexterk1
Photo of Bung


3.98/5  rDev +14.7%

12 oz. Lighter gold pour, fair amount of carbonation. Just a very thin layer of white head.

Aroma, large amount of grass, hay, some caramelly malt. Some light citrus.

Taste has some sweeter fruit and citrus up front. Finishes with some grassy hay and bread, much more to the German style.

Light bodied and real easy to drink. A great warm weather brew. Thoroughly impressed. Maybe could have been just a tad less carbonated.

Was expecting this to be borderline Miller Chelada the way the lady described it. The fruit really mixes well and the clove and banana are really kept in check, unlike many American versions of this.

09-15-2011 01:20:24 | More by Bung
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New Jersey

3/5  rDev -13.5%

05-10-2013 22:12:50 | More by mikeburd1128
Photo of emerge077


3.83/5  rDev +10.4%

Pint arrives a light pastel canary yellow with a soft skim of white foam, a little arc of spindly lacing on the opposite side of the glass.

Aroma is light and fresh, seemingly lemony at first, later becoming pungent with tropical passionfruit as it warms and is swirled around a bit. Light wheaty notes in the background, with subtle spice notes of earthy coriander.

Flavors of citrus, champagne, white grapes, it has mimosa-like qualities, though not sweet. Lightly tart, and it seems to fit the natural fruity profile well. Spices seem pretty subdued in the taste. Medium to light bodied, the lighter carbonation lends a soft feel. Pleasant and quenching, mellow overall, ideal for a summer session.

07-13-2011 00:17:55 | More by emerge077
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4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

12-08-2013 03:50:53 | More by Adkins721
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5 Lizard from 5 Rabbit Cerveceria
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