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5 Lizard - 5 Rabbit Cerveceria

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163 Ratings
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Ratings: 163
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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alexm1309

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

05-25-2014 14:32:32 | More by alexm1309
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KVNBGRY

Florida

4/5  rDev +15.3%

05-19-2014 18:32:08 | More by KVNBGRY
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tegulizard13

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

05-14-2014 17:47:30 | More by tegulizard13
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BLSChicago

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +36.9%

05-08-2014 00:18:03 | More by BLSChicago
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little_star

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

05-05-2014 23:57:23 | More by little_star
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wrightst

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

05-05-2014 03:15:27 | More by wrightst
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marmstrong1212

Ohio

3/5  rDev -13.5%

04-26-2014 19:53:46 | More by marmstrong1212
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smartassboiler

Illinois

3/5  rDev -13.5%

04-25-2014 23:28:25 | More by smartassboiler
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KingMe

Illinois

2/5  rDev -42.4%

04-16-2014 02:02:40 | More by KingMe
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mkel0365

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

04-15-2014 03:50:05 | More by mkel0365
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WVbeergeek

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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Ozzylizard

Pennsylvania

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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kipp

Illinois

2/5  rDev -42.4%

03-30-2014 01:31:23 | More by kipp
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Whiskeydeez

Kansas

3/5  rDev -13.5%

03-22-2014 21:50:30 | More by Whiskeydeez
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DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

3.91/5  rDev +12.7%

A - A bit light on carbonation just a 1/4 inch of head that fizzes out very quickly. The beer is standard hazy bright yellow.
S - Smells of mild coriander spice and some fruity yeasts but it has a bit of sour fruit funk which is interesting.
T - Its actually quite good the sour note isn't fierce as expected like a squirt of fresh lemon. The spices are a bit timid and the actual yeast is fruity and inviting. I like it.
M - Light to medium bodied easy to drink.

Overall I am impressed with this beer it is quite good. I would drink it again.

03-15-2014 02:43:57 | More by DrDemento456
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JohnnyNicks

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +29.7%

03-04-2014 21:54:51 | More by JohnnyNicks
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Malone47

Illinois

3/5  rDev -13.5%

02-26-2014 18:59:59 | More by Malone47
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JIMTRK16

Illinois

2/5  rDev -42.4%

02-26-2014 18:11:37 | More by JIMTRK16
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Inglewood

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

02-24-2014 20:18:14 | More by Inglewood
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Niners49

Illinois

3/5  rDev -13.5%

02-22-2014 21:29:46 | More by Niners49
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lanciloti

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

02-06-2014 07:07:21 | More by lanciloti
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Rihup

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

01-29-2014 05:39:28 | More by Rihup
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schoolboy

Ohio

3.7/5  rDev +6.6%

This is definitely an interesting beer. When I saw "cerveza" on the label I thought perhaps it had some kind of Latin American origin, but it doesn't. If it did, I might have given it higher ratings as it would be one of the better beers from the region.

It opens with a mild aroma - almost too weak for the style - that is interestingly pungent of fruit and yeast. The appearance is on the slightly green side of yellow - odd and interesting as well. The taste is all over the place - yeast, fruit, sour, sweet. More nuanced than most of this style. The aftertaste is also mildly fruity and sour.

I like this beer. Had it not been from Illinois I would have been more impressed (but there are loads of great US beer makers).

01-12-2014 17:11:15 | More by schoolboy
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Adkins721

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

12-08-2013 03:50:53 | More by Adkins721
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

12-06-2013 00:11:32 | More by ejimhof
5 Lizard from 5 Rabbit Cerveceria
79 out of 100 based on 163 ratings.