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5 Lizard - 5 Rabbit Cerveceria

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Ratings: 168
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 18.1%
Wants: 4
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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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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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

lanciloti, Feb 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

Rihup, Jan 29, 2014
Photo of schoolboy
3.7/5  rDev +6.3%

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).

schoolboy, Jan 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +22.1%

Adkins721, Dec 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

ejimhof, Dec 06, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +22.1%

ajzy, Dec 01, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

BrandonSeal, Dec 01, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

PastStout, Nov 20, 2013
Photo of barnzy78
2.79/5  rDev -19.8%

A - very cloudy yellow-greyish color with an exceptionally thin white head that dissipates to nothing very quickly
S - exotic fruits: lime peel, passion fruit as indicated, wheat, coriander, lemon; different but intriguing
T - whoa lime juice! Passion fruit, coriander, lemon, very tart, tangy, and puckering, nutty wheat, yeast; quite different and refreshing
M - thinner body, lower carbonation, finishes tart and clean, while being semi-dry
O - not terrible but has some issues with carbonation and balance

barnzy78, Oct 28, 2013
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3/5  rDev -13.8%

WoodBrew, Oct 19, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +22.1%

scottwurst, Oct 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

Gagnonsux, Oct 03, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -21%

harrylee773, Sep 22, 2013
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3/5  rDev -13.8%

jibjib513, Sep 12, 2013
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3.65/5  rDev +4.9%

Appearance is a pale cloudy lemon juice yellow with a big white head that fades quickly leaving no lace.
Smell is of strong citrus rind with a light bready crackery malt coming through behind the big dose of lemon and passion fruit. Coriander is subdued but there is a pepper scent.
Taste is sweet upfront but then a big tartness of lemon peel and grapefruit. Coriander is very slight on the tongue but tartness is the overall king of this beer.

jayhass, Sep 08, 2013
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3.46/5  rDev -0.6%

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass
A: Hazy yellow color with next to no head
S: Wheat, cloves and what I'm assuming is the coriander/passion fruit but it just doesn't work quite right
T: Better than the nose. The passion fruit & spices come through nicely along with the wheat but the lime/acidity from it trumps everything. I normally like acidic beers but not this much in a witbeir
M: Acidic, fairly light/crisp
O: Far from a drain-pour but definitely not a re-buy

ONUMello, Sep 07, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +29.3%

Hurkie70, Sep 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +14.9%

heytomcat, Sep 03, 2013
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3/5  rDev -13.8%

mpenning13, Aug 31, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

zestar, Aug 31, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +29.3%

ChicagoShakeAndBake26, Aug 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev +14.9%

Joel12, Aug 30, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -21%

Kaveman, Aug 26, 2013
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3/5  rDev -13.8%

IronTom, Aug 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev +14.9%

nineworldseries, Aug 16, 2013
5 Lizard from 5 Rabbit Cerveceria
79 out of 100 based on 168 ratings.