5 Rabbit - 5 Rabbit Cerveceria

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144 Ratings
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Ratings: 144
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.24
pDev: 16.36%
Wants: 4
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
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Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
5 Rabbit is an elegant beer that shows hints of light caramel and honeyed malt notes, carefully balanced with a sophisticated European noble hop aroma, with fruity and spicy flavors.

2014 GABF Silver Medal (Golden or Blonde Ale)

(Beer added by: emerge077 on 05-05-2011)
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Received as an extra.

Poured into a pint glass, the body is a clear golden color with crystal clarity. The head is off-white, peachy colored, and clings to the sides of the glass leaving a consistent lacing pattern. The soapy subs die in a slow fashion and hang around for most of the pint. Decent amount of carbonation present.

The aroma is immediately reminiscent of German/Czech lagers to me. The Saaz hops are the most prominent and up front. Then as the beer warms slightly, the fruitiness of the malts shine through very easily. There is a sweetness to the aroma, mostly from this honeyish malty scent, but also there might be some trace diacetyl, which isn't totally uncalled for in this style. Pleasant, but nothing special.

Very flavorful! Rich, honey malts take over from here. There is a respectable hop bite up front, and maybe a slight lingering bitterness in the finish, but it really does just act in a balancing role. Those sweet malts take center stage and carry with them hints of yellow apples, golden raisins, and honey. Grassy hops linger...

Excellent texture on the beer, with a good amount of carbonation that is neither too effervescent nor is it too creamy. It has a softer texture though, and the body is very full for the style.

This is a great, standout example of a Blonde Ale. Very enjoyable, full of character, and stands head and shoulders above some other weak examples out there. Really liked this. It could use more hops in my opinion, but then again, why mess with a good thing?

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

(Served in a tulip glass)
A- This beer pours a clear golden yellow body with a thick head that mushrooms above the glass and last. There is a sea of microbubbles.

S- The slightly musty pale malt and lightly toasted malt have a cream note to them with some Noble hop notes in the finish.

T- The dry fresh malt has a honey and cracker malt flavor to it with a dry crisp snap of Noble hops in the finish. There is a mellow herbal bitterness that lingers after each sip.

M- The medium-light mouthfeel has a tight little fizz that cleans the finish and no alcohol heat noticed.

O- Nice fresh malt and hops flavors with the hops being just a bit stronger but very easy to drink with lot of nice straight forward flavors with some depth of flavor tucked in for interest.

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look: 4.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A- A nice foamy head greeted me as the beer was served to me. Not overly large but an average size that devolved into a nice lacing after five to seven minutes. The color was fantastic. A moderate golden hue that appeared to hold strong flavors and aroma.

S- Not anything special. I can't tell if my nose wasn't picking anything up or there was nothing there. It didn't smell bad, but it didn't differentiate itself from any average lighter ale.

T-I was pretty disappointed at first. While cool the beer was almost flavorless. I had to wait for it to reach closer to room temperature before I started to get a pleasant bitterness when it first hit the tongue. It ended with a mild bittersweet taste but nothing memorable.

M-Light body. However, the beer had the perfect amount of carbonation. Sad to say but the carbonation was the most standout characteristic of the beverage.

O-Nothing to write home about. For some reason unbeknownst to me it went incredibly well with my calzone I had it with. I would recommend this with Italian food in a warmer season. Also it wouldn't be a bad beer to mindlessly sip on during a get together with friends. This is a beer that will compliment an event other than make an event.

5 Rabbit from 5 Rabbit Cerveceria
75 out of 100 based on 144 ratings.