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5 Rabbit - 5 Rabbit Cerveceria

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75
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130 Ratings
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Ratings: 130
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 3.22
pDev: 16.46%
Wants: 4
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
5 Rabbit Cerveceria visit their website
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.

(Beer added by: emerge077 on 05-05-2011)
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Photo of Rmatuszak2
3.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Rmatuszak2, Feb 23, 2013
Photo of jameyp
2.75/5  rDev -14.6%

jameyp, Feb 08, 2013
Photo of Efay
2.5/5  rDev -22.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

There's been decent amount of hype from this Latin brewery out of Chicago. Even with all the hype, I haven't heard much about the beer. I was at my local bar and they had a few bottles, so I decided to give it a shot.

A- A goldenrod color with a white thick head of about a finger worth of foam. There was decent head retention and lacing.

S- Very subtle amounts of light malt and honey. I had to give my glass a few swirls to get the smells out. Seems like there may be some wheat also.

T- Extremely light. Honestly tastes like water and honey. Barely taste the malt.

M- Very light bodied and moderate carbonation.

O- This was just a terrible beer. I thought I was just drinking some bad water. I know that this type of style is supposed to be light, but there was no flavor at all.

Efay, Jan 28, 2013
Photo of Stevie_Janowski
3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

Stevie_Janowski, Jan 19, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

ShutOutTheSky, Jan 17, 2013
Photo of brandoman63
3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

brandoman63, Jan 16, 2013
Photo of biboergosum
1.9/5  rDev -41%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

12oz bottle, another contract brew for a brewery that may very well not know what hell they have wrought, even in their marketing-tinged pursuit of the same.

This beer pours a hazy medium golden straw colour, with one finger of puffy, foamy, off-white head, which leaves some decent hopcone-esque webbed lace around the glass as it quick dissolves to nil.

It smells of grainy, bready pale malt, a bit of generic orchard fruitiness, a little nudge of musty honey, some more or less pleasant leafy, earthy hops, and an admittedly weak (like that's a plus) diacetyl-laced Minhas skank factor. The taste is a lot more of the unfortunate but quite honestly forecasted plastic and rancid-butter laden malt - the purported caramel and honey there, sure, but well obfuscated, with a subtle herbal, and leafy OK Liquor liqueur afterthought.

The carbonation is more or less average, the body medium in weight, and quite cloying in its rendering of any actual smoothness. It finishes well off-dry, the adjunct-sullied malt doing no one any favours, and the other players, in the form of cooked veggies and twisted herbal hops, just making things worse in their rather underwhelming ways.

Sigh, another beer re-marketing plan ruined by a single (or more, I don't really fucking know) meeting with the Minhas clan of lovely Calgary, AB, Canada, through the auspices of their Cheesehead country operation. How many styles have so far been co-opted by the skank that is the SOP of this bunch of accountants masquerading as a brewery?

biboergosum, Jan 13, 2013
Photo of CopperMtnPlowboy
2/5  rDev -37.9%

CopperMtnPlowboy, Jan 05, 2013
Photo of Guinnsslvr
4/5  rDev +24.2%

Guinnsslvr, Dec 28, 2012
Photo of akylles
3/5  rDev -6.8%

akylles, Dec 08, 2012
Photo of enelson
3.5/5  rDev +8.7%

enelson, Nov 19, 2012
Photo of Franticc
3.75/5  rDev +16.5%

Franticc, Oct 27, 2012
Photo of Gww1864
3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

Gww1864, Oct 22, 2012
Photo of Twifiter
3/5  rDev -6.8%

Twifiter, Oct 15, 2012
Photo of JonathanSuarez
3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

JonathanSuarez, Sep 11, 2012
Photo of HumphreyLee
3/5  rDev -6.8%

HumphreyLee, Sep 10, 2012
Photo of danthehopslamman
3.5/5  rDev +8.7%

danthehopslamman, Aug 15, 2012
Photo of Mat_Rampson
3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

Mat_Rampson, Aug 05, 2012
Photo of socon67
3.73/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours golden with a slight foam head. Settles quickly, minimal to no lacing on the glass.

S - Scents of honey, cinnamon, and german noble hops are noted.

T - Has almost a taste similar to a german hefeweisen, but this is sweeter with fresh honey flavor.

M - Smooth drinking ale that is very sessionable.

O - Wasn't expecting much out of this and was surprised that it was a pretty decent beer. Beats the ton of mass produced garbage out there, and tasted nice on a hot Chicago afternoon.

socon67, Aug 01, 2012
Photo of falconxman
3/5  rDev -6.8%

falconxman, Jul 29, 2012
Photo of THEOPTIMATOR88
3/5  rDev -6.8%

THEOPTIMATOR88, Jul 25, 2012
Photo of schoolboy
4/5  rDev +24.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Hey, I like blondes, but the beers, not as much. Yet this blonde has a bit more character - it's not as dumb. She has a darkness underneath (roots showing).

It's golden and clear with little head. The aroma is faint but nice. The taste is right about where it should be. Overall, a well made brew. A little pricey for the style, but I would buy it again.

schoolboy, Jun 21, 2012
Photo of matjack85
2.65/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

I bought this single 12oz brown bottle at the Binny's store in Bloomingdale, IL as part of a build-your-own six pack for $9.99. No freshness date and no other information about the beer other than that they use Saaz hops in brewing it.

The beer poured a hazy golden/yellow color and only produced a half finger of white head that dissipated in less than a minute. Lacing was OK.

The beer had a very grassy and floral smell along with a touch of citrus and a touch of butter.

More hop flavor than malt flavor to this one. Grassy and spicy hops impart a bit of bitterness to the beer while the mild caramel malt stays in the background. There is also an unpleasant medicinal "band-aid" flavor in here mixed with a touch of lemon citrus. Not all that good of a taste to me.

This is a light bodied beer with medium carbonation, but I can't call it refreshing with that medicine taste in there.

This is my first offering from this brewery and I am not impressed.

matjack85, May 30, 2012
Photo of sweemzander
2.75/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

12oz. bottle poured into a taster glass.

(A)- Pours an orange hue. Some white froth.

(S)- Smells like a bitter grainy grassy hop profile.

(T)- A bright and zesty grain and yeast profile with an equally bitter hoppiness.

(M)- A good carbonation level and a fine balance of a strong bitterness with a subtle grainy maltiness.

(D)- Overall, easy enough to enjoy. Not bad on a nice early summer evening. A tad harsh I thought though for the style.

sweemzander, May 24, 2012
Photo of StevieDavie
3/5  rDev -6.8%

StevieDavie, May 22, 2012
5 Rabbit from 5 Rabbit Cerveceria
75 out of 100 based on 130 ratings.