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Kim Hibiscus Sour Lagrrr! - SingleCut Beersmiths

Kim Hibiscus Sour Lagrrr!
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BA SCORE
89
very good

12 Ratings
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Ratings: 12
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 11.88%


Brewed by:
SingleCut Beersmiths visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Berliner Weissbier |  3.50% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: jerrytodd on 08-04-2013)
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qcbrewer

North Carolina

4.56/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Visiting Singlecut for the first time (ps - love the atmosphere!)

Beautiful golden straw in color, slight haze but without any funk. When first poured there was at least 2 fingers of foam (even after careful pouring for more than 2 minutes), but that fizzled down to a thin line. No lacing after consumption.

Aroma is tart, breezy, and hints at some funk. No hop presence, light malt aroma.

Sour floral notes with a very light malt backbone. Sweet and pungent, but not sugary sweet - tart sweet (if that makes any sense).

Crisp and extremely refreshing. What starts out "thin" based on the sour element quickly turns into a malty bath of the tongue. After taste lingers but lightly. The coating the lips stays "sweet" and tart long after the sip has been had.

Overall, this is a wonderful beer. I would be happy to buy growler after growler of this during a warm/summer day to share on a back patio or deck.

Serving type: on-tap

08-14-2013 23:45:05 | More by qcbrewer
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

4.36/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

So, from the dudes at Singlecut, this is "pretty much" a Berliner Weisse, in a kinda sorta way.

Pinkish hue on a golden colored brew. Flavor is superb, and I am not throwing that word around lightly. The level of sour here is so perfectly even-keeled and level, I can't really think of a better way for it to go. Light hibiscus tones don't get obnoxious at all. Drinks beautifully. This is one of the best beers I have had in a very long time. I am a fan of the sours, and I will try a Berliner Weisse anytime, but I feel I am not being biased in saying that this is an extremely good beer, mostly due to its smooth tone and that it's put together evenly, without trying to be obnoxious or over the top.

Glad I went out of my way for this one. +1 redemption point for an otherwise lame too quick trip back to NYC.

Serving type: on-tap

08-08-2013 02:19:56 | More by RblWthACoz
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CarlosDanger

New York

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

The perfect summer sour lager.

Had this in the Single Cut tap room over the weekend and it was crisp, dry, refreshing, SOUR and just all-around wonderful.

The color was rose, mesmerizing in fact. I swear if you changed the glassware to a skinny flute-glass you'd think you were drinking champagne. In my opinion this is a very good thing.

The Single Cut reputation has been that of hearty, hoppy, thumping your chest lagers and ales. And in my experience those beers so far have been pretty successful. But I think Kim Sour Lagrrr is a little bit of a game-changer, showing some versatility from this brewery and their willingness to change gears when need be.

Serving type: on-tap

08-06-2013 15:05:44 | More by CarlosDanger
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jerrytodd

New York

4.54/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Had this at the brewery... t'was perfect on a nice summer day on the patio.

A: Gorgeous deep pink color with high carbonation

S: Hibiscus, sweet citrus (apparently it also has black currents in it) and faint sour malt.

T: An excellent blend of all the above - everything nicely balanced and not over the top

M: Thin and mildly fizzy, just right

O: This was a huge surprise by a brewery I'm more and more impressed by each day. Viva Queens yo!!

Serving type: on-tap

08-04-2013 15:49:38 | More by jerrytodd
Kim Hibiscus Sour Lagrrr! from SingleCut Beersmiths
89 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.