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Kim Hibiscus Sour Lagrrr! - SingleCut Beersmiths

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Kim Hibiscus Sour Lagrrr!
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86
very good

89 Ratings
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Ratings: 89
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 12.73%
Wants: 5
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
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New York, United States

Style | ABV
Berliner Weissbier |  3.50% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: jerrytodd on 08-04-2013

It’s hot baby, we needed to do something - so a sour lagrr! infused with hibiscus (and black currants, but who’s counting) seemed like something that would help beat the heat.
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A: Poured a hazy greyish purple akin to an Italian eggplant. 1 finger of popping and fizzy head. Definitely had some syrup added.

S: Wild berries and thistle. Like walking through a meadow. Not very sour on the nose.

M: Very light and crisp. High carbonation but not exceptionally effervescent.

T: If you can imagine a not so intense berry Warhead, this is what this beer tastes like. A prickly sourness, black currant, and wild brush character. More sour than sweet, but definitely not intense.

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A: Opaque grapefruit juice with no visible carbonation. Pink hue. No head.

S: Pink lemonade and grapefruit juice. Berry and floral notes as well.

T: Moderately sour. Does not hit the jowels like some others from this style that I've had. Light berry juice flavors and lemon.

Mouthfeel: Thin and carbonated. A touch dry.

O: Very drinkable and refreshing at 3.5% ABV. Not too sour. This is a very straightforward beer, with some more unique berry and floral notes compared to others.

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Got this on tap at Alice's Arbor in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn.

The color was a light pinkish orange like the flesh of a pink grapefruit - very pretty.

I got wafts of lemon zest and fresh cut granny smith apples.

The taste of this brew stands out. The mouthfeel was crisp from the sour but it had a little juiciness that was almost cranberry juice-like. As the beer warmed up and I the experience of the sourness faded, the hibiscus tea notes came through very pleasantly.

A really nice middle of the day summer beer. With the low ABV its especially nice if your planning to get things done afterwards.

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Kim Hibiscus Sour Lagrrr! from SingleCut Beersmiths
86 out of 100 based on 89 ratings.