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Kim Hibiscus Sour Lagrrr! - SingleCut Beersmiths

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86
very good

81 Ratings
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Ratings: 81
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 13.21%
Wants: 5
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
SingleCut Beersmiths visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Berliner Weissbier |  3.50% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
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.

(Beer added by: jerrytodd on 08-04-2013)
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Photo of WheelsPSU
3.45/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

$5 for a 16 ounce pour at St. Gambrinus during Happy Hour. Actually the wife ordered it but I commandeered most of it.

It looked hazy and pinkish to me. Probably more orange that pink but pink nonetheless. The bubbles from the carbonation ran the length of the pint glass. Not much of a head.

The taste was sour, apple juice, something else tart maybe lemon zest. A touch buttery with a fruity finish. Very highly carbonated but drinkable for the summer. I didn't really find the hibiscus flower in this.

WheelsPSU, May 31, 2014
Photo of dcguitar
4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

dcguitar, May 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

ColForbinBC, May 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

xungmound98, May 25, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -28.8%

david18, May 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

dleiner, May 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

markgugs, May 15, 2014
Photo of TexasWild
3.79/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

At George Keeley in Upper West side, NYC. Listening to Tina Turner with Eric. The appearance of this beer is a cloudy light orange color. Smell is tart, light sour notes and fruit. Mouth feel is tangy and sour but very refreshing! Taste is fruit of hibiscus, orange and maybe apple. It's smooth sour, light fruit and a go to beer for me! Love this and would recommend to a friend.

TexasWild, May 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

codasnap52, May 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

memphischas, May 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Mphis, May 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

ChairmanHoltz, May 09, 2014
Photo of mdfb79
4.06/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

From 05/06/14 notes. Had on tap at The Jeffrey in NYC. $8 for a 14 oz. pour in a tulip.

a - Pours a hazy, amber-orange color with a pinkish tint, one inch of bright white head and moderate carbonation evident.

s - Smells of sour fruits, funky socks, vinegar, fruity malts, oak, some spice, and sour berries. Nice nose, sour and funky and a lot going on.

t - Tastes of sour tropical fruits, sour fruity malts, citrus, light funky but not as much as the nose, oak, spices, vinegar, sour dark fruits. More sour than the nose but less funky; very good.

m - Medium body and high carbonation. Good mouthfeel for a berliner.

o - Overall a really good berliner; the best beer I've had from SingleCut so far. Nice and sour and funky with a lot going on for a low ABV berliner. Would love to have it again.

mdfb79, May 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

Adamostella, May 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

magnusdave, May 06, 2014
Photo of AmyfaceNYC
4.18/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

I don't generally like sour beers, so I was skeptical of this one. But wow--it was so smooth! The sourness is wonderfully balanced by the sweetness of the hibiscus flavors. You taste a little of the sour tartness, and then it melts into floral and fruity flavors, and everything is just incredibly well-balanced. Tastes kind of like pear cider, arguably more than it tastes like a standard beer. Color is a very rich orange-red cloudy opaqueness. No hops to speak of, no head to speak of. Truly delicious. Very happy with this beer.

AmyfaceNYC, May 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

phooky, May 05, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.3%

Bieniek30, Apr 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

LMH88, Apr 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

modidia, Apr 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Shagator, Jan 02, 2014
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5/5  rDev +29.5%

cestlavie, Dec 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

nkeckhar, Nov 09, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

ncelauro, Sep 04, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

Gregwa, Sep 01, 2013
Kim Hibiscus Sour Lagrrr! from SingleCut Beersmiths
86 out of 100 based on 81 ratings.