5 Lizard | 5 Rabbit Cerveceria

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286 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
5 Rabbit Cerveceria
Illinois, United States
5rabbitbrewery.com

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
5 Lizard is a creamy and refreshing wheat beer with some spicy complexity and light touch of passion fruit for a delicious and slightly exotic flavor.

Added by emerge077 on 05-05-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
286
Reviews:
47
Avg:
3.67
pDev:
16.35%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
47
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 286 |  Reviews: 47
Photo of HobbesTheYounger
3.09/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

I really like the coriander with the citrus flavors. Refreshing, but a lot of flavors so I'm not sure you would want to drink more than one at a time.

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Photo of ZEB89
3.55/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of izzyismyrott
3.98/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of bigpoppa67
3.69/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Barnoloid
3.68/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Looks somewhat like a radler blended beer cocktail, little chalky - needless to say, the fruit dominates. Nose is reminiscent of a popsicle or candy. Lively carbonation lends the slight tart tinge a hand in coming to the fore, whilst there is an almost yoghurt drink follow through within the texture here. A little lighter than I might like overall but an interesting brew all round.

For warmer days, or as an accompaniment to a nice heat laden Mexican meal, this is a nicely put together change of pace type beer.

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Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
3.73/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

100% hazy pineapple color. 3 fingers of fluffy, soapy head.

Aromas of lime, agave, citrus, wheat, and coriander.

The flavor doesn't quite come through 100%. A lot of lime juice, some straw, funky tequila soaked citrus, hay, barnyard, and wheat. It's just...odd. It's not disgusting, but it's a face-twister.

Feel is on point, it's got a nice wit sharpness with a dry character hidden in there somewhere.

Overall, it's not something I'd revisit even if I had the opportunity.

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Photo of Gaddabble
3.05/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Kevinpitts
4.1/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice fruity tang to this beer. Would be great by the pool in the summer!

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Photo of AmishLightning
3.47/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jakea
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kimbo_slice17
4.68/5  rDev +27.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Light and crisp with a citrus finish.

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Photo of jeffyboy65
3.76/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of KTCamm
4.27/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

8/14...pours hazy translucent yellow, light white foam layer. Lime, lime peel, wheaty nose. Fruits too. Tart lime wheat flavor. Spices blended in, but the lime citrus controls. Fast flavor. Quite tasty. Love it.

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Photo of psoriasaurus
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dannycohen62
3.94/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Criminally underrated, excellent summer wheat beer. Golden-orange, hazy with quickly dissipating white head. Aroma is on the lighter side, floral, fruity, grassy wheat. Super refreshing and easy-drinking, passion fruit juiciness, citrus, maybe some salt or am I imagining that?. Creamy mouthfeel, juicy with a tiny hint of tartness.

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Photo of cubbyZilla
3.09/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of puftdank
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lukass
3.68/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GrumpyGas
3.19/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

12oz bottle poured into a chilled pint glass.
Hazy light yellow colored body with thin and quickly disappearing head.
Aroma is grassy/earthy, is that passion fruit? I am not familiar.
Tart lemon flavors are refreshing and clean. Feel is light. Finish is salty and dry.
This goes well with lots of food.

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Photo of Beginner2
3.67/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Not distinguished looking and smells as much as fruit juice as it does beer... but still pleasant.
Taste and feel win bigger points for managing to be both tart and hoppy with a dry finish.
The dry finish somehow makes it go better with spicy food, in this case an Indian masala.

With one of its owners is the noted "second generation" beer writer and consultant Randy Mosher, they do lots of interesting things and seem to target their niche of making beer that goes with Mexican and spicy food. I intend to try more from this brewery and study it a little closer (including visit it.)

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Photo of Shawnxa3
3.83/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of basaywhat
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle. Pour is very hazy lemon-flesh yellow with a small white head. Aroma is sweet rock candy-malt, faint lemon notes, and light floral notes. Flavor is faintly tart with hints of lemon, light topical fruit notes, faint floral hops, and a slightly salty finish.

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Photo of slipperysoup
3.83/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of adamranders
3.54/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Phoodcritic
4.02/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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5 Lizard from 5 Rabbit Cerveceria
3.67 out of 5 based on 286 ratings.
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