5 Grass | 5 Rabbit Cerveceria

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
5 Grass is a refreshing yet substantial beer that is pale in color and nicely hoppy. With this beer, we wanted to invoke the brisk, clean aroma of the desert. The recipe makes use of three unique hop varieties as well as some carefully chosen herbs and spices - juniper, sage, and Tasmanian pepperberry, among others - to give a beautiful outdoorsy scent. With it’s smooth clean malt flavors and a unique, complex nose, 5 Grass is like a refreshing walk in the wide open spaces.

Added by TMoney2591 on 05-15-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41,597
Reviews:
24
Ratings:
128
pDev:
15.2%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
10
Trade:
0
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Photo of Taphouse_Traveler
3.85/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beginner2
3.74/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

My 4th in 5 Rabbit's 5 series of 4 (meaning, I've Had all of them) plus 3 I've had from their Gringolandia series...
After all those tastings, I think finally I understand what this brewery is trying to do: in designing beers to pair with Latin American food (more than just Mexican salsas), 5 Rabbit's made a niche for themselves that does not rely on hops like so many American crafters do. Instead, 5 Rabbit uses a variety of spices used in those Latin cuisines.

That said, 5 Grass still has lots of bitter hops (66 IBU), but even a hop-sensitive palate like mine doesn't seem to notice because the other spices are blended so well. Smells are mostly malt. Tastes reveal the pepper and other spices. But they stay too long for me and are a bit too dry. Solution is the same for too much hops: eat spicy food.

I will have this again; but not as a session... only with spicy food.

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Photo of psoriasaurus
3.75/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of guzzleacoldone
3.71/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CityofWind_brew
3.25/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jws7968
3.18/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Sabtos
2.95/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Desimoaj
3.48/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MattMorin
3/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Poloplaya
3.53/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of robgutie
3.71/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Refreshing APA with a change pace flavor profile

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Photo of Nurt20
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rossracing
3.29/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of aussiebeer
4/5  rDev +17%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of LacquerHead
4.06/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A tasty hoppy ale that is really lively.

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Photo of Danimal25
4.25/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

it's a tasty pale ale

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Photo of JoeLacy
3.91/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cwxc818
4/5  rDev +17%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bschmidt_37
3.65/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JLateralus21
3.03/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Jonafoo
2.28/5  rDev -33.3%

Photo of edavilamty
4.25/5  rDev +24.3%

very consistent and reliable

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Photo of Docrock
3/5  rDev -12.3%

Photo of samsbinky
3.4/5  rDev -0.6%

Photo of jerryskid88
3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

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5 Grass from 5 Rabbit Cerveceria
Beer rating: 3.42 out of 5 with 128 ratings
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