Kim Hibiscus Sour Lagrrr! | SingleCut Beersmiths

Kim Hibiscus Sour Lagrrr!Kim Hibiscus Sour Lagrrr!
BA SCORE
3.9/5
191 Ratings
Kim Hibiscus Sour Lagrrr!Kim Hibiscus Sour Lagrrr!
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
SingleCut Beersmiths
New York, United States
singlecutbeer.com

Style: Berliner Weissbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

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.

Added by jerrytodd on 08-04-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#8,245
Reviews:
30
Ratings:
191
pDev:
11.03%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
27
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 191 |  Reviews: 30
Photo of Philcassella
4.34/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of thepenguin
3.9/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L: Pours a very hazy burnt orange color with mild pinkish hues and a minimal head. There’s an almost glowing character to the appearance due to the color and haze combination.

S: Light tartness and floral notes, with an almost gose-like salinity. A bit funkier than the taste.

T: Light, refreshing mostly dry flavor, with light-to-medium tartness. Lots of raspberries, blackberries and strawberries along with a strong unmistakable hibiscus character. A little bit of malt in the finish combined with mild tartness and a lot of pleasant hibiscus. Rather clean tasting, with no yeastiness or funk to speak of.

F: Light body with medium carbonation. On a positive note, there’s no off-putting biting acidity that’s sometimes found in Berliner’s.

Thoughts: A pretty nice beer, and one of the better hibiscus beers I’ve had to date. Very clean, but in this instance I feel that this detracts from the beer’s complexity and the price tag ought to command a little more than just a drinkable Berliner.

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Photo of pinyin
3.45/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Had on draft a few years back in the taproom.

This review is from the recent mass production and distribution of KIM bottles.

Very average and off putting. Not much flavor or balance.

Very weak in both color and mouthfeel.

Seems watered down compared to when I tried it in the taproom, way back when.

Certainly not worth the $.50 per ounce for the cost of the bottles.

I'm usually a huge fan of Singlecut products, but this one in mass distribution is very subpar for the price point.

This should be more like $11.99 for a six pack.

I fear that Singlecut is misusing their namesake to cash in on inferior quality products.

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Photo of PA-Michigander
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of thebeers
3.76/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Hazy, light pink grapefruit color with three fingers of dense pink-tinted white head that lasts a good whole before leaving heavy rings of lacing. Dry, tart and slightly sour aroma; hard to pick any particular fruits. Tastes similar, but with less tartness, and a definite currant thing going; not sure I'd know what hibiscus tastes like but there's definitely a distinct fruitiness sort of like cranberry, pomegranate and blackberry, but not exactly any one of those. The aftertaste falls off a little more quickly than I'd prefer. Medium bodied for the style, and mildly creamy, but still pretty light overall. A pretty good example, but not as mind blowing as their IPAs.

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Photo of dudd
3.54/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of epyon396
3.89/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Czarkazm
4.07/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bottled on 6/29/2016. Don't know what I was expecting in terms of color but this one pours out a cloudy pinkish orange with a quickly dissipating white, compact head. On the nose, I get fresh raspberries, underripe gooseberries, sweet floral aromas, tart cherry, lemon, strawberry, and sour apple. Very refreshing, light mouth feel with a clean, fruity, slightly tart aftertaste. The taste has raspberry jam, cranberry, rose petals, mild lemon zest, and a funky yeast characteristic underlying all the flavors, bringing everything all together. This is not my go-to style or preference but I f'in love SIngleCut and give all their beers a try. Great for a hot and humid summer evening, when chilled.

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Photo of jbaker67
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of wehabeertrader
4.32/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DMcGirr
4.25/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of paulish
4.25/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NonicPanic
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NickandToni
4.75/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Wow! If you drink sours, hello and help your summer cool down whether at the beach partying in the Hampton's or grinding the day out in the city streets. Wine drinkers with their chilled whites, chablis, or rosé need to get a clue. Not the "Colonel Mustard, with the Candlestick in the Lounge" but the kind of clue that put this at the top of the must be drinking at all summer occasions kind of clue.

Single Cut once again puts pride of brewing to the forefront and delivers the very best in each category.

Thank you.

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Photo of Gkruszewski
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jhfinn
3.65/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Knapp85
3.84/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of LeftHanded666
4.21/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of emount91
3.41/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3

Photo of HawkeyBum
4.1/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CNoj012
4.15/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This beer pours a very hazy pink color with a big, fizzy, bright white head that has the slightest pinkish hue. Retention is solid for the style and there are spots of hanging lacing. Smell is very earthy with a hint of raspberry and cranberry. Taste is much better. All flavors from the smell are there with a slight sweetness that compliments the tart lemon flavor very nicely. Feel is light and crisp. Carbonation is perfect and the finish is dry. Overall a very good beer. Super refreshing on a hot summer day.

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Photo of Jeromedepot
3.84/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AMCimpi
3.29/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of robroc
4.19/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bjones57
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A subtle fruity flavor. Nice sour but a little flat for my likening. Pours with a light pink color.

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Kim Hibiscus Sour Lagrrr! from SingleCut Beersmiths
Beer rating: 3.9 out of 5 with 191 ratings
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