Coolcumber | Wicked Weed Brewing

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222 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Wicked Weed Brewing
North Carolina, United States
wickedweedbrewing.com

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by metter98 on 05-28-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
222
Reviews:
28
Avg:
3.81
pDev:
10.76%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
34
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 222 |  Reviews: 28
Reviews by BlackBelt5112203:
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4.01/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

5 oz pour into a tasting glass on tap at the Wicked Weed taproom.

L – Straw color with a ring of white bubbles around the edge of the glass. Crystal clear with lots of bubbles.

S – Definitely getting the basil and a touch of juniper in the aroma. There’s a very refreshing component to the smell as well that may be the cucumber coming through.

T – Pretty straightforward with cucumber, basil, and a bit of juniper. Even though I know it’s not in the beer, I’m getting a taste similar to lemongrass, too. While it is straightforward, it’s also very tasty and very well done.

F – Light-bodied, good carbonation, a very crisp and refreshing mouthfeel and finish.

O – I really, really like this beer. I don’t come across many of these fruit/vegetable beers that I feel strongly about, but this one is just so interesting to me. I never would think that a cucumber beer would catch my attention, but it is just so tasty and refreshing. This is the perfect summer beer.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of DanGeo
4.09/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jason
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of OompaMentor
4.09/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

GABF 2014 was my first taste of this beer; enjoyed it then and enjoy it now! Golden 4 oz pour from tap. Cucumber, basil, and other herbs gently greet the nose. Medium body with the hint of cucumber and basil appear on the front and a subtle note of juniper finishes. This is your summer beer! Go find it, you won't want to miss it. Prost!!

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Photo of juicebox
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

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

On draft at Duckworth's in Cornelius NC.

Wicked Weed rarely fails to amaze me. The nose on this beer is fantastic, straight up cucumber and very peppery. There's no denying the cucumber, it's amazingly fresh - as if it was just added - or randalized. Thin golden brew with a nice fluffy head and thick lacing, creamy and peppery. Probably a perfect entry to experimental beers for the novice with easily enough interest for a beer geek like me. Gr8 beer.

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Photo of Cynic-ale
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of williamjbauer
4.18/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of chinchill
4.05/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle from GA served with a baked chicken and spinach sandwich.

Look: Hazy golden body with plenty of visible carbonation leading up to a moderate size but durable white head.

Aroma: very floral; moderately herbal and fruity, and, in a good sense, lightly vegetative.
Flavor: mildly bitter. More basil here than cucumber.
Feel: pleasing light-medium body with soft medium-high carbonation.

Overall: refreshing; innovative; good complexity in both the nose and the mouth. Should work well with many flavorful foods.

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Photo of stereosforgeeks
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of KingEdward
2.43/5  rDev -36.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Taste of cucumber and basil then finishes with a not so good bitternes. Although the original was not as bad

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Photo of Sammy
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of whatname
3.74/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tdm168
3/5  rDev -21.3%

Photo of EvoJoe
4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of struttinj
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of dailyminefield
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of woodchip
4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of aleckpa
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of Krztin5
2.25/5  rDev -40.9%

Photo of jdaddy
3/5  rDev -21.3%

Photo of Highbury09
3.94/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of atlbravsrno1
4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DCgolfpro
2.77/5  rDev -27.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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Coolcumber from Wicked Weed Brewing
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