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RATINGS: 96   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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Latin-style Witbier brewed with spices and passion fruit. 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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ben4321 (3867) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - AUG 24, 2014
Location: Draft at Publican, 7/2/14

Aroma: The aroma is wheaty and sweet, a good amount of fruit, and some spice
Appearance: It pours a hazed yellow color with a medium sized head
Flavor: The taste is much the same, very sweet, wheaty, dominating over some spice
Palate: The body is medium, it gets a little bit sticky, but has a decent mouthfeel overall
Overall Impression: This was an alright beer. It does what it is trying to do, and it doesnít have any major flaws, it is just a little too sweet for my tastes.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tectactoe (1737) - Michigan, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Bottle: Dense opaque pour, bright yellow sunshine color; looks like lighter Sunny-D or something. Foamy white head fades quickly to a moderately chunky collar. Aroma of heavy coriander & spices with nice underlying passion fruit, mango, & light guava, certainly more tropical fruit than citric, though there is a bit of lemon-lime towards the finish. Soft, bread & wheat notes all around. Taste hit with fresh grass & blanketed wheat up front, bready & mild. Coriander comes in big with substantially yeasty esters & spices... Almost tastes a bit like saison yeast. The hefty bill fades into a lighter, more fruity mid-palate & finish, complete with passion fruit, juicy orange, & lime peel. Hint of tartness, lingering wheat. Refreshing & pretty tasty.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fluffy (1632) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - AUG 5, 2014
A nice tangy wit, lots of carb bite and citrus undertones. Tropical fruits too I guess? Pretty darn good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DialSquare (2633) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUL 30, 2014
On tap at Daily Growler, UA. Hazy yellow. Spicy, faint tart. Wheat. Grapefruit, lemon. Little light on the carbonation. Refreshing and drinkable. 7.2

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cornfield (5473) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - JUL 22, 2014
This ratingís from a 12-ounce bottle of "5 Lizard Latin-Style Witbier." (Whatís with the abbreviated names here?) Itís got a handsome Wit pour, a hazy straw body with a tall, dense white head. Even given the density of the head, ample aroma seeps through to tantalize the nose. Itís doughy with a wheaty tartness and a strong (but not overpowering) scent of undetermined blended spices. (I donít care what they are. It smells good.) The flavor is a lightly acidic wheat, a lemony tang, and some subtle spices that pepper the tongue. The finish is almost powder dry with spices and a prolonged lemony tartness. I like this brewery.

4.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
LuckyDog (103) - - JUL 19, 2014
I like this one more than some people seem to. Itís a wheat beer with passion fruit. Iím tasting more grapefruit in it.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PorterPounder (5491) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Tallahassee, Fl. - on tap at Momoís Market Square. Hazy, light gold light white head. Aroma of passion fruit. Flavor has some passion fruit fruitiness, some bubble gum, a hint of coriander, some sour sweet tart candy sourness. Thick enough mouthfeel . Kind of funky overall, but interesting and drinkable.

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Aurelius (4133) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Grapefruit aroma. Foggy blonde, thin white head. Chemical, acidic, dry, light spice. Thin, flat. On tap, Momís with PorterPounder.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sturmthis (405) - Ohio, USA - JUL 3, 2014
On draft. Hazy yellow color with thin head. Lemon and a little tropical fruit aroma. Overwhelming flavor of citrus. Pretty carbonated. Not bad.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ARH (381) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 1, 2014
12oz bottle poured into a high ball glass. The aroma is a dry, sweet grapefruit, lime peel, floral, and tropical with a bit of a clove and/or coriander spiciness. It pours a very dense, cloudy yellow with a soft white head. The head reduces slowly to just a thin ring with a dusty surface. There are a couple spots of light lace, but itís mostly runny. The taste is a medium high sweet with a light bitter and a touch of tartness. Itís a creamy/oily texture with a medium-full, juicy body accompanied by an abundant, puffy, creamy carbonation. It finishes with passion fruit and a dry spiciness. Itís crisp and clean with a dry, mellow spicy aftertaste.


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