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RATINGS: 97   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   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.


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3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jason1970 (143) - Illinois, USA - JAN 19, 2013
Iíve wanted to try this beer for a while and have liked some of their other varieties. The aroma is probably the toughest part to rate. Itís off a bit and doesnít do the beer any favors. Has an almost musty, sweaty, earthy smell. Pours a nice hazy golden yellow with a moderate white head that dissipates pretty quickly and leaves just slight lacing. I appreciate what they are trying to do, but not sure they accomplished it. Has lots of citrus and spice on the tongue that finishes with some exotic flavor. Not sure if itís passion fruit, but itís not bad. I probably wouldnít seek this one out, but it is a refreshing light wheat hybrid with exotic flavors that would be good over the hot summer. I give 5 Rabbit all the credit in the world for trying new things with exotic Latin flavors.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
phaleslu (6497) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 16, 2014
Draft sample at Cincy Beerfest 2014 on Fountain Square. Pours a cloudy yellow color with a white head. Notes of big florals, lemon and lime citrus zest, grass, bread, wheat, and passionfruit. Light-bodied, with medium carbonation and a dry, tart mouthfeel. I liked this. Iíd go back to this as a summer session sipper.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ben4321 (3916) - 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 (1851) - 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 (1664) - 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 (2657) - 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 (5482) - 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 (130) - - 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 (5540) - 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 (4174) - 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 (434) - 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.


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