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5 Rabbit Paletas - Guava / Guayaba

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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.24/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A beer that captures the summer fun of Paletas, the Spanish word for "popsicles". Brewed with Brazilian guava, pink peppercorn, tarragon and orange blossom water, this sessionable wheat beer is a more sophisticated alternative to shandies and radlers.

#1 - Guava with pink peppercorn and tarragon


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (14585) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 20, 2016
Draft - pours pink guava - nose/taste of guava, florals, watermelon and spice - med body

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (12101) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 12, 2016
Draft - Sweet guava and a touch of tartness. Light hazy pink with a small white head. Light guava and a nice finish. Juice me than beer, but still good.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nekronos (4039) - Xalapa, MEXICO - JUL 3, 2016
GOt it with an alias "Guava Wheat". Was nice, not so guavy. NIce wheat sour hints and easy to enjoy.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wlajwl (5546) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - JUN 26, 2016
Aroma is guava/fruit and spices/slight vegetables, while the appearance is a lot more pink lemonade than traditional beer. The flavor is guava, tropical fruit, grapefruit, mild fruit sweetness, wheat and a slightly spicy/heat/tart in the finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nuplastikk (5692) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 25, 2016
12oz bottle. Unfiltered pink-red body. Really has a nice depth of fruit and spice flavor, but the body is a little thin and dry. Could go a little heavier on the guava. OK, but not as enjoyable as some of the other paletas. Kind of artificial but enjoyable aroma.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madvike (3191) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 12, 2016
Bottle - Itís pink. It smells good enough--like a light, fruity tonic water that I can only assume is guava. The taste is decent but a little flat. Has an aspirin-like drying quality that melds okay with the fruitiness and some florals, but doesnít have enough flavor to really do much for me. If Iím expecting a popsicle, hereís one of those times where I want a little more fruity sweetness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
phaleslu (9249) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 20, 2016
Draft at Igbyís, served in a pint glass. Pours a very turbid pink fruit juice color with a small white head that forms a lasting thick ring. The initial aroma here is a huge blast of guava, pineapple, and grapefruit. But then it mellows after a few minutes. There are some floral notes - tarragon and orange blossom, I guess - with dough, wheat, and just the faintest hint of peppercorn. Medium-bodied, with a doughy, dry, fruity mouthfeel. Itís never better than the first few sips but itís a really unusual, memorable beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dogbrick (11164) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - DEC 18, 2015
Sample at the "HOOOOFFHEEARRTTTTEEDDDDDD!" tasting on 11/09/2015. The beer is a cloudy pink grapefruit juice color with a medium fizzy pinkish-white head that evaporates quickly to an outer ring. Spotty lacing. Aroma of fruit, wheat and malt. Light-bodied with flavors of citrus, guava, herbal wheat and doughy malt. The finish is fruity with a citrusy aftertaste. Decent overall.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
Christpuncher (2690) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 5, 2015
this is just an an incredible beer. this blows away any radler out there. strong grapefruit tartness with a sort of sweet finish as well. the guava is an incredible balance. Pours pink with a white head. pink! just awesome on a hot day.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ryecatcher (1304) - Bridgeport, Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 25, 2015
Bottle. Pours a bubblegum pink, turbid with substantial pinkish head, excellent retention. Nose is definitely guava-ish, smells like a Mexican fruit stand. Mouth is slightly fuller than a bottle of seltzer, and has slightly more flavor... in fact, if I didnít see the 3.5% ABV on the label, Iíd think I had bought a sixer of guava-infused seltzer water. Definitely refreshing, but nothing I would refer to as beer -- the least of all reasons having to do with the fact it looks and smells like one of my kidís scented magic markers.


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