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He'Brew Bittersweet Lenny's R.I.P.A. - Shmaltz Brewing Company

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He'Brew Bittersweet Lenny's R.I.P.A.He'Brew Bittersweet Lenny's R.I.P.A.

Educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,797 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 1,797
Reviews: 854
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 11.82%
Wants: 77
Gots: 128 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Shmaltz Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: mcallister on 06-07-2006

A Double India Pale Ale with Rye Malt brewed in tribute to Lenny Bruce (Leonard Alfred Schneider 1925-1966).
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.5

22 oz. bomber

Bold, bronze-amber in color with a big, pock-marked off-white head. Strong aroma of pine-resin hops, alcohol, and, unsurprisingly, rye.

This is a slick, chewy brew with a creaminess and a strong caramel/syrup malt profile backing up the sharp, hoppy top end. A wonderfully complex sipper, certainly enough to warm my innerds on the night after the first (ridiculously early) snow of the season.

I'll come back to this one for sure.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Copper with an off-white head that dissipates down to a cap

S- Piney/citrus hops and some sweet earthy caramel malts

T- Earthiness up front and the citrus hops hit quite soon and stay well, lots of complexity with the malts underlying it all

M- Full-bodied and some warmth from the alcohol

D- Great beer, very complex and that makes it easy to revisit.

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He'Brew Bittersweet Lenny's R.I.P.A. from Shmaltz Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 1,797 ratings.