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

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,654 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 1,654
Reviews: 841
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 11.82%
Wants: 66
Gots: 84 | 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:
A Double India Pale Ale with Rye Malt brewed in tribute to Lenny Bruce (Leonard Alfred Schneider 1925-1966).

(Beer added by: mcallister on 06-07-2006)
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jpd026

New York

4.75/5  rDev +17%

11-23-2013 06:54:27 | More by jpd026
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Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +17%

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calebcabral

Rhode Island

4.75/5  rDev +17%

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IanMcCaul


4.75/5  rDev +17%

08-22-2012 02:46:33 | More by IanMcCaul
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HeightsEats

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +17%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Pours a nice golden hue, malty aroma with faint hop floral elements. The taste and drinkability are surprising for a 10% ABV beer. Very good balance between sweet and bitter with a full-bodied (but not cloying) mouthfeel and an excellent roasted / rye complexity in both flavor and aftertaste. I only bought one of these, but wished I'd had another after finishing it.

Serving type: bottle

06-01-2010 21:31:05 | More by HeightsEats
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pinebarons

New York

4.75/5  rDev +17%

04-29-2014 20:01:17 | More by pinebarons
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sevenshubby

California

4.75/5  rDev +17%

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Texas

4.75/5  rDev +17%

04-24-2013 16:08:42 | More by Soundgyrl
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4.75/5  rDev +17%

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Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +17%

11-29-2013 19:50:59 | More by razorsdescent
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Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +17%

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New York

4.75/5  rDev +17%

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Texas

4.75/5  rDev +17%

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EQueezy

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +17%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

this beer is amazing. such expert pairing of malt, rye flavor and deep rich hop aroma. rarely seen a malty ipa as good as this.

a - deep, dark brown with med ipa head.

s - hoppy, malty notes.

t - can't beat this combination. rich, thick malty flavor with deep, rich hop aroma mixed in. good sugars, not too sweet of finish. i can't believe how well this high alcohol beer goes down. i think i've drank one in about 2-3 min... oops!

m - great rich malty ipa body.

o - a must buy for any ipa or malty ale lover.

Serving type: bottle

07-24-2013 02:55:21 | More by EQueezy
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PrimScrewhead

Rhode Island

4.75/5  rDev +17%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

S: Bottle poured into nonic

A: Pretty copper with a light foamy head

S: Grapefruit & Malt

T: Very sharp/hop bomb first taste. It quickly shifts gears to a medium malt flavor. Booze throughout

M: Medium body. Curvy in the right places

O: A very enjoyable, dry RIPA.

Serving type: bottle

09-14-2013 03:34:09 | More by PrimScrewhead
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kybeerdrinker

Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +17%

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Tennessee

4.75/5  rDev +17%

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Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +17%

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Alberta (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +17%

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New York

4.75/5  rDev +17%

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Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +17%

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4.75/5  rDev +17%

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He'Brew Bittersweet Lenny's R.I.P.A. from Shmaltz Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 1,654 ratings.