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

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,664 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 1,664
Reviews: 846
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 11.82%
Wants: 67
Gots: 85 | 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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Rayek

Colorado

4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at City O' City in Denver. Served in a snifter.

A: Deep amber with a slight haze. The cream head is small and dense. Head retention is marginal, but a nice amount of lace is left behind.

S: Pine and anise scents dominate the experience, plus a hint of grapefruit citrus. There is also a light toffee sweetness that's along for the ride.

T: Bitterness dominates the experience, but isn't over the top. The theme from the nose continues with intense hop flavors. Sweet malts are subdued, but can be found without too much effort. The alcohol is very well masked. Finishes with lingering pine and anise flavors.

M: The medium body feels oily. Carbonation level is just right.

D: This is a nice, if not outstanding DIPA. It doesn't stray far from the style's blueprint, but I was impressed with how well the beer's alcohol is masked. A quality pickup overall.

Serving type: on-tap

10-10-2010 04:00:56 | More by Rayek
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He'Brew Bittersweet Lenny's R.I.P.A. from Shmaltz Brewing Company
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