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

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,721 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 1,721
Reviews: 849
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 11.82%
Wants: 73
Gots: 92 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

pisano, Jun 30, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

ggell100, Jun 30, 2014
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4.06/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12oz bottle purchased at Atlas Bottle Works in Pittsburgh, PA on 6/27/14. Poured into globe glass.

A - Bright. Copper-red color. Minimal head on pour, dissipating slowly.

S - Pineapple and grapefruit dominate the nose, softened by a little maltiness.

T - Citrus hops and malts fight for attention upfront, so well balanced that it is hard to see where the hops end and the malts begin. Dries out very nicely for a double IPA, without becoming overly bitter. Well done.

M - Full yet crisp without getting sticky like a lot of double IPAs. Very nice.

O - The best Rye IPA I've had recently, this is a great all around IPA. Would like to try it on tap or a little fresher.

sevreng, Jun 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

ssimpson89, Jun 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

westcott, Jun 29, 2014
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Brutus627, Jun 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

dustinjkline, Jun 25, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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ChrisAlbertine, Jun 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A- dark bronze hazy color with about an inch of light tan creamy head.
S- the smell is very pleasant. Hops are blended into a sweet rye smell. A little spice is detected as well. Cannot wait to taste this.
T- not as pleasant as the smell. A little too sweet but still very tasty. The rye flavor is too sweet for my palate but I can see why many would love this one. It is exactly what the label implies, a bittersweet rye IPA. Interesting
M- medium carbonation and the hops jump off the tongue
O- this is definitely a solid beer, just not my favorite style. I would recommend for any hop head to give it a try.

Cory_Brown, Jun 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

Heady978, Jun 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

LMH88, Jun 09, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

KevMo84, Jun 08, 2014
He'Brew Bittersweet Lenny's R.I.P.A. from Shmaltz Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 1,721 ratings.