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

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,697 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 1,697
Reviews: 849
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 11.82%
Wants: 70
Gots: 88 | 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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Marco_Gtz

California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-30-2014 17:12:32 | More by Marco_Gtz
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pisano

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

06-30-2014 16:22:13 | More by pisano
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ggell100

New York

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

06-30-2014 05:03:07 | More by ggell100
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sevreng

Pennsylvania

4.06/5  rDev 0%

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.

06-29-2014 21:51:02 | More by sevreng
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ssimpson89

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

06-29-2014 21:11:27 | More by ssimpson89
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westcott

California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-29-2014 04:50:30 | More by westcott
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Brutus627

Maine

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

06-27-2014 15:23:02 | More by Brutus627
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JDeming

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

06-27-2014 02:24:13 | More by JDeming
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DeutschesBier

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

06-27-2014 01:26:38 | More by DeutschesBier
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Stephen_Purdue

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

06-26-2014 06:12:53 | More by Stephen_Purdue
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dustinjkline

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-25-2014 01:03:06 | More by dustinjkline
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Ewhite2121

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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

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Klebe

Maryland

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pschie1

Tennessee

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tykechandler

Indiana

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06-19-2014 03:30:41 | More by tykechandler
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gungoat

Tennessee

4/5  rDev -1.5%

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JJChrist

Maine

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

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98green

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JLeet

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ChrisAlbertine

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Cory_Brown

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

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.

06-10-2014 09:10:27 | More by Cory_Brown
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Heady978

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-09-2014 03:44:45 | More by Heady978
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LMH88

New York

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

06-09-2014 00:45:20 | More by LMH88
He'Brew Bittersweet Lenny's R.I.P.A. from Shmaltz Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 1,697 ratings.