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Coney Island Lager - Shmaltz Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
good

445 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 445
Reviews: 251
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 13.93%
Wants: 22
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Shmaltz Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Lager |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Hybrid mashup of styles between European tradition, a very unusual malt bill and hops that nod strongly at American craft.

(Beer added by: Todd on 06-05-2007)
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Ben4881

Texas

4.15/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Coney Island Lager
Shmaltz Brewing Company

Thank you to drxandy for the trade, great brew!

Appearance:
A murky, translucent amber color pours out of the bottle. Hints of orange and yellow highlights shine through when held to the light. A billowing off-white head with an orange-yellow shade erupts with decent retention. Decent lacing sticks to the glass throughout the experience.

Smell:
Malt is the main attraction in the smell. Sweet caramel notes are prevalent. Also, there is a very slight, subtle sour odor that creeps in as well. However, the overall feel is sweet malty goodness.

Taste:
As in the smell, the sweet caramel malt flavor takes hold up front. The caramel flavor is very strong and sweet. That flavor backs off, slightly, to allow a subtle, clean, and crisp hop flavor to dry out the finish. Along with the hop flavor is a subtle suggestion of alcohol, it's not strong, but it is detectable. A slight bitterness remains in the aftertaste, but the caramel malt flavor outweighs it, taking away from the dryness.

Mouthfeel:
Coney Island has a medium to light body with limited carbonation, despite the massive head.

Drinkability:
Outstanding drinkability: great balance and not too heavy. The low 5.5% ABV means one can enjoy more than one, the bomber is an excellent dosage.

Serving type: bottle

08-05-2008 01:23:00 | More by Ben4881
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Coney Island Lager from Shmaltz Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 445 ratings.