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Coney Island Lager - Shmaltz Brewing Company

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Coney Island LagerConey Island Lager

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455 Ratings

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Ratings: 455
Reviews: 252
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 13.7%
Wants: 22
Gots: 15 | 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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3/5  rDev -17.8%

CDubbs75, Sep 07, 2013
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3/5  rDev -17.8%

djrn2, Aug 31, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11%

GraduatedCashew, Aug 28, 2013
Photo of CalgaryFMC
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Pours a light coppery amber with around two fingers of light butterscotch foam. Aroma is mellow, pilsner malt, a bit of toast, maybe a hint of green apple. Standard lager nose. Palate was malt galore, toasty bread sticks and some citrus pith. Nice hops to balance the malt with little discernable sweetness. Hops are a bit peppery, vegetal/herbal, perhaps a hint of rhubarb sourness. A metallic ting in the finish. I am an ale drinker by preference but this sort of malty, hoppy lager makes a nice change of pace. Could be a bit sweeter.

CalgaryFMC, Aug 27, 2013
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3.94/5  rDev +7.9%

Out of a 22oz. bomber bay and into a mug for a much anticipated beverage to accompany my weekend R&R.

A conquering tan head sits strong and patient atop this reddish brown brew.

Sweet malts and grass to the nose with a whiff of spent grain and resin after a short interregnum.

Sweet and fluid going down the hatch. A division of caramel malts are met head on with a battalion of hops to form a truce in the middle of the battlefield. Some platoons of apple and pear join up after the armistice.

Its smooth and peaceful sailin' from here on out with a cool wind bringing up the aft and no swells in sight. A great beer to celebrate your victories and reflect on your defeats with.

stephens101, Aug 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

rabbitguy, Aug 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

JTomczak, Aug 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

longisland1983, Aug 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

Hopheadjeffery, Aug 01, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Dizzy242, Jul 31, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

kingmaker, Jul 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

chrishensley, Jul 11, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

dcbeers, Jul 06, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -31.5%

beernads, Jul 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

EagleTalon, Jul 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

LoveStout, Jun 30, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

acurtis, Jun 30, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11%

petermethot, Jun 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

jaxon53, Jun 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

RCLOHR267, Jun 18, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11%

jharris0624, Jun 11, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Celtics76, Jun 08, 2013
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4.48/5  rDev +22.7%

Look, this is the beer you use to introduce your friends to the better beer world! This lager is the most refreshing, tasty, and satisfying lager I have ever had. This one has a perfect level of carbonation that balances out the mouthfeel perfectly. The taste is still a lager, which means not as flavorful as an ale or stout but this is much better than bud.

Hdredfern, Jun 08, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +23.3%

Resrie, Jun 07, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

BeerForMuscle, Jun 04, 2013
Coney Island Lager from Shmaltz Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 455 ratings.