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He'Brew Hop Manna Test Batch #4 - Shmaltz Brewing Company

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He'Brew Hop Manna Test Batch #4He'Brew Hop Manna Test Batch #4

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BA SCORE
84
good

97 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 97
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 14.56%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Shmaltz Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 12-13-2011)
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Mphis

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

07-04-2013 19:44:23 | More by Mphis
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Hendry

Vermont

3.58/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Foam gushed out of the 22 oz bomber upon opening. Deep amber orange with soapy khaki head that was two fingers,nice lacing.Aggresive carbonation.

Sweet malt,faint whiff of hops,plain and simple.

Taste=nose. This is a malt bomb, English style sweet malt.

Mouthfeel is medium,prickly carbonation,sweet aftertaste is overbearing,nowhere near enough hop bitterness to counter.

Overall,meh.

Serving type: bottle

06-25-2013 02:30:40 | More by Hendry
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dailyminefield

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -19.1%

06-17-2013 22:55:31 | More by dailyminefield
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jimmah120

Minnesota

3.88/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

old review from notes. accidently reviewed this test batch under the actual brew at first.

Red-orange color with a great, creamy off-white head. Smell is delicious hops of all types, earthy, citrus, pine all represented. Great bubbly but full mouthfeel, but the taste is a little lacking. It's almost all earthy bitter, with a little roasted malt background. Kinda one-dimensional.

Glad I tried it, but probably won't get it again.

Serving type: bottle

04-29-2013 03:14:12 | More by jimmah120
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sethmcconkey

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

04-13-2013 15:04:57 | More by sethmcconkey
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DasBoot2112

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

02-26-2013 04:24:44 | More by DasBoot2112
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BrockGibson31

Indiana

3/5  rDev -19.1%

02-23-2013 21:17:05 | More by BrockGibson31
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jaimenavarrog

Mexico

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

02-23-2013 09:17:00 | More by jaimenavarrog
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tjdrewry

Connecticut

2.25/5  rDev -39.4%

02-17-2013 03:32:28 | More by tjdrewry
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Skramer

New York

4/5  rDev +7.8%

02-02-2013 01:37:07 | More by Skramer
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kendrahayes

Iowa

3/5  rDev -19.1%

01-31-2013 18:05:46 | More by kendrahayes
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nikbullet

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

01-22-2013 09:50:54 | More by nikbullet
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Holland

Illinois

3.08/5  rDev -17%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A: cloudy orange color with a small, fine head on a cold pour.

S: piney, citrus, melon, and sweet malt.

T: doesn't follow the nose much. Lot of bitterness, less flavor than expected, and a bit of off flavor, too.

M: medium body with just enough pop in the carbonation

O: great up until I tasted it...then even the smell changed for me. Still, it's interesting and available.

Serving type: bottle

01-04-2013 23:59:19 | More by Holland
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sneaks2210

New York

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

11-16-2012 02:43:44 | More by sneaks2210
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dmorgan310

Panama

4/5  rDev +7.8%

11-05-2012 01:48:50 | More by dmorgan310
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scvance

South Carolina

3.98/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Pours a hazy honey color, leaving a thin white head that stays around a while, no lacing though. Smell is nice, citrus and pine hope aromas as well as some caramel notes. Taste is good, starts a little sweet and finishes with a nice lingering bitterness. Taste definitely has a lot of citrus character as well as pine and earth notes. Medium carbonation and body, mouthfeel is slightly resin like. Overall a fine example of an IPA, hard to knock it down for much and even harder to compare since there are so many differences within the style. But it is a very good, easily drinkable IPA, will definitely remember it for the future.

Serving type: bottle

10-31-2012 00:13:52 | More by scvance
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CoryR

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

10-22-2012 04:10:15 | More by CoryR
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chambeam

Florida

4/5  rDev +7.8%

10-22-2012 02:14:59 | More by chambeam
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Lorihall1

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +7.8%

10-07-2012 15:33:57 | More by Lorihall1
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luvbier

Vermont

4/5  rDev +7.8%

08-27-2012 00:40:48 | More by luvbier
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JPWestCoastIPA

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

08-20-2012 03:14:16 | More by JPWestCoastIPA
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MeowTom

Washington

3.55/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A- Pours a slight hazy amber color with a huge lacy head to it. The head sticks around as a lace for basically the whole bottle.

S- Great hopy smell that just gives that classic IPA scent to it.

T- A very hopy beer. Good flavor, I just wish there was more to it.

M- Lightly carbonated, the body feels light and watery.

O- A pretty good beer, but I think it isn't up to the standard that I have come to expect from Schmaltz Brewing. I will finish the beer and enjoy, I just wish I was enjoying it more.

Serving type: bottle

08-05-2012 16:47:19 | More by MeowTom
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drpimento

Wisconsin

4.45/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pretty good stuff. Served at a good temperature with a thick, foamy, cream colored head that lasts and lots of lace. Color is clear amber with some bubble trails. Aroma is hop, grapefruit, resin, malt. Flavor's like nose, balanced, bitter, dry. Body is full, soft, with mild carbonation; perhaps a touch too mild. Finish is like flavor, quite long, and satisfying. Could drink another of these.

Serving type: on-tap

08-02-2012 22:38:27 | More by drpimento
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dragomni

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

07-13-2012 02:55:20 | More by dragomni
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kylemckinnis

Oregon

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

07-08-2012 19:39:42 | More by kylemckinnis
He'Brew Hop Manna Test Batch #4 from Shmaltz Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 97 ratings.