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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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104 Ratings
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Ratings: 104
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 14.52%
Wants: 2
Gots: 9 | 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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Photo of Lorihall1
4/5  rDev +7.5%

Lorihall1, Oct 07, 2012
Photo of luvbier
4/5  rDev +7.5%

luvbier, Aug 27, 2012
Photo of JPWestCoastIPA
4.5/5  rDev +21%

JPWestCoastIPA, Aug 20, 2012
Photo of MeowTom
3.55/5  rDev -4.6%

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.

MeowTom, Aug 05, 2012
Photo of drpimento
4.45/5  rDev +19.6%

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.

drpimento, Aug 02, 2012
Photo of dragomni
4.5/5  rDev +21%

dragomni, Jul 13, 2012
Photo of kylemckinnis
3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

kylemckinnis, Jul 08, 2012
Photo of Mosman445
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Mosman445, Jul 08, 2012
Photo of ediaz
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

ediaz, Jun 29, 2012
Photo of hosehead83
4.3/5  rDev +15.6%

Poured from a short "bomber" bottle into a dimpled English "pot" pint glass.
Deep gold in color,with a two-inch head of off-white foam.
Aroma-a fragrant boquet of citrussy hops
Taste-Big dose of woodsy, piney, citrussy hops combined with a slippery little malt profile that provides just the right amount of balance to counter the onrushing waves of hops. A "can't miss" for hop-heads.

hosehead83, Jun 25, 2012
Photo of rkarimi
3.51/5  rDev -5.6%

rkarimi, Jun 23, 2012
Photo of RonaldTheriot
4.4/5  rDev +18.3%

He’brew Hop Manna IPA has a very thick, fluffy, cream-colored head and a clear, somewhat bubbly, golden appearance. Lots of heavy lacing is left behind. The aroma is of pine cone, flower stem, sweet bread, and turnips. Taste is of pine resin, sweet bread, syrup, malt, and a slight sourness. Mouthfeel is mostly medium, and He’brew Hop Manna finishes dry, refreshing, and highly drinkable. Overall, this is excellent.


RonaldTheriot, Jun 23, 2012
Photo of ChrisKuhns
4/5  rDev +7.5%

ChrisKuhns, Jun 08, 2012
4.5/5  rDev +21%

NYCBEERBARON, Jun 06, 2012
Photo of avalon07
4/5  rDev +7.5%

A: Poured from a bottle to a pint glass. Had an amber color and a clear texture. There was an inch and a half of foamy, long-lasting head. Very good lacing.

S: A good amount of hops in the aroma, along with some mild citrus notes, too.

T: Tasted of hops (as you might expect), with a hint of malt, and citrus (grapefruit) as well. Not exactly a groundbreaking flavor, but focused and easy to drink.

M: A good amount of carbonation with a dry finish. Medium-bodied.

O: Shmaltz didn't try to break the mold with this one, but it did make a drinkable beer.

avalon07, May 08, 2012
Photo of FanofHefe
3.53/5  rDev -5.1%

Bomber poured into a Duvel tulip; no freshness dating apparent. Hazy, dark yellow body with orange hues. A two-finger tan head that has decent retention with good lacing.

The aroma in this pour is more malty than hoppy. Deep caramel malt with a bit of biscuit. Some citrus notes with a touch of grapefruit follow.

The flavor follow the aroma fairly closely. Strong malt backbone with a bit of hop flavoring. The hop flavors do bring citrus, mostly grapefruit, flavors to the malty mix. Very much of the east coast variety IPA.

Medium mouthfeel, and reasonably drinkable. I would prefer more hop flavor in an IPA. Decent overall.

FanofHefe, May 07, 2012
Photo of JustinMatthew
3/5  rDev -19.4%

JustinMatthew, May 06, 2012
Photo of DocJitsu
3.38/5  rDev -9.1%

Pours a hazy copper-golden with an egg shell/tan head. Head retention is better than average. A huge pine and tangy citrus bouquet, yielding to sweet barely malt. Mouthfeel is cottony and smooth, but complimented by mild carbonation. A beef and vegetable soup flavor occurs as a result of the interaction between the high alpha acid hops and the malt. This beer is interesting, but not very good. I'll drink it for $5.99 a bomber.

DocJitsu, May 05, 2012
Photo of HamGlade10
4/5  rDev +7.5%

HamGlade10, May 02, 2012
Photo of CEDAMA
5/5  rDev +34.4%

CEDAMA, Apr 29, 2012
Photo of beerthulhu
3.95/5  rDev +6.2%

A: Coppery-tea color with a good clarity shows a light visible touch of effervesce. Chalky white creamy head sits a finger high with a good show of retention and lace coverage.

S: Sweet sugary grapefruit and pine with some lime. Sweet fresh caramel with a bit of fresh underlying tones of tropical fruitiness pineapple-mango. Some fresh lemon rounds things out.

T: The flavor is freshly toasted caramel grains, a bit dry, that balances well against the sweet grapefruit and pine hops that are fresh. Sweet underlying notes of tropical fruitiness, again pineapple-mangos while the citra provides a fresh and fruity lemon lime character. Upon warming some noticeable traces of oaky alcohol.

M: Some tightness upfront, creamy medium bodied malt base with a fruity and citrus leave off the tongue.

O: Fresh and fruity upfront and finishes out with a nice hop bitterness and dry toasted palate. Good hop complexity especially with the amount of hops utilized is not always easy to get a smooth flow of flavor. This is nicely harmonic with no hop clash, smooth and rounded hop flavors blend well together balanced nicely with a dry toasted munich and specialty grain background. The more you drink the more you appreciate the smooth and rounded hop character bitterness.

beerthulhu, Apr 26, 2012
Photo of EyePeeAyBryan
2.5/5  rDev -32.8%

EyePeeAyBryan, Apr 25, 2012
Photo of bonbini26
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

bonbini26, Apr 25, 2012
Photo of kirkse
4/5  rDev +7.5%

kirkse, Apr 22, 2012
Photo of stevec32
4/5  rDev +7.5%

stevec32, Apr 18, 2012
He'Brew Hop Manna Test Batch #4 from Shmaltz Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 104 ratings.