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He'Brew Genesis Dry-Hopped Session Ale - Shmaltz Brewing Company

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He'Brew Genesis Dry-Hopped Session AleHe'Brew Genesis Dry-Hopped Session Ale

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500 Ratings
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Ratings: 500
Reviews: 121
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 13.33%
Wants: 8
Gots: 34 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Shmaltz Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: MasterSki on 12-13-2011

Balanced between a West Coast style pale and amber ale with just enough malt sweetness to highlight a flurry of hop aroma and flavor
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2.75/5  rDev -23.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

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3.76/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 ounce bottle -> Samuel Adams Perfect Pint

A- medium amber, fairly clear, large foamy head, unbelievable retention and lacing.

S - mostly pine, resin, floral, and biscuit.

T - mild but tasty with a distinct rye finish.

M - nicely carbonated, some aftertaste, but not offensive.

O- pretty nice beer, better than I expected.

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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3/5  rDev -16.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.81/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A- Amber bodied ale out of the 12oz bottle into my tumbler. With some inspection particles can be seen floating around, maybe hops from the dry addition. A large head builds up with great retention and a foamy texture. Very nice thick lace rings coat the glass in a webbed manner.

S- Hops, malt and yeast come at me in a pretty balanced aroma. Hops bring some fresh citrus, pine and floral hints atop light caramel, toasted and cracked grain hints.

T- Like the nose, the taste is balanced out and fairly mellow (not in a bad way). Light caramel, toasted nut and biscuit malts support a clean citrus and floral forward hop profile. Slight yeast bread, spicy, fruit ester and grassy hints as well.

MF- Medium-light body with a moderately high carbonation. Smooth feel overall with a slight bitterness in the finish.

Balanced pale ale with a nice fresh citrus and floral hop feel.

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3.98/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A: Pours a darker amber brown. Ample head at pour scales back to a film on top of this beer. Some minor bits of chunky lacing present on the glass.

S: Leaves and brown sugar aroma.

T: Nicely balanced brew - not too bitter up front but just enough to keep it interesting. This is laced with a malt sweetner throughout.

M: Nice full carbonation. Could have a couple.

O: Really nice brew.

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

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4/5  rDev +11.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.68/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle purchased at Huckleberry’s in Spokane for $1.69. No freshness date, though it is Kosher. On the label, the malts (Specialty 2-Row, Munich, CaraMunich 40, Wheat, Dark Crystal) and hops (Warrior, Centennial, Cascade) are listed, along with what was used to dry hop (Centennial, Cascade, Simcoe).

Poured a hazy amber color. Lots of floaties could be seen when held up to light. Big, creamy off-white head that hung around for quite a while, leaving lots of beer-negligee style lace.

Despite all the types of hops listed on the label, what hop aroma there is tends to be soft and grassy. There’s a mild, bready malt scent as well.

A little more hoppy in the flavor department. It’s not a hop bomb, but it’s an agreeable amount for Schmalt’s goal of creating a session beer with hop flavor.

Somewhere between light and medium in the body, with a lightly oily mouthfeel.

Not a bad session beer, but its appearance makes me wonder at its age. Yet another brewery that needs to put “bottled on” or “best by” dates on their bottles. Despite that, if I could feel confident about how long it’s been sitting around, I’d definitely buy this again, as it seemed like a tasty warm weather beer.

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He'Brew Genesis Dry-Hopped Session Ale from Shmaltz Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 500 ratings.