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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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429 Ratings
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Ratings: 429
Reviews: 116
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 12.4%
Wants: 6
Gots: 19 | 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:
Brand new recipe that replaces the older Genesis Amber Ale.

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

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

01-06-2013 00:46:40 | More by Holland
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

3.85/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

Poured from bottle into pint glass

Appearance – Pours a deep-amber/copper colored brew with a big white head. The head is billowy and fades over a few minutes to leave some decent lacing on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The smell is largest of a strong bready aroma. Mixed with this aroma are some aromas of a grapefruit hop as well as a lighter pine smell. Rather nice.

Taste – The taste starts with a bready flavor mixed with a light caramel sweetness and some grapefruit hop. The grapefruit grows stronger and is accompanied by some more floral hop tastes. As these come to light, the sweetness begins to fade. As the taste advances more toward the end, a pine taste then comes to the tongue. In the end a slightly bitter and bready flavor are left to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel –The body of the beer is on the average side in its thickness with a carbonation level that is rather low. The body is decent for the flavors and the session style of the brew, but a higher level of carbonation would have made it more “session” like.

Overall – A pretty tasty brew. It had a good hop taste profile with a decent balance of the taste, as there was a lighter sweetness and some bready flavors mixed with the hop.

Serving type: bottle

11-02-2012 00:44:28 | More by Darkmagus82
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cdwil

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

12-19-2012 14:38:48 | More by cdwil
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ShemRahBoo

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

06-02-2012 00:29:14 | More by ShemRahBoo
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harrymel

Washington

3/5  rDev -17.4%

04-27-2012 04:58:26 | More by harrymel
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Gagnonsux

Texas

4/5  rDev +10.2%

02-14-2013 05:35:20 | More by Gagnonsux
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

11-08-2013 20:32:03 | More by williamjbauer
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gtermi

Texas

4.03/5  rDev +11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: The beer pours a copper color with a very thick, 3 finger head. It leaves a lot of lace on the glass as the beer fades.

S: Tons of malt in this beer! There is a tiny bit of hops mixed in there too, but its not very evident.

T: Again, a lot of malt. It has a nice caramel sweetness that lingers on the tongue for a long time. It also has a nice bread and biscuit taste.

M: This is a very smooth beer. It goes down easy and only has a bit of crispness on the back of the tongue and throat. Perfect for a session beer.

O: This makes a very nice session beer. Low in alcohol, good taste and easy to drink. A very solid beer.

Serving type: bottle

01-08-2012 03:20:38 | More by gtermi
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jenray

Texas

3/5  rDev -17.4%

06-07-2012 13:12:54 | More by jenray
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homebrew311

Illinois

3.4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: appears slightly cloudy and orange, thin and dense white head, decent retention, quite a bit of lacing

S: smell features rich malts with notes of caramel, big earthy hop profile follows and and a considerble amount of pine and juniper.

T: malts up front with mellow sweetness, hops come through with notes of citrus and pine, but fall off quickly, the finish is tame and leaves minimal residual bitterness

Mf: light body with moderate to high carbonation

O: the aroma promises better things than what the taste delivers, the finish is a bit bland as well

Serving type: bottle

04-11-2012 23:52:19 | More by homebrew311
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cbutova

Massachusetts

3.8/5  rDev +4.7%
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.

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2013 01:27:26 | More by cbutova
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WDJersey

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

07-31-2012 21:22:14 | More by WDJersey
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RedneckBeerz

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

05-07-2013 13:27:16 | More by RedneckBeerz
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shelby415

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

03-24-2012 06:25:31 | More by shelby415
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JohnK17

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

04-29-2014 16:37:32 | More by JohnK17
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Molson2000

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

05-06-2014 20:37:52 | More by Molson2000
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david18

New York

3.23/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This may be the first beer I've had from Hebrew that was not extreme in some way. I've had a lot of Coney Island lagers but this was the first of the Hebrew Ales. Not a bad pale ale but it didn't really stand out in any way.

Pours a light brown/dark pale with nice two finger head that stuck around for quite a while.

Aroma has slight toast but not very much aroma at all. I was hoping for more hops.

Flavor was also a bit unremarkable. Typical of a pale ale but a little light in the hops.

Serving type: on-tap

03-21-2012 13:01:04 | More by david18
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twenty5

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

08-23-2013 01:19:32 | More by twenty5
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kaelingirl

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

06-18-2013 22:12:39 | More by kaelingirl
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smithj4

New York

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

08-25-2013 00:03:20 | More by smithj4
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Beaver13

Colorado

3.05/5  rDev -16%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12oz bottle. Pours a hazy copper amber with a smallish white head that goes to a thin film that laces the glass some.

The aroma is sweet toasted caramel malts and green apple with a little resiny hop.

The flavor is sweet biscuity caramel malts with some fruity slightly resiny hops. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with sharp carbonation.

Overall, a decent pale ale. A bit to toasty/biscuity for my tastes but with nice hops.

Serving type: bottle

06-16-2012 04:39:48 | More by Beaver13
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TX-Badger

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

06-09-2014 17:44:02 | More by TX-Badger
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jsh420

Illinois

3/5  rDev -17.4%

05-19-2014 02:48:38 | More by jsh420
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bumchilly25

British Columbia (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

11-18-2013 00:20:12 | More by bumchilly25
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GreesyFizeek

New York

3.89/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

On tap at Half Pint in Rochester, NY.

Pours a very light clear copper, with a half inch head, and a lots of lacing down the glass.

Smells like pine, grass, some light citrus, and malt.

The taste is similar. Manages to be a pretty earthy/grassy/piney hop blast, while still remaining clean and crisp. Not much noticeable flavor from the malts. Some slight citrus flavors, tastes like grapefruit and a bit of orange.

Light to medium bodied, medium carbonation, very crisp mouthfeel, very drinkable.

Not the most knockout pale ale you'll ever have, but still quite tasty.

Serving type: on-tap

05-24-2014 14:38:44 | More by GreesyFizeek
He'Brew Genesis Dry-Hopped Session Ale from Shmaltz Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 429 ratings.