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Hop Manna - Shmaltz Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

657 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 657
Reviews: 178
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 11.38%
Wants: 6
Gots: 26 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Shmaltz Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: parris on 02-25-2012)
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Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

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New York

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

03-23-2014 18:53:30 | More by vfgccp
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threeviews

New Jersey

4.88/5  rDev +29.1%

Poured from a 1L growler (tasting room person said that is was kegged on 3/18/14...so, very fresh!) into a Saxo branded, 12oz, high-stemmed tulip glass.

A- Pours an absolutely clear, bronze with nothing more than a 1/2-finger's worth of head (perhaps, poured too cold)...really easy on the eyes, but a bit darker (i.e. too much crystal malt) than I like my IPAs...but whatever, aroma/flavor and mouthfeel are king!

S- Outstanding and complex...oily, resinous, piney hops followed by citrus (grapefruit, lemon/lime zest, tangerine), and then some tropical (pineapple, mango).

T- An absolute explosion of hop flavor! There is just enough malt backbone to support those very piney/resiny/tropical notes from the nose to make this beer coat the palate and demanding another sip.

M- Although the carbonation from a growler can be lighter than to be found in a bottle, there is enough to excite the palate so all of the flavors land on the palate with precision.

O- Although I take umbridge with the fact that they do not date-code the bottles (especially, their hoppier offerings), Shmaltz is turning out some exceptional, hoppy beers: Hop Manna, Death Of A Contract Brewer Black IPA and their DIPA - Bittersweet Lenny's R.I.P.A.

Note: If you can find it, the Case Boxes have a bottled on date: 13C14 (Day, Month, Year) = March 13, 2014

Perhaps being spoiled by its freshness, I do not know why this beer doesn't score higher?

03-19-2014 20:30:14 | More by threeviews
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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -14%

03-17-2014 02:03:50 | More by KCBeerNerd
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New York

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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avisong

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

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Japan

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

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New York

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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RBorsato

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -14%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.8%

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buzzy

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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New York

4.5/5  rDev +19%

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New York

1/5  rDev -73.5%

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New York

4.5/5  rDev +19%

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Arkansas

4/5  rDev +5.8%

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Alabama

4/5  rDev +5.8%

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California

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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SjConroy

Illinois

1.5/5  rDev -60.3%

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Washington

4/5  rDev +5.8%

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West Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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Hop Manna from Shmaltz Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 657 ratings.