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Hop Manna - Shmaltz Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

636 Ratings
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Ratings: 636
Reviews: 175
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 11.64%
Wants: 6
Gots: 20 | 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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teraflx

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

05-24-2013 02:11:48 | More by teraflx
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GratefulEdd

Alabama

4/5  rDev +5.8%

05-22-2013 04:55:05 | More by GratefulEdd
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plaid75

New York

4.18/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a deep copper hue with a two finger frothy white head. There was very good retention and lacing.

The smell featured peppery and grassy hops atop an earthy caramel.

The taste offered an initial wave of pine and pepper that wound down toa pleasant herbalness. The malt, although secondary, did well to support the balmy hops.

The mouthfeel was toward the fuller side of the style.

Overall a tasty hop forward IPA.

Serving type: bottle

05-21-2013 02:31:05 | More by plaid75
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kingmaker

Louisiana

4/5  rDev +5.8%

05-21-2013 00:52:42 | More by kingmaker
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bcuz7

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +19%

05-19-2013 22:02:26 | More by bcuz7
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aflies

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

05-12-2013 02:34:54 | More by aflies
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DIPAFAN

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +5.8%

05-12-2013 00:00:56 | More by DIPAFAN
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tommyguz

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

05-09-2013 23:51:15 | More by tommyguz
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Beerontwowheels

Maryland

3/5  rDev -20.6%

05-08-2013 09:48:00 | More by Beerontwowheels
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TBoneJones

Texas

4.39/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Deep darker copper pour, looks effervescent. Head fades.
Nice fruit bouquet. Some apricot that is fused with a juicy hop aroma, all of which leads to a nutty biscuity aroma.
Tastes EXACTLY like the smell upon first taste..more so with this beer than any other I can recall. The resinous hops are bitter but the malt balances it well. After a few sips the fruit profile moves more toward orange zest than the apricot that hit my nose initially. Orange dominates, and grapefruit lay there too. This tastes nice. In fact I'm reminded of another great IPA as far as the taste goes- Big Eye by Ballast Point. Something about the way the sweet citrus plays forward with the malts at play. Sticky, medium carbonation, body leans toward the thin side. Im glad i snagged a "Hanukkah" variety box of this brewery's offerings(several of which are not so easy to find), as apparently Lenny's RIPA is not the only fine brew from Schmaltz.

Serving type: bottle

05-08-2013 00:37:31 | More by TBoneJones
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ericj551

Alberta (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

05-07-2013 04:09:35 | More by ericj551
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ridgeline23

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.8%

05-06-2013 00:49:18 | More by ridgeline23
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strib

Texas

4/5  rDev +5.8%

05-04-2013 20:21:18 | More by strib
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CoolEthan

California

3.25/5  rDev -14%

05-04-2013 19:50:11 | More by CoolEthan
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ironchefmiyagi13

New York

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

05-02-2013 21:25:14 | More by ironchefmiyagi13
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hunteraw

China

4/5  rDev +5.8%

05-01-2013 12:06:03 | More by hunteraw
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spycow

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

04-28-2013 22:16:36 | More by spycow
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bpasquini

California

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

04-25-2013 06:40:00 | More by bpasquini
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FondueVoodoo

British Columbia (Canada)

3.84/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: Copper and clear chalked full of lumps of sediment - for the untrained eye that might appear unseemly - for a BA those chunks old promise of something good to come.
A giant off white soaping head form craters and valleys, and when settled, leave delicate lacing around the glass.

S: Even balance of grapefruit and pines with a base note of floral musky. A smoothness of pale malts and pale caramel round out the hops nicely.

T: Up front pale malts wash through, followed quickly with grapefruit pith and a subtle muskiness and carmalized malts. Rounding out the finish more grapefruit bitter that linger briefly, juicy and hoppy.

M: Medium visocity with a thin syrup feel. Pin pricks and tingles on the front of the tongue and plenty of head still left in the glass to the last sip.

O: A solid IPA that offers a intermediate level of hops for those working their way up to a West coast style IPA. Enjoyable to sip and enjoy as a stand alone drink.

Serving type: bottle

04-22-2013 01:03:37 | More by FondueVoodoo
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drinkAK

Alaska

3/5  rDev -20.6%

04-21-2013 20:04:53 | More by drinkAK
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eulerthegrape

California

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

04-19-2013 20:37:13 | More by eulerthegrape
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fooziex

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

04-19-2013 03:17:16 | More by fooziex
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jdhasse

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

04-15-2013 16:32:32 | More by jdhasse
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JMad

Texas

4.04/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

It pours a cloudy light copper color with a soapy off white head that left a lot of lacing down the glass.

Smells of fresh grapefruit and tangerine with a hint of pine and caramel. Big juicy hops on the palate at first sip, I tasted loads of grapefruit rind with more pine, slightly sweet with bread on the finish. It's medium bodied with lots of soft carbonation and a dry finish. This is a well made IPA, it just doesn't really stand out from the rest.

Serving type: bottle

04-14-2013 00:49:28 | More by JMad
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DaPan

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +5.8%

04-11-2013 17:06:44 | More by DaPan
Hop Manna from Shmaltz Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 636 ratings.