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He'Brew / Cathedral Square St. Lenny's - Shmaltz Brewing Company

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He'Brew / Cathedral Square St. Lenny'sHe'Brew / Cathedral Square St. Lenny's

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BA SCORE
88
very good

94 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 94
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 10.46%
Wants: 1
Gots: 9 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Shmaltz Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Belgian Style Double Rye India Pale Ale

(Beer added by: CloudStrife on 08-27-2013)
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ToddGingerich, Sep 06, 2014
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3.92/5  rDev 0%

A: 4.5 - Poured into a Bernardus chalice, this is a dark copper-amber beer with a substantial head, nearly an inch thick, dense, foamy.
S: 4 - Candy sweetness with lots of spicy phenols, peppery and clove-y.
T: 3.75 - Heavy malt dominates, the last thing I look for in either a Belgian or an IPA, quite sweet, though bitterness is ramped up to offset it. Ripely fruity, with alcohol apparent.
M: 4 - Big bodied, creamy
O: 3.5 - Too heavy for me, with not enough Belgianness in the flavor.

Weighting (percentages): 20, 20, 40, 5, 15. Avg: 3.92

allengarvin, Sep 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

vonnerbeer, Sep 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

Serving: On tap at The Hay Merchant, poured into a tulip glass.

Appearance: Clear, copper brown. Thick, off-white head with nice fine lacing down the glass.

Smell: Malt, caramel a bit of spice and emerging Belgian yeast as it warms.

Taste: Full and malty with some sweet fruit (apples?) and honey. The rye, hops and Belgian yeast combine for an interesting mix of peppery spice. Nice dry, bitter finish.

Mouthfeel: Full, smooth mouthfeel with moderate carbonation.

Overall: Neither the rye, hops or Belgian yeast dominate, complementing each other nicely,

HipCzech, Sep 03, 2014
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Sheldog, Aug 23, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +12.2%

JessBrittingham, Aug 23, 2014
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3.72/5  rDev -5.1%

I enjoyed this 12oz chilled in a teku, review from notes.

The color is ruddy amber with thick haze and 2 finger light cream with very fine bead and lace that sticks in spots. The smell has dark fruit and light floral scent mixed with toasted bready aroma and mild alcohol odor with dark berry ester and caramel with scents of dried fruit like raisin and a slight aroma of alochol. The feel is thick with sweet body and toasty strong texture with alcohol and light toasted accent with moderate bitterness and mildly sweet and boozy finish.

The taste is extremely alcohol dominant with slight fruity and dark caramel flavor with subtle stone fruit from the yeast and light pine earhty hop flavors with a subtle medicinal taste in the finish. This didn't live up to the original Lenny, I understand it is not even close to the same beer but there is too much fusel almost paint thinner quality and sweet malt and not enough hops in the taste

Slatetank, Aug 18, 2014
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He'Brew / Cathedral Square St. Lenny's from Shmaltz Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 94 ratings.