Hop Momma IPA | Shmaltz Brewing Company

BA SCORE
84
good
19 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Shmaltz Brewing Company
New York, United States
shmaltz.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
IPA brewed with Peach, Apricot and Habanero

Added by Jason on 12-16-2015

BEER STATS
Ratings:
19
Reviews:
2
Avg:
3.82
pDev:
13.35%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
6
For Trade:
0
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Photo of The_Beer_Guru
4.17/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jaydoc
3.69/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jason
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz brown bottle, sample from the brewery.

Nice clarity from this pale golden copper hued brew, lacing stays for a while. Smells of stone fruit, citrus zest, and there is a little bit of pepperiness. Smooth, just enough bitterness for an IPA. Lots of Apricot and Peach on the palate with a slow warming Habanero flavor. Juicy and bitter finish. An all around good flavored IPA, like the balance and it ends up being quite drinkable.

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Photo of mikr
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gkruszewski
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PhilsPils
3.85/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a fairly clear orange. It took a pretty aggressive pour to raise a one finger head which quickly dissipated to a thin layer of foam. Well, well...what do we have here? This ain't yo mamma's IPA...or then again, maybe it is! The label promises peach, apricot and habanero. They are all readily apparent in the nose and the taste. Plenty of hops bitterness (appropriate to an IPA) but there is a perceived sweetness from all that fruit flavor. The habanero adds a little kick but nowhere near as aggressive as some pepper beers I've had. I like this one quite a bit. The nose is reminiscent of Magic Hat #9 but the first taste dispels any thoughts of comparison. Way more going on here than in #9.

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Photo of TheBeerMaster1
3.6/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of j0hnc2468
3.97/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Texasfan549
3.85/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BuxMontBeerLover
4.15/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Hookbarbie
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very good....

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Photo of Wizzle32
4.53/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of hozersr
4.18/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ehmdubya
2/5  rDev -47.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Hopstout
4.35/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kjkinsey
4.06/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of zeff80
4.03/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of redbarnbikes
4.15/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Kegatron
3.99/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Hop Momma IPA from Shmaltz Brewing Company
3.82 out of 5 based on 19 ratings.
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