He'Brew Bittersweet Lenny's R.I.P.A. | Shmaltz Brewing Company

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He'Brew Bittersweet Lenny's R.I.P.A.He'Brew Bittersweet Lenny's R.I.P.A.
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A Double India Pale Ale with Rye Malt brewed in tribute to Lenny Bruce (Leonard Alfred Schneider 1925-1966).

Added by mcallister on 06-07-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,860
Reviews:
905
Ratings:
2,016
pDev:
12.07%
Bros Score:
4.46
 
 
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86
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238
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4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a ruby brown with good tan head that left lace down the glass and a one-finger head. A great citric hop smell that is also bery piney and floral along with caramel and other sweet malts. Classic DIPA taste as the beer is medium-bodied and smooth and contains both a great hop bitterness and some sweet malt/fruit tastes. Taste is comprised of citric hops along with roasted and caramel malts. The high ABV leads to a dry backbite that gives off a complimentary alcohol burn and is tagteamed with the rye which gives off a little bready feeling. A great beer but also a very heavy beer to handle and one bottle was certainly enough for me.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer poured out as a golden brownish color with a fluffy white head on top. The smell of the beer is a quite hoppy, very hoppy actually. The spicy aroma of rye is also in there as well. It's has a good mix of aromas coming off this brew. The taste is hoppy and leaves a light spiciness on the tounge. The mouthfeel was pretty heavy in this beer. The brew was nicely carbonated and was pretty easy to drink in my opinion. Overall this beer was pretty impressive. I liked this one.

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He'Brew Bittersweet Lenny's R.I.P.A. from Shmaltz Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.06 out of 5 with 2,016 ratings