He'Brew Genesis Dry Hopped Session Ale | Shmaltz Brewing Company

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He'Brew Genesis Dry Hopped Session AleHe'Brew Genesis Dry Hopped Session Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Balanced between a West Coast style pale and amber ale with just enough malt sweetness to highlight a flurry of hop aroma and flavor

Added by MasterSki on 12-13-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
561
Reviews:
126
Avg:
3.65
pDev:
12.88%
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
53
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 561 |  Reviews: 126
Photo of illeagle05
3.45/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of redbarnbikes
4/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of predikit
3.6/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear amber, with a frothy white head that dissipated quickly, but left a surface presence.

Grassy hop dominate the nose, with some fruity esters swirling round the sides.

A pleasing medley of hops and malt, the hops have 3 stages of flavor, the malt sort of overlays the experience and ends the experience with a brown bread bitter.

Medium bodied, smooth and drinkable.

A very tasty brew that leans towards IPA but with balanced flavors.

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Photo of Thunderballroom
3.67/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of headlessparrot
3.22/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Libeertarian
3.67/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Mostly clear with flecks in suspension. Amber to copper in color with low or medium retaining fine tan head. Raisin and sweet orange aroma. Not very strong, especially through head. Light funk or sweat in there as well. Tart, raisiny flavor. Caramel malt backbone. Faint molasses and peppercorn notes. Leafy, herbal hops set in about halfway through, brought out by carbonation effects. Dry finish. Mildly rindy, earthy aftertaste. Well-balanced overall. As others have suggested, tea-like. In any case, much more an amber than a pale. Medium-bodied, and decent amount of prickly carbonation.

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Photo of Beer4Baltimore
3.54/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

No date on bottle.
Dark amber with a fluffy finger wide head and a little bit of lacing.
Really flat on smell. If this is dry hopped then it might be old.
Tastes is relatively sweet with mild hoppy character but nothing too exiting.
Smooth and adequately carbonated.
A decent mild amber but not a good APA

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Photo of Sludgeman
3.53/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of acropolis
3.79/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Nfiorini513
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ronricorossi
4/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jpuetz
2.5/5  rDev -31.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of hozersr
3.83/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of shauun176
4.15/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Bonesaw123
3.68/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ItsBeer4Me
3.65/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Falcone
3.25/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ordybill
4.36/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass.
Aroma- Had a nice hop/citrus and yeasty malt aroma
Appearance- A murky copper color with a nice sized white head.
Taste- A real good flavor of citrus, malt, yeast and hops. Had a real good blended flavor
Palate- A medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation.
Overall- I liked this brew a lot, I will drink it again

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Photo of SPLITGRIN
3.33/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dustin22martin
3.6/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of raffy313
3.29/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bongobeer
3.52/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of hickmancase
3.49/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Katiejay589
4.14/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bluejacket74
3.77/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 ounce bottle, no dating on the bottle that I could find. Served in a pint glass, this one was a gusher as soon as I opened the bottle. The head was huge and I had to let it settle down for a while before I drank it. The brew smelled mostly like citrusy (citrus peel, grapefruit) and pine hops, and some caramel and bready malt. I thought the taste was pretty much just like the aroma, but with the addition of some tea, earthiness and dried fruit. Mouthfeel/body is medium, it's coating and is well carbonated. I liked this brew a lot, but at 5.5% it seems a bit strong for a "session" ale. But that's not a complaint at all, however I would like to try this one fresher next time. I got this bottle from a friend so I really have no idea how old this bottle was. But it's certainly worth a try!

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He'Brew Genesis Dry Hopped Session Ale from Shmaltz Brewing Company
3.65 out of 5 based on 561 ratings.
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