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

He'Brew Genesis Dry Hopped Session AleHe'Brew Genesis Dry Hopped Session Ale
BA SCORE
46.7%
Liked This Beer
3.59 w/ 561 ratings
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
Ranking:
#37,157
Reviews:
126
Ratings:
561
Liked:
262
Avg:
3.59/5
pDev:
13.09%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
53
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 561 |  Reviews: 126
Photo of Libeertarian
3.67/5  rDev +2.2%
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 -1.4%
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 -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of acropolis
3.79/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Nfiorini513
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ronricorossi
4/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jpuetz
2.5/5  rDev -30.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of hozersr
3.83/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of shauun176
4.15/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Bonesaw123
3.68/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ItsBeer4Me
3.65/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Falcone
3.25/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ordybill
4.36/5  rDev +21.4%
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 -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dustin22martin
3.6/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of raffy313
3.29/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bongobeer
3.52/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of hickmancase
3.49/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Katiejay589
4.14/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bluejacket74
3.77/5  rDev +5%
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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Photo of Segelstrom
3.6/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ovaltine
3.67/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Roanpa88
2.81/5  rDev -21.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Not bad but it'll fill you up quick. Carbonation way to high.

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Photo of matjack85
3.97/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Picked this up at the Binny's store in Bloomingdale, IL as part of a build-your-own six pack for $9.99, making this single 12oz bottle $1.67. No freshness date or any information about the beer on the label.

The beer poured a cloudy copper color with a ½-finger of khaki colored head. The head lasted a little over a minute and left lots of lacing.

Really nice hoppy aroma that smelled like grapefruit and pine with lots of sweet caramel malt underneath.

This beer has really good balance. While bitter hops dominate, there is plenty of caramel and brown sugar sweetness to tame it. Besides the grapefruit and pine flavor of the hops, it also had a caramel apple and iced tea flavor. Kind of a weird combination but I liked it.

Light bodied and refreshing with medium carbonation.

With the low 5.5% alcohol and lower than anticipated bitterness it is absolutely a good session beer.

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Photo of Peleugene
3.67/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

He'Brew Genesis Dry Hopped Session Ale from Shmaltz Brewing Company
Beer rating: 46.7% out of 100 with 561 ratings
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