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He'brew Hop Manna IPA | Shmaltz Brewing Company

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He'brew Hop Manna IPAHe'brew Hop Manna IPA
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3.79/5
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1,008 Ratings
He'brew Hop Manna IPAHe'brew Hop Manna IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Hop Manna is the answer to hop heads' prayers for a delicious IPA bearing floral and citrus goodness. At 65 IBUs and 6.8% Alcohol, HOP MANNA IPA is crafted to provide session after session of hop nourishment, from our Tribe to yours

Added by parris on 02-25-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#16,386
Reviews:
222
Ratings:
1,008
pDev:
11.08%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Gots:
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Ratings: 1,008 |  Reviews: 222
Photo of BB1313
3.58/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle poured into a tulip. Pours a burnt orange with a subtle haze but still has nice clarity; fluffy off-white head that falls leaving great retention and sticky lacing. The aromas have a nice blend of citrus and sweet malts. Lots of orange. Very subtle hints of onion when you dig deep. Hints of caramel as well. The flavors are bold with a subtle spiciness. The citrus flavors really comes through. More orange with some grapefruit in the mix. Some mild floral notes in the finish. Very solid malt backbone, but the hops aren't diminished at all. Solid bitterness. Alcohol goes unnoticed, although there's a subtle warmth in the finish. Mouthfeel is nice. It's medium-bodied with moderate carbonation. It's very fluffy, creamy and smooth.

This is a nice IPA. It might not be the flashiest and can come off as an "old school" example of the style, but it definitely works. Enjoyable stuff.

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Photo of zrroot
4.04/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of slipperysoup
3.9/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of K-Dog
4.25/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Overall very nice ipa. Great darker looking and a real sweet smell to it. Great apricot flavor to it without real fruit in it. Just like I like my ipas. Only got a single bottle but will be pick up more of this.

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Photo of RobinLee
3.91/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of logicalparadox
2.91/5  rDev -23.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Stignacious
3.93/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of YoungMtn52
4.09/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Cloudy, almost orange glow with kind of musty smell not unlike old gym socks. Has a fruity start and hoppy aftertaste that doesn't bite like some IPAs. Oy vey -- pretty interesting, unique taste...who knew these Jews could brew?

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Photo of Jcarriglio
3.93/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Eziel
3.09/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of SavageHopHead
3.95/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Stanley23
3.69/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Emersonio
4.31/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pour: Bomber bottle into a tulip glass. Appearance: Dark orange to amber in color. Very hazy. No detectable carbonation. Pours out with a large white head. It reduces after the brew has a chance to settle. This then reveals a thin film on the surface with a thicker ring around the glass edge. Noticeable lacing present. Aroma: Dank and juicy hop notes. Lots of citrus. Orange and tangerine quality. Pronounced malty character as well. Taste: Really nice balance here between the hops and malt. Starts off with bold and juicy and somewhat chewy citrus flavors which is blended well with the mellowness of the malt. Not overwhelming and very smooth. Can detect some peppery/spice on the exhale. Aftertaste: Follows the taste initially but fades into more of the malty back end. Also reveals some slight bitterness and some onion like notes at the very end which lingers maybe more than it should. Notes: Very well crafted. Great balance and interplay between the hops and malt. Only thing holding this one back for me is the finish. Wish it were a bit more cleaner. Result/Rating: Very good. 4.31 out of 5.

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Photo of Buck89
3.69/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a snifter. Moderately hazy amber orange with a modest white head. Decent lacing. Somewhat muted aromas - grapefruit, orange, some caramel. Taste was better - fairly bitter up front with nice citrus notes and some candied fruit. The malt is there but restrained. I suspect that this one was not fresh (cannot tell from the date code) and it was OK. Would like to try a fresh one for comparison.

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Photo of Simon212
4.24/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mooredmb2011
4.12/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Nightmare1972
3.2/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of edthehead
3.44/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bpkrippner
3.54/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of donspublic
3.79/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured into New Belgium chalice from bottle. Nice 2 finger creamy head, nice lacing. Hazy dark golden in the glass. Smells of caramel and dank hops. Taste is a little sweet malt on the front, followed up by a muted hop bitterness. As for hop presence, hard to discern, I am picking up floral and grassy notes. Finishes with a semi sweet caramel finish, with a mild bitterness.

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Photo of khargro2
3.32/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of AntigravityECE
3.72/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ccryder
4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of brandoman63
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

He'brew Hop Manna IPA from Shmaltz Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.79 out of 5 with 1,008 ratings
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