Slingshot American Craft Lager
Shmaltz Brewing Company

Slingshot American Craft LagerSlingshot American Craft Lager
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Shmaltz Brewing Company
New York, United States
American Lager
3.57 | pDev: 13.45%
Jan 18, 2020
Apr 29, 2013
Take aim at Shmaltz’s newest year-round offering, an American Craft Lager thoughtfully created to stand up to the big beer Goliaths of the world. Boasting a bright, citrusy hop aroma, supported by touches of wheat and rye, Slingshot is guaranteed to strike the craft beer bullseye every time.

Slingshot pours a bright straw color with a thin white head and light lacing. The aroma features juicy, tropical fruit notes of peach, lemon and red grapefruit with the light spice accent of noble hops. The polished malt bill is mainly 2-row pale malt with portions of Vienna and a touch of wheat and rye to add a delicate balance to the spice and fruit. It is medium in body with a smooth refreshing mouthfeel to make Slingshot a well-balanced, easy drinking American craft lager.
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Rated: 4.2 by markallmon from Tennessee

Jan 18, 2020
Rated: 1.78 by Reen from Washington

Dec 21, 2019
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Rated by Jugs_McGhee from Colorado

2.88/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3
$0.99 for a single at a Total Wine & More in Austin, TX:

Jun 23, 2019
Rated: 3.37 by Oh_Dark_Star from Washington

May 09, 2019
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Reviewed by Lone_Freighter from Vermont

3.75/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Poured into a pilsner glass.
The appearance was a nice looking semi-hazy golden color with a mild transparency about it. Good sturdy finger's worth of white foamy head sliding off fairly quick. Not much lace.
The aroma had a nice clean bready maltiness flowing over some floral hops. Touch of white pepper on the back end.
The flavor was moderately sweet trying to blend in some floral hops and those white peppery hop particles in a semi-spicy sort of way. Touch of aftertaste of floral hops, white pepper and moreso biscuit-like than bready in this part.
The mouthfeel was between light and medium bodied with a fair sessionability about it. Carbonation felt good. ABV felt on par. Good bready malty and floral hop spiced finish.
Overall, pretty nice American lager worthy of coming back to, preferably with some food.
Feb 13, 2019
Rated: 3.46 by oberon from North Carolina

Aug 08, 2018
Rated: 3.75 by Griphon from Florida

Jul 10, 2018
Rated: 3.52 by edthehead from Maryland

Jun 19, 2018
Rated: 3.69 by mkh895 from Arizona

Jun 17, 2018
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Reviewed by VelvetExtract from Massachusetts

3.69/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
I enjoyed this little beer. A nice mixture of hops and lager qualities. Hoppy nose. Also present in the flavor. Finished with a lager pedigree. Probably my favorite from a flight.
Feb 27, 2018
Rated: 3.48 by blissfulNemo from Michigan

Jan 31, 2018
Rated: 3.68 by Octoberist from Pennsylvania

Jan 24, 2018
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Reviewed by Suds from Missouri

3.49/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
Light gold with a little haze, this brew had a foamy white head. The aroma has a fresh, bread, sweet, malt, flowery scent. The taste is hop forward, with sweetness. The body is full and satisfying. Nice, engaging, and better than expected.
Jan 21, 2018
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Reviewed by ordybill from Georgia

3.69/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. The appearance is a clear golden color with a small white head. The aroma is mild hops. The taste is slightly hoppy with a small bite.
Jan 06, 2018
Rated: 3.65 by nice-pitch from New Jersey

Dec 31, 2017
Rated: 3.31 by ADKbeerguy from New York

Dec 18, 2017
Rated: 2.87 by Craven from New York

Dec 15, 2017
Rated: 3.1 by Muss42 from Michigan

Dec 06, 2017
Rated: 3.49 by GranCitra from Texas

Dec 03, 2017
Rated: 3.56 by tdm168 from Pennsylvania

Nov 16, 2017
Slingshot American Craft Lager from Shmaltz Brewing Company
Beer rating: 81 out of 100 with 301 ratings