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RATINGS: 400   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Step right up and witness the delectable alchemy of 8 malts, 6 hops, and Czech pilsner yeast. Discover the thrill of old world brewing with new world flavor.


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ernest (6598) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - AUG 27, 2008
Bottle. Head is initially average sized, frothy, off-white to light brown, mostly diminishing. Body is clear medium to dark amber. Aroma is lightly to moderately malty (cookie, caramel), moderately hoppy (apricot, flowers, orange/grapefruit), with a light note of black tea. Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly acidic, moderately bitter. Medium body, syrupy texture, lively carbonation. Reasonably nice, if simple, aroma followed by an uncomfortably sweet and syrupy mouth experience. Sweetness lingers long after the swallow, and is only barely managed by bitterness. Ho hum overall.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
after4ever (6565) - Brier, Washington, USA - SEP 27, 2012
Draft at sb. Pours a clear dark gold with a nise white head and decent lace. Big buttery nose. Slick medium body. Low carb. Caramel and butter on the mid palate. Mild buttery finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BBB63 (6396) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - NOV 18, 2007
Bottle and served in standard pint glass: Amber hued with a fading fizzy head and spotty lace. The aroma has notes of grassy and herbal hops, caramel and grainy malt, a dusty yeast and a slight peppery ester. The taste has a nice kick of herbal bitterness over a layer of biscuity malts. There is a hop spice finish and a hint of metallic character. The mouth feel is crisp around the edges with a grainy aftertaste. Not bad, quaffable brew.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KnutAlbert (6363) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 16, 2008
Bottle from a NYC deli. It’s the He’brew guys again, eh? I would have thought it risky to cahrge serious money for lager in such a fierce market. But this is a nice, malty, pleasant lager, probably similar to what you could have had on Coney Island ca 1910. That being said, all the fuzz on the label about 6 malts and 4 hops is a bit too much. But it was lovely with a slice of spinach pizza.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cletus (6354) - Connecticut, USA - SEP 2, 2007
Bomber consumed at the Freak Bar at Coney Island. Pours copper with a tan head. Smells of sweet malt and some corn with some peppery splashes. Tastes very refreshing with some tea like elements and earthy hints. A fun beer at a fun and unusual place. Consumed with some of the freaks from the 10 in 1 freak show.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - OCT 18, 2007
Bottle: Orange hued caramel, ever so slight haze, large frothy off-white head, clumpy lacing.   Musty basement like malt aroma, smidgen of hops, even minor grainess.   Moderate malt base, not as much as I would have thought.   A bit more hop presense than expected.   Clean, with a little cardboardish malt on the finish.   Doesn’t detract tho.   Hint of sweetness throughout.   Moderate body and mouthfeel.   Could stand to have a bit more thickness.   That would seal the deal for me.   Otherwise more enjoyable than expected.   So far one of the better Shmaltz beers I have had.   Not up to par with Eliot Ness, but still enjoyable.   Would be perfect if it were a little thicker, and slightly sweeter.


2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
blutt59 (6167) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 27, 2012
Bottle, clear orange color with no foam , some fruity aroma. Flavor is some tropical fruit , metallic , woody finish

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jredmond (6071) - Manhattan, New York, USA - NOV 8, 2011
Draft Atm GMT with andrew, Brendan and serete. Plural is respecto anverso with thin white lacing. Aroma is serete lagery Malta and fruit. Mouthfeel is carbonated with bitterness and fruity hops. Thankyou top Kyle estúpido droid forma turning ok españolea corrector Ron!

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PorterPounder (6051) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - AUG 3, 2008
St. Petersburg, Fl. - Shep’s Deli - 22 oz bomber. Medium copper colored pour with a bubbly, airy white head. Not much of an aroma, a hint of fresh lake water and some graininess. Hint of bittersweetness in the flavor with some mild nutty flavors, a hint of caramel and a touch of bland lager. Nothing offensive here - just does not set my world on fire. Clean, even mouthfeel. Mark this one as average. Unlike other Coney Island brews this one does not sport a phallic symbol....unless I just do not "get" the smiling circus guy.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Braudog (5975) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - JAN 1, 2008
Big ol’ bottle. Pours light amber wtih a big pock-marked head. The nose is quite aromatic ... almost Saazy, almost Northwesty. It drinks with a mellow smoothness not uncommon to a "Vienna" but this has more built-in character than that, hinting at the more Americanized stylistic twists of hoppiness, hinting at a floral brew. Intersting brew. Bring on the hot dogs. (#3264, 1/1/2008)


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