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An IPA brewed with Lager Yeast.
Shmaltz Brewing Company unveils a stunning spectacle: the delicate balance of 8 hops gracefully thrust into the inner sanctum of 4 luscious malts astonishing in depth, dazzling in mouthfeel. A scintillating brewing performance.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
mweber962000 (79) - Illinois, USA - OCT 6, 2012
1 pint 6 oz bottle very bitter and citrusy beer tastes just like it smells which isnt great , boozy and the finish is blah, disappointed to say the least wont buy again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
M_Jager (106) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 25, 2012
I followed the Coney island pilsner with this and was much more impressed. This had a lot more flavours (especially citrus notes) which made this a far more enjoyable beer. Great lager.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
taphandle (1135) - Texas, USA - SEP 25, 2012
Yellow with a white head. Heavily carbonated, tons of citrus hops flavor with a bit of earthiness mixed in.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MartinT (7523) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 24, 2012
My Bottom Line :
Floral and crisp, this lagered IPA is surprisingly nudged by alcohol, ending in a delicate hop resin bitterness.

Further Personal Perceptions :
-A sheet of foam laces around the pale amber glow.
-The lean body helps drinkability, as does the creamy carbonation.
-The flavor profile is balanced.
-This wasn’t bad at all, but I guess I was expecting more from a hoppy lager...


   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Stldsf1 (616) - Florida, USA - SEP 23, 2012
Nice golden pour. Wheat hoppiness. Fresh baked bread. Some fruit notes. Drinkable but ultimately forgettable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
KAggie97 (3529) - Ugly, Hot, and Humid Spring, Texas, USA - SEP 14, 2012
Bottle. Pours an average cheddar orange with a nose of seltzerized grapefruit and weak pine. Flavor is mineral water and grapefruit. Average mouthfeel. Weak. Don’t swallow.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (9365) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - SEP 11, 2012
Somewhat hazy golden beer with à rich lasting offwhite head. Hoppy citrus aroma, malty, fruity, grapes, bread, pears, some grapefruit. Hoppy citrus flavor, grapes, floral notes, grapefruit, bready, some herbal notes. Hoppy floral finish, banana, grapes, hay and some pineapple. Really good to be a strong lager.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Thisis12ptfont (781) - Los Angeles, CA, California, USA - SEP 3, 2012
Bubbly carbonated hops on the aroma. Light/pale copper with some decent foam. Interesting, carbonated bitter hops with the similiar funky taste of of a pilsner. Bit of a grassy taste with possibly some coriander. Overall, it’s an interesting brew. Nice pilsner & IPA hybrid, more on the pilsner side. The quality is decent but the idea is unique. I’d give this a B rating.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gam (3061) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - SEP 2, 2012
Clear yellow gold pour big frothy head medium carbonation aromas citrus mamalade note maltiness the flavours medium bitter sweet malt grapefruit lemon mamalade so nice on palate caramel resiny pine full tasting ale the finish full tasting ale hoppy fruit aftertaste sweet malt pine good ale

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
arminjewell (5715) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - AUG 31, 2012
Pour out of 12 oz bottle, clear orange pour with white head, aroma has notes of mixed grassy and piney hops, slight orange, booze, hints of toffee and caramel, slight earthy and vanilla tones. Taste is a mix of sweet orange, hop notes, slight boozy notes which is odd, slight orange, hints of lemon, grass, slight vanilla, finishing fairly sweet, slightly bitter.

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