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RATINGS: 1132   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Commemorating the 40th Anniversary of the death of Lenny Bruce: A Rye based double IPA. Brewed with an obscene amount of malts and hops. Shocking flavors - Far beyond contemporary community standards. The Most Radical Jewish Tribute Beer ever created. 10% alc. -- Malts: 2-row, Rye Ale Malt, Torrified Rye, Crystal Rye 75, Crystal Malt 65, Wheat, Kiln Amber, Caramel 70 -- Hops: Warrior, Cascade, Simcoe, Crystal, Chinook, Amarillo, Centennial. Dry Hopped with Amarillo and Crystal


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mds (2250) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 24, 2006
Bottle. Pours a ruby copper body with a small white head. Strong Ale-like aroma consisting of resinous grapefruit hops and dark sugar caramel. Bitter flavour with lots of bread astringency and alcohol. The finish is a tad rough due to the heat but there are some positive bitter rind flavours. Maybe a bit TOO over the top.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ghawener (1491) - San Salvador, EL SALVADOR - DEC 23, 2006
Thanks to Ramenen. Bottle: Strong flavour with a complex flavour profile; very nice alcohol balance. A very recommendable He Brew.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ramenen (466) - San Salvador, EL SALVADOR - DEC 23, 2006
Thanks to Juancho who brought all the way down to El Salvador from NY. Great pour with a nice medium head, and a beatiful caramel/coffee color. As a coffee lover, I definitely tasted coffee notes which were accentauted by the strong but not overpowering hops. Really nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
presario (4756) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 21, 2006
Red copper. Thick head. Even lacing. Chewy hop aroma prophesies a solid but not overpowering hoppy beer. Thick syrupy hop flavour. Thick body. Hop finish. Solid and delicious, rich in hop flavour.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TaktikMTL (6225) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 21, 2006
Bouteille, de 22 oz, partagée dans le cadre du "Montréal YeHA! Party 2006" chez Goldorak. Arôme: Odeur fruité, de caramel et de pin. Apparence: La couleur est ambrée. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de caramel, de noix grillées et d’agrumes. Longue durée de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture liquoreuse. Faible effervescence en bouche. Présence d’alcool chaleureux en arrière goût. (Rating #795)

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
probstblueribbon (3182) - Nepean, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 20, 2006
Tasted at YeHA! 2006 in Montreal. App.: clear copper with light tan head. Aroma: sweet malt, raisins and dried fruits, a bit of molasses and sour cherries. Palate: med. body, slightly syrupy, med. low carbonation. Flav.: the nose repeats itself in the mouth with more pronounced raisins. A nice bitter finish and a bit of sweetness.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hophead75 (2012) - Largo, Florida, USA - DEC 20, 2006
bomber. Deep amber/copper with ruby highlights. small to medium off white head. Aroma is lots of citrus, rye, and pine. Taste is citrus, rye, with a slight piney bitterness that last throughout the taste. Alot of caramel and malts are also evident. Full, slick mouthfeel. very nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joshwilfong (1200) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - DEC 20, 2006
reddish brown appearance with a white-tan head. powerful beer. obvious strong hop character of a double IPA but with reasonable balance. very long lasting flavor with a finish of alcohol at the end.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerBelcher (972) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - DEC 20, 2006
I had this on-tap at the 1850 Landmark Inn in Milwaukee. I had sampled this beer (more than once, actually) at the GABF, and it was the best rye beer I had there. However, I still prefer Founder’s Red Rye, although this beer is very good. It was served in a tulip glass and was a reddish brown color with two fingers of white head. Maybe it was the glass, but this beer had almost a cabernet wine sort of color to it, which was appealing. The smell hoppy, without a lot of maltiness that you might expect from a beer made with rye. But the rye was evident in the taste, but not to the extent that is in Red’s Rye. I felt that more rye taste may have made this beer taste a bit more balanced. The hop bitterness was good, and pretty untamed due to what I perceived as a lack of malt balance. Mouthfeel was good...not too sticky but also not watery. Drinkability was also decent. This beer has a high enough ABV that you’re well-advised to not go slugging down 16 oz at a time, but I could have multiple 8-10 oz servings of this beer. All in all, I’d recommend it.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lukin013 (215) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - DEC 20, 2006
Cream colored head on a dark reddish brown body. Aroma is lightly citrusy hops but not as much rye as I was hoping for. Flavor is a little better balanced. Tastes like some strange mixture of a rye stout and a IIPA... starts out like a dry rye stout and finishes incredibly hoppy. Biggest flaw is the huge alcohol presence in the finish, but interesting nonetheless.


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