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RATINGS: 1099   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


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
decaturstevo (4939) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - NOV 19, 2006
An amber pour with a guey off white lacing. an aroma of hops and malt. A sweeet malty flavor with much hops kicking in. Alcohol really is present in this beer. A good bitter finish. The mouthfeel is thick and almost slick. A carbonation thing that borders on fizzy. A good beer.

3.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
thedm (4927) - Fort Wayne, USA - NOV 18, 2006
This bottled brew from a bottle shop poured a very large sized head of foamy fine to medium sized bubbles that were mostly diminishing and left behind a transparent typically carbonated caramel brown colored body and a very good lacing. The mild aroma was hoppy. The mouth feel was tingly at the start with a mellow finish. The mild flavor contained notes of malt and caramel. Delicious and one I would certainly buy again. Actually quite goor considering its lack of hoppiness for an IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
thegreenrooster (3174) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - NOV 17, 2006
Pour is a almost brown but more a deep dark red with a huge white head. Aroma is enticing with lots of oily hops,molasses and a nutty smell to it. Flavor is again excellent. Lots of hops with some dark fruits and a strong malt (maybe the rye) presence. Very tasty and very easy to sip on as the alcohol does not get in the way. Hop heads will like it and non hop head should give it a try,

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
TheBeerLover (1025) - DC Metro Area, USA - NOV 15, 2006
22 oz bomber. This beer is an interesting Imperial IPA in the fact that it is brewed with three different rye malts, and wheat thrown in for good measure. Pours to a garnet color, with a tight, white head that fades, and a soft carbonation. The nose on this beer is excellent, with lots of good spicy rye aroma, paired with piney and citrus hop aromas. The palate is slick and oily on the tongue, with tons of flavor. Lots of good spicy rye malt flavor, paired with flavors of caramel malt, and toffee. This beer finishes with more good rye flavor, and then ends with some really good piney hop bitterness, and some peppery alcohol that lingers. You can really smell and taste the rye in this beer, making it unique and delicious. Very interesting, very flavorful, wonderful sipping brew. At 10% abv, a great beer to slowly work on and enjoy. If you can find this one, I suggest you pick some up. Shmaltz Brewing has really impressed me with their specialty beers. Great beer, and nice tribute to the legendary Lenny Bruce.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
GuilTTy (728) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - NOV 15, 2006
Pours a clear garnet with a creamy tan head that rests atop the beer as though it were sprayed there from a can of barley based shaving cream. The head also provides a solid curtain of lacing that coats the glass all the way to the bottom. Fruity aroma of grapefruit, fresh cut grass, pine needles and toffee. Well-balanced and aggressively hoppy flavor up front followed by a touch of brown sugar, citrusy grapefruit, vanilla bean and caramel. The texture is firm and creamy. Finishes with a flourish of mildly sweet malt and a controlled riot of hops - still very clean. Practically no alcohol aparent despite the 10% quantity. You might pick this up for its comedic and gimicky label but you’ll go out for another bottle after you sample what’s inside - a very good brew.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Arayaga2 (1769) - portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 14, 2006
UPDATED: JUL 28, 2007 Nice clear dark brown with medium brown head. Aroma is citrus with bubblegum. Taste is bittwersweet, and somewhere between an IIPA and a barleywine, but it’s intensely bitter to the finish, and thereafter. $5/22oz

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
heemer77 (5097) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - NOV 14, 2006
From a bomber. The body was very dark amber with a yellowish khaki colored head. The aroma was strong grapefruit with some almonds and a little bit of caramel. A massive aroma in this one. The was was lots of grapefruit with some rye and almonds. There was also some roast and a little tobacco. Too bitter and unblanced in my eyes.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrBayern (1139) - Morehead City, North Carolina, USA - NOV 13, 2006
22 oz. bottle. Deep clear copper pour and a huge, well sustained off white head leaving a fine, sticky lace hold great promise for what is to come. Hoppy aroma with notes of pine and spice doesn’t disappoint. There is also some aroma that I can’t pin down, maybe it’s the rye. I haven’t had enough rye ales to recognize it I guess. Whatever it is, it’s quite distinctive. Thick and resinous on the palate, and quite astringent. Predominately bitter, but supported by a little malty sweetness. Seems a bit unbalanced to me. Finish is lengthy and bitter. Alcohol not really a significant feature, except for the after effects. An unusual imperial IPA. Maybe it’s a bit overdone with the all of the rye malts, and lacking in some of the sweetness that barley brings to the game.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MilkmanDan (1943) - Eagan, Minnesota, USA - NOV 12, 2006
Red, darker than a typical IIPA, thick tan head. Nose full of very resiny hops. Flavor is quite muted for the style, some dusty malts and floral hops, but there’s nothing "imperial" about this one. Just not much going on.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
crzybob77 (530) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - NOV 11, 2006
Wow, this beer is loaded with hops and alcohol. But yet, it is welll made. So, dont share this with your miller lite friends, cause this is a whole lotta beer.


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