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He’Brew Slingshot American Craft Lager

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RATINGS: 112   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3/5   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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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.


2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jredmond (7132) - New York, New York, USA - APR 21, 2016
Bottle shared at the RLGK tasting, March 2016. Pours a clear golden body with thin white lace. Soapy, spicy and gross. Avoid.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Emeister84 (1891) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - MAR 19, 2016
UPDATED: MAR 19, 2016 Some DMS, bready, some citrusy hops. Clear gold with a fairly lasting white head. Pretty dry, grainy. Light-medium bodied.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
That1Guy (2181) - Colorado, USA - MAR 18, 2016
12 oz bottle pours a hazy orange with no real head. Immediate aroma of DMS and cereal. Pretty offensive unfortunately. This is bad.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
shigadeyo (3570) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 6, 2016
Doughy aroma, muted citrus; cloudy golden-pale orange color, thin white crown; bready and malt, sweet biscuit, fruity (peach, zesty lemon), crisp peppery hop bite in the finish; medium-light body, slick texture and mouthfeel; solid lager that was quite enjoyable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ben4321 (5359) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - FEB 27, 2016
Draft at Three Monkeys. Yellow pour. Grain and some light hops. Balanced flavor. Lighter body, slightly overly fizzy. Decent enough.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jow (3191) - New York, USA - FEB 6, 2016
Tap at Draught 55 as part of monthly baby brunch which is great combination of little one getting to listen to kids songs amd me drinking beer. Golden pour and white head. Nose is light hops and soft malt. Tastes of tropical hops, only lightly bitter, some golden malt, grains, and yeast. Fine palate tasty lager.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (12284) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 6, 2016
A hazed golden lager with a thin white head. In aroma, nice biscuit malt with grassy German hops, light mineral notes, light treacle, nice. In mouth, a nice biscuit malt with grassy German hops, light mineral notes, solid lager. On tap at CNY Brewfest 2016.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Shippy (43) - - JAN 24, 2016
Poured from a bottle. Pours a bright, clear yellow-gold with a white head of small bubbles. Aromas of peach, spice, wheat, and a hint of bubblegum. Taste starts with refreshing tropical notes with some wheat, followed by a bit of pepper and a slight, lingering bitterness. Feel is medium, with moderate carbonation. Overall, this is a pretty solid lager - good nose, decent flavors, light and drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zach8270 (4022) - Henrietta, New York, USA - JAN 10, 2016
(bottle - 12 oz) Lightly hazy gold pour with a puffy white head. Slightly strong hop aroma to it which I wasn’t expecting as it’s labeled a lager. Flavor has a good amount of hops at the start but they fade quickly to a smooth and well-balanced malt middle with a light and crisp finish. [1/9/16]

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sinfull (1313) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - DEC 6, 2015
Awesome, hoppy , premium lager! Pale , golden color with nice , white head. Aroma of malt , herbs and citrus hops. Good , hoppy bite in taste , balanced by malty sweetness. Clean, crisp and refreshing. Probably, still not enough hops for hopheads, but more than enough for premium lager.


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