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He’Brew Slingshot American Craft Lager

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RATINGS: 107   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jow (3040) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (11945) - 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.

   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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zach8270 (4003) - 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]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sinfull (1266) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jabah (285) - Winter Park, Florida, USA - DEC 6, 2015
I never really fully enjoyed lagers...until I discovered hoppy lagers. Especially from the quality brewers who know how to do them right, you know when you come across the good ones. This is clean, refreshing, doesn’t have that sour yeasty aftertaste. Flavors of light grain, mild citrus from the hops, and a little malt in there. Almost like a pale ale. Appearance is semi-clear pale yellow with a light gold tint. Received in the He’Brew Hop-IPA Mixpack, but would like to find a 6 or 12 of this next spring/summer when the weather gets hot again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
EithCubes (5375) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 5, 2015
Bottle. Nose rindy, citrus (gf and lemon), pours dull and murky-ugly golden with a short but dense beige head with a little lace (and it’s even a bit leggy!). Taste lightly sweet and medially bitter, really pushing the fruit juice and rind-pith bitterness, but it’s very fresh and natural. Peach, white grape, tangerine. Lager crispness from a drying full body, hint of soapy texture, malt hints at complexity but overall muddles. Touch of spice, hops used with restraint and discretion, achieves a fine and very commendable balance. Don’t think I’ll be coming back to this one - just not my bag - but the recipe is well-conceived and the brewing executed masterfully (kudos!). [2015.12.05: 3.4]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ron (3281) - Rochester, New York, USA - DEC 1, 2015
On tap at MacGregor’s with the Thanksgiving gang. Poured a clear golden color with an average frothy white head with good lacing. Moderate balanced aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium bittersweet flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. Better than a Macro lager.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Radek Kliber (6890) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - NOV 24, 2015
Where and how: bottle 355 ml
Aroma fairly strong, aromatic with decently rounded hop setup .
Appearance :
Top: white, mid sized cap with some lace on glass.
Base: Hazy gold
Palate : smooth, medium bodied lager. Softer texture with lighter carbonation. Thinner walls
Taste: soft, easy going. Sapprochable feel. Clean golden malts with hoppy yet not overly aggressive hops.
Other notes pleasant choice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (15831) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 12, 2015
Bottles to the hotel room in San Diego. Pale amber beer with a decent head. Bready malt aroma, caramel, grapes, some biscuits. BrwDy fruity flVor, grassy notes, some biscuits. Kinda boring.

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