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RATINGS: 99   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.

gringo332's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
gringo332 (577) - Richardson, Texas, USA - AUG 17, 2013
Bringing back the lager! Aroma is citrus, very light hop resin and a hint of malts. The flavor is citrus, light grapefruit, a good hint of hop resin, malts and a mildly bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Radek Kliber (6825) - 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 (15334) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DuffMan (8318) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 10, 2015
Bottle. Medium gold, average white head. Pleasant passion fruit hop aroma and flavour on top of clean light grains, ending with a light bitter note. Almost no bitterness really. This really is a lovely hoppy lager.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tnkw01 (1540) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 10, 2015
Bottle. Beer is just average to me in everyway. Average gold color and head. Average taste and aroma. It’s a good lawnmower beer but that’s all.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
edgallow (3084) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 5, 2015
12 oz bottle pours golden with a white head. Aroma of citrus, malts and floral. Taste is grapefruit, fruit and malts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JaBier (5928) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - OCT 24, 2015
Sample at the zombie themed beer tasting and Shaun of the Dead screening at Studio 35 on 10/11/15. Pours clear amber with a thin white head. Aroma of malt, grass and lemon peel. Malty and grassy flavor with a citrusy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rumproasts (4290) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 17, 2015
bottle. Pale golden with one finger head. Light body. Hoppy lager with lemon and citrus notes. Crisp, light bitterness. Nice beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PorterPounder (6535) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - SEP 19, 2015
Jensen Beach, Fl - Total Wine - 12 oz bottle. Slightly hazy medium golden pour, snow white head that fades after a while. Aroma has some pleasant grainy accents, nice generic fruity accents. Solid lager flavor, some cereal-like grainy notes, some honey sweetness, a hint of light citrus bitter hoppiness, Nice smooth, crisp mouthfeel. Nice to see these folks can brew a solid low ABV beer - used to all the Jewbelations etc

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fatehunter (1829) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - SEP 7, 2015
Pours two fingers of head on a clear light straw body. The aroma is bright lemon and grapefruit. The taste is balanced, some rye spice, a little bitterness in the end. The texture is smooth. An easy drinker with great aroma.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jandd1983 (3313) - Wentzville, Missouri, USA - SEP 5, 2015
On tap at 40 brews. It poured a hazy golden color with a white head. The aroma was of lemongrass, citrus, hops and some pale malts. The taste was similar with more pale malts and citrus with a smooth hop balance and a crisp finish. Nice.

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