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RATINGS: 319   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
This is the new recipe replacing the original He’Brew Genesis ale. Balanced between a West Coast style pale and amber ale with just enough malt sweetness to highlight a flurry of hop aroma and flavor. Witness the evolution of our original creation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
oddaroma (139) - Texas, USA - AUG 16, 2012
Muddy amber color with an off-white, slighlty yellow head. Low carbonation and a semi-thick body. Strong biscuity malts greet you at the first sip and continue to dominate through the finish. The hops are present but not showcased. Apricot, caramel, and tangerine flavors. Pretty good brew but not a strong hop provider.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maneliquor (3474) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - AUG 16, 2012
Bottle from Mane Liquor. Pours amber with a small, very dense, fluffy off white - slightly yellowish head. Nose is appealing. Lots of aromatic fruits - citrus, passionfruit, grapefruit. Some toffee and biscuit behind it all. Very clean pale with light grape fruit and tangerine on the finish. Not much of a malt base in the taste. Pleasant enough beer. Very easy going and sessionable

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
brokensail (13616) - Orange County, California, USA - AUG 16, 2012
Bottle gushes upon opening? Pours dark amber in color with a tan head. Nose is heavily malty. Lots of caramel, toffee, and toasted bread. Some floral and citrus hop notes, maybe a bit of a spicy note. The flavor is quite malt forward. Bread, toast, toffee, and caramel dominate. There is some hop flavor, but it is a bit restrained. I get more bitterness than anything else from the hops. Light spice and floral notes with hints of citrus. Wasn’t a fan of this.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
obguthr (4659) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - AUG 11, 2012
Malty and woody nose. Cloudy copper, thin head, full of fine floaties. Woody flavor, mild orange peel. Mouthfeel is a little frothy. Decent, flavorful APA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11586) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - AUG 8, 2012
12oz bottle-pours amber with a light tan head. Aroma is light/medium malt-caramel, pine/floral hops. Taste is light malt/grian-caramel, pine/floral hops. A slightly drying finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
davey101 (746) - Connecticut, USA - AUG 7, 2012
12 oz bottle into a SA perfect pint. I was disappointed that they didn’t list the ABV on the bottle...here I was thinking I discovered a sub-5% abv hoppy brew...oh well A - Dark amber body. Super fluffy white head with tons of lacing and retention. S - A smell that instantly reminds me off Hoptimum and 120 minute in terms of the sweetness...only this is 5.2% abv..crazy! Super sweet and piney hops with a great cracker maltiness. I can’t describe the exact aroma, but its precisely what I love in an IPA, and this is a pale. T - Falls a bit short, but still tasty. Sweet and piney hops with caramel malts. Biterness is quite low despite the large hop presence. mouth feel is watery and thin though. O - Kind of an odd beer with lots of key words thrown in. Session beer...yes, but I was hoping it was less abv. Dry hopped? Oh hell yes! This is my first Schmaltz beer and I love it. One of the best pales I’ve had.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
portableparty (2096) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - AUG 6, 2012
Bottle. Pours amber color with a thin off white head that fades to a thin collar. Aroma is malt and dry muted hops. Taste has a decent hop presents with the caramel malt really showing through the end. Palate is medium and chalky with a dry finish. Pretty decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrBeerFanatic (901) - Friona, Texas, USA - AUG 1, 2012
Light murky medium amber with more red hues and a frothy head. Aromas of a balence of pine/herbal hops and caramel/slight toffee. Flavors of light pine hops with a backbone of toffee. Has a light nuttyness as well. Leaves a pine like dry/bitterness in the finish. Medium dry, medium bitter, and a decent balance hop/malt ratio in the flavors.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ansermadide (1526) - Kyle, Texas, USA - JUL 31, 2012
A self-proclaimed cross between a West Coast pale and an amber ale, huh? It looks the part with a color that’s right between the two styles, all beneath a small, but firm and fine off-white head. It has a really great aroma, bold and hoppy for an amber with a hint of breadiness and sweetness that’s more West Coast than what you’d experience in your everyday amber. Delicious! It’s smooth and slightly creamy in the mouth with a thickness that normally would make for an odd beer of this low of maltiness, but their use of grains and hops really makes this beer work. The finish is easy, with no residual sweetness or hoppiness. It’s here that you can tell that the dry-hopping was so important. It filled the gaps in what could have been an otherwise slightly average beer, while not forcing you to take a snap of bitterness in the throat: something that would have been completely inappropriate for this style. Although Genesis doesn’t get too many kudos among other reviewers, I think this is a fantastic beer, and much better than I expected.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
unclemike (2573) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - JUL 29, 2012
Bronze colored and with a clean body, the thin and messy head portrayed a nice looking beer. The aroma reminded me of wet grass and honey with a floral hop bouquet. Light malts were in the taste and with a crisp hop finish this brew was full of grapefruit in the aftertaste

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