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He'Brew Jewbelation Reborn (17) - Shmaltz Brewing Company

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261 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 261
Reviews: 35
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 13.27%
Wants: 5
Gots: 52 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Shmaltz Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  17.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

How could we hope to top last year’s Jewbelation Sweet 16 with its cupcakes, unicorns, & Satan’s Ferrari birthday cake? massive challenge. So for Year 17, we threw in a whole new dimension to our shtick – we built our very own brewery! After 17 years of contract brewing, our first Shmaltz Clifton Park batch emerged 17 months after the first draft of the business plan. Coincidence? Renaissance means “Re-birth” in French & Italian. In Buddhism, the concept does not truly translate as “reincarnation” but instead as “becoming,” or a “stream of consciousness.” 11 syllables structure a haiku. Shakespeare penned 17 comedies. In The Simpsons episode “Duffness” Homer sings “When I was 17″ about buying his first beer with a fake I.D. “I drank some very good beer. I stayed up listening to Queen, When I was 17.” In The Office, Dwight recites Rule 17 that all Schrute boys must learn: “Don’t turn your back on bears, men you have wronged, or the dominant turkey during mating season.” Knowledge and growth come in many forms. It is taught that Nirvana is only attained when the soul transcends cycles of rebirth. Looks like Shmaltz just isn’t there yet. So with 17 malts, 17 hops, and 17% ABV, JEWBEL4TIONREBORN serves as another mark of our death as a contract brewer and proof of our conversion to a new life as brewery owner…… L’Chaim!!!

(Beer added by: TheBrewo on 11-08-2013)
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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

CCutch, Jan 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

BKBassist, Jan 21, 2014
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3/5  rDev -23.5%

KVNBGRY, Jan 20, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Modest starting head that settles to rim bubbles. Little lace--just some spots. The liquid is deep brown where light shines through on the edge of the glass.

Interesting aroma of slightly darker malts (despite the very dark color, there's no burnt smells). Light hop given that there are 17 different varieties.

Extremely rich beer (with a low-ish carbonation). Soft start but it does become a flavor bomb quickly. The malt is complex without any particular style being dominant. Like the smell, taste wise it is closer to light toast with no burnt elements. There's a potent alcohol warmth throughout the tasting. Good hop presence. In a word, balanced. it is extreme on the body and the alcohol.

smcolw, Jan 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

HeyYoMar, Jan 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Adkins1203, Jan 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

scott2269, Jan 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

thefluker, Jan 18, 2014
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3.78/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours an opaque super dark brown with a foamy dark khaki head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace slowly drip into the remaining beer on the drink down. Smell is of toasted malt, caramel, toffee, dark fruit, alcohol, and slight cocoa aromas. Taste is much the same with toast, caramel, toffee, and alcohol flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of toasty bitterness but a fairly strong alcohol kick on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and sticky mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with lots of interesting aromas and flavors, but it doesn't hide the alcohol very well whatsoever.

UCLABrewN84, Jan 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

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4/5  rDev +2%

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1.75/5  rDev -55.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

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1.75/5  rDev -55.4%

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4/5  rDev +2%

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4/5  rDev +2%

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5/5  rDev +27.6%

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4/5  rDev +2%

mhbarber, Dec 31, 2013
He'Brew Jewbelation Reborn (17) from Shmaltz Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 261 ratings.