He'Brew Messiah Bold - Shmaltz Brewing Company
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Reviews by lurpy1:
3.98/5 rDev +16.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Pours an amber brown, generally unremarkable. Nutty in terms of both smell and taste, with a little bit of toffee thrown in. At times this beer seems to confuse itself with a scotch, but still fairly tasty and drinkable. Probably the weakest of the Schmalz offerings I've had, but nonetheless, a good drink. I like the fact that the despite leading with the yiddish gimmickry, they haven't forgotten to make decent beer.
Serving type: bottle
10-19-2011 11:38:20 | More by lurpy1
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3.68/5 rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
12 ounce bottle into pint glass, no bottle dating. Pours crystal clear deep reddish brown color with a 1 finger dense light khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass, with some moderate streaming carbonation. Aromas of caramel, raisin, prune, toast, toffee, molasses, brown bread, chocolate, light roast, floral, light nuttiness, and toasted earthiness. Nice aromas with good balance and complexity of dark malt notes with moderate fruitiness; and good strength. Taste of caramel, raisin, toast, toffee, brown bread, chocolate, light roast, floral, light nuttiness, and toasted earthiness. Lingering notes of caramel, toast, toffee, raisin, chocolate, brown bread, light nuttiness, and toasted earthiness on the finish for a bit. Nice balance and complexity of dark/bready malt flavors; with a solid amount of robustness and zero cloying sweetness after the finish. Light-medium carbonation and medium bodied; with a creamy and lightly slick mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a nice brown ale. Good balance and complexity of dark/bready malt flavors; and very smooth to drink. A pleasantly enjoyable offering.
Serving type: bottle
08-07-2013 03:43:56 | More by superspak
He'Brew Messiah Bold from Shmaltz Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 485 ratings.