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He'Brew Jewbelation 12 - Shmaltz Brewing Company

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He'Brew Jewbelation 12He'Brew Jewbelation 12

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BA SCORE
88
very good

260 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 260
Reviews: 211
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 10.13%
Wants: 5
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Shmaltz Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: rhinos00 on 10-22-2008

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.
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Hebrew Jewbelation 12

LOOK: Pours a dark brown, opaque, but without sediment. Short lived tan head forms and fades somewhat quickly. Carbonated bubbles rise lazily to the surface, as if the alcohol by weight in this beer has made them dizzy.

SMELL: Chocolate malt, alcohol, rye, toffee, caramel, molasses, brown sugar, toast, tobacco, leather, nuts, dark fruits.

TASTE: Roasted malts, nuts, and alcohol upfront. Molasses, coffee and mild bitterness on the back end. Earthy, raw hop flavor with notes of herb, citrus, mint and leaves. Tobacco and extra dark brown sugar are in the finish, giving off a strong candied malt impression. A bit of extra dark soy sauce has crept into this brew, showing a bit of oxidation. Finishes with chocolate syrup and a presence of alcohol

FEEL: A full bodied ale, just enough carbonation has held up to carry the beer. The low level of carbonation and relatively heavy body makes for a syrupy brew that some tasters describe as chewy.

OVERALL: There are some bold flavors in this brew, and the age is starting to show. Pleasing enough to sip upon, and warms the soul. A good strong ale, the cellar is treating me good today!

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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4.68/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

$5.99 for a 22oz bomber. Brewed with 12 different grains/malts: Specialty 2 row, Kiln Amber, Carapils, Chocolate, Crystal Rye, Dark Crystal, Munich, Oatmeal, Rye Ale, Spelt, Vienna, and Wheat. Hopped with 12 different hops: Ahtanum, Amarillo, Cascade, Crystal, Fuggle, Hallertau, Mt. Hood, Palisade, tettnang, US Golding, US Saaz, and Warrior. 12% ABV.

Pours out to a very dark brown, forming a dark brown, almost purple tinged head with excellent retention and solid lacing. Carbonation is mild to moderate. The aroma opens with intense dark fruits...lots of figs, dates, prunes, and raisins, chocolate, vanilla, walnut, dark molasses and some distant herbal/resinous hops. The mouthfeel is huge, rich, silky smooth, complex and syrupy. Huge, dense body. The taste opens with dark molasses, soy sauce, prune juice and chocolate, akin to Sam Adams Triple Bock. Slight fusels are hidden in the finish, but disappear quickly. There is a slightly perfumy, floral quality that I can't put my hands on. Aftertaste is of bittersweet chocolate, prune juice and soy sauce. Compared to the 11, there is much more prune juice and soy sauce and the mouthfeel is more syrupy.

At $5.99/bomber, this is an amazing steal for an exceptional beer. I just called my best friend up and told him to buy whatever was left in the store. This should cellar amazingly well. HIGHLY recommended. The best beer I've had in a long time.

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He'Brew Jewbelation 12 from Shmaltz Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 260 ratings.