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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

254 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 254
Reviews: 211
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 10.15%
Wants: 5
Gots: 14 | 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:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: rhinos00 on 10-22-2008)
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WesWes

New York

4.13/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer pours a dark brown/black color with a thick frothy tan head that slowly fades to lacing. The aroma is great! It has a wonderfully complex aroma of chocolate and roasted malts along with an alcohol warmth and a mild hop nose. The taste is good. It has a rich and warm malt taste that's sweet with crystal and chocolate malts. It also has a decent amount of hop bitterness and a slightly roasted character. The mouthfeel is fine. It is a full bodied beer with adequate carbonation. This is a really good beer. It's got a killer malt bill and a boat load of hop character. Happy Anniversary.

Serving type: bottle

08-08-2009 01:35:33 | More by WesWes
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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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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 254 ratings.