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He'Brew Jewbelation Fourteen - Shmaltz Brewing Company

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He'Brew Jewbelation FourteenHe'Brew Jewbelation Fourteen

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BA SCORE
91
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263 Ratings
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Ratings: 263
Reviews: 173
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.52%
Wants: 17
Gots: 52 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Shmaltz Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  14.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: crusian on 10-21-2010)
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Harvey98

Arizona

4/5  rDev -2%

12-02-2012 21:30:51 | More by Harvey98
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martyl1000

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

12-02-2012 02:24:22 | More by martyl1000
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Grant35

California

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

11-29-2012 17:59:36 | More by Grant35
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theminutemen

Missouri

4/5  rDev -2%

11-29-2012 17:10:55 | More by theminutemen
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Vancoubeer

Washington

4/5  rDev -2%

11-22-2012 02:39:00 | More by Vancoubeer
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shagal

Alberta (Canada)

2/5  rDev -51%

11-12-2012 05:27:22 | More by shagal
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sendbeer

Georgia

3/5  rDev -26.5%

10-22-2012 16:43:59 | More by sendbeer
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sweemzander

Illinois

3/5  rDev -26.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12oz. bottle from the 2011 Holiday Pack

(A)- Pours a very very dark brown color with some reddish highlights. Some tan froth too.

(S)- A deep malty and rich profile. Bits of booze and raisin.

(T)- Similar to the smell. a deep/rich malt profile overall with noticeable raisin.

(M)- A mellow carbonation level. A good balance even though it is quite hefty in the malt department; almost a bit too much actually.

(D)- Overall, it is solid, but easily the booziest of the lineup.

Serving type: bottle

09-26-2012 14:04:33 | More by sweemzander
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jsulko

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle poured into a snifter glass

Been saving this one. The 15 is next.

Pours a dark black with hints of brown. Slight off-white/brownish head.

Smell is carmel and sweetness with strong dark fruit notes.

Taste is heavy on the dark fruit with little of the sweetness ifrom the malt. Finish reminds you a bit of the high alcohol content.

A very excellent beer in a category I am not always a fan of. Bought the 15 without ever having this off of a recommendation and am glad I finally cracked this one.

Serving type: bottle

09-15-2012 03:11:46 | More by jsulko
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jmdrpi

Pennsylvania

4.18/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle from the reissue 2010 Box set

appears a dark mahogany color, 1/4" khaki color head. great head retention.

awesome aroma of tobacco, black cherry, spiced rum. taste is similar. bold flavors- a bit boozy, caramel, toffee, figs. nice thick smooth sticky body. drinks appropriate for the style, and great for the taste.

overall - the series continues and gets better it seems as the years go on

Serving type: bottle

09-11-2012 02:21:23 | More by jmdrpi
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liamt07

Ontario (Canada)

3.95/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bottle from wordemupg, 12oz bottle into a tulip.

Pretty much black in colour with a finger or so of light brown head. Huge lacing, and quite nice retention. Lots of chocolate in the nose and fruity, dark malts. Some molasses and licorice, and a touch of alcohol. Taste has more chocolate, dark breads and fruity dark malts that evoke some Fruit Loops grape flavour. Syrupy and some molasses. Dense body, some alcohol but doesn't suggest 14% by any stretch. Low carbonation and thick. A good beer, but I wasn't blow away.

Serving type: bottle

09-10-2012 03:45:55 | More by liamt07
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dominic4beer

California

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

09-05-2012 07:00:44 | More by dominic4beer
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hiphopj5

Colorado

4/5  rDev -2%

08-31-2012 17:58:42 | More by hiphopj5
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ngeunit1

California

4.33/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours a dark brown with a hint of brown around the edges with a thin finger of frothy khaki colored head. The head fades down fairly quickly leaving behind some lacing.

S - Aroma is a mix of dark caramel malts, dark fruits, coffee, caramelized sugars, with some grapefruit and pine hops and some booze.

T - Starts off with dark sweet caramel and caramelized malts, with raisin and other dark fruit, molasses, and some grapefruit and citrus hops. Through the middle, some coffee flavor comes through with some vanilla, pine hops, and a bit of bitterness. The finish is a mix of sweet caramelized malts, dark toffee malts, dark fruit, molasses, a bit of coffee, and some booze.

M - Full bodied with moderate carbonation. Feels smooth and a bit syrupy with a warming and sweet finish.

D - Very drinkable. Good strong malty base with enough body and alcohol to balance.

Serving type: bottle

08-29-2012 04:13:08 | More by ngeunit1
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thegrifter

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

08-28-2012 00:02:14 | More by thegrifter
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slowdaddy

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

08-20-2012 05:52:04 | More by slowdaddy
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jhhollier

Louisiana

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

08-09-2012 13:05:59 | More by jhhollier
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ssjkyle

Nebraska

4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

07-14-2012 05:39:02 | More by ssjkyle
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DougVanHoy

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

07-04-2012 02:12:19 | More by DougVanHoy
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MrOH

Maryland

3.6/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Black with some brown around the edges, then brown head that recedes quickly.

Raisin, burnt sugar, a whiff of peat, slight herbal hops, and some alcohol in the nose.

Toffee, burnt sugar, ash, dark stewed fruits, dried cherry, and raisins coat the palate and a subtle yet firm and lingering bitterness to finish.

Very heavy and low carbonation.

Less oxidized than the others in the series. Almost like a bittersweet liquor. I liked it a lot more than the Amaro that some guy bought me a couple of weeks ago.

Serving type: bottle

06-12-2012 00:48:11 | More by MrOH
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claytong

Vermont

4/5  rDev -2%

05-27-2012 00:47:48 | More by claytong
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BostonHops

Massachusetts

4.33/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

22oz bottle served in a snifter glass.

pours a deep, dark brown/borderline black (opaque) with a solid finger-plus of a creamy mocha/khaki colored head. respectable retention as well as lacing.

really impressive nose on this one. notes of molasses, coffee, roasted malts... yet also an evident hoppy presence. wow, flavor is something, exceeding the aroma in terms of complexity. there's the coffee, molasses, roasted malts; also maple, raisin, and maybe a touch of brown sugar... earthy/floral hoppiness - maybe a bit of citrus - opens up mid palate and carries some hops bitterness through the finish. my only knock is the alcohol presence, which, at 14% you obviously have to expect some, but it's not quite as hidden as i'd prefer. that said, a very complex and tasty beer.

rich, creamy, coating mouthfeel; full bodied with medium carbonation. this is a huge beer in every sense... a classic sipper.

originally reviewed: 01-11-2011

Serving type: bottle

05-24-2012 22:41:16 | More by BostonHops
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mactrail

Washington

4.48/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

The massive malt that the Jewbelation series is notable for. Thick, rich, powerful, dark, and delicious. Beautiful mahogany color in the Orval chalice. Nice swirling foam, pleasing sudsiness.

The mouthfeel is exceptionally full without being sticky. The creamy carbonation adds to the pleasure. Even going back to a bottle opened yesterday, the carbonation is good. All the roasted malt flavors, from sweet caramel to bitter burnt. An assertive hop bitterness carries the end. Plenty full of sugar, but nicely balanced with the hot alcohol and the hoppiness.

A great strong beer that combines the best qualities of a barleywine and a RIS. From the 22 oz bottle.

Serving type: bottle

05-21-2012 04:32:13 | More by mactrail
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TimH


3/5  rDev -26.5%

05-19-2012 18:02:10 | More by TimH
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champ103

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

A: Pours a dark brown, nearly black color. A one finger tan head is slow to rise, and gently recedes. Nice lace is left behind.
S: Big roast up front. Chocolate, cream coffee, sweet toffee. Lots of nondescript hops linger that leaves a strong bitter finish.
T: Lots of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate. Tons of sweetness. Sticky toffee. A bit under under attenuated. Lots of bitterness in the finish.
M/D: A full body that is slightly sticky. Though good carbonation and smooth. A monster ABV, and harder to sip on than I would like.

This needs more time. Just to big, to sweet, and to bitter of a finish. Something to hold on to for years, but not that accessible right now.

Serving type: bottle

05-16-2012 00:33:26 | More by champ103
He'Brew Jewbelation Fourteen from Shmaltz Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 263 ratings.