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He'Brew Genesis 15:15 - Shmaltz Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

234 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 234
Reviews: 99
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 11.46%
Wants: 50
Gots: 68 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Shmaltz Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  13.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Viciousknishs on 09-29-2011)
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ThickNStout

Georgia

4.23/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottle from Five Points Bottle Shop (Athens, GA). Served in a snifter. 

Pours dark brown with 2 fingers light tan head. Very little lacing. 

Smells of chocolate, fruits and sugar. Nice. 

Lots going on in the taste. Big milk chocolate, pomegranite, wood, carmelized sugar and a little whiskey. It's busy and all over but I like it. The near 14% abv does show through the flavors with a clean booze bite. 

Creamy heavy feel with very little carbonation. 

A very different and very good barleywine. A complex variety of flavors that blend well. This one is certainly worth a try and will most likely age very well. 

Serving type: bottle

03-25-2012 04:34:43 | More by ThickNStout
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GreesyFizeek

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4.61/5  rDev +10%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

On tap at MacGregor's Grill and Tap Room in Henrietta, NY.

'11 vintage.

Pours a dark brown, looks like a stout, almost. Half inch khaki colored head, with a little bit of lacing.

Smells like plums, maple syrup, roasted malt, and a little bit of chocolate.

Big maple syrup like flavor in the taste, it's excellent. Some dark fruit (plums and raisins), plus some vanilla, caramel, and some slight spicy rye whiskey flavors.

Medium to thick body, very full. Low to zero carbonation. Creamy smooth mouthfeel, gets sticky as time goes on.

This was a nice revelation, awesome that one of my local bars got a vintage keg of this.

Serving type: on-tap

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

32oz fill from Green's Piney Grove, poured into a Stone Old Guardian glass.

A: Pours a deep brown body intermingled with ruby hues, whilst forming a half-inch of beige head that quickly recedes to a ring and spotty cap. The look is deep inviting.

S: Plenty of good aroma on this one. There's lots and lots of vanilla, folded in with bourbon, dark, earthy fruits, and a bit of alcohol. The nose is deep and inviting.

T: Even more vanilla than the nose lets on, along with bourbon, dark, earthy fruits, and bit of alcohol peeking through. The barrel has been good to this beer. The vanilla is soft and creamy, as is the bourbon, while the dark fruits slowly move along the tongue and linger in the finish. One of the best dark fruit flavors I've gotten from any beer, regardless of style. The taste is deep and inviting.

M: Full, creamy, just the slightest bit syrupy--deep and inviting.

O: Deep and inviting, of course. This is a fantastic barrel-aged barleywine; there's clearly a solid base beer here, but the rye whiskey barrels 'take it to the next level' without steamrolling the barleywine beneath. Get it if you can find it.

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A - Pours like the color of a cola with a one finger tan head. Doesn't seem thick or viscous.

S - The whiff at first is a big dose of bourbon, vanilla, leather and followed by dark fruits with a sweeter ending.

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O - Very good, very complex, very rich... I'm glad I waited to crack this as age seemed to do it wonders.

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He'Brew Genesis 15:15 from Shmaltz Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 234 ratings.