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He'Brew Jewbelation Fifteen - Shmaltz Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

363 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 363
Reviews: 132
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 13.9%
Wants: 15
Gots: 106 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Shmaltz Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  15.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: LtCracker20 on 12-09-2011)
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david18

New York

3.25/5  rDev -19.4%

02-28-2014 16:21:19 | More by david18
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sendbeer

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -19.4%

10-22-2012 16:43:38 | More by sendbeer
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Hopstout

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -19.4%

11-23-2012 05:27:03 | More by Hopstout
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tuka

New York

3.25/5  rDev -19.4%

06-05-2012 04:14:46 | More by tuka
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icehawk

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -19.4%

08-09-2013 21:05:46 | More by icehawk
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bhir

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -19.4%

09-16-2012 23:02:39 | More by bhir
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t0rin0

California

3.25/5  rDev -19.4%

01-05-2013 03:06:39 | More by t0rin0
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thegerm87

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -19.4%

04-21-2012 00:58:40 | More by thegerm87
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BMart

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -19.4%

07-05-2012 16:21:47 | More by BMart
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champ103

Texas

3.33/5  rDev -17.4%

A: Pours a near opaque black. Just a hint of ruby/brown around the edges. A bubbly tan head is slow to rise, but eventually reaches to a finger. The foam gently recedes with some patchy lace.
S: Not much in the nose. Roasted malt, light coffee and chocolate.
T: Really big and really sweet. Way under attenuated, but still not bad. The roast tries to balance that out. Big alcohol punch as well.
M/D: A full, sticky, and syrupy body. Of coarse there is lots of alcohol, which makes this hard for me to sip on and finish.

I am stating the obvious, but this is really big. Lots of sweetness, lots of alcohol, and just to much right now. For me anyway. This needs to sit for a few years to be enjoyable and drinkable.

05-16-2012 00:41:49 | More by champ103
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Muthacack

California

3.4/5  rDev -15.6%

Poured from a 22oz bottle into a tulip.

A- Pours very thick out of the bottle. Viscous and dark, resembled a dirty motor oil. Poured a one finger head that was gone right away leaving no lacing on the glass. Held it up to a light and nothing changed... dark, thick, black.

S- 15-15-15 Malts, hops, alcohol was not as expected. The Malt took over here, I struggled to find the hops as the sweetness of molasses was prevalent. The alcohol was hiding a bit.

T- Tastes very sweet, almost too sweet for me. The molasses really takes over. I was hoping for more hops to come through and balance out the roasted malts, but they just weren't there. The bitterness only shows slightly in the aftertaste.

M- Sticky and viscous with little carbonation. The alcohol is warming and it felt a lot warmer than my serving temperature.

O- I was a little disappointed with the bitterness, when I see that 15 hops are used with the 15 different malts I expect more balance. I guess when malt is in the company's name, it should be expected that malt takes over. Even with this there is no doubt I would buy it again because $5 for a 15% beer is great.

04-06-2012 04:59:01 | More by Muthacack
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ChainGangGuy

Georgia

3.43/5  rDev -14.9%

Appearance: Pours out a very, very dark brown body with a large-sized, toasted khaki-colored head.

Smell: Layers of sugar, dark syrup, sugar, and more sugar over roasted fruits with a spritz of swelling liquor. Over the years, their anniversary brews have gone from bold and big to now morbid and despondent.

Taste: Sharply sweet Coca-Cola soda syrup and chilled molasses glazed figs, dates, and prunes. Sweet enough that I cringed a bit, and it's well-known I likes'm sweet. Remains notably fruity throughout, maybe even kicking up a notch. Also super sweet throughout. Faint, ineffective flutterings of citrus, spice, and leafy hops trying to shine through the heavy malts and residual sweetness. Some bitterness felt. Some ethanol felt, too. Very sweet, highly fruity finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-full body. Medium carbonation. Some sticky syrupiness here.

Overall: I thought last year's Fourteen needed some time to settle and smooth out, and I most certainly feel the same for Fifteen (plus a tall glass of water to help wash it down). It's all quite decent (for a 15% brew), but I'm really beginning to long for the big, bold, but more well-rounded anniversary brews of past years.

01-25-2012 20:01:27 | More by ChainGangGuy
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homebrew311

Illinois

3.45/5  rDev -14.4%

At 5.99, I must say the price is right. Poured into RR -tion glass.

A: pours chestnut brown with amber highlights. Dense tan head upon pour which vanishes to a thin layer. No lacing to speak of

S: the nose begins with an attack of sweet sugary malts, brown sugar and molasses are present in a big way. Bits of vanilla come seeping through among a firm booziness. Hints at maple and walnut are detected at the end.

T: the taste is over-the-top sweet with sugar malts overwhelming the palate. I wonder what the finishing gravity is on this thing, because it tastes like it is high! A bit of maple and vanilla barely sneak through, the bourbon provides primarily heat with faint accents of vanilla.

MF: thick, syrupy, moderate carbonation

O: holy geez this thing is sweet. Some bitterness would be nice, or even the slightest evidence of hops. I'm sure they're in there, but I can't find them. At the cost, this is well worth the price, but get your insulin ready.

12-30-2011 09:52:56 | More by homebrew311
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TCJosh

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

02-25-2012 02:57:07 | More by TCJosh
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jmccullough108

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

07-19-2013 15:17:45 | More by jmccullough108
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hopmeister

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

02-15-2012 20:11:22 | More by hopmeister
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Oneinchaway

California

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

12-27-2011 16:24:00 | More by Oneinchaway
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bradcochran1234

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

01-30-2013 19:00:39 | More by bradcochran1234
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doucmehu

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

07-27-2012 19:15:17 | More by doucmehu
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raffy313

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

09-02-2013 19:12:24 | More by raffy313
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DonFrap

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

07-09-2013 22:49:29 | More by DonFrap
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hickmancase

California

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

04-18-2014 14:20:36 | More by hickmancase
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drewburning25

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

12-20-2011 01:48:54 | More by drewburning25
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

12-28-2011 02:56:45 | More by JAHMUR
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ObeMaltKinobee

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

02-16-2012 06:55:22 | More by ObeMaltKinobee
He'Brew Jewbelation Fifteen from Shmaltz Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 363 ratings.