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He'Brew Jewbelation Fifteen - Shmaltz Brewing Company

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He'Brew Jewbelation FifteenHe'Brew Jewbelation Fifteen

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

356 Ratings
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Ratings: 356
Reviews: 131
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 14.18%
Wants: 14
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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sliks96

Illinois

2/5  rDev -50.2%

11-11-2012 02:00:06 | More by sliks96
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jmdrpi

Pennsylvania

3.68/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 oz bottle, from 2011.

appears extremely dark brown, nice khaki colored head that fades fairly quickly. smells a bit of fig and plum, some booze. doesn't seem quite as complex as the last few editions of Jewbelation. taste is similar to aroma, a bit fo sweetness and spiced rum. medium thickness, lower carbonation, not quite as sticky.
overall, not quite as nice as the 13 or 14.

Serving type: bottle

11-01-2012 00:58:01 | More by jmdrpi
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rudzud

Massachusetts

3.98/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Picked up a bottle of this at Russell's a while back, poured into my Duvel tulip.

A - Holy shit..this is 15%?! Pours a nice deep dark brown with a BIG two finger mocha head that leaves tons of side lacing and a very thick blanket. This is outstanding appearance.

S - Lots of caramel and sweet malts here with some light vanilla and chocolate. Lots of big sweet malts.

T - Similar to the nose with lots of malty sweetness some light dark fruits but mostly caramel sticky sweetness. The dark fruits really come out as the beer warms up.

M - Mouthfeel is pretty solid for such a boozy beer. Its a sipper by far, however, the carbonation is nice and prevents it from being syrupy, though it is a little sticky sweet in the mouth.

O - Overall this wasnt a bad beer just a bit too much on the sweet side for my liking. Like someone else said, I enjoyed 14 much better than 15.

Serving type: bottle

10-24-2012 18:12:27 | More by rudzud
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sendbeer

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -19.2%

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

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

10-15-2012 20:08:30 | More by OMG
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Hopdaemon39

New York

3.55/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 22 oz bottle into a tulip- pours a dark, murky brown color with 1.5 fingers of mocha head. Has good retention, very nice lacing.

Nose is thick and boozy- definitely some maple, clove, anise, chocolate and a hint of pine.

Taste is also very thick but maybe not quite as boozy as would be expected. Sticky sweet maple up front, mid palate has some spice, anise, clove, smoothes out into chocolate and a little bit of maple. Finishes very sweet.

Mouthfeel is ok- very full bodied, moderate carbonation, very syrupy. This is an interesting beer but it is certainly a sipper. Could not drink it faster if I wanted to. I wouldn't get it again but I thought, "It's got at least 30 distinct ingredients and it's 15% ABV; I might as well". You might as well try it.

Serving type: bottle

10-11-2012 01:05:44 | More by Hopdaemon39
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brotherloco

California

3.95/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

22oz bottle. Served in a tulip.

Pours a mostly opaque root beer brown with about half a finger of beige foam. Settles quickly to a slight ring. A spot or three of lacing.

Aroma of marshmallow, vanilla, chocolate. Toffee and roasted malt. A lot of sweetness with an alcohol presence that floats on top and reminds me of a red wine.

Taste is quite sweet with a medium hit of toffee and a big hit of smokey molasses. A blend of hop and roasted bitterness emerges in the middle and leads to a lingering roasty finish.

Medium-full bodied with medium-low carbonation. Feels a little thick, which is to be expected with something this big. Still, it gets a little sticky.

Serving type: bottle

10-06-2012 03:05:20 | More by brotherloco
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suspect

New York

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a Central Waters Snifter.

A: Deep dark mahogany color. Aggressive pour leads to a 1 finger light mocha head that fades pretty quickly. Lacing is present but not very prevalent.

S: Lots of dark fruits, figs, licorice...big sweet malts. ABV is present but mixes nicely with the sweetness.

T: Follows the nose almost directly. Man is this thing full of flavor. Big sweet malts with tons of sweet dark fruits with a twist of bitterness at the end mixed with a touch of hotness at the very end.

M: Big bold bodied. Wonderful creamy finish. Perfectly carbonated.

O: A nice easy drinking humongous beer. Congrats He'Brew on another wonderful anniversary beer.

Serving type: bottle

10-05-2012 01:19:58 | More by suspect
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lucasj82

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

10-01-2012 02:29:34 | More by lucasj82
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plumcrazyfx

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -0.5%

09-29-2012 16:30:19 | More by plumcrazyfx
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jsulko

Illinois

4.03/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle poured into a snifter glass

Pours a very dark brownish black with a decent brown head.

Smell is of dark fruits and malts.

Taste starts off a bit sweet with the dark fruit flavors hitting on the back end. Alcohol burn is almost non-existant, surprising given the abv

Flavors just aren't as forward as 14 were. Bottle is a bit of a let down after having that 14 a few weeks ago.

Then again it is still a solid beer and I am looking forward to trying to snag 16.

Serving type: bottle

09-23-2012 03:36:04 | More by jsulko
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bluesplit63

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

09-17-2012 22:46:38 | More by bluesplit63
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bhir

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -19.2%

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

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

09-16-2012 20:38:11 | More by alamode
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BourbonDork

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

09-03-2012 19:39:59 | More by BourbonDork
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cosmo4u

New York

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

08-31-2012 22:26:41 | More by cosmo4u
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hiphopj5

Colorado

4/5  rDev -0.5%

08-31-2012 17:58:32 | More by hiphopj5
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ngeunit1

California

4.33/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours a dark black with a touch of brown around the edges with a thin finger of frothy khaki-chocolate head. The head fades at a normal pace leaving behind some light lacing.

S - Aroma is roasted dark caramel malts, chocolate malts, dark fruits, molasses, black licorice, coffee, with a bit of citrus and pine hops and some booze.

T - Starts off with some dark caramel malts, chocolate malts, raisin and other dark fruits, and some black licorice with a bit of grapefruit. Through the middle, pine hops, coffee and more dark chocolate malts come through. The finish is a mix of dark chocolate malts, dark fruits, molasses, a bit of pine hops and some booze.

M - Medium-full bodied with moderate carbonation. Feels smooth with a sweet and warming finish.

D - Very drinkable. Good complex malty profile with enough body and booze to balance.

Serving type: bottle

08-29-2012 06:09:25 | More by ngeunit1
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thegrifter

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

08-28-2012 00:02:10 | More by thegrifter
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Supergenious

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

08-24-2012 00:10:41 | More by Supergenious
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bsuedekum

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

08-19-2012 23:52:50 | More by bsuedekum
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ObiWanKushnobi

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -0.5%

08-19-2012 23:50:13 | More by ObiWanKushnobi
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Omer4176

California

4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

08-19-2012 02:21:15 | More by Omer4176
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jhhollier

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -0.5%

08-09-2012 13:06:10 | More by jhhollier
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Brubaker

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

08-03-2012 18:12:21 | More by Brubaker
He'Brew Jewbelation Fifteen from Shmaltz Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 356 ratings.