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He'Brew Messiah Nut Brown Ale - Shmaltz Brewing Company

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He'Brew Messiah Nut Brown AleHe'Brew Messiah Nut Brown Ale

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82
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355 Ratings
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Ratings: 355
Reviews: 75
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 12.26%
Wants: 1
Gots: 30 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Shmaltz Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Cyberkedi on 03-16-2012)
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

brentdill, 42 minutes ago
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3.24/5  rDev -9.7%

MaryW, Nov 13, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev +0.3%

Mark-Leggett, Nov 11, 2014
Photo of Zach136
4.01/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance: Deep brown, thin head.

Aroma: Raison, nut and toasty malt.

Flavor: Malts border on roast with hints of dark fruit and nuts.

Mouthfeel: Light and very drinkable.

Zach136, Nov 09, 2014
Photo of Keith_R
4/5  rDev +11.4%

Keith_R, Nov 08, 2014
Photo of BethanyB
3.44/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Look: Opaque ebony in low light, ebony with glorious ruby red highlights in the natural light. The head is a thick creamy, very light tan. Lookswise, this is a tempter, though the head quick to fizzle out.

Smell: Hello, diacetyl. This unfortunate scent gets I the way of that nutty malt, but if you really like your nose in, toasted almonds, walnuts, and even macadamia nuts help to substantiate the beer's name. yes, there's some nice malt complexity, if you can overlook the d-word.

Taste: Deeply toasted malt with a layer cake of nuts--these guys really took "nut ale" as literally as possible! Peanuts, almonds walnuts, and those expensive macadamias again, they're all up on the palate. There's something missing, however. Earthy hops are present, yet faint, and could use a boost to balance things out. Or perhaps a bit of spice to distract from the slightly cardboard quality that sadly reminds one of an oxidizes Homebrew.

Mouthfeel: Medium carbonation and body, with a semi-dry finish. A nice mixture of hearty and refreshing.

Overall: The focus on the malt complexity could be balanced, and even improved upon with some hop, or other flavor additions. The brewing-fine-wrong aroma is light, but still distracting. A good beer when all is said and done, but not one I'd go back to.

BethanyB, Nov 08, 2014
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2.52/5  rDev -29.8%

Francesgarcia, Nov 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

creepinjeeper, Oct 28, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev +0.3%

samtrillo, Oct 26, 2014
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3.24/5  rDev -9.7%

BarryJCorbett1969, Oct 24, 2014
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ProChorus, Oct 23, 2014
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DeadeyeOTDO, Oct 22, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

cfalovo97, Oct 15, 2014
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ToddHolder, Oct 09, 2014
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Hohnbaum, Oct 05, 2014
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j0hnc2468, Oct 04, 2014
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GatorCoop, Oct 02, 2014
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Niedzws, Sep 29, 2014
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mooseo, Sep 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

jwmoore, Sep 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

Sampling right now on 9/8/14. Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured in to a brandy snifter glass. Contains 5.2% alcohol (ABV).

Pours a very dark brown and really close to being pitch black. A thin beige head is seen along with sheets of lacing when sipped. The aroma of roasted malts, caramel malts and fresh baked brown bread. Very pleasing. Taste of malts, light hint of coffee, chocolate and caramel with a hint of hazelnut(?). Very easy to drink with a (but not over powering) slight hoppy finish. Overall, a good brew.

BeerWithMike, Sep 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

mnredsoxfan69, Sep 08, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +17%

GSnyder, Sep 05, 2014
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He'Brew Messiah Nut Brown Ale from Shmaltz Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 355 ratings.