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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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Ratings: 328
Reviews: 71
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 11.98%
Wants: 1
Gots: 20 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Cyberkedi on 03-16-2012)
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Reviews by Glennlawless:
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New Jersey

3.13/5  rDev -12.8%

Poured into a Pint Glass

S - Smells of chocolate, some bitterness bites you, sweet malts.

A - Deep brownish-mahogany color with a brown half inch head.

T/M - Malt assault, medium to heavy carb, some mild hops linger throughout the whole experience. Getting almost a metallic like taste though towards the end of the swallow...i could live without that.

Overall, This is a decent brown ale. Very drinkable, but not crazy about this. It really lacks flavor in my opinion. Ive had a few other Nut brown ales that are way better then this. You need to check out Rogue's Hazlenut Brown Nectar....same style..but drink them side by side. you will see what i mean.

01-14-2014 04:30:23 | More by Glennlawless
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

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06-02-2012 00:05:36 | More by Shakerman
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

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05-11-2014 06:01:13 | More by DaftPatrick
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

01-18-2014 02:58:47 | More by BeerDrinkingDiver
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3.2/5  rDev -10.9%

Purchased in the bottle. Pours very thick, very dark brown, almost a black. It cannot be seen through. Thin head that fades to a sickly looking slick of microbubbles.

The smell is chocolate and malt.

The taste is malt, a slight lemon, and light but overly sharp hops. Only after the swallow is there a chocolate taste on the back of the tongue.

The after swallow is a chalky chocolate back of the tongue and an okay brown and mismatched hops at the end of the tongue.

Not a fan.

08-01-2013 22:47:10 | More by TheFunGuy
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4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

07-12-2013 03:39:56 | More by acknight
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4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

02-09-2013 05:46:48 | More by Auraan
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New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -23.4%

11-30-2013 16:11:19 | More by acurtis
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New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

03-22-2014 01:31:22 | More by JMS1512
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North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

02-04-2013 01:07:30 | More by Justind04
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Alberta (Canada)

3.73/5  rDev +3.9%

12oz bottle, another nice single find in this American craft beer far-flung consumer outpost.

This beer pours a clear, deep, dark reddish cola hue, with two fingers of supertight, fine foamy beige head, which leaves a few streaks of bleeding cut lace around the glass as it slowly sifts away.

It smells of lightly roasted caramel malt, a twinge of edgy toffee, oily mixed nuts, and herbal citrus hops. The taste is somewhat biscuity, semi-sweet bready malt, a grainy, almost dry nuttiness, some dark, singed wood-tinted sugar, some mild generic citrus notes, and earthy, leafy hops.

The bubbles are rather sedate, but still softly burbling in the background, the body a sturdy medium weight, and generally smooth. It finishes off-dry, the nuttiness pulling more or less even with the malt by this point, while the hops loiter about listlessly.

A tasty enough brown ale, the inherent nuttiness showing some commendable staying power - the flavour does not let up to the (not so) bitter end. Not a smack in one's keister, but at least worthy of seeking out more, methinks.

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3.35/5  rDev -6.7%

Appearance - Pours dark brown with reddish tinge when held to the light. An off-white/light tan head builds to less than finger width before dissipating quickly, leaving behind a sparse lace.

Smell - Subtle, but malt forward aromas; faint chocolate, caramel and the faintest whiff of coffee. It's very hard to pick up.

Taste - Lots of malt sweetness up front; sugary caramel and hints of chocolate. Slightly nutty. A touch of light coffee on the back end.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied, with a fair amount of lively carbonation. The standout part of this beer.

Overall - A little too sweet and sugary for my tastes, but then again most browns are. Decent, but forgettable in the land of average browns.

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4.2/5  rDev +17%

A - dark brown with a big cap of brown head that has good retention and leaves nice lacing

S - sweet caramel, mild toffee, nutty

T - nutty, caramel, toffee, faint coffee notes

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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

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Nose malty and nutty, so pretty much typical for the style.

Taste more roasty and nutty. Hint of citrusy hops follows, and this one drinks very smooth, without too much cloying sweetness as can be the case with some brown ales. Smooth and easy drinking. A non-craft beer friend accompanying me had the same beer, and he also enjoyed it. No problems here with this solid and faithful nut brown ale.

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3.13/5  rDev -12.8%

A thin, tan head formed but was quickly gone. The body is dark brown.
The aroma is mild roasted and chocolate malt backed up with caramel candy.
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He'Brew Messiah Nut Brown Ale from Shmaltz Brewing Company
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