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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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373 Ratings
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Ratings: 373
Reviews: 77
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 12.26%
Wants: 1
Gots: 37 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Shmaltz Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A complex yet smooth blend of bold dark malts revealing hints of chocolate, coffee and toffee paired with a lovely hop character.

(Beer added by: Cyberkedi on 03-16-2012)
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Photo of ianpstephens
3.6/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of inSTIGator
4.11/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of byronic
3.33/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jerm2401
2.8/5  rDev -22%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Eh Not great. Was def looking for more.

Photo of Beersaday
4/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of stercomm
3.4/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Dark mahogany in color, very slight head, minimal lacing. Smell of sweet toasted malts, Taste is roasted malts, coffee, nutty. Fairly carbonated, a bit watery perhaps but overall a decent brew.

Photo of Rojada1988
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dewsby
3/5  rDev -16.4%

Photo of Sipchue
3.8/5  rDev +5.8%

Photo of csrbv
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of Tempo1684
3.28/5  rDev -8.6%

Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of Boone757
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of psweendogg
3.44/5  rDev -4.2%

Photo of theschmooz
3.44/5  rDev -4.2%

Photo of CaverDave
4/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of Alpha309
4/5  rDev +11.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

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3/5  rDev -16.4%

Photo of MaryW
3.24/5  rDev -9.7%

Photo of Mark-Leggett
3.6/5  rDev +0.3%

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.

Photo of Keith_R
4/5  rDev +11.4%

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.

Photo of Francesgarcia
2.52/5  rDev -29.8%

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He'Brew Messiah Nut Brown Ale from Shmaltz Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 373 ratings.