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He'Brew Funky Jewbelation - Shmaltz Brewing Company

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433 Ratings
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Ratings: 433
Reviews: 127
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 17.12%
Wants: 14
Gots: 65 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Shmaltz Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  9.80% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
A blend of 6 ales aged in 73% rye whiskey and 27% bourbon barrels. The blend consists of He'Brew Jewbelation 15, Vintage Jewbelation, Bittersweet Lenny's RIPA, He'Brew Origin, Reunion Ale '11, & He'Brew Messiah.

(Beer added by: Pahn on 03-30-2012)
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civicm87

New York

4/5  rDev +8.7%

05-14-2014 20:51:47 | More by civicm87
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thatoneguymike

Georgia

4/5  rDev +8.7%

05-10-2014 18:05:30 | More by thatoneguymike
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mld091501


4/5  rDev +8.7%

05-10-2014 01:38:45 | More by mld091501
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Dougwillhike

New Jersey

2/5  rDev -45.7%

05-07-2014 16:32:54 | More by Dougwillhike
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deanhead

Vermont

2.98/5  rDev -19%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

This beer was a deep mahogany brownish color. Poured on tap and very little residual lace, almost non-existent. The aroma included hints of leather, and raisin, but the predominate smell of wet paper and whiskey.
It's taste was acidic and sour to start but finished very clean. Hard to describe how it the alcohol hits your palate, They taste is there, then faded. For the amount of alcohol in this beer, I could not taste it. Well blended
Drinkable from a well balanced abv point of view, but underwhelming on the taste factor. This beer was incredibly thin and underwhelming. After a few sips this beer clearly warmed my belly up.
If you are into freaky, sour, aged beers, then this might be something you will like. I'll probably never reach for it again. For the number of different beers used to make this blended selection, one would think that it might be a bit more complex. Not so much. I think they missed the mark on this one.

Serving type: on-tap

05-06-2014 14:05:47 | More by deanhead
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balinor

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

05-02-2014 00:12:36 | More by balinor
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kristougher

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -18.5%

04-30-2014 13:17:06 | More by kristougher
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drew74

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +8.7%

04-30-2014 03:02:57 | More by drew74
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jklecko2

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

04-30-2014 01:47:41 | More by jklecko2
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bigbluebeerguy

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

04-29-2014 23:31:06 | More by bigbluebeerguy
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atrocity

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

04-29-2014 20:06:09 | More by atrocity
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bwarren82

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

04-29-2014 00:07:35 | More by bwarren82
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erialbill

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +8.7%

04-24-2014 03:05:28 | More by erialbill
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doesntmatter

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

04-21-2014 13:37:21 | More by doesntmatter
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LightnerLiquorKS

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

04-21-2014 03:13:37 | More by LightnerLiquorKS
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Beerlover

Minnesota

4.13/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Really excited to try this one, had never seen or heard of it before but a beer that's made up of seven different aged beers sounds GLORIOUS! Hopefully it tastes half as good as it sounds. This is the 2014 vintage

A: very very dark crimson brown, looks black until you hold it up to a light, with a thin quickly dissipating light khaki brown head.

S: Aromas of very strong sour ales, can't get much more than that, maybe once it warms...

T: initially very sour. The mid-palate of this beer is where I get kind sidetracked and the after taste is where I get completely lost - not in a bad way but in a way that makes it hard to describe accurately what is going on in this beast. There is some strong maltiness at least for a sour, not overpowering but pretty noticeable for this style of beer. waiting a bit for is not a bad idea with this one. picking up a slight dried fruit aftertaste, raisins or dates. There is also some metallic taste to this in the mid-palate perhaps from the yeast strain used. Great sour factors here but subsides after 4 or 5 sips, then there is a pleasant sweetness to it, unfortunately the rye from r.i.p.a. and the bourbon whiskey is lost in translation.

O.A. : I wish there was a little more complexity in the beer for all the different ales that were used to mix this one, still very good to try if you like unique and sour aged beers.

Serving type: bottle

04-17-2014 22:57:40 | More by Beerlover
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lupercmda

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

04-17-2014 02:14:57 | More by lupercmda
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sukwonee

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

04-16-2014 02:37:50 | More by sukwonee
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denver10

Kentucky

3.65/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Pours a maroonish amber with an off white head. Aroma is dark fruits, a touch of roastiness, minimal rye spiciness, and minor bourbon barrel presence. Flavor threw me for a loop from what I was expected based on the aroma, in a very good way. Sweet and slightly tart raspberry, a little pitted dark fruit, sourdough bread, a toached of roastiness and chocolate, rye, and a touch of bourbon barrel. Medium bodied mouthfeel, with nothing unique about it. Overall, solid and enjoyable beer.

Serving type: on-tap

04-15-2014 22:40:25 | More by denver10
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brewskifan55

Mississippi

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the Chimes, Covington, LA

A: Blackish with a frothy tan half-finger head that sits. Lots of thick lacing.

S: Fruity, featuring cherries and plums, vanilla and caramel with a woodiness.

T: A big surprise when the sour tartness popped up. Then things turned a bit more predictable with tasty molasses, chocolate, caramel and some bitterness.

M: Medium with medium carbonation.

O: Not what I was expecting. The sourness really turned me off, whereas others may like it. A really weird taste. Not really to my liking.

Serving type: on-tap

04-15-2014 20:55:39 | More by brewskifan55
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DubCo21

Virginia

3/5  rDev -18.5%

04-15-2014 18:02:33 | More by DubCo21
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DerrickW

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

04-14-2014 23:59:55 | More by DerrickW
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weltywm

Pennsylvania

4.38/5  rDev +19%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Old Bay in New Brunswick, NJ. Served in a snifter.

Appearance: Pours a dark ruby red, almost black. About 1/2 finger of head on top. Not much lacing.

Smell: Sweet whiskey, some fruit, and a faint whiff of brett.

Taste: Sweet whiskey, vanilla, and molasses up front. Dominated by jammy fruit in the middle. And just enough tart sour in the end to balance things out. Very nice.

Mouthfeel: Medium body with a long finish. Just a little bit of mouth pucker at the end.

Overall: Very good and very unique - a nice blend of barrel aging and sourness. Everything works really well together.

Serving type: on-tap

04-11-2014 21:15:53 | More by weltywm
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R_J_FearNoBeer

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

04-10-2014 06:22:00 | More by R_J_FearNoBeer
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Beersnake1

California

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

04-10-2014 01:20:42 | More by Beersnake1
He'Brew Funky Jewbelation from Shmaltz Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 433 ratings.