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He'Brew Jewbelation Sweet 16 Anniversary Ale - Shmaltz Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

482 Ratings
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Ratings: 482
Reviews: 134
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 13.66%
Wants: 12
Gots: 114 | FT: 10
Brewed by:
Shmaltz Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  16.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Thickfreakness on 10-12-2012)
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4.88/5  rDev +25.8%

I don't always do reviews, but when I do, it is because they are REALLY GOOD!!!

A. Flat black motor oil thin line of head, almost no lacing

S. Exactly what I want in a big boozy beer, sweet, then bourbon and alcohol scents that make it so that I can't wait for each sip. Oh so malty....

T. Dark fruit, then you get the sweet that you smelled like syrup or molasses, a bit of coca then coffee and wait for it, there it is... HEAT, I love it has that bite that a 16% beer should have and I know the 16,16,16 is a gimmick but man it is working, in a year this beer could be all 5's.

M. Medium carbonation which is perfect and then a good thick presence. Not too thin, not to much like a mouth full of syrup, again hit on the nose.

O. I love it, I purchased 3, 2 for aging and ended up drinking each, just got 6 more and lets hope they make it because I really love this beer now even though I know it has amazing potential. I cant wait to see what happens in the future, but this is a way better beer then 87 that is for sure. Slowly gaining respect for this brewery one jewbelation at a time.

BruceBruce, Nov 24, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +22.4%

A- Pitch black like the depths of hell. A light brown head floats with the pour, but fades rather quickly leaving no lacing... but a lovely ring of tan floating gently atop the oily abyss. Like looking into a black hole.

S- Rich and creamy vanilla bean ice cream, milk chocolate, licorice, figs, cherries, oatmeal, roasted nuts, toasted coconut, and some subtle touches of alcohol. The booze opens up as it warms up, but it leans upon, more than picks up all the notes of vanilla/coconut creme brulee! This is friggin' fantastic!!!

T- Just as the nose leads... vanilla, caramel, coconut, chocolate covered cherries... so rediculously delicious!!! Toasted nuts, brown sugar oatmeal, booze! The 16% REALLY comes alive and opens up all the flavors as it warms up. Figs, charred malt and oak. Tons of caramel sweetness, but believe it or not... a ton of bitter hops shine thru as it warms as well. Picking up some nice citrusy, pineapple/mango/grapefruit peel. This is as fine as Megan Fox!!!

M- Thick and viscous!!! Chewy, chocolatey and creamy like a home made brownie!!! Lovely sweetness with a surprising bitterness as it warms up. You can almost feel the 16 malts and 16 hops with each sip! Nice bit of alcohol

O- This is unreal!!! Damn near perfect! Fruit... both dried and tropical... vanilla, chocolate, caramel, nutty, brown sugar and licorice. Everything one could want in a strong ale and more... much, much more!!!

Thickfreakness, Oct 12, 2012
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A: This poured a nearly opaque light black with a moderate amount of thick tan head.
S: It smelled like juicy plumb and sweet raisin and milk chocolate, with some pumpernickel and citrus and toffee and...every other delicious scent imaginable.
T: It tasted like rich chocolate and dark fruits and sweet caramel, with some citrus and tropical fruits and bready yeast. It had a clean and sugary sweet aftertaste with alcohol warming.
M: It was thick and chewy with a little carbonation. Huge body.
D: I love these beers every year, and this is no exception. The scent and taste were vastly complex and super delicious. The body was nearly perfect, and the finish was pretty smooth. So it was pretty easy to drink, despite some heat, but I preferred sipping it. I'm sure this would age forever, it was also great fresh. Excellent brew.

Pencible, Mar 02, 2013
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He'Brew Jewbelation Sweet 16 Anniversary Ale from Shmaltz Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 482 ratings.