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

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He'Brew Jewbelation Sweet 16 Anniversary AleHe'Brew Jewbelation Sweet 16 Anniversary Ale

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BA SCORE
87
very good

479 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 479
Reviews: 134
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 13.66%
Wants: 12
Gots: 113 | 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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raythealeman

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +3.1%

10-14-2013 23:54:55 | More by raythealeman
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SebD

Ontario (Canada)

4.29/5  rDev +10.6%

Appearance: It has a nice deep brown (almost black) color to it. It has a nice mocha head that dies down moderately fast and leaves next to no lacing.

Smell: The aromas definitely give out hints of dark fruit (plums, raisins, grapes), sweet roasted malts, some chocolate and maybe some molasses.

Taste: Like the aromas, it has some definite dark fruit (plums, raisins and grapes), some chocolaty notes, some sweet roasted malts, some coffee, molasses and an earthy bitterness.

Mouthfeel: It has a low/medium carbonation with a nice overall balance and feel.

Drinkability: It's a very smooth drinkable beer accompanied with good flavors and aromas.

10-14-2013 19:42:56 | More by SebD
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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

4.1/5  rDev +5.7%

He’brew Jewbilation Sweet 16 has pretty much no head, but there is a slight bit of cream colored foam at the top. The appearance is very dark brown, with a few visible bubbles shooting up. The aroma is very strong- alcohol, caramel, prunes, dark cherries, and overall dark malt. Flavor is of all those elements, and one picks up a dark bread crust, dark brown sugar, and even some bitterness to balance the rich sweetness. Mouthfeel is medium and chewy, with some alcohol burn and carbonation prickle. He’brew Sweet 16 finishes semi-dry, sweet, rich, and tasty. But, drinkability is low and poor. Overall, this is most excellent, but one might find it too intense to enjoy.

RJT

10-13-2013 14:19:43 | More by RonaldTheriot
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scruffwhor

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.1%

10-10-2013 01:20:01 | More by scruffwhor
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KJ2013

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.1%

10-05-2013 04:58:38 | More by KJ2013
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srpres

Florida

4/5  rDev +3.1%

10-05-2013 03:29:13 | More by srpres
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mquartuccio87

New York

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

10-02-2013 02:50:53 | More by mquartuccio87
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hvy1

Maine

3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

10-01-2013 13:26:19 | More by hvy1
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Jame515

Texas

4/5  rDev +3.1%

10-01-2013 13:24:02 | More by Jame515
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brewskis

Indiana

3.78/5  rDev -2.6%

Pours dark as night with a half finger head of a mocha colored head that dissipates slowly and leaves a thin ring of lacing. Smells of cocoa, roasted malts, lots of dark fruit like raisin and plum, molasses, and brown sugar. Taste starts with lots of roasted milk chocolate and sweetness. Getting a dark fruit presence as well. The middle brings more roastiness, as well as molasses and toffee and more dark fruit characteristics. Getting a spiciness from the hops. Already getting the booze. The finish is milk chocolate, tiny hint of vanilla, dark fruits, grapes, and roasted malts combine with tons of sweet molasses, toffee, and brown sugar. Definitely get an astringent hop bitterness with an earthy, grassy flavor to go along with the sweet chocolate and dark fruits. A vinous quality to it. Also dry on the finish. Really boozy with a big warming sensation as it goes down. Full body with a creamy and sticky mouthfeel. Not as much of a mess as I thought it would be. This beer is not a lost cause. Just a huge, intense beer that would really benefit from some age. Could be a really nice beer 2 years down the road.

09-29-2013 20:28:36 | More by brewskis
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PapiMagnum

New York

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

09-24-2013 14:56:45 | More by PapiMagnum
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lonewolfcry

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

09-21-2013 01:08:37 | More by lonewolfcry
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ryanpj

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.1%

09-17-2013 17:48:08 | More by ryanpj
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plumcrazyfx

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +3.1%

09-11-2013 22:23:34 | More by plumcrazyfx
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GumDropButtons

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +22.4%

09-08-2013 21:35:47 | More by GumDropButtons
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brywhite

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

09-06-2013 14:53:20 | More by brywhite
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Fahz

New York

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

09-05-2013 22:58:30 | More by Fahz
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BeerZack

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

09-03-2013 05:55:09 | More by BeerZack
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TruePerception

California

3.81/5  rDev -1.8%

(Previous review, transferred from beer journal)

He'brew Sweet 16: 16% ABV; Appearance: utterly black, chocolate milk colored head, thick, slow dissipation; Smell: lot of malt, hint of strong alcohol, faint powdered cocoa; Mouthfeel: very thick; Taste: lot of roasted coffee, heavy bitterness, nutty, short, chocolate milk front side.

Poured into a pint glass.

09-01-2013 08:09:27 | More by TruePerception
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -29.1%

08-31-2013 18:50:32 | More by ygtbsm94
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Sazz9

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

08-28-2013 05:57:07 | More by Sazz9
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MSandahl23

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

08-27-2013 16:33:05 | More by MSandahl23
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brbrocc

New York

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

08-23-2013 18:28:34 | More by brbrocc
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brotherloco

California

4/5  rDev +3.1%

08-22-2013 01:29:10 | More by brotherloco
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.1%

08-13-2013 20:46:56 | More by Hopheadjeffery
He'Brew Jewbelation Sweet 16 Anniversary Ale from Shmaltz Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 479 ratings.