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

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BA SCORE
87
very good

478 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 478
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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Latarnik

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

05-24-2014 01:51:14 | More by Latarnik
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afsdan

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

05-22-2014 17:43:11 | More by afsdan
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hopsolutely

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.1%

05-17-2014 03:20:33 | More by hopsolutely
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DaftPatrick

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +3.1%

05-11-2014 06:01:03 | More by DaftPatrick
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frontalot

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

05-09-2014 21:29:05 | More by frontalot
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Ish1

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +3.1%

05-03-2014 04:37:16 | More by Ish1
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kinmundy77

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +16%

04-27-2014 21:57:58 | More by kinmundy77
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Mbennett

New York

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

04-25-2014 22:10:35 | More by Mbennett
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JohnnyHopps

Indiana

4.19/5  rDev +8%

Appearance - The beer was a dark brownish black color with a very modest white head.

Smell - The booze jumps out as part of the aroma. As the same time one really notices the malt.

Taste - The booze is noted but it is not overpowering. The sweet malts leave an impression, aligning with notes of sweet dark fruits and malts. Toward the back the back, the booze becomes more apparent. I had one of these in July and did not like it as much as I do not. I well balanced bourbon aged beer.

Mouthfeel The mouthfeel is smooth is little carbonation. The bourbon is quite smooth, and is far from hot. No burning of the alcohol is noted.

Overall - This is not a elite beer, but I would certainly drink it again.

04-19-2014 02:45:29 | More by JohnnyHopps
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Adavar

Alabama

3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

04-18-2014 17:26:23 | More by Adavar
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brocktune

Virginia

4/5  rDev +3.1%

04-18-2014 00:23:43 | More by brocktune
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SkinniePost

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +3.1%

04-17-2014 23:18:44 | More by SkinniePost
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abkayak

New York

2.25/5  rDev -42%

04-15-2014 11:56:18 | More by abkayak
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gratefulbeerhead

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

04-09-2014 13:22:39 | More by gratefulbeerhead
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Kataco16

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -22.7%

03-24-2014 14:38:58 | More by Kataco16
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osuskin

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

03-23-2014 21:41:30 | More by osuskin
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mactrail

Washington

3.84/5  rDev -1%

Really dark, thick, and totally crazed malt concoction. So malty and rich and alcoholic, it's ridiculous. Vast aromatics of malt roasting and burning with alcohol fumes rising to the brain.

My wife and I took sips-- "Licorice," I say. "Molasses," she says. Intensely sugary with deeply roasted and even charred flavors. Massive burnt sugar and a bitter aftertaste. There must be some hops in this to slightly balance the malty sweetness.

It's hard to rate this for "drinkability" or even "sippability," but if you think of this as a liqueur it makes more sense. The candy-like quality is part of the charm. Purchased the bottle over a year ago at Grapevine Liquor in Denver. If any beer can take a little aging, this is one.

03-23-2014 05:01:21 | More by mactrail
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BostonBeerGal


4/5  rDev +3.1%

03-21-2014 22:52:33 | More by BostonBeerGal
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sendbeer

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

03-16-2014 15:13:37 | More by sendbeer
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fredmugs

Indiana

4/5  rDev +3.1%

03-10-2014 23:16:37 | More by fredmugs
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TBoneJones

Texas

3.88/5  rDev 0%

Review from 2013 tasting notes:
Poured this into a chalice, just a little bit! Looks near black, lacks head, however rich, creamy tan lacing is seen as I tilt the glass on its side. Looks like I'd expect 16% of liquid to look.
Smells of dark fruit/ chocolate, nutty, raisin, phenols, hint of vinegar?
Tastes like the smell initially. Dark fruit (plum/ fig) hits me hard, followed by a long spicy burn and a satisfying creamy, sweet, medium carbonated mouthfeel. It's hard for me to describe huge strength beers like this. Better than i thought based on seeing reviews here? Yes. While impossible to pick apart 16 hops in this beast (much less tell apart even two), I think Schmaltz did achieve something here. It all adds up to where the hops work to offset the sweetness of the dark plum. Something to respect. Like when I first sipped DFH 120 minute.

03-09-2014 20:09:03 | More by TBoneJones
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TheMultiYeast

Pennsylvania

3.31/5  rDev -14.7%

Bottled November 2012

Very dark brown, nearly black, with a surprising amount of tannish head. Initial head evolves into a bubbly ring around the edge of the glass. Very little lacing.

Big sweet malty aromas, brown sugar, hints of chocolate, dark fruits, alcohol fumes.

Very sweet. Caramelized dark fruits, brown sugar again, woody notes, booze.

Sticky, chewy, warming body.

Well shit. 16% ABV means 16% ABV. This is a boozy beer and it won't let you forgot it til the next morning. Flavors are good, not great. I expected more especially with some age on it. Good sipper.

03-02-2014 05:44:26 | More by TheMultiYeast
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rudabegga9

Georgia

4/5  rDev +3.1%

02-28-2014 06:15:52 | More by rudabegga9
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Jeffry-Mazerolle

New Brunswick (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.1%

02-27-2014 20:33:49 | More by Jeffry-Mazerolle
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MinorThreat

Nebraska

3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

02-20-2014 22:52:14 | More by MinorThreat
He'Brew Jewbelation Sweet 16 Anniversary Ale from Shmaltz Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 478 ratings.