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

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87
very good

469 Ratings
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Ratings: 469
Reviews: 134
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 13.66%
Wants: 10
Gots: 113 | FT: 9
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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user785335

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

01-19-2014 15:25:38 | More by user785335
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DerrickW

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

01-18-2014 15:57:13 | More by DerrickW
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VashonGuy

Washington

3.78/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Had a .3l glass at Beveridge Place in Seattle.

Appearance - dark brown to black, slight head, not much lacing.

Smell - not very much aroma, surprisingly. Maybe this beer was too cold from the tap, but I did sip it over 30 minutes, and didn't get the aroma I was expecting.

Taste - very boozy in a pleasant way. Sweet and complex.

Mouthfeel - creamy and full.

Overall - I liked this beer quite a bit, but didn't love it. For all the 16 hops and 16 malts, and 16% ABV, it didn't quite come together. There's a lot going on in terms of flavor, but I probably wouldn't go back and order another. Pretty dangerously high ABV!

Serving type: on-tap

01-16-2014 23:04:08 | More by VashonGuy
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IvoryFoxhole

Virginia

4/5  rDev +3.1%

01-16-2014 03:53:20 | More by IvoryFoxhole
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fearfactory

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -22.7%

01-14-2014 23:00:40 | More by fearfactory
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Lare453

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

01-11-2014 12:11:14 | More by Lare453
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kfrazack

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +22.4%

01-10-2014 20:22:12 | More by kfrazack
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GratefulEdd

Alabama

4/5  rDev +3.1%

01-08-2014 03:35:05 | More by GratefulEdd
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6thstreetbrewpub

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +3.1%

01-06-2014 01:04:19 | More by 6thstreetbrewpub
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

01-05-2014 17:45:01 | More by jaydoc
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liamt07

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.1%

01-05-2014 15:58:23 | More by liamt07
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-NESTO-

New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -29.1%

01-02-2014 16:40:26 | More by -NESTO-
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mfnmbvp

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 oz. bottle, with no apparent bottled on date present. I have been eyeing this bottle for a while now, so I know this beer is about a year old now, but I doubt the 16.00% abv has mellowed much. This sounds like one of the craziest beers I've tried yet, so I have no idea what to expect.

Poured into a clear balloon snifter.

A - Pours with a slight mahogany hue to it, but it appears as opaque motor oil black in the glass. Just over a finger of creamy chocolate mocha head. Some thin scattered lacing. Looks good.

S - Smells rich, dark, sticky, and boozy. Oak wood, bourbon, rum, chocolate, cream, chocolatey fudge syrup, brown sugar, & cold coffee. Some fruitiness present on the end, but it isn't what I would describe as dark fruit, more juicy & earthy. There is no denying that there is a lot going on here.

T - Sticky, boozy chocolate syrup. Caramel. Toffee. Oak wood. Dark malt / coffee bean roast. Brown sugar. Earthy yeast, taffy apples, and some other indistinct fruitiness on the finish. Notes of vanilla, as the beer warms. Again, there is a lot of stuff going on here. Layers of fudgey chocolate roasted goodness.

M - Feel is smooth and creamy, with a long sticky candied, malty, caramel finish.

Overall, a big, bold, and brave beer. Definitely not as hot and messy as others have said, so maybe a year in the bottle did it some good. Sticky, sweet, and hot, but not overly so, and at no point is the massive 16.00% abv apparent, although I'm sure it is destined to doom me. A recommended slow sipper.

Shmaltz Brewing He'Brew Jewbelation Sweet 16 Anniversary Ale ---4/5.

Serving type: bottle

12-30-2013 02:17:25 | More by mfnmbvp
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RMoeNay

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +3.1%

12-23-2013 03:07:56 | More by RMoeNay
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sjanowiak

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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Lynn

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +16%

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mychalg9

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

12-13-2013 04:13:31 | More by mychalg9
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

12-13-2013 02:01:23 | More by XmnwildX12
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Rand_ale_Thor

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

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SocalKicks

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

12-11-2013 05:40:47 | More by SocalKicks
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Piddmeista

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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Bluescooter

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.1%

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dannyhead

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

12-09-2013 16:20:00 | More by dannyhead
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braugon

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

12-05-2013 14:35:55 | More by braugon
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New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

12-05-2013 04:40:03 | More by kkmiller76
He'Brew Jewbelation Sweet 16 Anniversary Ale from Shmaltz Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 469 ratings.