He'Brew Jewbelation Reborn (17) | Shmaltz Brewing Company

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314 Ratings
He'Brew Jewbelation Reborn (17)He'Brew Jewbelation Reborn (17)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Shmaltz Brewing Company
New York, United States
shmaltz.com

Style: American Strong Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 17.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
How could we hope to top last year’s Jewbelation Sweet 16 with its cupcakes, unicorns, & Satan’s Ferrari birthday cake? massive challenge. So for Year 17, we threw in a whole new dimension to our shtick – we built our very own brewery! After 17 years of contract brewing, our first Shmaltz Clifton Park batch emerged 17 months after the first draft of the business plan. Coincidence? Renaissance means “Re-birth” in French & Italian. In Buddhism, the concept does not truly translate as “reincarnation” but instead as “becoming,” or a “stream of consciousness.” 11 syllables structure a haiku. Shakespeare penned 17 comedies. In The Simpsons episode “Duffness” Homer sings “When I was 17″ about buying his first beer with a fake I.D. “I drank some very good beer. I stayed up listening to Queen, When I was 17.” In The Office, Dwight recites Rule 17 that all Schrute boys must learn: “Don’t turn your back on bears, men you have wronged, or the dominant turkey during mating season.” Knowledge and growth come in many forms. It is taught that Nirvana is only attained when the soul transcends cycles of rebirth. Looks like Shmaltz just isn’t there yet. So with 17 malts, 17 hops, and 17% ABV, JEWBEL4TIONREBORN serves as another mark of our death as a contract brewer and proof of our conversion to a new life as brewery owner…… L’Chaim!!!

Added by TheBrewo on 11-08-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
50
Ratings:
314
pDev:
12.79%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
7
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62
Trade:
6
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My goodness, this goes down slow. Probably a good thing.

Simply incredible what they did with this beer.

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He'Brew Jewbelation Reborn (17) from Shmaltz Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.91 out of 5 with 314 ratings