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He'Brew Messiah Bold | Shmaltz Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Shmaltz Brewing Company
New York, United States

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by WVbeergeek on 09-13-2003

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a dark, lightly hazed brown with moderate cap of off-white head. Scent brings notes of dark caramel, but lightly sweet, toasted grains and nuts, faint notes of cocoa powder. Taste a bit more assertive, taste moves from toast into roast territory, hops give firm bitterness but not much flavor, some light fruit notes accompany nuts, caramel and cocoa. Medium bodied, maybe a bit too carbonated. Bold, but not necessarily complex.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Produced a 3 finger light beige head. Dissipated slowly. The beer color is a medium mahogany.
The smell is weak for a brown. Slight Bread, and nut smell.
Taste is reveals more flavor than the nose. Malt, slight caramel, and nut. A little bland, but not bad tasting. Low carbonation, and a mouth-feel on the low side of medium.
I wouldn't buy this again, but it's drinkable.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this tonight at Honky Tonk on the UES in NYC. 12 oz. bottle poured into a Lagunitas mason jar.

a - Pours a very dark brown color with one inch of off white head and moderate carbonation evident.

s - Smells of caramel malts, chocolate, roasted malts, toasted malts, tofee, and as it warms up some light dark fruit.

t - Tastes of caramel malts, tofee, chocolate, burnt malts, toasted malts, roasted malts, and some sweet dark fruits in the end. More fruit than the nose.

m - Medium body and moderate carbonation. Very easy to drink

o - Overall a very nice brown ale. It was super easy to drink and the nose had a ton of great toffee/caramel and chocolate, while the taste had those and a little fruit. Would definitely have it again.

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Small head. Very dark color with garnet highlights
Flavor also rich in malt character. A little less intense than the aroma and holds a slightly thinner watery quality.
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He'Brew Messiah Bold from Shmaltz Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.42 out of 5 with 499 ratings
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