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He'Brew Origin Pomegranate Ale | Shmaltz Brewing Company

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He'Brew Origin Pomegranate AleHe'Brew Origin Pomegranate Ale
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He'Brew Origin Pomegranate AleHe'Brew Origin Pomegranate Ale

Brewed by:
Shmaltz Brewing Company
New York, United States

Style: American Strong Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Celebrating our second decade of brewing, Shmaltz
Brewing presents ORIGIN Pomegranate Ale. A
renewal of our original HE'BREW Beer covenant,
brewed once again after 10 years with the juice
of over 10,000 luscious Pomegranates. ORIGIN is a
complex, rich and balanced Imperial Amber Ale
with a truly unique character. The only
Pomegranate Strong Ale in the country!

Added by ElGordo on 03-07-2007

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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look: 1.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

I've had a few beers from the "He'Brew" line, and I remember them being fairly pleasant. But this year, something has gone wrong. It pours with practically no head, and a general lack of carbonation. Besides this, the taste most resembles Old Speckled Hen - which is not something I pay craft prices for.

Overall, a bitter disappointment.

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3.65/5  rDev +3.4%
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4.65/5  rDev +31.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Bought at Central Market in Fort Worth, Texas. Transported back to Oklahoma via Amtrak. Enjoyed tonight poured from a bomber bottle into a pint glass.

Pours a lovely clear dark amber with a giant off-white head.

Subtle malty aroma.

Flavor is rich and malty. The pomegranate plays second place to the malts but that is ok because this beer works for me. A nice balance between fruity notes, rich and sweet malt and lingering hoppy bitterness. This one starts sweet and ends dry.

Also the fruit comes out more as it warms up. I'm picking up some ripe peaches and spices as it warms.

Nice smooth mouthfeel.

I'm probably biased (I'm bireligiously Jewish) but I like this beer. L'Chaim!

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He'Brew Origin Pomegranate Ale from Shmaltz Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.53 out of 5 with 424 ratings
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