He'Brew Jewbelation Fifteen | Shmaltz Brewing Company

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392 Ratings
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He'Brew Jewbelation FifteenHe'Brew Jewbelation Fifteen
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Strong Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 15.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by LtCracker20 on 12-09-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
392
Reviews:
137
Avg:
4.01
pDev:
13.97%
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
102
For Trade:
1
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Photo of Bobheed
4.57/5  rDev +14%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Dark, dark brown, with a little red around the edges. About a 1/2 inch mocha colored head

S: This basically smells like Parabola. It is super sweet and there's almost nothing you don't smell in here. Got a dark liquor with some coconut, small amounts of hoppiness, lots of dark chocolate and vanilla as well

T: Follows the smell fairly well. Very, very complex. Got lots of coffee and dark chocolate notes upfront, which transitioned into a smooth vanilla and can definitely pick up some alcohol in this one.

M: Very thick and bordering on syrupy. About what I would expect as a culmination of the other characteristics of the beer. Got a slight alcohol burn as well.

Overall this on is tops. Just about the best value out there for $5-7 a bomber. Would recommend to anybody and I will be picking up more to cellar.

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Photo of OneDropSoup
4.55/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a snifter: Black body with deep crimson highlights under a mocha collar & island of bubbles. No lacing, but it's got legs.

Smell is...oooohhh. Deeply malty with a rich sugar character like stewing dark fruits, slightly vinous alcohol presence that gains some momentum as it warms.

Taste follows the smell, with a dense, dark, sweet fruit character, caramel, even a pound cake quality. Very mild roastiness, & a slightly rum-like alcohol character.

Full-bodied, just rolls on back & rests like a blanket. Smooths, coats the palate without being heavy & overwhelming.

Wow, this is frickin' awesome. Big & flavorful while not totally overloading you in any aspect, & dangerously drinkable. Hides the booze very well. Cheers to Shmaltz on this one!

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Photo of Pencible
4.54/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: This poured a nearly opaque black mahogany, with a little light tan head.
S: It smelled like candied apricots and rich caramel and creamy milk chocolate, with some sweet raisin and honey wheat bread.
T: It tasted like sweet caramel and creamy milk chocolate and honey wheat bread and candied apricot, with some raisin and fig and rye. It had a clean and smooth aftertaste with lasting sweetness.
M: It was fairly thick with a little carbonation. Pretty full body.
D: This was an amazing beer, with tons of complexity that was well integrated into a delicious scent and taste. The body was great too, and the alcohol was hidden crazy well, so it was way too easy to drink. Age may improve this beast, but it was already fantastic fresh. Highly recommended.

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Photo of sendsilk
4.53/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of pat61
4.5/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

From tasting notes. Bought a few of these in 2011 and drank one a year – just ran out. L: Bright, deep brown crowned by a 1” frothy, lacy light tan foam collar. S: Rich dried fruit flavors that become more sherry like as the beer ages. Also brown sugar, chocolate. T: Big malt, rich dark dried fruit, prune, anise, caramel, winey, alcoholic, bitter hop finish. F: Creamy, chewy, warming. O: This is a rich malt elixir.

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Photo of tdm168
4.5/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a very dark black with a thin lacing of cappuccino head that has good retention. The nose dark fruit, chocolate malt, and woody, earthy tones. The nose is so complex it's hard to identify all of the aromas. The flavor is chocolate, caramel, barley, pine, dark fruit, rich, sweet, sugary, cherries, oak, wood, maple...oh the list goes on. This is so complex. This is a full bodied, well carbonated, rich, smooth beer.

I'm so impressed that out of 15 malts and 15 hops would come something so balanced and so rich and smooth. I can't say enough about it, it's so delicious. At 15% though this could be a very dangerous beer.

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Photo of AnPiobaire
4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

Photo of wilfonzo
4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

Photo of kirkse
4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

Photo of bonez05404
4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

Photo of MichaelBurns
4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

Photo of FreshmanPour77
4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

Photo of Klebe
4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

Photo of davidn17
4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

Photo of kinmundy77
4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

Photo of jskennedy
4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

Photo of AlCzerik
4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

Photo of SBoyar1
4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

Photo of Abrahammer
4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

Photo of Zman632
4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

Photo of therobot
4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

Photo of Grant35
4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

Photo of wattershed
4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

He'Brew Jewbelation Fifteen from Shmaltz Brewing Company
4.01 out of 5 based on 392 ratings.
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