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He’Brew Funky Jewbelation 2012

Serve in Snifter, Tulip


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RATINGS: 178   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   EST. CALORIES: 294   ABV: 9.8%
Shmaltz Barrel Aged Release #6. A blend of 6 ales aged in 73% rye whiskey barrels and 27% in bourbon barrels. The blend consists of of 3-month Jewbelation 15, 9-month Vintage Jewbelation, 1-month Bittersweet Lenny’s RIPA, 14-month Origin, 7-month Reunion Ale ’11, and 14-month Messiah.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ads135 (3702) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - MAY 31, 2013
Can beers get more complicated than this? The Hebrewers are constantly trying to push that envelope... Still, it paid off. A nice blend that manages to present most of the best characteristics of its many ingredients, inc. the funkiness and rye in particular.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nealm759 (34) - Georgia, USA - MAY 14, 2013
Poured from a 22, very dark light head and lacing. Very boozy, strong bourbon nose and front. Light rye after taste overall a good aged beetr, I let age for a couple exrta months. Very strong!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
djd07 (6619) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 23, 2013
Bottle as shown. Pours a dark amber with medium frothy beige head that last diminishes quickly. The aroma is toffee, caramel, and a faint funk. Medium mouthfeel with a dark fruit flavor and chocolate with nice light funk in the finish. Easy to drink, hiding the alcohol well, a very good American strong ale from Hebrew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gramity (1582) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - APR 11, 2013
Bottle. Bery dark maroon color, brown head, decent retention. Aroma of vanilla, chocolate milk, coffee, rum. Taste has sweet candied figs, raisins, dates, blackcurrant jam. Very sweet stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mbgrayson (650) - Anaconda, Montana, USA - APR 7, 2013
Pours dark brown, with a tan head. Aroma of wood barrels and whiskey, Complex mix of flavors, malts, and aged whiskey. Sweet and fairly smooth, I like this blended ale. Thumbs up.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jsh12bama (681) - Alabama, USA - APR 7, 2013
Bottle. Pours brown with thin tan head. Aroma of oak, brandy, toffee, caramel, brown sugar, and dark fruits. Taste of caramel, toffee, chocolate and molasses. Tons of flavors going on with this. Sticky finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Indra (2711) - Overland Park, Kansas, USA - MAR 28, 2013
22oz. bottling date 3/6/12. Here we go, whiskey barrel-aged trainwreck... Aroma of sweet, dark malts and dried fruit, woody, boozy and earthy with notes of bourbon, pine, red grape, cherry, dark sugars, chocolate and alcohol. Dark red-black in color with a lasting, very fine, khaki head. Flavor profile is hugely malty, sweet, fruity and moderately bitter, with more red grape and dark, berryish, tart fruits, dark brown sugar, vanilla, tobacco, semi-sweet chocolate, whiskey, and oak. Mouthfeel is warming and low in effervescence, smooth and lightly coating, body is of course full. Mmm, trainwreck-y.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (11778) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 17, 2013
Bomber poured clear reddish brown with a lasting tan head. Aromas of carmel, toffee, raisin,plum, brandy, brown sugar, light bourbon and light oak. Palkate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of carmel, toffee, molasses, bourbon, plum, raisin and a hint of spice with a smooth lingering dark fruit finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SudsMcDuff (7309) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - MAR 14, 2013
really wanted to try this .. . pours a deep brown .. . raisin, tar, sweet tar, and sour tar .. . nice funk level .. . quite enjoyable and definitely different .. . . for what? measuring his turds in class??

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
patrick767 (3812) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - MAR 13, 2013
bottle - This one’s a dark amber brew with an aroma of dark fruit accented malt. The flavor is very sweet and it’s almost sticky. There’s some bourbon noticeable but the thick, rich malts are the dominant characteristic. It’s a good brew, but blending so many beers, some of which are already beers with a very high number of different malts and hops, makes this one maybe a bit on the messy side. Good, not great.

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