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He’Brew Funky Jewbelation 2012

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RATINGS: 174   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   EST. CALORIES: 294   ABV: 9.8%
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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.


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3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tia (1010) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - APR 21, 2012
Bottle@ SF. Dark brown with light mocha head. Smells like brandy and tobacco. Tastes like caramel and wine. (Sounds ok, but actually made me say "yech." But it’s kind of growing on me.) both creamy and astringent.


4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
outlawskies (447) - - OCT 12, 2014
Wow this is freaking awesome bear. Worth the price. Julie would probably love this ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (6088) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 26, 2014
A blend of 6 different Hebrew beers, 73% aged in rye whiskey barrels, 27% in bourbon. The complexities, to an extent, got lost in the shuffle. I was expecting the barreling to really stand out, but the beer was far more tart and sour than i expected. not in a bad way, just unexpected. it seemed to be going for a Firestone Walker Anniversary type of blend, and ended up with something, well...funky. Dug the sour cherry aroma and underlying flavor. Lots of dark fruit and roast, a little of the barrels does come thorugh. Good brew, just not as great as I’d hoped."

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SDalkoholic (2179) - Linda Vista, California, USA - JUN 30, 2014
Bottle from South Bay Liquor: Appeared a dark opaque brown color and formed almost no formation of head except for a tiny layer of fizz. Aroma is strong smell of wood barrel and a faint background of sweet malt. The flavor is funkier than a 1970’s blaxploitation soundtrack, and delivers an intense sugary sweet taste of caramelized malt, molasses syrup, brown sugar, raisin, plum and dark chocolate. Interesting recipe of how 6 different styles of beers came together and then met the wood barrels, but somehow I wasn’t that impressed.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
gschrade (777) - Collinsville, USA - JUN 2, 2014
I had this at Global Brew. Pours reddish with tan head. Taste lightly tart, sweet, fruity, boozy. I thought this was good, reminded me of a sour. I would drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arnold931 (634) - Iowa, USA - APR 18, 2014
Tap at Parlor City. Pours very dark with reddish highlights. Thin tan with lots of lacing. Nice sour funkiness. Cherry and dark fruit. Some alcohol burn.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Aquitard (27) - - JAN 21, 2014
Pours almost black with a reddish tint a thin tan head that dissipates quickly. Smells of bourbon and cola. Bourbon, cola, cherry and rye flavors chocolate malt very sweet. Mouthfeel is very smooth and slightly thick. Overall surprising flavor based on appearance I liked this.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DocLock (8054) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 17, 2014
Pours dark brown with tan head. Nose was dark fruit, oaky bourbon, yeasty. Tastes complex, rich, with dark malt flavor, oaky bourbon, rye malt, hops, and a very complex flavor and finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zoucrew102 (616) - - DEC 1, 2013
Bomber, cellared for approximately 1.5 years. Dark fruit aroma with a bit of sourness and a hint of bourbon. Pours dark brown with a ruby hue and a thin light brown head. Sweet dark fruit flavors with a rich body and coating mouthfeel. Finishes very smooth with the bourbon coming through as beer lingers on your palate. Very good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jerm719 (119) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - OCT 27, 2013
Definatly funky. Sweet candied sugar. Lots of bourbon, oak, plums, more bourbon, brandy. Hint of sourness , barnyard funk. Big, sugary, rich, very complex.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ICEatALAMO (997) - Troy, Michigan, USA - OCT 5, 2013
Bottle. The color is a dark copper color. The aroma has some nice sour notes to it. However the taste is anything but sour, more of a subtle booze. A decent brew for sure. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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