chilehead (186) - Laguna Niguel, California, USA - OCT 3, 2006
Had on draft at Falling Rock during the GABF. Can’t comment on what this tastes like from a bottle. Excellent! I was skeptical at the addition of pomegranite, as rarely have I found a beer with fruit to be truly exceptional, this exceeded all expectations. Nice malty creamy start with just the right amount of pomegranite finish to let you know it’s there. Outstanding balance. glyng (1) - USA - JAN 9, 2007 does not count
I tried it to cold but over all a best bet.
you high Cobra (1100) - - DEC 8, 2006
22 oz. brown bomber bottle. No freshness date seen. Poured out a medium orangish / copper color, with a a big tan colored head. Aromas are of pomegranate juice, kind of a sour cherry thing going on here. Sweet malts, and hops a plenty in the aromas. Flavors are of sweet fruit, along with bitter hops makes for an interesting combination. Alcohol is well hidden. Medium mouthfeel, thick body. Finishes rather sweet for a big beer. A damned good beer overall. beermatrix (1497) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - OCT 2, 2006
Gemstone reddish brown. Thickly set medium sized capping of dark ivory foam laps the top. Fades slowly to keep a good collar and stretched strings of lace strewn about the glass.
Heady and fruity aroma thats fairly deep and semi dark that of purple grapes, fig, cherry, melon, and a slight edge of cardamom spice.
Taste is thick and fruity with a slight fuzz of fruit skin playing within the texture. Juicy and welcome rounded tones of melon flavors, milder, sweeter molasses, and slightly cooked sugars. Deceptive finish with a complexity thats astoundingly rich, full and enticing with a load of fun, dark, fruity flavors. Tiny bit of chocolate in the mix as well. A fair warmth begins to build as ya go and has a wonderful sinking touch within the thicker finish of fruity flavors that seem to flow with the grace of a very fine and fruity cognac.
Feel is firm and semi thick with a nice bold fruity tone thats rich and fairly thick on the palate. Malts are the main play here. Somewhat of a chocolately touch begins to emerge as you find the fruits to get more complex and has a very nicely set firming smoothness to its body. Great acceptance of warming to it too.
One finely crafted brew. Remarkably easy to drink given its 10% is pretty evident once into the bomber. A nice mix of Eisbock and Belgian Dark play. Fruity, thick, and enjoyably juicy with heavy sinking smoothness. jbrus (4988) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - SEP 10, 2006
Bottled, my #1 at the LCRBM. Sweet, fruity cascade aroma in a very good way. Red color, yellow head, good lace. Sweet, bitter, hops, dough and caramel. Sticky and soft. Yummy!
unclemattie (4406) - Georgia, USA - NOV 14, 2006
Medium Amber color, a dark copper. Very nice off white head. Aroma of fruit juice or punch. With a little aromatic hop. There is a slight tart, but mostly HOPS. Lots and lots of hops. It is very bitter in the finish, you know, the way it should be. In the distant palate, I do see a little pom. There is a faint bitter tartness of the Pomegranate seed. I had to look for it, but it is definitely there. Serious hopheads should appreciate this Brew. philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 13, 2010
Shmaltz Brewing Company--HE’BREW The Chosen Beer--Genesis 10:10--10th Anniversary Ale Brewed With Our Chosen Specialty Malts, Hops, Brewers Yeast And Pomegranate Juice--2006 22 oz. Bottle. 10.00% ABV. 50 IBU’s? (4.25 / 5.0) ESB--Imperial? 4 @ $5.99 Each. Minimal thin light white lace head. Clear bright rich red color. Malty earthy floral toasted toffee hop front. Light sediment. Creamy mellow sweet cloying earthy doughy pomegranate toffee crusty rich smooth toasted body. Smooth mild hot hop spice end. Sampled 11/1/2008.
skortila (5986) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - SEP 10, 2006
[2nd Low Countries RateBeer meeting] Aroma is fruity, cascade, but in a more subtle way. Not the massive stuff. Clear, copper-red coloured with an off-white head. Taste is sweet, hopbitter, caramel malty, fruity. Full bodied and well-balanced. Very good. mcbackus (758) - Merritt Island, Florida, USA - JUN 27, 2007
bottle: pours an amber coour with a large off white head. aroma is sweet fresh fuits and malts with some floral hops. the flavour is sweet with a nice hop bitterness and fruit finish. there is also a nice breadiness in the flavour also. i really enjoy the blend of hops and malts in this and the slight fruit is very welcome to me. Phil (181) - Kent, ENGLAND - JUN 28, 2006
Toronado - Red ale, hoppy, grassy - getting a bit hop’d out. Need water. Bit bold, like many of the beers, could have one, not any more than that.