He’Brew Jewbelation Reborn (Seventeen)

 
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RATINGS: 162   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 510   ABV: 17%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
How could we hope to top last year’s Jewbelation Sweet 16 with its cupcakes, unicorns, & Satan’s Ferrari birthday cake? massive challenge. So for Year 17, we threw in a whole new dimension to our shtick – we built our very own brewery! After 17 years of contract brewing, our first Shmaltz Clifton Park batch emerged 17 months after the first draft of the business plan. Coincidence? Renaissance means “Re-birth” in French & Italian. In Buddhism, the concept does not truly translate as “reincarnation” but instead as “becoming,” or a “stream of consciousness.” 11 syllables structure a haiku. Shakespeare penned 17 comedies. In The Simpsons episode “Duffness” Homer sings “When I was 17″ about buying his first beer with a fake I.D. “I drank some very good beer. I stayed up listening to Queen, When I was 17.” In The Office, Dwight recites Rule 17 that all Schrute boys must learn: “Don’t turn your back on bears, men you have wronged, or the dominant turkey during mating season.” Knowledge and growth come in many forms. It is taught that Nirvana is only attained when the soul transcends cycles of rebirth. Looks like Shmaftz just isn’t there yet. So with 17 malts, 17 hops, and 17% abv,JEWBEL4TIONREBORNserves as another mark of our death as a contract brewer and proof of our conversion to a new life as brewery owner…… L’Chaim!!!

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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
cobaink2 (615) - seattle, Washington, USA - APR 7, 2017
I love this series and this one is no exception as a reborn version. Sticky sweet with malases and figs. The taste is rather bold. Chewy malts and dark espresso. Alcohol is right up front. Great.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (24187) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 7, 2017
14th November 2016
Level 42 Bottleshare. Thanks to Leighton. Clear deep brown beer, a few pale tan bubbles for a head. Palate is comparatively light and semi dry, reasonable fine carbonation. Sweet and spice laden dark malts, alcohol spice. Some dark chocolate. Savoury sweet dark fruits. Light dry finish. Entertaining but lacks the complexity of some of the earlier anniversary beers and from a 17% monster you want a little more. Still good though.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
The_Osprey (7731) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 11, 2016
November 2016 - Bottle share at Canary Wharf. Many thanks to Leighton for this very solidly, if perhaps ’politically incorrectly’, named beer! As ’He-brew Jewbelation Reborn’, 17%. Opaque black with a foamy tan head, leaving dotted lacing. Aroma is chocolate syrup, soil, ash. Body is smooth with tingly carbonation. Taste is black pepper and booze, ash and earth, dusty, quite sugary. Doesn’t drink like it’s 17%. Interesting to try but I wouldn’t want much. (3.0)

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
teorn88 (7632) - Rimini, ITALY - NOV 21, 2016
50cl bottle shared in CW, thanks to leighton. It pours a clean brown color with a small beige head. Aroma is sticky sweet with notes of chocolate vanilla toffee. Taste is also sweet and boozy with more notes of chocolate and caramel, with a drying bitter finish. Medium bodied with good carbonation. Overall, very boozy.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mR_fr0g (11447) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2016
Bottle shared on Level 42 14/11/2016. Huge thanks to to Leighton for this one. A thick oily chestnut brown coloured pour, fading tan head. Aroma is sweet jammy fruits, strawberry, cakey malts, mint, cocoa, . Flavour is composed big sweet treacle, liquorice, dark choc, smooth Bourbon, sweet, cakey. Palate is very sweet, sticky brown sugars, cloying. Treacle.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (18747) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2016
Bottle at Level 42, thanks to Leighton, 14/11/16. Light black with a decent kahki cap. Nose is sweet malts, brown sugar, toffee, faint coconut, chocolate. Taste comprises brown sugar, toffee, spice, burnt notes, molasses, big fruit cake. Full bodied, fine carbonation, warming alcohol in the close. Ok strong .. a touch harsh at times but an ok sipperoo.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scopey (14025) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2016
Bottle care of Leighton, at level. It pours pretty opaque black with a medium tan head. The aroma is rich, filthy, liquorice, treacle, vanilla, cake chocolate, dark fruits, Horlicks and frangelico. The taste is rich, filthy, roasted malt, toasty, coffee, malt loaf, toasted nut, some boost, wood, earthy and spice with a warm, boosty finish. Full body and moderately, foamy carbonation. Not so much depth to . Not bad.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (20650) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2016
Bottle shared in London - picked up in NYC. Been aging this a few years. Pours deep amber-brown with creamy, beige nose holds well toasted malts, dried fruits, some earth, raisins, cherry. Medium to heavy sweet flavour with lots of ripe berries, a little cola, fruitcake, toasted caramel, light earthy bitterness. Full bodied with fine carbonation. Warming finish with plenty of toasted sugars, more berries, toffee, some scorched earth. Not a ton of depth, but it drinks pretty good for its strength.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jjgmd (2111) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - OCT 20, 2016
Pours a deep mahogany brown pour with a large Java tight lasting head. Nose is very sweet caramel, malt and heavy toffee . Taste is heavy sweet malt laden with alcohol ...’ nitro ’ smooth and velvety ! Finishes sweetly with the heavy malty notes and dryly. A sipper ! Quaff Score 6 / 10

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mansquito (6091) - Nueva York, New York, USA - OCT 16, 2016
Bottleshare: pours dark brown with a small head. Aroma is booze, dark fruit, really hefty and malty. Taste is large sweet and boozy. A bit too much.


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