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A top-fermented, dark ale brewed in the true German style. Made with Pale 2-row, Munich, Caramel, Chocolate and Black barley malts, this is a full-bodied ale that offers great depth. The word ‘delicious’ doesn’t do this beer justice.
Now available as a Winter seasonal in November and December.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nero55 (824) - Wisconsin, USA - MAR 11, 2015
Bottle. Brown/amber with a beige head. Aroma of caramel and toasted malt. Medium body, caramel, toasted malt, moderate sweetness, but is lacking on the hop bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RobertDale (3920) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - MAR 9, 2015
12 ounce bottle. Pours a clear, dark amber with a decent beige head. Aroma of malt, grain, and caramel. Taste is malt, grain, caramel, fruit, and a bit of chocolate. Pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nellycale (210) - Caledonia, Minnesota, USA - MAR 2, 2015
From bottle. Pours a clear brownish-amber hue with an average beige head and some lacing. Aroma is full of caramel, some grains, straw,and dark fruits. Taste is slightly sweet, slight bitter chocolate, some earthiness with a dry finish which lets the hops come out. A little bitter zap on the tongue but enjoyable. Medium body with good carbonation. Not chewy at all compared to a brown ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Obfuscate (202) - Minneapolis, - JAN 30, 2015
Solid beer. Deep amber almost brown. Light chocolate sweetness on the nose. Caramel, nice malt balance, good stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (10546) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - SEP 4, 2014
Bottle poured a clear reddish brown with a small lingering tan head. Aromas of caramel, fruitiness and toasted malt. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of caramel, toasted malt, light earthiness and a hint of fruitiness with a smooth lingering caramel finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mrjaxson (331) - .08 Junction, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 24, 2014
Schmaltz’s Alt is one of those beers that, after enjoying the first few, you hide the others in the back of the beer fridge so you can pull them out when you want something special. The many malts dominate the taste all the way through, sweet and thick without being heavy. Having drank those two bottles hiding in the back tonight, I’m looking forward to Schmaltz’s return to the store shelf.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fech (291) - Parsippany, New Jersey, USA - MAY 24, 2014
Dark tan pour thin fizzy caramel head. Malty and slightly smoky yet light and drinkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
commonshawn (516) - Minnesota, USA - APR 5, 2014
Tap. Black with tan head. Little aroma. Slightly roasted malt nose. Smooth and Malty. Not a ton of flavor, finishes quickly. Slightly sweet caramel. Easy to drink, not bitter. It’s ok , Better Than Expected.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
commonmac (510) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 5, 2014
Tap pour at New Bohemia. Appearance leans heavily towards dark cola color. Decent amount of head that stays true. Not much along the lines of aroma. Taste leans heavy on roasted malt. Maybe a little caramel. Refreshing in the middle but end is relatively bitter. An above average Schell but not quite of show and tell.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
ads135 (3216) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - NOV 23, 2013
A well done sessionable alt. Dark amber, medium bodied, sweet, and malty. Tried at the brewery with Vaughn and Amanda.

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