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RATINGS: 182   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (7635) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 28, 2015
Bottle. Pours a clear deep amber with a near white head that dissipates quickly to the edges. Aroma has notes of dark grains with a hint of roasted malts, chocolate and toffee. Flavor has lots of bread with a hint of chocolate and toffee underlying.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
asedzie (656) - San Francisco, California, USA - APR 19, 2015
Bottle. Pours a rich brown with small off-white head. Lacing. Nose is grainy, with a touch of flowery hops and some deeper yeast notes - aroma is somewhat like a whiff of multigrain bread baking. Flavor is simple but good, some caramel notes, a little fruitness, crusty bread, herbs, just a touch of smokiness before a palate cleansing earthy herbal bitterness. A very good old world ale that is rewarding and quaffable.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nero55 (829) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RobertDale (4021) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nellycale (211) - 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

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Obfuscate (230) - Minneapolis, - JAN 30, 2015
Solid beer. Deep amber almost brown. Light chocolate sweetness on the nose. Caramel, nice malt balance, good stuff.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (10720) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mrjaxson (336) - .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.

2.9
   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.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
commonshawn (541) - 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.


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