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RATINGS: 177   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.78   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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A traditional German style with a wonderful malt flavor and a hint of chocolate.


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2.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
swigswthwolves (74) - Michigan City, Indiana, USA - DEC 1, 2012
Poured from a pitcher into a cold pint glass. Smells slightly malty but overall a very subdued aroma. Great dark brown color with a soft gentle tan head. Taste is of malts and nuts with a forgettable finish. Overall good plan but disappointing execution.


2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
outlawskies (447) - - OCT 12, 2014
Julie likes it smooth mild easy drinking she gives a 3.2. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
umich03jm (2175) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - OCT 10, 2014
Tap. Copper pour with a small ring of head. Faint aroma of cherries, nuts, caramel, and toast. Tastes watery and boring. Very light caramel and cherry. Thin body. Eh.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beergeek23322 (2480) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - SEP 10, 2014
9/10/2014. On tab in Troy MI. Labeled as The Bennie. Dark amber with a tan head. Sweet malty aromas with caramel and dark fruit. Fruity flavors, honey, malt and a sweet finish.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
geeklimit (208) - USA - AUG 2, 2014
Pours a dark cola with light carbonation and head. Strong malt aroma. Caramel flavor with light coffee and dark chocolate notes. Relatively clean mouthfeel with light caramel and chocolate aftertaste.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
edgallow (2350) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 2, 2014
4 oz draft sampler pours amber with a off white head. Aroma is nutty and malty. Taste is mostly malts.
Earlier Rating: 3/16/2012 Total Score: 1.8
12 oz bottle pours brown with a off white head. Aroma is sweet malt. Taste is too sweet for my taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AbbeyRoade (400) - Missouri, USA - MAY 28, 2014
Surprisingly good for a Granite City brew! Very forward caramel, nutty, toasty flavor that is very enjoyable. Thinnish body but very flavorful and tasty brew indeed. Refreshing. Nice darkish brown color too.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ARH (559) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 15, 2014
On tap poured into a 24 oz glass stein. The aroma is a very mild somewhere in between toasty and burnt caramel malt. The hazy red-brown (caramel?) colored beer is topped with a very light white head which retains a medium-thin ring and leaves a fairly clear glass. The taste is overall mellow with a medium sweetness and a medium light bitter. There’s an above average, soft carbonation to the medium malty body with a light / creamy thin texture. A roasted caramel and grain come through at the finish with a touch of nuts and a bit of chocolate. It’s a pretty clean finish with a slight caramel aftertaste.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
DuffMan (7028) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 1, 2014
On tap @ the Granite City Food & Beer in the Indianapolis airport, concourse A. Medium old-penny brown, miniscule head. Bready malts, more nutty than chocolatey, oddly. If I were guessing, I’d peg this as a brown ale.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gopherfan99 (604) - CROATIA - APR 13, 2014
Draft, reddish brown with a white head, sweet taste with caramel, malt and a hint of fruit, dry finish, was hoping for better but this is an average beer,

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
EyeAmBaldman (313) - Illinois, USA - MAR 9, 2014
Pours deep reddish brown with a decent white head. Aroma is nice..malty and roasted malt. Taste is roasted malt and and slight caramel. A nice German bock.


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