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RATINGS: 85   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Schnickelfritz Chocolate Stout 8% ABV Pennsylvania German’s translate "Schnickelfritz" to mean a Nix Nux, or naughty rebellious child who is always getting into trouble. That sums up our family here at Saucony Creek. Schnickelfritz is brewed with dark caramel malts, chocolate malts and lactose to create a smooth creamy mouth feel. Milk chocolate and real cherries are added for a winter warmer treat.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
coolfunnj (323) - Margate City, New Jersey, USA - MAR 27, 2014
coffee and sweet cherry and dark fruit aroma pleasant enough..dark brown/black liquid no light comes thru..let me catch up with this taste..creamy café mocha with chocolate cherries really unusual and being a cherry fan I like it..leaves a lingering pleasant cherry/malt aftertaste smooth creamy mouthfeel overall very pleasantly surprised a drinkable sweet cherry flavored stout that tastes good

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rumproasts (4234) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 3, 2015
bottle. Brown with one finger head. Very chocolate forward, as expected. Mild sweetness. On the thin side. Definitely some cherry. Decent, but not much more than that.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerdedDave (952) - - SEP 24, 2015
a chocolate cherry milk stout; black with a good tan head and a good deal of yeast sediment; nice chocolaty and roasted malt aroma with cherry notes; roasted malt flavor with chocolate and mild cherry notes; not sweet at all; mild alcohol notes in the finish

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ClassyBeagle (374) - USA - AUG 23, 2015
From NOTES. Ultra powerful cherry flavor, subtle chocolate, sweetness blanket, but mostly just cherry flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AirForceHops (4792) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 29, 2015
12 oz bottle shared by Willrunforbeer, thanks! Aroma is melted caramel candy, light cherry skin, plenty of sugar. The body is slightly above medium with a creamy texture. Nice feel, the cherry is in the finish and not over done. More natural flavor which is a huge plus. Nice stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
WillRunForBeer (1578) - Massachusetts, USA - JUL 29, 2015
12oz bottle. Pours dark brown with a beige head. Aroma is chocolate, cherry, over extracted coffee. Flavor is smooth and creamy with caramel, toffee, milt chocolate, a hint of cherry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmEricanbrew (6427) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - JUN 3, 2015
Bottle at trailer. Black body with tan foam. Milk chocolate,rroasty, lactose aromas. Smooth medium body. Nice milk chocolate, lactose, medium roast malt, medium sweet fruity flavors----tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerdedone (3003) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 20, 2015
Bottle. Pours black with a fluffy tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate and cherries. Flavor of milk chocolate, coffee, roasted malts, chocolate covered cherries and some subtle caramel. Silky smooth texture, medium body, low carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BelgianBeerGal (3456) - Panama City, Florida, USA - APR 22, 2015
UPDATED: AUG 19, 2015 Norfolk bottle during the CC course at Langley. Dark brown pour with pinkish highlights and a brown head that lasts. Aroma is light chocolate and some slightly tart fruit. Flavor has a hint of milk chocolate but I’m honestly missing the fruit. A little lingering boozy heat in the finish. Fine overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
katrinaez (692) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 19, 2015
For an imperial I was surprised that it was low in the taste. It was sweet and a little too sugary to me. The color was very pale for the imperial style. The aroma was very light but still had a Cocoa scent and light sugar. I would not have guessed cherries. Tap at brewery.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Holdwine (1135) - Beertimore, Maryland, USA - APR 6, 2015
Dark black pour. Loads of dark fruit/chocolate. Only drawback, it tends to get a bit syrupy. Otherwise a very tasty, ambitious effort.

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