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RATINGS: 57   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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This legendary beer style has a richness of history to match its rich flavor. The beer was named in Einbeck, Germany during a city celebration where the strong dark beer was being served. It seems that a bock (the German word for goat) entered the grounds unseen. Soon after, one of the villagers was knocked to the ground. The bock was standing nearby and to this day it is still unclear whether it was the beer, or the bock, which leveled the villager. <br /> Ingredients: Pale, Caramel, Cara Pils and Black malts, imported Hallertau and domestic Cascade hops. <br /> Available January through April.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (32113) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 26, 2013
12 fl oz bottle. Pours cloudy amber with a small off white head. Aroma is roasted malty and light caramelish. Toffee, toasted malty and light breadish. Toffee malty and roasted into a breadish malty finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29850) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 26, 2013
Bottled.An amber beer with a thin beige head. The aroma has notes of straw malt and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt and caramel, and alcohol, leading to a ry alcoholic finish. Thanks yespr for sharing.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joergen (21533) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 27, 2013
Bottle at yespr. Clear orange coloured with a small beige head. Sweet and malty aroma of caramel with notes of dried fruits. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel with notes of dried fruits. Sweet finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (10220) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - APR 28, 2012
Bottle poured a clear reddish amber with a small lingering amber head. Aromas of carmel, fruittiness and light brown sugar. Palate was medium bodied and crisp. Flavors of carmel, fruittiness and light earthiness with a crisp lingering malty finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
adnielsen (9478) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 22, 2012
Bottle in hotel room, picked up at a Hy-Vee in Lincoln, NE. Pours a dark copper appearance with a tan head. Somewhat nutty, dark toffee, caramel malty, hay, somewhat fruity aroma. Nutty, rich caramel malty, a bit fruity flavor that is a bit overly sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
daknole (9466) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAR 21, 2009
Bottle from stykzone, thanks a million Dave!! Pours a nice amber color with a pretty small white head. Aroma is full of malt, caramel, nuts and some oxidized metallic smell. Flavor is somewhat metallic with caramel, light hops and some nice nutty flavors. Metallic flavors and aroma stop this from being a pretty damn good beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BVery (6980) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - FEB 8, 2012
Bottle. Deep somewhat cloudy brown pour with a creamy off-white head. Nose is quite sweet - caramel and cherry. Medium palate with some body. Taste is cherry, malt, some caramel, and slight spice. Really good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drowland (6169) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - AUG 4, 2009
Sampled at a beer tasting at a Hy Vee Wine & Spirits. Considering it’s Schell, this really wasn’t too bad and almost on style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Skyview (5269) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - FEB 7, 2009
On draught during Winterfest 2009 in St Paul, MN. Pours a clear dark reddish brown brew with a thin beige head that slowly dissipates to a thin off-white ring. Aroma of roasted caramel malt, chocolate, a hint of berry and some citrus zest. Taste is medium to full bodied, some carbonation with flavors of roasted dark malt with chocolate, some caramel, and a hint of dark pitted fruits. Finish is semi-sweet with a malty caramel aftertaste with very little bitterness. Would love trying this beer via hot poker method during the Schell Bockfest this year.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JK (4615) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Tap at Winterfest. I don’t know how I have managed to go so many years without rating this. Medium sweet. Some flavor or caramel and tons of malt, with a sweet finish. I understand the recipe for this beer dates from the 1880s.

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