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The perfect beer for people who want a specialty craft beer, but may not want all the flavor and heaviness.
Ingredients: Pale 2 Row and Black malts, corn, extract, Cluster hops.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
esagz (6) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - OCT 11, 2004 does not count
Very decent American dark lager. Good roasted flavor, but not overpowering. Decent color, not too heavy, and very drinkable. If you’re in south Minneapolis, check it out on tap at the Chatterbox Pub where it’s the house specialty known as the Chatterbox Lager...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Obfuscate (254) - Minneapolis, - JAN 14, 2015
Pretty decent session beer. Really drinkable like most Schell’s beers. Sweet caramel with a light bitterness. The ’Firebrick’ is better, try that.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
benfergy (234) - Valley City, North Dakota, USA - MAY 12, 2010
The color of the beer is a bold brown, mostly clear, minimal head. The aroma has a strong note of caramel malt; hops are definitely present as well. I like the flavor as well; the caramel really comes through, and the palate is not rough. Schell’s Dark was a beer I had very little foreknowledge of; it turns out that it’s quite good! I recommend it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
portableparty (2025) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - AUG 31, 2010
Bottle. Pour is brown with copper hue and creamy head that dissipates to a ring on top. Aroma has bread and some sweet malt notes. Taste is mild and bitter bread. Palate is thin like water with a chaulky feel. I enjoy this one by schell.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
OD40oz (774) - Box Elder, South Dakota, USA - MAY 23, 2004
I thought this was some pretty good stuff. This was the cheapest of the Schell beers at the liquor store so I tried it and was somewhat impressed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bpreo (2014) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - AUG 28, 2010
Another good effort from August Schell Brewing Company. Has a really nice color to it, reds, oranges, yellows, and browns in swirling layers. I am quickly becoming a fan. I have three more to sample yet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nsanders (708) - St Paul, Minnesota, USA - SEP 9, 2010
Nothing special here, but again easy to drink. Roasted malts. Clean-watery taste with light carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jebert (500) - Watertown, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 6, 2012
Pours a light mahogany/copper with good sized tan/white foam. Nose is yeast and malt. Nice and creamy on the palate, the taste is fairly mild of lightly roasted malt, a hint of carmel and a light touch of hops. Very pleasant quaffable brew that pairs well with roast beef on sourdough.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - FEB 8, 2009
Bottle courtesy of MatSciGuy. Pours copper with a small tan head. Smells earthy with some dark fruity hints. Tastes of roasted malt and spicy with some nice caramel hints on the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
weitz15 (384) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 25, 2010
Copper brown pour with a razor-thin white head. Aroma of some malts and roasted nuts. The flavor is a very light roasted malt with a hint of nuts. The lightness isn’t a bad thing here, it adds to the refreshing body. A good summer session beer.

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