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RATINGS: 194   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.8/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A traditional German style with a wonderful malt flavor and a hint of chocolate.

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4.4
Steve2256 (15) - Lathrup Village, Michigan, USA - NOV 25, 2012
I found this a surprisingly great beer. Very smooth and properly sweet. A full bodied beer that won't disappoint if you like a full flavored beer with a touch of Carmel and molasses. Enjoy! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
k2 (146) - USA - APR 14, 2007
Nice beer. Fresh to the palate. very pleasing not sweet but the caramel malts and hops have a nice blend.

4.2
robgibbens (432) - Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA - MAR 10, 2012
Nice dark amber color with a short but nice head, minor lacing. Toast and caramel aroma is interesting and unique. Taste has a malt sweetness backed up by a nice mellow bitterness. Finishes clean and crisp. I like this brew a lot.

4.1
ewpitts (13) - , Iowa, USA - JAN 25, 2009
Flavor is malt, chocolate, a hint of cinnamon, and has a good amount of fiz. Has a medium amount of hop that gives it a good bite. Color is dark brown with a red hue. And it comes in an awesomely huge mug. Keep ’em coming.

3.8
krisolson (57) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - JUN 24, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 11, 2012 Great smell. The aroma of this beer got me going. I couldn’t wait to drink it. What an interesting taste almost a grape taste. It went down smooth and left very little after taste.

3.8
AbbeyRoade (562) - 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.

3.7
blutt59 (6579) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUL 22, 2011
on tap, amber orange color with thick foam, aroma is malty fruit with a good balanced malt, caramel and fruits flavor, best of what they had

3.6
EyeAmBaldman (461) - 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.

3.6
geeklimit (294) - 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.

3.6
deyholla (12205) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 6, 2015
Sampled from the tap at the St. Cloud location. Pours a clear amber brown with a tan head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has notes of bread and a bit of roasted malts with s hint of chocolate. Flavor is mainly dark grains and roasted malts with a hint of chocolate.


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