RATINGS: 185   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
A top-fermented, dark ale brewed in the true German style. Made with Pale 2-row, Munich, Caramel, Chocolate and Black barley malts, this is a full-bodied ale that offers great depth. The word ‘delicious’ doesn’t do this beer justice.
Now available as a Winter seasonal in November and December.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
blutt59 (6558) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 6, 2011
bottle, thanks to swalden28, dark color of TAB cola with a thin foam, aroma is soft peppery nuts, flavor is caramel , bitter, decent carb but thin

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SphinxTX (2875) - Mata Gorda, Texas, USA - APR 5, 2011
Bottle. Pours brown with beige head. Aroma of faint chocolate and caramel. Flavor is same but a but watered down. Light body, kinda watery. Over all, its ok.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - APR 5, 2011
Bottle. Pours a bruin body with an off white head. Malty body with light roasted malt tones, hint so coco and caramel with a light sweetness. THin body with a soft roasted bitterness to finish pretty good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cbkschubert (2901) - BFE, Arizona, USA - FEB 26, 2011
12 oz bottle via trade with tytoanderso - Pours a brown color with a one finger thick light tan head. Very light lacing. Aroma and flavor is toasted caramel malt and dark esters. Medium body. A decent beer. Thanks Ty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wlajwl (6604) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - FEB 20, 2011
UPDATED: MAR 28, 2012 Decent maltiness, easy to drink ale. Not especially great but a decent session ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jake65 (3513) - Meridian, Idaho, USA - FEB 1, 2011
Bottle: A beautiful dark brown pour with auburn highlights and topped by a finger of creamy beige head. Aroma is malty... sort of sweet, but nothing more stands out. Maybe some light toffee and chocolate. The flavor is where this brew thrives: Sweet and malty with citrus, caramel, and chocolate. Earthy with just a bit of citrus hops. Just a small amount of roast and nuts. Rich, but increadibly easy drinking. Pairs well with Reeses Pieces.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
OD40oz (774) - Box Elder, South Dakota, USA - JAN 16, 2011
This was a definite winner. Pours a dark brown with a quickly diminishing off-white head. Roasted hops and caramel flavor with a nice chocolaty caramel finish. The best schell brew by far!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
drdisque (819) - Illinois, USA - DEC 23, 2010
From a 3+ year old bottle my dad had tucked in the back of his beer fridge. Had no aroma left. Taste was primarily of roast but had a light enough mouthfeel and low bitterness so it wasnt overwhelming. Also some sweetness which made it go down better than I expected. However, nothing to write home about. Was pretty flat which I assume was due to the age of the bottle.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
13mikey (503) - New Hope, Minnesota, USA - NOV 19, 2010
12 oz bottle from the Four Firkins. Dark chocolate brown pour with a creamy tan head. Roasted chocolate aroma, flavor is more of the same. Creamy mouthfeel with a sweet chocolate finish. VERY easy drinking beer with some great flavor to it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mothman (120) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUL 20, 2010
Color is a dark mocha brown. Thin light tan head the fizzles down quickly. Smell is of dry roasted malts and slight hints of chocolate. Taste is very similiar, very malty. Hints of dark chocolate also. Mouthfeel is smooth and creamy. Goes down nice. This is an easy to drink beer for it being dark. Also, it only has 5.1% so you can enjoy a few of these. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 12-23-2008 05:09:37

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