Schell Snowstorm (2005 - Dusseldorf Style Alt)



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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
August Schell Snow Storm is a limited edition beer produced each year for the Holiday season. Snow Storm was created in 1994 as a way for our brewmaster to be creative in brewing different styles of beers. Each year brings a different beer, ranging from fruit flavored lagers to rich dark alts. The 2005 August Schell Snow Storm is a Dusseldorf style alt. This alt is a bronze to deep copper in color with a full malty body, a dry finish and a slight hop bitterness. Enjoy this legendary alt before it becomes an "alt" legend.

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Styles (2014) - Lincoln Park, Michigan, USA - MAY 20, 2008
Dark amber/mahogany, decent head. Aroma has plenty of malt up front. Nutty toffee and light chocolate, nothing else. Flavor has the same malt sweetness, with some cinnamon and clove? maybe nutmeg? Have no idea what that is doing in here? Again nothing special.

SavageElvis (134) - Savage, Minnesota, USA - NOV 10, 2007
12 oz. bottle. Pours copper with a medium/small head. Can mostly smell malt. The flavor is also fairly malty and pretty sweet. Not a smuch hops as I would like. Good mouth feel to this medium bodied brew. No lacing but a smooth finish.

kp (10880) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 04/21/2007
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting, 50 More Beers on the Wall

clear brown, wispy beige head, rich sweet chocolate malt aroma with a touch of sweet caramel, rich malt flavor, lots of chocolate and caramel, nice sweetness balanced with earthy hops,

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.3/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: **+/4

shp555 (2024) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - APR 23, 2007
Pours a dark orange color with a slight off white head. Aroma is malty sweet with some spices. Flavor is malty, nutty, and slightly spicy.

goldtwins (4319) - Nesconset, New York, USA - APR 21, 2007
Poured a clear amber color with a large creamy off-white head. Caramel semi-sweet malt. The flavor pretty much matches the aroma except for a light twang. Light-medium bodied.

Mrthirstyneck (341) - Minnesota, USA - JAN 21, 2007
smooth drinker from schell course arent they all nice color and aroma smooth finish great beer

detroiter (958) - Euphoria, Minnesota, USA - JAN 15, 2007
Pours a clear deep copper amber color topped by more than an inch of sudsy off-white foam. Good lacing. Light aroma of toasted malt with a little sweet fruity twinge to it. Mild and dry toasted malt flavor, with very little bit of hop presence. Medium body, solid carbonation, crisp and clean.

twindadplus2 (732) - Wisconsin, USA - SEP 21, 2006
Deep reddish mahogany color with a small tan head. Mild nutty/malty aroma with a slightly metallic tang. Flavor is roasted malt and hazelnuts with some brown sugar and a bit of herbal hops. Decent roasty finish but a bit on low end of medium bodied. The best of the Schell sampler pack and worth seeking out.

hopdog (12953) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 30, 2006
12oz bottle. Poured a deeper reddish/brown color with an averaged sized off white head. Aromas of caramel, nuts and toasted malts. Tastes of caramel, nuts, and roast. Thinner body.

Pailhead (6543) - Rochester Hills, Michigan, USA - AUG 12, 2006
Bottle: Aroma of fruit, caramel, and brown sugar. Pours a transparent mahogany with a small off-white head. Flavor has lots of fruit and caramel up front. Finishes with some roast, nuts, brown sugar, grassy hops, and metal. Palate is a little thin and watery.

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