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Schnickelfritz - Saucony Creek Brewing Company

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83
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124 Ratings
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Ratings: 124
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 10.96%
Wants: 2
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Saucony Creek Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Knapp85 on 10-20-2013)
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

3.74/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

This seems like it would be a good milk stout without the cherries. With it, there is an added level of sweetness that kicks it up just a wee bit too much. Regardless, it's still pretty smooth. Quite easy to drink. Very pleasant. I like it. Glad I was able to find this one.

Serving type: bottle

01-06-2014 04:28:39 | More by RblWthACoz
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JMS1512

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

01-06-2014 03:34:03 | More by JMS1512
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twenteone

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

01-06-2014 03:07:50 | More by twenteone
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waddellc2

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

01-06-2014 00:23:01 | More by waddellc2
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mquinn919

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9.6%

01-05-2014 02:57:55 | More by mquinn919
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sjones5045

New Jersey

4.28/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Grabbed a 4pk and reviewing based on the first two tries. Pours jet black with a nice tan head that fads quick and leaves little if any lacing.

The smell is sweet chocolate with a hint of cherry. Instantly I expected this to be a sweet dessert beer. I really enjoy smelling this one.

The taste is very sweet and chocolatly. Kind of reminds me of hot chocolate but in a beer. The cherry is very subtle but adds to a very nice finish.

This is pretty smooth, maybe a little thin but I actually think this works for this beer. It's a nice drinking beer that goes down easy.

Overall, I really enjoy this beer. I'm reviewing it as a dessert beer, and if you think of it this way it is a top notch beer.

Serving type: bottle

01-01-2014 22:33:26 | More by sjones5045
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BeerForMuscle

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +9.6%

01-01-2014 21:04:19 | More by BeerForMuscle
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jaltland

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

01-01-2014 19:59:59 | More by jaltland
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JT99125

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

12-31-2013 02:20:47 | More by JT99125
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socon67

New York

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

12-29-2013 19:00:36 | More by socon67
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Genx

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

12-28-2013 21:22:06 | More by Genx
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KolbMarley

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

12-27-2013 20:57:15 | More by KolbMarley
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ShemRahBoo

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

12-27-2013 18:47:44 | More by ShemRahBoo
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csrbv

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

12-27-2013 16:29:53 | More by csrbv
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3/5  rDev -17.8%

12-26-2013 03:31:31 | More by ygtbsm94
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bonkers

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

12-22-2013 20:52:54 | More by bonkers
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Stofko1992

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -11%

12-21-2013 03:24:29 | More by Stofko1992
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mendvicdog

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

12-18-2013 21:07:25 | More by mendvicdog
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JeffTheJuice

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

12-18-2013 18:52:05 | More by JeffTheJuice
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Madgin21

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9.6%

12-17-2013 01:59:24 | More by Madgin21
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JerzDevl2000

New Jersey

3.89/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Picked this up in Totowa this past week, having never had any of the Saucony Creek beers before. Since it's cold out, this would be the reason to crack a good Stout open and this fit the bill for something to enjoy during these cold and snowy nights! While this was not anything that stood out in any particular way, I found this easy to drink and a good example of what a Milk/Sweet Stout should be. The lactose wasn't high here and neither was the alcohol and the tartness of the cherries was present but not overwhelming, even if the taste was a bit artificial.

Nice, dark pour to this, with a tan and creamy head that filled up the remainder of my pint glass. The lacing was visible but spotty as there only a few spots of it here and there as I worked my way through this. Lots of milk chocolate and some power in the nose, reinforced by a syrupy cherry taste once I took sips of this. Not a lot of alcohol and only a faint amount of bitter chocolate and lactose were to be detected here. The mouthfeel was quite smooth and made this go down easier than I would have expected. The carbonation was light and led to a gentle scrubbing of the cocoa after each sip. Only a bit of alkali remained in the aftertaste and there was hardly any tartness that remained once the liquid went down.

Smooth? Look no further than this. I didn't feel a large warming effect from this and the booze was well-hidden. Although I only bought one bottle of this, I may go ahead and get a 4-pack as I would love to give this a go again. Not thick like the "motor oil" Stouts, this one's a keeper in the sense that it's so unoffensive and not as sweet as other Milk Stouts that it straddles the line between strong and weak quite nicely. Out of dessert? Grab one of these instead - it's enough to be enjoyed after a meal all by itself!

Serving type: bottle

12-15-2013 09:54:22 | More by JerzDevl2000
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erialbill

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

12-14-2013 23:23:33 | More by erialbill
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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.86/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a black color, no head whatsoever. Smell is of chocolate, some cherries. Taste is chocolate, lots of roasted malts, some cherry, alcohol is well hidden. Feels full bodied in the mouth and overall i found this to be a tasty and enjoyable beer.

Serving type: bottle

12-14-2013 16:16:43 | More by tone77
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bossmanbuzz

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -24.7%

12-14-2013 04:45:59 | More by bossmanbuzz
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Tamaquadan

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -31.5%

12-12-2013 19:13:33 | More by Tamaquadan
Schnickelfritz from Saucony Creek Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 124 ratings.