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Schnickelfritz - Saucony Creek Brewing Company

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131 Ratings
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Ratings: 131
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 11.17%
Wants: 3
Gots: 7 | 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:
Pennsylvania German’s translate “Schnickelfritz” to mean a Nix Nux, or a naughty rebellious child who is always getting into trouble. That sums up our family here at Saucony Creek, so in honor of our Pop-Pop’s chocolate covered cherry addiction during the winter months we brewed an Imperial Chocolate Cherry Milk Stout. Schnickelfritz is brewed with dark caramel malts, chocolate malts and lactose to create a smooth creamy mouth feel. Milk chocolate and real cherries are added for a winter warmer treat.

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

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

01-17-2014 01:45:59 | More by rfgetz
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DudMan

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +9%

01-15-2014 01:31:12 | More by DudMan
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VAcrossr

Virginia

4/5  rDev +9%

01-14-2014 02:09:58 | More by VAcrossr
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Kuhnzie8637

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

01-12-2014 14:37:18 | More by Kuhnzie8637
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Oakenator

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

01-10-2014 03:59:17 | More by Oakenator
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BARFLYB

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -25.1%

01-08-2014 01:57:01 | More by BARFLYB
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RandomExile

Maryland

3.28/5  rDev -10.6%

A: deep brownish red, opaque, just a hint of light scatter; no head, a thin galaxy of surface film; no lacing
S: malt and cherry, quite mild
T: distinctly malty, slightly roasted, dark cherry, almost but not too sweet, a bit of must
M: medium bordering on full-bodied, smooth, creamy
O: Not a favorite. God enough for an experimental glass. Borders on being too sweet and creamy for a stout, but those are characteristics of the style, so that isn't necessarily a negative for fans.

20oz / Pint Glass / Victoria Gastro Pub, Columbia, MD

01-06-2014 23:31:02 | More by RandomExile
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

3.74/5  rDev +1.9%

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.

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

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9%

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

New Jersey

4.28/5  rDev +16.6%

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.

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

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +9%

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

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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

New York

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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

Virginia

3/5  rDev -18.3%

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

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

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

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

12-18-2013 21:07:25 | More by mendvicdog
Schnickelfritz from Saucony Creek Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 131 ratings.