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Millstream Schild Brau Amber - Millstream Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
good

186 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 186
Reviews: 121
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 11.39%
Wants: 5
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Millstream Brewing Company visit their website
Iowa, United States

Style | ABV
Vienna Lager |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
The name Schild Brau means essentially 'Schild Beer' in German. This is our flagship brew, a microbrew done in the style of the special beers of Munich. This beer is brewed in the style of a Vienna Lager.

Our beer uses these same malts to attain a perfect balance between malty sweetness and a firm bitterness.

16 IBU

(Beer added by: PhantomVodoo on 06-14-2002)
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Kubrickx

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

07-05-2014 12:32:07 | More by Kubrickx
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styleisking

Michigan

4/5  rDev +11.1%

07-04-2014 19:33:55 | More by styleisking
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Brenden

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Thanks again, Benny.

Actually a deep, clear medium red rather than amber, this beer has a nicely sized frothy head with big, loose bubbling that tightens up to a stiff cream that settles down to just less than a finger in height, retains itself well as it falls but very slowly, and leaves good deposits of patching on the glass.
Lots of malts in this one are toasty, primarily, balanced by grass. Even with a light touch of earth and the toasty dryness, It's a bit too sweet, as a whole lot of caramel shows up and dominates.
It's toasty and the malts make a good show, lots of crust and caramel that, unlike in the nose, isn't overwhelming. There's a light edition of grassy hops with a little bite of spiciness to it as well. Grains come on a little too strongly as it goes. All in all, it's a pretty good showing.
The body is medium, maybe on the lighter side but not too thin. Crispness is just active enough.

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2014 21:08:27 | More by Brenden
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BierStein711

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +31.9%

06-20-2014 04:23:45 | More by BierStein711
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timlyon

Arizona

4/5  rDev +11.1%

06-18-2014 03:06:08 | More by timlyon
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beergoot

Colorado

3.71/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Crystal clear amber body with a thick, lasting, white head. Faint cereal-like aroma; bread crusts. Lightly toasted grain flavor with a smoothly bitter finish and softly warm malt flavor aftertaste. Medium body; clean and crisp.

A very drinkable, respectable amber lager. Perhaps it won't blow you away, but it certainly won't disappoint you either. Nice and refreshing.

Serving type: bottle

06-07-2014 21:41:58 | More by beergoot
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salthemonster

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

05-05-2014 22:23:09 | More by salthemonster
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TreyIsWilson

Michigan

3.53/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours a clear amber with a two-finger white head. No lacing.

S - Light caramel malts and a small amount of earthiness.

T - Starts sweet with a heavy amount of caramel malts. The middle has a bready/cracker taste. Finish has a bitter hop finish.

M - Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Very easy drinking with a very clean mouthfeel.

O - A decent low ABV beer. Nothing mind blowing, just an easy drinking Lager.

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2014 05:01:55 | More by TreyIsWilson
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Honisbygonis

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Appetizer: amber darker though; lil or no head (but did pour into chilled pint glass); bouquet is pleasantly different (cant' make out the differing scent)

Entree: decent initial taste, hearty I would say, with mild-moderate aftertaste although a bit harsh, but does not linger too long.

Dessert: Since in Vienna style, nice that it's different, but have nothing to compare to (yet) either way as to meets / doesn't meet expectations.

Prognosis: thirst quencher it is, and not bad, just not overwhelmingly ___ (fill in the blank) or not overwhelming in any way.

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2014 21:05:56 | More by Honisbygonis
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Raki

Iowa

2.93/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Head dissipated quickly. Can not get past the sour aroma and sour taste. Will not buy again, but probably is just my personal preference for a more balanced, overall drinkable beer, without a major spike in one characteristic that you fixate on while drinking.

Serving type: bottle

04-05-2014 14:46:35 | More by Raki
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Dresden-Valentine

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

02-23-2014 01:32:41 | More by Dresden-Valentine
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mothman

United Kingdom (Wales)

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

02-21-2014 03:29:36 | More by mothman
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Benvarine

Missouri

4/5  rDev +11.1%

02-02-2014 02:29:24 | More by Benvarine
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BillRoth

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

12-29-2013 03:11:51 | More by BillRoth
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Joey-bags1990

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

12-27-2013 23:58:36 | More by Joey-bags1990
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RayOhioFelton

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

12-13-2013 06:22:16 | More by RayOhioFelton
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four91

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

11-28-2013 20:20:49 | More by four91
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AnthemOfTheSun

South Dakota

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

11-11-2013 00:17:58 | More by AnthemOfTheSun
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muddyh2oblues

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

11-03-2013 01:49:22 | More by muddyh2oblues
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arnold931

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

10-22-2013 03:20:46 | More by arnold931
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vikinghorn

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

10-21-2013 01:33:40 | More by vikinghorn
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harpus

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

10-15-2013 20:25:24 | More by harpus
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Wetenkamp

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

10-11-2013 00:41:05 | More by Wetenkamp
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Catlin

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

10-04-2013 02:03:28 | More by Catlin
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davek72

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

09-15-2013 02:36:16 | More by davek72
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Millstream Schild Brau Amber from Millstream Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 186 ratings.