1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Millstream Schild Brau Amber - Millstream Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Millstream Schild Brau AmberMillstream Schild Brau Amber

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
82
good

206 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 206
Reviews: 123
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 4
Gots: 11 | 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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters | Read the Alström Bros Beer Reviews and Beer Ratings of Millstream Schild Brau Amber Alström Bros
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 206 | Reviews: 123 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of jsh420
3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

Photo of hooverhawkeye
3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

Photo of Brodie
4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

Photo of Kegger37
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of millertime416
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of XmnwildX12
1/5  rDev -72.2%

Photo of Jbuckley
3.96/5  rDev +10%

Photo of WestHam973
4.75/5  rDev +31.9%

Great Lager, this is what American Lagers should strive to be like

Photo of mkh895
4/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of Cedarriverrat
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of Beestin
3.28/5  rDev -8.9%

Photo of superfriend
3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

Photo of Mojo
3.73/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of LukeGude
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of nbutzier
4/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of BrewCaveDweller
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of brandon911
3.64/5  rDev +1.1%

Photo of Linkn
3.74/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A solid amber colored Vienna Style lager. The beer has a nice roasted malt backbone with only a touch of sweetness. The finish is crisp and refreshing. This has been one of my go to beers this summer since I first saw it in the grocery store a few months back. I fell in love with Millstream's Baltic Porter over the winter, this is another offering from the Amana, IA based brewery that does not disappoint.

Photo of Bear1964
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of warpig372
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Kubrickx
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of styleisking
4/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of Brenden
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.

Photo of BierStein711
4.75/5  rDev +31.9%

Photo of timlyon
4/5  rDev +11.1%

« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Millstream Schild Brau Amber from Millstream Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 206 ratings.