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Millstream Schild Brau Amber - Millstream Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
good

187 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 187
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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abuss2

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

11-20-2012 23:31:08 | More by abuss2
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t0rin0

California

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

11-04-2012 02:02:03 | More by t0rin0
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Chucker17

South Dakota

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

10-14-2012 20:44:18 | More by Chucker17
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Vixie

Illinois

3.6/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a nice copper color with a bit of a tan head that doesn't stick around too long.

Smell is mainly malt, little bit of yeast as well.

Bit sweet, notes of caramel and toffee. Has a bit of nuttiness, and some hop bite at the end.

Not a bad feel, carbonation is a bit high, making itself known on the tongue.

Not a bad beer overall. Others in this style have more hops presence than this one, which is a positive to me. It is a touch sweet, but the nut flavor and hop bite at the end balance it nicely. Easy drinking and worth a try.

Serving type: bottle

10-01-2012 01:34:00 | More by Vixie
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Handy50322

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

09-23-2012 03:57:20 | More by Handy50322
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eph1291

Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +25%

09-19-2012 23:09:20 | More by eph1291
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Cooper

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

09-16-2012 00:42:49 | More by Cooper
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optimator705

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

08-27-2012 21:14:51 | More by optimator705
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dmilewsk

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

08-10-2012 20:20:56 | More by dmilewsk
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DocG

California

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

07-22-2012 21:55:21 | More by DocG
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Herky21

Iowa

2.25/5  rDev -37.5%

07-13-2012 18:08:21 | More by Herky21
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Buster

Oklahoma

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

07-08-2012 02:11:02 | More by Buster
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fuzzcherry

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

06-19-2012 02:26:50 | More by fuzzcherry
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bismarksays

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

05-12-2012 03:34:37 | More by bismarksays
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syrupjoe

Minnesota

3.63/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Village Pub in St. Anthony, MN. Pours a copper brown with one finger almost white head.

Nose: caramel, honey, brown sugar, dark berries.

Taste: caramel malt, aspirin bitterness, honey, graham cracker.

Finishes clean with light bitterness and lingering sweetness. Quite drinkable, nothing spectacular but I'd drink it again.

Serving type: on-tap

04-20-2012 01:09:59 | More by syrupjoe
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KarlHungus

Minnesota

2.9/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

This beer pours a cloudy orange-amber color. The head is one inch in height, and recedes quickly into minimal lacing. The aroma is of caramel malt with a fairly strong sourness to it. It smells more like a Berliner Weisse than a Vienna Lager. It's not a bad aroma. On the contrary it is actually quite pleasant. It just isn't what a Vienna Lager should smell like. The taste is a lot less sour then the aroma, but there is still a faint hint of sourness in the background. Up front there there are some nice caramel notes with some light floral hops. I think I would like it a bit better if the sourness were a little stronger. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with low carbonation for the style. Overall, I'm not sure if something is off or if the brewer really did intend on this beer beings slightly sour. Either way I can't see myself drinking this one again.

Serving type: bottle

04-16-2012 00:12:26 | More by KarlHungus
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Iowacraft

Iowa

4/5  rDev +11.1%

04-08-2012 15:53:56 | More by Iowacraft
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bill_rue


3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

03-19-2012 05:10:05 | More by bill_rue
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devonnaire

North Dakota

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

03-18-2012 06:46:31 | More by devonnaire
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kjyost

Manitoba (Canada)

3.83/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle acquired as part of a mixed pack from Princeton Liquors in Maple Grove, MN. Poured ~4C into a Duvel snifter.

A: Slightly hazy, reddish brown with a great stiff 1+ finger white head that drops to a lasting small cap that leaves little globs of lacing.
S: Nutty with some biscuit. Initially (and off & on throughout the pour) a strong soapy / buttery aroma dominated that seemed off.
T: A very clean beer with a solid malt profile with caramel, biscuit and bread malts. A hint of hop bitterness plays against an otherwise smooth sweetness.
M: Biting carbonation with sweetness and bread flavours that linger.
O: A solis, sessionable lager. Worth buying.

Serving type: bottle

03-01-2012 23:58:45 | More by kjyost
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Josievan

Iowa

4/5  rDev +11.1%

02-21-2012 02:17:33 | More by Josievan
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mike727

Iowa

4/5  rDev +11.1%

02-03-2012 02:17:50 | More by mike727
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jsprain1

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 2 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A- Slightly reddened amber. The head was one and a half fingers, white, at first, but it fell flat very quickly.
S- The aroma is very pleasant. Toasted bread, slightly doughy, with a bit of fruit. It smells very much like Fat Tire. Blindfolded, on aroma, I wouldn't know the difference.
T- Here it loses its punch. Bready, but lighter bread than the aroma made me think. There fruit is there but very mild. A touch of sugar cookie.
M- Very light. The flavors finish quickly, without much lingering flavors. Carb is medium-low.
O- An ok beer but other than the aroma it more or less disappointed me.

Serving type: bottle

01-21-2012 04:11:11 | More by jsprain1
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PirateBier

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +11.1%

01-18-2012 05:08:53 | More by PirateBier
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gatornation

Minnesota

3.9/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

from a 12 oz bottle

A- pours a mostly clear light amber color with a 1 finger white head a bit of lacing

S- baked bread malts and caramel

T- caramelized malts first and toffee with baked bread some citrusy hops

M- crisp and clean with medium carbonation its sweet and slick on the palate

O- tasty with a < 5% ABV, i could drink this one again , recommended

Serving type: bottle

01-15-2012 22:18:50 | More by gatornation
Millstream Schild Brau Amber from Millstream Brewing Company
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