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Millstream Schild Brau Amber - Millstream Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
good

192 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 192
Reviews: 122
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 11.36%
Wants: 5
Gots: 6 | 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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polishkaz

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -3%

12-26-2012 02:02:59 | More by polishkaz
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MN_Beerticker

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

12-14-2012 13:50:51 | More by MN_Beerticker
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schoon

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

12-12-2012 01:18:52 | More by schoon
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JVan

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

11-26-2012 14:58:55 | More by JVan
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312HopBomb

Illinois

3.93/5  rDev +8.9%

Pours a deep clear honey color with light tan head. Light spots of lacing.

Aroma of honey, earthy, slighty spicy european hop and medium roast caramel malt.

Clean, crisp malt and more earthy hop with pepper bite. Nice german flavor.

Medium mouthfeel and well attenuated.

An above average vienna lager.

11-23-2012 21:06:32 | More by 312HopBomb
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abuss2

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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

California

3.25/5  rDev -10%

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

South Dakota

3.5/5  rDev -3%

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

Illinois

3.6/5  rDev -0.3%

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.

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

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

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

Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +24.7%

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

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

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

California

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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

Iowa

2.25/5  rDev -37.7%

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

Oklahoma

3.5/5  rDev -3%

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

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -10%

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

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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

Minnesota

3.63/5  rDev +0.6%

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.

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

Minnesota

2.9/5  rDev -19.7%

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.

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

Iowa

4/5  rDev +10.8%

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


3.5/5  rDev -3%

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

North Dakota

3.5/5  rDev -3%

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

Manitoba (Canada)

3.83/5  rDev +6.1%

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.

03-01-2012 23:58:45 | More by kjyost
Millstream Schild Brau Amber from Millstream Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 192 ratings.