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Schell's Pils - August Schell Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
good

288 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 288
Reviews: 178
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 14.05%
Wants: 10
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
August Schell Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Originally brewed in 1984, Schell's Pils is a shining example of the true European Pilsner style beer. Brewed with 100 percent barley malt, where the Sterling Hop flavor is showcased. Its full hop characteristic and delicate aroma were developed in Pilsen, Bohemia around 1840. This style was widely copied by early American breweries. Over the years, however, it has been lost to the much lighter-bodied, low-hopped relatives we refer to as American "Premium Category" beer.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-16-2001)
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MykeJ

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

08-15-2014 20:52:44 | More by MykeJ
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SD-Alefan

South Dakota

4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

Poured from the 12 oz. bottle into a Schell's mug.

This beer is a crystal-clear pale gold with a two-finger head from an aggressive pour that quickly compacts to some light foam on top of the beer and some spotty lacing down the glass.

The aroma is crackers and biscuits with a hint of a floral note.

This pils tastes great. Smooth malt with a taste of lightly crisped toast and a hit of lemon and pepper from the hops and a lingering mild bitterness that's quite nice.

Mouthfeel is thin and slightly sticky.

Overall, a fine and refreshing pilsner that goes down great. A "yellow" beer with lots of flavor.

08-11-2014 00:42:19 | More by SD-Alefan
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Foyle

Wyoming

4/5  rDev +10.2%

Poured from 12 oz bottle into pint glass

Appearance: Pours a thick sudsy 3" white head that recedes very slowly with plenty of lacing. Color is pale straw with plenty of streaming carbonation.

Aroma: bready malts, yeast, some grass and bitter hops.

Mouthfeel: light bodied and frothy with a mostly dry finish.

Flavor: pungent earthy and grassy hops balanced with sweet lightly toasted barley.

Overall: well done pilsener, very much to style.

08-10-2014 23:36:21 | More by Foyle
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kbaker91

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +10.2%

08-03-2014 13:58:36 | More by kbaker91
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ovaltine

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

07-21-2014 23:28:53 | More by ovaltine
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Beerlover

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -17.4%

07-04-2014 05:12:33 | More by Beerlover
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DaftPatrick

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

07-02-2014 18:40:03 | More by DaftPatrick
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vette2006c5r

South Dakota

3.95/5  rDev +8.8%

Pils pours a golden color with not much of a head. There is a nice crisp aroma with small hints of floral hops. The taste is very crisp and rich, with some noticeable hop flavors that leaves just a hint of bitterness. Good body, and very nice strong flavors. Overall its a nice strong pils, with a nice noticeable hop and bitterness.

07-01-2014 02:24:59 | More by vette2006c5r
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Chudem

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +10.2%

06-28-2014 01:25:57 | More by Chudem
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TX-Badger

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

06-09-2014 17:38:06 | More by TX-Badger
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thugherman

Texas

4/5  rDev +10.2%

05-13-2014 00:29:25 | More by thugherman
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zestar

California

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

05-10-2014 08:00:40 | More by zestar
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karlt

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +10.2%

05-04-2014 17:00:58 | More by karlt
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Swordborn

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

05-04-2014 04:20:16 | More by Swordborn
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TooGood

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -17.4%

05-03-2014 23:39:04 | More by TooGood
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jmkoscie

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -17.4%

04-26-2014 02:44:15 | More by jmkoscie
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Tricerahops

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +10.2%

04-13-2014 19:59:59 | More by Tricerahops
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einman

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

03-30-2014 23:44:01 | More by einman
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richaa01

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

03-16-2014 19:59:57 | More by richaa01
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MNBeerGeek

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

03-15-2014 03:35:31 | More by MNBeerGeek
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dmorgan310

Panama

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

03-07-2014 18:07:08 | More by dmorgan310
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TIMMA87698

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

03-01-2014 02:07:19 | More by TIMMA87698
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Bear1964

Nebraska

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

02-24-2014 00:03:36 | More by Bear1964
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kraticus41

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

02-22-2014 15:10:15 | More by kraticus41
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Whiskeydeez

Kansas

2.75/5  rDev -24.2%

02-10-2014 02:47:56 | More by Whiskeydeez
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Schell's Pils from August Schell Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 288 ratings.