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Schell's 1984 Weiss - August Schell Brewing Company

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Schell's 1984 Weiss
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18 Ratings
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Ratings: 18
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 7.22%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
August Schell Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
Kristalweizen |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mothman on 07-01-2014)
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herman77

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

07-12-2014 02:07:25 | More by herman77
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sgttibbs

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

07-24-2014 02:15:23 | More by sgttibbs
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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.03/5  rDev -19%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

12 oz. bottle poured into a chalice.

Appearance - Clear at the bottom where the glass is narrower, but hazy at the top. Small white head settles to just a thin collar. Golden body.

Smell - Banana and clove. Lots of wheat.

Taste - A little more bubblegum here. Banana and clove flavors build up quickly and dominate for a brief moment before wheat and cracker malt encompass the whole flavor. The finish has an intense... I don't know what to call it. A build up of wheat until it becomes almost like sourdough.

Mouthfeel - Grainy. That finish isn't great. Medium carbonation and pretty light.

Overall - I drank it ok, but it wasn't something I was gulping down.

Serving type: bottle

07-23-2014 22:59:28 | More by Alieniloquium
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sparx1100

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

07-22-2014 03:53:15 | More by sparx1100
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MN_Beerticker

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +7%

07-21-2014 00:11:39 | More by MN_Beerticker
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Bunuelian

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

07-18-2014 12:28:16 | More by Bunuelian
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plumcrazyfx

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

07-17-2014 00:21:04 | More by plumcrazyfx
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Chucker17

South Dakota

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

07-13-2014 22:25:45 | More by Chucker17
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bsp77

Minnesota

3.49/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Serving glass: Poured from bottle into Weizen glass.

Appearance: Clear golden straw with decent white head, but not as high as their modern Hefe.

Smell: Mostly wheat, fairly dry. Some light banana and clove.

Taste: The banana and clove is even lighter in the taste, as the wheat really dominates. Some wheat aftertaste as well.

Feel: Fairly smooth and creamy with moderate carbonation. Fairly dry but the aftertaste impacts the crispness.

Overall: Not nearly as flavorful as Schell's modern version. I don't know how much is due to recipe changes vs. simply not filtering the beer any longer. I am happy to have tried this for historical reasons, but otherwise not worth having again.

Serving type: bottle

07-12-2014 16:52:41 | More by bsp77
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MNBeerGeek

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

07-11-2014 23:52:00 | More by MNBeerGeek
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deebo

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2nd bottle from the hefeweizen sampler 12 pack from Schells. Initial impression of this brew was that it is similiar to their current hefe but lacks a bit of the mouthfeel-presumably from the filtering.
A-poured into a tall pilsener glass this brew looks like a pale lager except for the healthy finger of dense pure white frothy head. Clear and light golden.
S-smells like a hefe. Plenty of those banana like esters and hints of spicy clove. Always a pleasant aroma. Bready malt. Clean.
T-like the aroma. Nice clean bready malt with a moderate amount of fruity esters and just a hint of spice.
M-served a little colder than my first bottle the body comes across thicker, which I like. Fairly highly carbonated for the style. Clean and crisp. Easy drinking shit.
O-note to self. Drink this one close to 30F. Still flavorful with a better mouthfeel. Like this beer but prefer today's version. Still fun to go back in time when the only beer I was drinking was the warm backwash in dad's returnable stash of Hamms-this is pretty good too.

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2014 02:04:32 | More by deebo
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gatornation

Minnesota

3.68/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A- pours a light golden yellow color with a small thin head a touch of lacing
S-faint smells of malt wheat clove fruit and banana
T-follows the nose tastes are muted but still flavorful
M-medium - high carbonation with a watered hefe taste although refreshing
O- liked trying the original not as good as todays version but tasty and refreshing

Serving type: bottle

07-06-2014 21:27:09 | More by gatornation
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morimech

Minnesota

3.74/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

The original Schell's Weiss was a bit before my time but nice they brought it back to try it at last. Pours a clear, pale golden color with a massive head that slowly settled to a thick cap. Massive amount of lacing is left down the glass.

Not much difference in the aroma compared to their modern day hefeweizen. Maybe a little muted but with ample amounts of cloves, bananas, and wheat.

Flavor is similar to their current hefeweizen. A little less flavorful and a little bit more dry. Notes of bananas, cloves, and a slight wheat twang. A bit of bubblegum as well.

Light body with effervescent carbonation. Definitely not chewy like their hefe.

A nice easy drinking wheat beer that is interesting enough to warrant continuous consumption.

Serving type: bottle

07-05-2014 16:21:35 | More by morimech
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jera1350

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

07-04-2014 21:19:46 | More by jera1350
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SlightlyGrey

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

07-04-2014 19:15:09 | More by SlightlyGrey
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mothman

United Kingdom (Wales)

3.9/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Glad I am getting a chance to try the original recipe.

The obvious difference is that the original is filtered and thus a pretty clear beer. Orange hued gold. A nice layer of white head with good retention and lace. Active carbonation in the glass.

Flavor profile: This beer reminds me a ton of the current hefe. A lot of bananas, cloves, yeast, wheat, and some bubblegum.

Mouthfeel: Here is where I notice the biggest difference. The current is creamier and this seems to be a bit more dry. Light to medium bodied. Good amount of carbonation.

Overall, a solid wheat beer that is easy to drink. This one seems to be a bit lighter and easier to drink than the current version, but not as dominate in the flavors.

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2014 00:38:39 | More by mothman
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Beerlover

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +7%

07-03-2014 22:50:44 | More by Beerlover
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KarlHungus

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +7%

07-03-2014 22:22:19 | More by KarlHungus
Schell's 1984 Weiss from August Schell Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 18 ratings.