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Schell's Dampf Bier - August Schell Brewing Company

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Schell's Dampf Bier
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BA SCORE
83
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30 Ratings
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Ratings: 30
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
August Schell Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  4.90% 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 +3.3%

07-12-2014 23:10:15 | More by herman77
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SD-Alefan

South Dakota

4.14/5  rDev +14%

Poured from a 12oz. bottle into a weizen glass

Fills the glass with a lovely, clear golden brew with a proper dense and foamy head that leaves some light lacing.

The smell is lovely, banana and spice and everything nice.

This is a great tasting, refreshing beer. Banana and spice with a touch of hops and the underlying sweet malt.

The mouthfeel is outstanding! Smooth and creamy and luscious.

Overall, this is just a wonderfully crafted, easy drinking beer. The label says it is an experimental, all-barley Weiss "made with Weissbier yeast." I wish it was available all the time. A refreshing and easy drinking brew with flavor.

07-28-2014 21:24:09 | More by SD-Alefan
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bsp77

Minnesota

3.46/5  rDev -4.7%

Serving glass: Poured from bottle into Weizen glass.

Appearance: Rich and clear golden copper with light off-white head. Since this doesn't flare up like an actual Weizen beer, my glass looks a little empty.

Smell: Caramel, banana, clove and spice.

Taste: Caramel, bread, banana and clove mostly. The finish adds in some spicy hops.

Feel: Medium bodied but a little low in carbonation. Fairly dry.

Overall: Without the wheat and lowered crispness, this comes across as a muted Dunkelweizen. Still good, glad I tried, but not a style I would seek out again, assuming I ever see one again.

07-12-2014 21:19:41 | More by bsp77
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sgttibbs

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

08-16-2014 00:29:45 | More by sgttibbs
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LXIXME

New Mexico

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

08-02-2014 20:00:20 | More by LXIXME
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Cooper

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

07-13-2014 01:23:34 | More by Cooper
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Bunuelian

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +10.2%

07-30-2014 12:02:10 | More by Bunuelian
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morimech

Minnesota

3.56/5  rDev -1.9%

Clear amber color with two fingers of head that slowly settled to a thick cap. Moderate amount of sticky lacing is left down the glass. Odd that they chose to filter out the yeast in this weizen.

Semi strong aroma of cloves and bananas. The barley malt underlies the yeast esters and tells the drinker this is a different type of weizen.

The yeast esters dominate the flavor with plenty of clove and banana. The beer is missing the usual wheat twang and is instead replaced by a robust barley malt that gives hints of caramel and bread.

Feels heavy for a weizen and the carbonation is not that active. Maybe a little more life in the body and it would make this more enjoyable.

Interesting beer from the past. I think I would go back to wheat based weizens though since they seem more refreshing.

07-04-2014 22:50:23 | More by morimech
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bismarksays

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

08-13-2014 20:58:46 | More by bismarksays
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MN_Beerticker

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

07-27-2014 14:56:18 | More by MN_Beerticker
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ovaltine

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

07-21-2014 23:21:51 | More by ovaltine
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gatornation

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

A-pours a clear light copper color with a small white thin head
S-faint clove banana barley
T- clove and banana with caramel baked bread it tastes better than the smell
M-low carbonation thin mouthfeel but refreshing
O- a blast from the past glad to try this one i found it refreshing to drink but way to light

07-06-2014 21:39:54 | More by gatornation
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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

1.75/5  rDev -51.8%

08-22-2014 21:15:57 | More by Rifugium
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sparx1100

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +10.2%

07-22-2014 02:43:11 | More by sparx1100
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KarlHungus

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

07-08-2014 00:57:36 | More by KarlHungus
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elec

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

07-13-2014 01:45:34 | More by elec
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garymuchow

Minnesota

3.96/5  rDev +9.1%

Largely clove aroma with just a hint of barley grain. Big white head caps a amber of brownish gold clear body. Clove in flavor too but also a grainier malt character. Really dries out quite a bit on the finish, but it is relatively short. A touch of tart, a bit of sweetness.
Nice soft body even with the prickly bubbles and relatively smooth too.
I like this but I can see why some may not.

08-17-2014 15:36:56 | More by garymuchow
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jimmah120

Minnesota

4.18/5  rDev +15.2%

12oz bottle out of a sampler pack.

Smell is banana, vanilla, cream, barnyard and some herbal shizz (lavender maybe). It's crisp on the tongue and wheat-ridden on the finish, mid swallow you can get some bubblegum and vanilla notes. Feel is on the light and clean side , but still has some cream to speak of. Low carbonation.

A good'n. Give me this in a 12-pack of cans, please.

07-31-2014 19:10:34 | More by jimmah120
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SlightlyGrey

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

07-04-2014 19:15:59 | More by SlightlyGrey
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MNBeerGeek

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

07-12-2014 03:08:33 | More by MNBeerGeek
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NickSMpls

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

08-23-2014 23:12:13 | More by NickSMpls
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Pug

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +10.2%

08-02-2014 00:11:46 | More by Pug
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ZAP

Minnesota

3.98/5  rDev +9.6%

I find this quite enjoyable. Reminds me of a dunkel weisse but with sweeter bready notes....

Good banana and clove notes on the aroma and the taste. That combines with the bready maltiness and hints of caramel and brown sugar to make this quite the tasty concoction.

I've never had a dampfbier before I don't think...maybe one of those Schell draft only limited offerings was along these lines...whatever the case I think this is really good and I would buy this one in a sixer for a nice change of pace...

Pretty nice looking beer too..deep amber with good clarity..

07-16-2014 04:36:11 | More by ZAP
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Mdog

Minnesota

3.76/5  rDev +3.6%

Appearance: Clear gold, good head.

Smell: Yeasty, clove & banana.

Taste: Moderately sweet banana flavor with a fair amount of breadiness.

Overall: Beer #2 from the Schell weiss mixer. The yeast makes the biggest impression here, giving a sweet banana flavor. I couldn't really tell much of a difference between the barley malt in this beer vs. the normal wheat, maybe less lemon flavor (but why would that be from wheat?). Pretty good but not mind-blowing.

08-04-2014 23:26:37 | More by Mdog
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skynyrdbyrd

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

07-05-2014 17:50:40 | More by skynyrdbyrd
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Schell's Dampf Bier from August Schell Brewing Company
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