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Schell's Dark - August Schell Brewing Company

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198 Ratings
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Ratings: 198
Reviews: 113
rAvg: 3.31
pDev: 17.82%


Brewed by:
August Schell Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Lager |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is dark because the barley is roasted longer– a flavorful lager that everyone will enjoy.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-17-2002)
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Reviews by JamesMN:
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JamesMN

Minnesota

3.3/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Semi-translucent dark brown/nutty color. Very thin off-white head that's sticking around but not leaving much lacing.

Aroma: Not much there. A bit bready.

Taste: Decently malty. Some roasty notes in there. No hop presence and basically no bitterness to speak of. Very watered-down caramel flavor throughout.

Mouthfeel: Very drinkable. Almost lacking body, but not super noticeable.

Final Thoughts: Even though there's not much in the aroma or taste departments, this isn't a bad beer. It's highly drinkable and there are no off flavors.

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2012 01:55:37 | More by JamesMN
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EZ054098

California

4.19/5  rDev +26.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4.5

Served from a bottle

I usually steer clear of dark beers and resisted trying Schell's Dark. I often associated dark beers with being bitter and filling. This was not the case. I loved there was very little bitterness. A very refreshing beer, light malt with a great aftertaste. Not a lot of carbonation though. With some types beers I have one and I am done. I will usually have one after work and one with dinner. Goes great with meat and potatoes.

Serving type: bottle

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Schell's Dark from August Schell Brewing Company
76 out of 100 based on 198 ratings.