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Schell's Dark - August Schell Brewing Company

Schell's DarkSchell's Dark

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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 biteme398:
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biteme398

Virginia

4.03/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From a six-pack sampler bought in Minnesota. Appearance is a dark shade of amber, somewhat small head and very little lacing. Smell of grain and caramel while the taste is similar with an interesting sweetness at the end that entices another sip. Mouthfeel is not quite chewy but not thin either. Kind of wish I had more than just this bottle. Very good beer that can't be found out here.

Serving type: bottle

07-18-2010 00:11:28 | More by biteme398
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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

03-22-2014 20:36:37 | More by EZ054098
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Schell's Dark from August Schell Brewing Company
76 out of 100 based on 198 ratings.