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Schell's Dark - August Schell Brewing Company

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76
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234 Ratings
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Ratings: 234
Reviews: 117
rAvg: 3.32
pDev: 17.17%
Wants: 1
Gots: 13 | FT: 1
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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-17-2002

This beer is dark because the barley is roasted longer– a flavorful lager that everyone will enjoy.
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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz glass bottle. Birthday gift sampler pack! This is my first trial run.

Smell - bready, caramel, sweet. An exquisite smell. Akin to Nordeast.

Taste - Taste is surprisingly pretty good. Smooth and smoky flavor, ending on a slightly metallic sour note.

Mouthfeel - Glassy smooth and bubbly. Goes down easy.

Overall - this is a good beer. I would order it in a pub and drink it again if Nordeast was not available. Not quite as good as a Nordeast but a good 2nd. Schell has done another great job!

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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.

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Schell's Dark from August Schell Brewing Company
76 out of 100 based on 234 ratings.