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Grain Belt Nordeast - August Schell Brewing Company

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333 Ratings
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Ratings: 333
Reviews: 85
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 15.8%
Wants: 9
Gots: 22 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
August Schell Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Lager |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Grain Belt Nordeast is an American Amber lager and is the newest member to the Grain Belt Family. It has a light maltiness and hop aroma with a mild bitterness. Smooth taste with an excellent drinkability.

(Beer added by: jjanega08 on 04-07-2010)
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Minnesota

3/5  rDev -13.8%

A- Amber, quite clear. Head is thin and white. Retention is mediocre.
S- Very mild, but toast, earth, a bit of caramel.
T- Not much to it. Earthy, toast, a faint bit of caramel. Pretty clean.
M- Fairly light but that's to be expected. Carbonation is overly harsh.
O- Merely mediocre. It's Grian Belt Premium plus a bit of flavor minus a bit of nostalgia.

09-12-2012 01:56:38 | More by jsprain1
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Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

09-04-2012 23:58:24 | More by bscalt
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Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +22.1%

09-01-2012 11:18:54 | More by Will96
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Indiana

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

08-22-2012 03:55:50 | More by MikeIN
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Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

08-21-2012 23:04:25 | More by MacDonaldT84
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Arizona

2.75/5  rDev -21%

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08-18-2012 22:34:49 | More by t0rin0
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08-15-2012 04:34:48 | More by Ericular
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3.28/5  rDev -5.7%

Appearance: Translucent brown/caramel color.

Aroma: Almost no smell detectable. Just a tiny bit of malt. It gets marked down for this only because there is nothing to grade it on in this department. There are no bad smells either.

Taste: A little bready, a little malty. No hop presence. Basically no bitterness. However, it is real easy to swig down with no bad flavors to speak of.

Mouthfeel: Exceptional. Great carbonation level and one of the easiest drinking beers I've ever had. It could use a little more body but overall not much to complain about.

Final Thoughts: I've had this beer before and didn't really think much of it. It's one of those beers that you have on hand once in a while but doesn't deserve to be on a regular rotation in your fridge. However, for the novice beer drinker Nordeast is a good starting point if you want to get into darker beers but fear that they might be overwhelming.

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It's impossible to get this beer around these parts. My friend Brian was in MN and picked me up a 12 pack. Thanks a lot, Brian!

A: Orange/amber clear with a pretty thick white head.

S: Slightly hoppier and maltier than a typical macro lager.

T: Taste steps it up a bit more. It has a clean malty and hoppy taste. There's a nice caramel maltiness, grass, and a nice bit of fruit. It ends pleasantly bitter.

M: Good mouthfeel. Extremely smooth and easy to drink.

O: Yum. Love this beer. Every time one of my friends to MN, I always tell them to get me some of this. It's in the same league as other macros, but the taste is far superior.

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Grain Belt Nordeast from August Schell Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 333 ratings.