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Grain Belt Nordeast - August Schell Brewing Company

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338 Ratings
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Ratings: 338
Reviews: 86
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 15.8%
Wants: 9
Gots: 24 | 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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3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

10-14-2012 05:30:48 | More by plab
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theHoff77

Minnesota

3.65/5  rDev +4.9%

Not really worth doing a full a review, but I'm just going say this is my preferred drinking beer. Being from Minnesota this is easily accessible and cheap, and my go to if I'm at the bar and not feeling adventurous or if you want a beer to give to guests without stooping to the bottom beers. Tastes decent and goes down easy, and if I had more then a couple I wouldn't feel bad about it. For what it is it's my ideal beer on a budget.

10-11-2012 17:32:43 | More by theHoff77
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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

10-05-2012 23:32:28 | More by aflies
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North Dakota

1.75/5  rDev -49.7%

10-05-2012 19:20:03 | More by Johnhaley1989
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2.75/5  rDev -21%

10-02-2012 16:44:12 | More by Whiskeydeez
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Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +29.3%

09-25-2012 01:41:39 | More by jcparish88
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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

09-24-2012 19:01:01 | More by Jacobch
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Minnesota

3/5  rDev -13.8%

09-17-2012 22:15:11 | More by NilocRellim
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jsprain1

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%

08-20-2012 20:08:14 | More by lauran24
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California

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

08-18-2012 22:34:49 | More by t0rin0
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Minnesota

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08-15-2012 04:34:48 | More by Ericular
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Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

08-12-2012 04:38:01 | More by Steimie
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Minnesota

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Minnesota

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Minnesota

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.

07-21-2012 00:34:37 | More by JamesMN
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Grain Belt Nordeast from August Schell Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 338 ratings.