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Schell's Shocked Radler - August Schell Brewing Company

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Schell's Shocked Radler
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93 Ratings
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Ratings: 93
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 20.66%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
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August Schell Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: mothman on 08-01-2012)
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heytomcat

Minnesota

1/5  rDev -70.1%

11-15-2013 14:15:45 | More by heytomcat
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doucmehu

Wisconsin

1.5/5  rDev -55.1%

10-19-2013 18:00:25 | More by doucmehu
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TubbyDullard

Minnesota

2/5  rDev -40.1%

09-01-2013 04:45:31 | More by TubbyDullard
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AnalogErik

Minnesota

2/5  rDev -40.1%

10-30-2013 15:19:44 | More by AnalogErik
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Jabartheljr

South Dakota

2/5  rDev -40.1%

07-31-2013 02:17:10 | More by Jabartheljr
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vette2006c5r

South Dakota

2.3/5  rDev -31.1%
look: 2 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Shocked Radler pours a bright straw color with a small non lacing head. There is a mellow grapefruit aroma. The taste is sweet, and fruity, lots of grapefruit, as it warms up the grapefruit gets overpowering. Very light flavors, yet the grapefruit still gets overpowering. refreshing, decent carbonation. Overall its a funky beer, light fruity, very refreshing, however its nearly undrinkable.

Serving type: can

11-06-2013 02:13:21 | More by vette2006c5r
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bsevers

Wisconsin

2.5/5  rDev -25.1%

08-29-2013 03:55:02 | More by bsevers
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p-wagz

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -25.1%

12-05-2013 01:47:03 | More by p-wagz
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mfl620ks

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -25.1%

04-25-2014 23:05:52 | More by mfl620ks
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Localdrinklax

Wisconsin

2.5/5  rDev -25.1%

12-07-2013 02:54:22 | More by Localdrinklax
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Chucker17

South Dakota

2.5/5  rDev -25.1%

09-13-2013 16:27:22 | More by Chucker17
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shadetree67

Minnesota

2.61/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.25

Appearance - A clear straw color. A normal pour yielded a 2 finger head which stuck around for awhile. Decent lacing.

Smell - Sweet Grapefruit. That is all I'm getting

Taste - This is very one dimensional. Puckering grapefruit. Very sweet. A hint of pale malt but I really have to search for it.

Mouthfeel - Thin body and low to medium carbonation.

Overall - The grapefruit is really overpowering in this beer. I like grapefruit, but this is hard to finish. If it had higher carbonation and less grape fruit / more malt - it could be good. Disappointing for something I had been looking forward to trying.

Serving type: bottle

12-18-2013 04:02:04 | More by shadetree67
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ChopperSmith

Minnesota

2.7/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Poured from a 12 oz. brown bottle into a clear beer mug.

Appearance: Very pale yellow with light carbonation that leaves little or no white fizzy foam on top. No retention or lacing at all. Leaves a slight cap of white fizzy carbonation throughout.

Smell: Faintly sweet and malty. Not much grapefruit or hops going on in the aroma.

Taste: Very sweet and fruity with slight malty beer beneath it. No crisp grapefruit hops aroma or flavor at all. Not what I was expecting, it's far too tame and watered down.

Mouth feel: Watery, thin and just lightly carbonated.

Overall: I have had quite a few Austrian Radler's by Stiegl Brewing and Schofferhofer Grapefruit Hefeweizens over the years, and I was really hoping Schell's was trying to duplicate that, or maybe even go a bit bolder with flavors...but this rendition is far too sweet, watery and lacking in grapefruit bite to compare. This one just leaves me wanting to go get some Schofferhofer Grapefruit Hefeweizen instead.

Serving type: bottle

05-23-2014 21:46:20 | More by ChopperSmith
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LXIXME

New Mexico

2.75/5  rDev -17.7%

08-13-2013 20:33:09 | More by LXIXME
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Wetenkamp

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -17.7%

09-16-2013 13:43:56 | More by Wetenkamp
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tom79mp

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -17.7%

08-09-2013 06:55:07 | More by tom79mp
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dlbartender

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -17.7%

07-13-2014 05:24:20 | More by dlbartender
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TEdubbaD

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -17.7%

06-04-2014 03:58:34 | More by TEdubbaD
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SortaAmbivalent

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -17.7%

03-02-2014 00:53:07 | More by SortaAmbivalent
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jzlyo

Iowa

2.75/5  rDev -17.7%

09-06-2013 23:18:45 | More by jzlyo
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vobr0002

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -17.7%

11-06-2013 18:03:41 | More by vobr0002
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -17.7%

11-22-2013 02:04:07 | More by XmnwildX12
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jera1350

Minnesota

2.89/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Looks like a BMC light beer- pale fizzy yellow beer.

Grainy BMC light beer nose with a light yet syrupy grapefruit undertone. Pretty light smell.

The taste is like a light lager mixed with a grapefruit syrup. I know they did use real grapefruit juice and it does come through more in the end, but the sweetness is just too much for me and is presenting itself as artificial flavored syrup. Grapefruit peel on the finish with a little lingering bitterness.

Light, fizzy, dry finish from all of the grapefruit.

This is my first radler and probably my last. Like a Mike's Hard Lemonade really. My ratings reflect my thoughts, but taking into account style also which gives it a higher bump than if I just rated it on straight up opinion. I'm glad Schell's used real grapefruit instead of artificial, but it still has a fake corn syrup sweetness to it. Definitely not my style and if you're a radler fan, I would suggest it. If not, move along.

Serving type: bottle

07-16-2013 01:21:57 | More by jera1350
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lwillitz

Florida

2.96/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.75

16-oz can into craft pint glass

A - 4-finger white head, transparent (slightly cloudy) body of straw yellow, moderate amount of carbonation

S - sweet pink grapefruit

T - sickly-sweet pink grapefruit, strongly resembles a soft drink

M - thick medium body, high carbonation

O - The cloying sweetness is a major drawback. I'd prefer a citrus soda to this.

Serving type: can

10-04-2013 00:28:03 | More by lwillitz
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OregonGrown7

Nebraska

3/5  rDev -10.2%

08-11-2013 23:50:40 | More by OregonGrown7
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Schell's Shocked Radler from August Schell Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 93 ratings.