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Schaefer - F & M Schaefer Brewing Co.

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233 Ratings
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Ratings: 233
Reviews: 121
rAvg: 2.6
pDev: 26.92%
Wants: 7
Gots: 20 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
F & M Schaefer Brewing Co. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: pezoids on 08-21-2001

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Ratings: 233 | Reviews: 121
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2.25/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Most popular beer in USA prior to Bud becoming the King in 1975.

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3/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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4.03/5  rDev +55%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Been drinking sch. for 40 years. Love the craft beers, but to me it's like mothers milk. Mommy!!!! What I like best is the wheaty taste. Unique among the macro beers. Also, at 16 I drank 2 six pax on a dare one nite...and I think that burned it into my taste buds

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2/5  rDev -23.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

just another beer from an era when people didn't really care how beer tasted.

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2.25/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

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2.77/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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2.36/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

*Not going to go into too much detail here. It's 2015 now, and my beer is getting hard to drink.

A- If you've seen Pabst Blue Ribbon in a glass, that's what it looks like. Super clear and golden. Head dies quickly.

S- Smell has the standard beer smell. Wet papery, sweet, corn husk. Light pale malt. Nothing to write home about. Smells a lot like Pabst Blue Ribbon.

T- Same as smell. Standard beer type flavors. Sweet and corny. Very grainy, with the lightest touch of pale malt. There is a very, and I mean very, slight hint of hops that attempts to balance out the sweet flavor. The hops do not do their job very well if you ask me. Again, this is a standard beer flavor that is on the sweet side.

M- It drinks like a lager would drink. It's light. It's crisp, clean, and I could see how it refreshes. If you've been drinking during your New Years celebrations all night and then go to this, it probably won't taste all that great. That's the boat I'm in right now.

Overall, this beer isn't all that stellar. It's a middle of the road beer that struggles to be just an average lager. Nothing stands out here. It's on the sweet side, which is what I really dislike about it. I can only seem to find this beer in 40 ounce bottles in my area, so not too good if I don't want to drink that much (like right now). I'd say pass on Schaefer, unless you're into the American adjunct lager style.

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2.75/5  rDev +5.8%

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2/5  rDev -23.1%

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2.08/5  rDev -20%

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1.1/5  rDev -57.7%

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2.75/5  rDev +5.8%

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2/5  rDev -23.1%

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2.25/5  rDev -13.5%

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3.5/5  rDev +34.6%

One of the best economy American light lagers. Best enjoyed ice-cold.

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2/5  rDev -23.1%

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1.5/5  rDev -42.3%

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Schaefer from F & M Schaefer Brewing Co.
63 out of 100 based on 233 ratings.