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Schaefer - F & M Schaefer Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
63
poor

196 Ratings
THE BROS
57
awful

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Ratings: 196
Reviews: 113
rAvg: 2.62
pDev: 25.95%


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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: pezoids on 08-21-2001)
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fx20736

New York

2.96/5  rDev +13%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Bought a 40 oz bottle from Windmill Liquors in Orleans, MA on 7/8/13 for $ 2.55.

Poured into a glass tumbler served at fridge temp.

appearance: pale, brassy yellow with a 2 finger, snow-white head. Nice lacing.

aroma: faint hoppiness, a little corn and some mustiness.

mouthfeel: decent, full.

taste: gentle for an adjunct with enough hops to balance a slight sweetness which leaves a mineral like saccharin taste.

notes: it is what it is. I wish it didn't have the weird aftertaste because otherwise this would a decent, little beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-09-2013 14:15:16 | More by fx20736
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I've been drinking Schaefer for 48 years, from age 18 to my present 66. My children and their friends get a kick out of my still drinking the old-fashioned Schaefer. But for me their old advertising campaign slogan is true: "Schaefer, the one beer to have when you're having more than one."

It is a typical American beer. I don't think that's a derogatory comment -- American lagers suit my taste. They remain my favorite after 40 years or so of tasting ll different beers and ales from many countries. Schaefer closely resembles Budweiser, but Schaefer has a nicer finish for me that leads one to just reaching for another and continuing the enjoyment.

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Schaefer from F & M Schaefer Brewing Co.
63 out of 100 based on 196 ratings.