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Schaefer - F & M Schaefer Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
63
poor

215 Ratings
THE BROS
57
awful

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Ratings: 215
Reviews: 117
rAvg: 2.61
pDev: 26.82%
Wants: 7
Gots: 10 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: pezoids on 08-21-2001)
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2/5  rDev -23.4%

Nolo, Thursday at 04:02 AM
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2.25/5  rDev -13.8%

misternebbie, Sep 13, 2014
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2.74/5  rDev +5%

Octoberist, Sep 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +34.1%

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

BobDoubleu, Sep 08, 2014
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2/5  rDev -23.4%

user785335, Sep 01, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -42.5%

cardinals22, Aug 11, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -4.2%

JLSIV, Aug 02, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +24.5%

Trombone69, Aug 01, 2014
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2.48/5  rDev -5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Schaefer Beer is an old, old lager. If you are on a budget, then this might be the beer for you. Schaefer's is cheap, which if you are living in the NYC area, finding a bargain is a treat.

Appearance - Schaefer's look like your standard American lager. Nothing fancy. Nothing out of the ordinary.

The Smell is not overpowering.

Taste - Slight bitterness. No overpowering corn taste or smell. Not sweet.

Overall - For a cheap, old school American Lager, Schaefer's is an unspectacular, but unoffensive beer. It is a reasonable choice if your have a day of lawn work. You can spend more and do better, but for what it is, Schaerfer's is ok.

rev_jimmy, Jul 20, 2014
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5/5  rDev +91.6%

diesel59, Jul 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +34.1%

Greenmosheen, Jul 14, 2014
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2/5  rDev -23.4%

cole, Jul 12, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -4.2%

Boca-X, Jun 18, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -4.2%

Chinaskifan1, Jun 17, 2014
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1.96/5  rDev -24.9%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.75

LOOK: As the can tipped, the beer poured a mostly clear yellow with a large fizzy, quickly dissipating foam. Some lace is left behind. The clarity is poor, as there is some sediment that just doesn't belong in a AAL.

SMELL: Corn, hops, must, bread. It smells grainy which is a perfect precursor to all the flavor.

TASTE: In the taste, grain and processed stewed hops, a bit of corn, but not terribly offensive to those not easily offended. Has a fair amount of bitterness for the style, so hey, at least there's that.

FEEL: Light bodied with a stinging carbonation and dry cardboard in the finish.

OVERALL: This is fishing beer if you like drinking cheap beer whilst you fish. Possibly even a beer pong candidate. Anything else is not recommended.

Stinkypuss, Jun 11, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -13.8%

dtomes, Jun 02, 2014
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1.89/5  rDev -27.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

A great beer for a kegger, but not much else. The appearance is clear with a very fizzy head that disappears quickly. The smell is mostly rice. The taste is very light with a rice soda kind of flavor. Mouthfeel was very light. I knew what I was getting into when I had mine, and it worked well for the outdoor party being thrown. When the situation calls for it, not a bad choice, but by no means a great one either.

WhiteHillsStore, May 15, 2014
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ScotNH, Apr 12, 2014
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ZOSO2192, Mar 30, 2014
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curmudgeon236, Mar 25, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +24.5%

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Schaefer from F & M Schaefer Brewing Co.
63 out of 100 based on 215 ratings.