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Schaefer - F & M Schaefer Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
63
poor

211 Ratings
THE BROS
57
awful

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Ratings: 211
Reviews: 116
rAvg: 2.61
pDev: 26.82%
Wants: 7
Gots: 8 | 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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skydogpenn

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +14.9%

02-23-2014 16:17:35 | More by skydogpenn
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longisland1983

New York

3.25/5  rDev +24.5%

02-22-2014 17:15:37 | More by longisland1983
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DaveRinn

Washington

2.25/5  rDev -13.8%

01-13-2014 01:06:22 | More by DaveRinn
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dbaraniak

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -4.2%

01-04-2014 06:16:38 | More by dbaraniak
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SuomiHobbit

Connecticut

1.75/5  rDev -33%

12-12-2013 04:13:45 | More by SuomiHobbit
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rfgetz

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -4.2%

11-24-2013 07:41:25 | More by rfgetz
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digitalflood

New York

3/5  rDev +14.9%

11-12-2013 01:07:35 | More by digitalflood
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SicemWT

Texas

2/5  rDev -23.4%

11-04-2013 03:31:29 | More by SicemWT
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -4.2%

10-22-2013 20:47:01 | More by InspectorBob
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BMMillsy

Florida

1.1/5  rDev -57.9%

Honestly, this is the second worst beer on earth. First place is the light version. We use to grab this in college for about 30 cents per can (and I was in college in the 2000's, not the 60's). Light gold color with some fluffy head I guess. Aroma is filthy corn and wheat, dirty must, and vomit. The flavor follows almost perfectly and this is really tough to get down during a game of beer pong. Avoid at all costs.

10-16-2013 20:11:33 | More by BMMillsy
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Strigoimuzik

Puerto Rico

2/5  rDev -23.4%

10-03-2013 22:21:20 | More by Strigoimuzik
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Noelito76

New York

1.75/5  rDev -33%

10-02-2013 09:41:37 | More by Noelito76
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stogirelli

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +34.1%

09-26-2013 22:56:34 | More by stogirelli
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BeerZack

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +34.1%

09-23-2013 08:25:40 | More by BeerZack
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runawaycyborg

North Carolina

2.25/5  rDev -13.8%

09-18-2013 00:41:44 | More by runawaycyborg
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acurtis

New Jersey

2/5  rDev -23.4%

09-14-2013 15:04:29 | More by acurtis
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djrn2

New Jersey

2.25/5  rDev -13.8%

09-14-2013 14:56:19 | More by djrn2
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cheesepuffs

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +43.7%

09-11-2013 03:41:02 | More by cheesepuffs
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Duesler

Connecticut

3/5  rDev +14.9%

09-06-2013 13:03:39 | More by Duesler
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Beerwolf666

Maryland

3.35/5  rDev +28.4%

I still Remember the Schaefer Beer Jingle~"Schaefer is the One beer to have when your having more than One" and along with Shlitz,I stole a LOT of em from my Dads beer fridge when I was a kid..hehehe,and later on when I actually was allowed to drink,I drank swimming pools full of both beers,with Shlitz being my go2 beer & Shaefer being the beer I would buy when $$$ was tight..which was most of the time,I cant say it was a really gr8 beer,but it was much better then Blatz [both about $4.99 a case! hehe]
I had not had a Shaefer in well over 20 years,So when I came across a 40oz Fat Boy for $1.89 @ a crappy run down rural country store,I snagged up on it pronto,and thought that the beer probably was 10 years old & would break it out as sort of a joke when my buddies came over,and we all would laugh @ how crappy it tasted,as it turns out,I could not wait,and opened it up almost as soon as I got home,just to see if it was as bad as I remember~
poured it into a standard 16oz Pint glass & to my surprise,a nice fluffy 1 inch white head formed,and stayed there..I waited & waited for over 2 min's,but the head was going nowhere..WTF? a Bud's head is gone in 30 seconds,when I put the ole Sniffer to it,I smelled a nice sweet mild corn & grain aroma,also a slight grassy scent,not unpleasent at all..humm? Taste was very much the same,very mild & grainy with just the slightest bit of a citrus note and just a wee bit of a metallic taste in the background,I have to Admit that I was amazed at just how good this beer tasted,I Remember it being a LOT less drinkable back in the day,this was actually a very smooth,easy drinking beer! and honestly just as good..No,Better then a Ton of much Higher priced Macro lagers on the Market today,and if I could find it in Bottles in my Area,I would buy a case from time to time when money is tight,No doubt @ all!cheers & Peace2all.

09-02-2013 20:23:51 | More by Beerwolf666
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mckowned

Connecticut

2.25/5  rDev -13.8%

08-29-2013 09:34:21 | More by mckowned
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Jersh67

Connecticut

2.75/5  rDev +5.4%

08-28-2013 02:59:52 | More by Jersh67
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EBeckett3

New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev +5.4%

08-10-2013 02:56:02 | More by EBeckett3
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GibbonsTheBeerGuy

Texas

2/5  rDev -23.4%

07-19-2013 00:41:26 | More by GibbonsTheBeerGuy
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fx20736

New York

2.96/5  rDev +13.4%

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.

07-09-2013 14:15:16 | More by fx20736
Schaefer from F & M Schaefer Brewing Co.
63 out of 100 based on 211 ratings.