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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: 9 | 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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Photo of Jersh67
2.75/5  rDev +5.4%

Jersh67, Aug 28, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev +5.4%

EBeckett3, Aug 10, 2013
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2/5  rDev -23.4%

GibbonsTheBeerGuy, Jul 19, 2013
Photo of fx20736
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.

fx20736, Jul 09, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -13.8%

BeerForMuscle, Jul 02, 2013
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3/5  rDev +14.9%

Sludgeman, Jun 24, 2013
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3/5  rDev +14.9%

billbeers, Jun 16, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev +5.4%

braedon_peluso, Jun 10, 2013
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3/5  rDev +14.9%

rcjennings, Jun 08, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev +5.4%

Burkbom23, May 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +34.1%

Shawn476, May 03, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -4.2%

Juno_Malone, Apr 15, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -13.8%

BYOFB, Apr 02, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +24.5%

Wrigfen, Mar 11, 2013
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1.25/5  rDev -52.1%

greyghost86, Mar 06, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -13.8%

jiffymon, Feb 13, 2013
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3/5  rDev +14.9%

JohnnyForeign, Jan 14, 2013
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3/5  rDev +14.9%

Huffs, Dec 30, 2012
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1/5  rDev -61.7%

JonPablo, Dec 28, 2012
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2/5  rDev -23.4%

Hopheadjeffery, Dec 22, 2012
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1.75/5  rDev -33%

dvmin98, Nov 13, 2012
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3.38/5  rDev +29.5%

Picked up a 16 oz at Whole Foods Devon for $.99 how could i pass that up. These are the beers we drank as kids, this, Schmidts, Ortleibs (we were drinking Joes beer before it was known as Joes beer) before we graduated to Miller High Life, Genessee Cream Ale, Rolling Rock and the like. What a nostalgic blast this was. Thanks Joe at WF Devon.

And you know what, really wasnt bad at all. Drank from the can, poured a little to take a look. Light pale pour, big fluffy white cotton candy head. Nice. Bready sweet malts and even a little hops for balance. Decent mouthfeel. No off tastes, and a nice break from the usual hop and stout onslaught.

Overall very pleasant. I dont rate to style much (if at all), this is scored on its own merits. Just a good, plain old adjunct lager. And better than lots of craft ive had, yes i said it.

B33R501, Oct 26, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +34.1%

drt72, Oct 11, 2012
Photo of SHoF
2.78/5  rDev +6.5%

Real good cheap beer. Pabst will not put any money behind it for promotion and no insentives for retailers. The regular Schaefer is as good as a good light beer, the light Schaefer is not that great, too light.

Not a problem getting up in the northeast but southern states can be a challange

Schaefer Hall of Fame likes the taste, easy drinking cold only. Use a cozy and prepare to drive to find it.

SHoF, Sep 12, 2012
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3/5  rDev +14.9%

wattoclone, Sep 12, 2012
Schaefer from F & M Schaefer Brewing Co.
63 out of 100 based on 215 ratings.