Schanzenbräu Hell | Brauerei Schanzenbräu

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brauerei Schanzenbräu
Germany
schanzenbraeu.de

Style: Kellerbier / Zwickelbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Bierman9 on 10-05-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
6
Reviews:
1
Avg:
3.74
pDev:
5.08%
 
 
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Ratings: 6 |  Reviews: 1
Photo of wordemupg
3.96/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of biboergosum
3.69/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

500ml bottle - part of a slew of new German brews to arrive in Alberta of late, and at relatively agreeable prices, no less!

This beer pours a hazy, pale golden yellow colour, with three fingers of puffy, rocky, and bubbly bone-white head, which leaves a few instances of forked lightning lace around the glass as it lazily subsides.

It smells of bready and doughy pale malt, further breakfast cereal notes, subtle red apple and pear, a hint of earthy yeastiness, and some tame leafy, weedy, and grassy noble hop bitters. The taste is gritty and grainy pale malt, sodden cereal, a muddled pome fruitiness, some additional muted aged lemon essence, and more weedy, damp grassy, and hay-like verdant hoppiness.

The carbonation is fairly subdued in its quotidian frothiness, the body an adequate medium weight, and mostly smooth, with a small aerosol creaminess nudging its way in once we surface above those basement beer fridge temperatures. It finishes off-dry, the general graininess of it all presiding.

Overall, this is an enjoyable enough Teutonic lager, the grainy and gently fruity character resounding well with my palate at the moment. Easy to drink, and simple, in one of the better ways I have come across of late - worth checking out, if you're in the mood to dial back time a wee bit.

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Photo of mytu420
3.89/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dgilks
3.79/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sixpoint
4.05/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mikestaf
3.95/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Schanzenbräu Hell from Brauerei Schanzenbräu
3.74 out of 5 based on 6 ratings.
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