Grain Belt Nordeast | August Schell Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
August Schell Brewing Company
Minnesota, United States
schellsbrewery.com

Style: American Amber / Red Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Grain Belt Nordeast is an American Amber lager and is the newest member to the Grain Belt Family. It has a light maltiness and hop aroma with a mild bitterness. Smooth taste with an excellent drinkability.

Added by jjanega08 on 04-07-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
466
Reviews:
100
Avg:
3.49
pDev:
15.47%
 
 
Wants:
15
Gots:
102
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 466 |  Reviews: 100
Photo of qcbrewer
3.15/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Victory_Sabre1973
3.77/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Nice amber colored when poured. There's minimal head. The nose is hard to describe, but it is pleasing. The taste is fairly bold. It is the best beer from the Grain Belt brand.

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Photo of HopliteMpls612
3.3/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of hegg4345
3.25/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Skellbop
3.75/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dcotom
3.54/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bender10
3.92/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Taybeh
3.06/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of dheldman
1/5  rDev -71.3%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of beergorrilla
3.18/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Zaphog
3.24/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of AleMan66
4.03/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Look: very nice golden color, clear, inviting
Smell: surprisingly very little smell as far as beer goes, but a good smell
Taste: bitter, malty
Feel: heavy, just short of chewy; above average carbonation
Overall: I really like this beer, especially for the price

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Photo of redbarnbikes
3.44/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Josholson666
3.25/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jdseltzer
4.05/5  rDev +16%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Will buy again. I forgot about Grain Belt, now I am going to try the regular Grain Belt. Innovate or die. The August Schell Brewing Company appears to be doing that since the beer has been around for 15 years.

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Photo of LuckyJohn
3.42/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nuebs
2.91/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of SeanMNCraftBeerLover
3.25/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Mambajahamba
3.99/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of thorkelson
3.12/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of DissentFatsquirrel
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of iRun2Beer
2.71/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Inglewood
3.73/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RonaldTheriot
3.13/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Grain Belt Nordeast has a very thick, frothy, spongy, off-white head, a mostly clear, bubbly, gold-amber appearance, with a higher-than-average amount of suspended powdery sediment throughout, and a fairly heavy lacing left behind. Aroma is of sourish, citrus, grain and malt, and the flavor is of those elements, alongside bread crust, white bread, some sweetness, and very low level hop bitterness. Mouthfeel is light to medium, and Grain Belt Nordeast finishes crisp and easy drinking.

RJT

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Photo of BrewNoob1
3.38/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Grain Belt Nordeast from August Schell Brewing Company
3.49 out of 5 based on 466 ratings.
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