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
Ranking:
#44,169
Reviews:
104
Ratings:
479
pDev:
15.61%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
16
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113
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3.44/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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4.05/5  rDev +17.1%
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 -1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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2.91/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of SeanMNCraftBeerLover
3.25/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.99/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of thorkelson
3.12/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of DissentFatsquirrel
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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2.71/5  rDev -21.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.73/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RonaldTheriot
3.13/5  rDev -9.5%
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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3.38/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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2.5/5  rDev -27.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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3.32/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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2.06/5  rDev -40.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

A darker, more flavorful version of their flagship brew

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3.63/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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2.22/5  rDev -35.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Pretty bland. Pretty watery. Probably a great beer if you want to drink all day and piss a lot.

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.62/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.44/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.06/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.08/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Grain Belt Nordeast from August Schell Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.46 out of 5 with 479 ratings