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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:
#41,556
Reviews:
101
Ratings:
468
pDev:
15.61%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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15
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3.91/5  rDev +13%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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2.99/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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4/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mikepmeier651
2.54/5  rDev -26.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Good stuff but nothing special

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3.1/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.72/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.58/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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2.93/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3.43/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CraigP83
3.56/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Fairly bland, just a touch of sweetness. The "dark" beer for people want to drink quantity. I'd rather stick with Premium

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3.36/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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4.05/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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2.14/5  rDev -38.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Strong wheat-based beer that's crisp and light.

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2.81/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

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4.25/5  rDev +22.8%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

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3/5  rDev -13.3%

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3.64/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Has a clear amber color, with quite a bit of visible carbonation. Poured a moderate side head, with a foamy appearance.

Smells of malt and herbal tones.

Taste is subtle, with sweet floral undertones. But the malt still dominates. Mouthfeel is dry, with relatively low carbonation.

This is a simple beer alright, but it is a beer which manages to be very satisfying nontheless. It's one of those beers which definitely emphasizes smoothness, yet is able to sneak in a, I would argue, optimal level of nuance for a cheap amber ale.

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3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

Better than regular grain belt, that's for sure. More flavor, but still not a top tier beer.

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

Grain Belt Nordeast from August Schell Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.46 out of 5 with 468 ratings
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