Schell's Shocked Radler | August Schell Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
August Schell Brewing Company
Minnesota, United States

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.60%

Availability: Summer

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Added by mothman on 08-01-2012

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Ratings: 137 |  Reviews: 28
Photo of BeerNutz324
3.13/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

16 oz can into a pint glass

Ap- pours a slightly hazy, very light yellow color with 1/2 inch head that doesn't stick around long

Ar- grapefruit definitely and maybe some other citrus notes, but really all I'm getting is grapefruit

T- very, very sweet, almost tastes like a wine cooler more than a beer, the grapefruit really only comes through at the end

M- sticky, very light bodied with decent carbonation

O- hmmm, not sure about this one. It would be super, super good on a really hot day on the lake, but I'm not really sure if I would want this any other time. Just too sweet and too much like a wine cooler for me. That being said it is very refreshing!

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Photo of Jeffrey2310
3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

Photo of lwillitz
2.99/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.75

16-oz can into craft pint glass

A - 4-finger white head, transparent (slightly cloudy) body of straw yellow, moderate amount of carbonation

S - sweet pink grapefruit

T - sickly-sweet pink grapefruit, strongly resembles a soft drink

M - thick medium body, high carbonation

O - The cloying sweetness is a major drawback. I'd prefer a citrus soda to this.

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Photo of fitzgerald88
4/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of woosterbill
3.94/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pint can into a Gandhi-Bot tulip; thanks to mnbearsfan for this extra.

A: Clear pale straw body under a half-inch of frothy white head that settles quickly into a ring and leaves light, spotty lace. Average.

S: Quite sweet, with grapefruit essence minus the bitterness. Simple, to the point, and quite enjoyable.

T: Follows the nose - clean, sweet grapefruit dominates, along with some even sweeter citrus notes and some peach. The finish has a bit of citrus rind and bitterness, which is a pleasant counterpoint to the sweetness. Refreshing and enjoyable.

M: Light and frothy, verging into creamy as it progresses. Really nice.

O: Definitely not my favorite style, but this was quite good. The grapefruit is flavorful and well-balanced. Tasty stuff.


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Photo of Walletsworth
3.68/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had this on tap at a good local burger joint and was a little disappointed. Was a light gold with terrific lacing. Smelled very sweet and citrusy. Taste was too sweet with no bite whatsoever.

Overall I wasn't impressed. Expected something more like Deschutes Chainbreaker and this doesn't touch that.

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3/5  rDev -12.5%

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3.5/5  rDev +2%

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2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

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2.5/5  rDev -27.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

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2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

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2/5  rDev -41.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -27.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +38.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

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3/5  rDev -12.5%

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2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +2%

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4/5  rDev +16.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +31.2%

Schell's Shocked Radler from August Schell Brewing Company
3.43 out of 5 based on 137 ratings.
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