Schaefer | F & M Schaefer Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
66
poor
265 Ratings
THE BROS
57
awful
Read the review
SchaeferSchaefer
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
F & M Schaefer Brewing Co.
Wisconsin, United States
pabst.com

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by stirgy on 08-21-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
265
Reviews:
128
Avg:
2.68
pDev:
27.61%
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
42
For Trade:
0
View: Beers | Events
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters | Alström Bros
Ratings: 265 |  Reviews: 128
Photo of Jersh67
2.75/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of EBeckett3
2.75/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of GibbonsTheBeerGuy
2/5  rDev -25.4%

Photo of fx20736
2.98/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Bought a 40 oz bottle from Windmill Liquors in Orleans, MA on 7/8/13 for $ 2.55.

Poured into a glass tumbler served at fridge temp.

appearance: pale, brassy yellow with a 2 finger, snow-white head. Nice lacing.

aroma: faint hoppiness, a little corn and some mustiness.

mouthfeel: decent, full.

taste: gentle for an adjunct with enough hops to balance a slight sweetness which leaves a mineral like saccharin taste.

notes: it is what it is. I wish it didn't have the weird aftertaste because otherwise this would a decent, little beer.

 541 characters

Photo of BeerForMuscle
2.25/5  rDev -16%

Photo of Sludgeman
3/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of billbeers
3/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of braedon_peluso
2.75/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of rcjennings
3/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of Burkbom23
2.75/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of Shawn476
3.5/5  rDev +30.6%

Photo of Juno_Malone
2.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of BYOFB
2.25/5  rDev -16%

Photo of Wrigfen
3.25/5  rDev +21.3%

Photo of greyghost86
1.25/5  rDev -53.4%

Photo of jiffymon
2.25/5  rDev -16%

Photo of JohnnyForeign
3/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of Huffs
3/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of JonPablo
1/5  rDev -62.7%

Photo of Hopheadjeffery
2/5  rDev -25.4%

Photo of dvmin98
1.75/5  rDev -34.7%

Photo of B33R501
3.35/5  rDev +25%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Picked up a 16 oz at Whole Foods Devon for $.99 how could i pass that up. These are the beers we drank as kids, this, Schmidts, Ortleibs (we were drinking Joes beer before it was known as Joes beer) before we graduated to Miller High Life, Genessee Cream Ale, Rolling Rock and the like. What a nostalgic blast this was. Thanks Joe at WF Devon.

And you know what, really wasnt bad at all. Drank from the can, poured a little to take a look. Light pale pour, big fluffy white cotton candy head. Nice. Bready sweet malts and even a little hops for balance. Decent mouthfeel. No off tastes, and a nice break from the usual hop and stout onslaught.

Overall very pleasant. I dont rate to style much (if at all), this is scored on its own merits. Just a good, plain old adjunct lager. And better than lots of craft ive had, yes i said it.

 833 characters

Photo of drt72
3.5/5  rDev +30.6%

Photo of SHoF
2.8/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Real good cheap beer. Pabst will not put any money behind it for promotion and no insentives for retailers. The regular Schaefer is as good as a good light beer, the light Schaefer is not that great, too light.

Not a problem getting up in the northeast but southern states can be a challange

Schaefer Hall of Fame likes the taste, easy drinking cold only. Use a cozy and prepare to drive to find it.

 402 characters

Photo of wattoclone
3/5  rDev +11.9%

Schaefer from F & M Schaefer Brewing Co.
2.68 out of 5 based on 265 ratings.
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.