August Schell Brewing Company
Schell's Deer Brand
August Schell Brewing Company Schell's Deer Brand (4.8% alcohol by volume) is an American lager. This is Schell's flagship beer. They developed prior to prohibition and brew it from 70% barley malt and 30% corn. The aroma is very low with light grain, some spice, white flour and very faint sulfur. It pours brilliant straw with streams of bubbles rushing to the surface to refresh a 1" white cap with a very fine bead and good retention. The flavors start slightly sweet with light cracker and light fruit. It dries slightly on the finish. The hop bitterness is moderately low. Light apple fruit flavors are low to medium low, hop flavors and bitterness are low, corn flavor is medium low and sweetness is medium low. The beer finishes clean and crisp. The body is light and the carbonation is medium high to high. This is a standard fizzy yellow beer. There is not much there but then there is also nothing offensive. I rate it 75.
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