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RATINGS: 222   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
The name Schild Brau means essentially 'Shield beer' in German. This is our Flagship brew, a Microbrew done in the style of the special beers of Munich. This beer is brewed in the style of a Vienna style lager. This style was first developed by Anton Dreher in Vienna in 1841. He used a new type of sweet caramelized malt that gave the beer a wonderful reddish, coppery color and a juicy malt character. Word soon spread to Germany where this style of beer became immensely popular, and stronger versions called Marzen or Oktoberfest were soon made. Our beer uses these same malts to attain a perfect balance between malty sweetness and a firm bitterness. Our Hallertau hops are imported from Germany give it subtle spicy flavor. The repeated awards that we have received for this beer only confirm why many people consider this beer to be synonymous with Millstream Brewing at its best.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
Crash (532) - Macomb, Illinois, USA - SEP 18, 2005
This beer sampled at Brew Ha Ha 2005: The guy poured it for me in a hurry and it left a good head for this type of beer. It smelled really good almost fruity but, it all ended there. The taste was not good at all

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
MullMan (1099) - New York, USA - AUG 15, 2005
clear bright copper color with a very light tan creamy & pillowy head. sweet caramel malt and almond milk (yes, the kind blue diamond makes) aroma. flavor is sweet malt, tangy, grassy, and raw almonds. light mouthfeel, mild carbonation. faint dryish finish. Thanks Secret Santa!!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
drywallman (351) - Lake in the Hills, Illinois, USA - AUG 15, 2005
This one was from a batch mfg. in 6/05, so it is fairly fresh. Poured with a soapy head that lasted for a while, and had a dark orange opaque body. It was sweet with light caramel malt, and just enough hops presence to balance. Really heavier on the sweet malt. The body was what was expected of a lager. Overall a good session brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
whaleman (2178) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 15, 2005
Amber body with a loose, sudsy grayish-white head. Aroma of fruity malt with some apple notes. Medium sweet caramel and fruit flavor with clean Noble hop notes. Body is a little thin with a short finish. Could make a fair session beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
LilKem (1213) - Marietta, Ohio, USA - JUL 11, 2005
word. kinda chewy tangy flavor... interesting and offbeat. especially the weird floral aroma/flavor. wasnt expecting that.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GeneralGao (3614) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - JUL 4, 2005
Had it on tap at Dublin Underground in Iowa City. Deep copper color with a thin head. Spicy nose and flavor with a hint of hoppy flavor and bitterness. Dry finish. Solid brew without being flashy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SpringsLicker (3288) - Tennessee, USA - JUN 27, 2005
Thanks to heemer77 for bringing the sampler of Millstreams to TN! This one starts with a large creamy head on a hazy, medium orange amber brew. Light malt aroma with a whiff of hop perfume in the back. Lightly sweet with a good malt flavor. Well done V/O/M.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
21iceman40 (1735) - Grafton, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 22, 2005
a very deep reddish color to it with moderate white head. definite fruity caramel aroma to it, i got apples. lit subtle malts full of carmel on the flavor, fairly nice session beer. thanks heemer for tha hookup yo.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Shag (2723) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - JUN 20, 2005
Thanks Heemer! This is a very nice looking beer, an amber color with a nice head and lacing. It has a faint malty aroma. The flavor is nice and simple. Some oranges, peaches, and caramel. This is a very nice session lager.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pintbypint (3070) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 16, 2005
355ml brown bottle. Poured a deep orange-red tone. Small tight bubbled white head. A bit hazy. Light malts in the aroma. Toasty malt flavours, sweetish, then lightly bitter in the finish. A solid amber lager, thanks heemer!

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