bbrock81 (304) - Le Mars, Iowa, USA - DEC 18, 2003
4.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
This is one of the best beers I've had, a very pleasing surprise. The aroma is nice and malty, just the way I like it. The color is a beautiful dark orange-amber. The flavor is deliciously malty, a little sweet, with just a hint of hop presence. I don't know what some of the other people are talking about when they say it has a thin mouthfeel, as this was the creamiest, smoothest bottled beer I've ever had. Absolutely delightful, and I'll definitely keep some of this around.
PattyBoy (302) - North Liberty, Iowa, USA - JUL 10, 2006
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap. Poured a dark amber. Flavor is sweet malt, some roasts. Nothing that really makes it stand out, but it goes good with some sauerbraten.
BrianHagmeier (299) - Coralville, Iowa, USA - NOV 15, 2007
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: APR 8, 2010 Re-rate: Perfection! love the changes in the beer in the past couple of years. Itís just getting better and better. I feel lucky to have this brewery so close to home!
Beautiful red pour with a medium head and lacing. Nice malt and grain aroma. Very sweet malt flavor with a hearty body that ends a little bitter sweet.
jbuskirk (298) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - MAR 12, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
This amber lager has a slightly coppery hue that is rather lovely. Gotta love that even, robust head, too. The aroma hints at warm caramel and slightly smoky malt. The taste reveals a lot of sweetness thatís tempered by some nuttiness. I feel that lagers like this are often overlooked. While an amber lager doesnít have the same flavor profile or complexity of an ale, good lagers should have a spot in every beer loverís heart. This one is definitely worthy of consideration. Schild Brau may not blow your mind, but itís a solid example of the style.
Davinci (295) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 29, 2008
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
nice caramally amber color with good head. Nose is rye bread some caramel sweetness. Flavor is roasty sweetness, some spicey grain, and a hair of tart fruit. Body is medium to light. finishes medium dry with some sweetness and grassy hop character. Enjoyable.
Gmku (294) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - APR 10, 2005
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
It was baking hot in the square when we came out after lunch with our bags and the rod-case to go to Burguete. People were on top of the bus, and others were climbing up a ladder. Bill went up and Robert sat beside Bill to save a place for me, and I went back in the hotel to get a couple of bottles of wine with us. When I came out the bus was crowded. Men and women were sitting on all the baggage and boxes on top, and the women all had their fans going in the sun. It certainly was hot. Robert climbed down and I fitted into the place he had saved on the one wooden seat that ran across the top.
BeerZack (288) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - MAY 4, 2008
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Dark copper color with minimal head.
Sweet caramel, marzipan, some toffee, fig, hint of spice (nutmeg).
Pleasantly surprising flavor, much more subdued sweetness than the nose shows. Some mild caramel sweetness balanced by some dry roasted barley notes and just enough hop bitterness to almost cleanse the palate.
Medium-heavy carbonation, a bit stinging, medium body. Pretty drinkable.
NeonLX (261) - Wisconsin, USA - SEP 16, 2003
3.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: NOV 4, 2005 First time I ever tried this beer was one week after the brewery opened back in the mid-1980s. I loved it then but after we moved away, I didnít see it again for 18 years. Fortunately, a local retailer where we live now began carrying Millstream brew. Pours a medium amber with initially sizable off-white head. Moderate malty aroma. Taste is full-on malt; one of the maltiest lagers Iíve encountered. More depth than I expected.. It has become a regular in my fridge.
Majin (256) - West Des Moines, Iowa, USA - MAR 2, 2013
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle, weird graphic of some mill house on the bottle and hops?? Amber color, not much head. Sweet smell , bittersweet taste. Weird all in all
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iamqueensblvd (247) - , Iowa, USA - APR 19, 2009
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark amber colored pour. Little bit of bite to this one. Seemed to have some carbonation to it as i drank it.