Schell Anniversary Series #6 - Not Guilty 1924 Deer Brand

Formerly brewed at August Schell Brewing Company
New Ulm, Minnesota USA
5.91% Pilsener | 3 Ratings | Series Seasonal |
Schell Anniversary Draft Series #6, commemorating the day August Schell Brewing was found Not Guilty of Violating the 18th Amendment of the US Constitution. The 1924 Deer Brand incorporates two important indigenous American ingredients to create a unique version of the classic German Pilsner: 6-row Barley and Flaked Maize. Early American brewers discovered that by adding a portion of Maize to the high protein 6-row Barley a more palatable and stable beer could be produced. The 1924 Deer Brand is a recreation of the full-flavored American Lager your grandparents used to enjoy before and immediately following prohibition, exhibiting moderate maltiness, the complex character of our 1860 Schell yeast and a well-defined hop bitterness and flavor.

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