Schell Stag Series #5 - Czech-Style Dark Lager
Brewed by August Schell Brewing Company
New Ulm, Minnesota USA
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý | Ratings: 20 | Alcohol: 5.7%
The Czechs are famous for the golden lagers of Pilsen and Budweis, but also have a history of dark versions. While some have a dark red hue, and are typically identified as “garnet”, there are also versions that are closer to black with a rich, spicy flavor. The most famous in that vein is the house beer at U Fleku, the 15th-century brewpub in Prague, and oldest brewpub in the world.
Stag Series #5 is modeled after the famous dark lagers of Bohemia. Our version features dark bread and caramel flavors that are accentuated by a decoction mash, and balanced by the spicy Saaz hops.
Ingredients: Malts: Floor malted Bohemian Pilsner, Light Munich, Caramunich, Carabohemian, Carapils Bittering Hops: Saaz Aroma Hops: Saaz
• Original Gravity: 14.0? Plato
• 5.7% Alcohol By Volume
• 30 International Bitterness Units
• 50 SRM
• Serve in a becker pint or glass
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