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Schell Zommerfest


Brewed by August Schell Brewing Company
New Ulm, Minnesota USA
Style: Kölsch | Ratings: 141 | Summer Seasonal | Alcohol: 5%
Introduced on Memorial Weekend, 1998, and only available in the summer, Zommerfest is brewed in a 'Kölsch' style, which originates from Cologne, Germany. Its characteristics are fairly light—in color and in flavor. It is a pale gold color, low in hop flavor and aroma, with a light body and a somewhat dry finish. This is a pleasant, light-flavored beverage that goes well with any summer activity.

It is brewed with 90 percent barley malt and 10 percent wheat malt and now brewed with real Minnesota honey from Madelia, MN.

Beer Style: Kölsch Style Honey Ale

Alcohol by Volume: 5%

Characteristics: Light golden color with a frothy white head. Slight malt flavor and sweet hop aroma.

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