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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.58/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Schellís Arminius is named after the legendary chieftain of the Germanic Cheruscan tribe better known as Herman the German. Arminiusí united coalition of Germanic tribes famously defeated the Roman army some 2,000 years ago, and permanently established the border of Germany, which still exists today. The Herman Heights Monument, which sits atop the hill in New Ulm, overlooks the town and Minnesota River Valley below. His eastward looking gaze and upraised sword signify freedom from Rome. Schellís Arminius is a showcase of a unique blend of German, French, and American hops. Itís brewed with over 2.5 lbs of hops per barrel, and double dry hopped for a distinctly hoppy lager with wonderfully fruity and floral hop aroma. A clean malt bill combines with the crisp, smoothness that can only be achieved from a traditionally krausened lager, providing the perfect platform to highlight the hop character. Distinctively different, distinctively hoppy. Keep cold & drink fresh.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheHOFF43 (1760) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - JUL 24, 2014
Can. Pours a nice clear gold with white head. Honey, biscuit, sweet hops. Great for the style, incredibly drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Obfuscate (133) - Minneapolis, - JAN 21, 2015
Nice golden color, two finger white fluffy head. Smells of fruity hops, clean and refreshing with a nice fruity ness. Get a little of that graininess typical in lagers in the back of the mouth, be good one in the summer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tompete (218) - Tillsonburg, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 16, 2015
Pours clear gold with a fine white head. Aroma is hoppy and biscuit. Flavour is very thick and malty with a medium body. Finish is alcohol warm, slightly dry. Too much alcohol for the otherwise very subtle beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (7154) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - DEC 8, 2014
Can. Pours a clear gold with a white head that dissipates slowly to the edges and laces. Aroma has a good amount of straw and sweet grains with a hint of biscuit and a strong grass backbone. Flavor starts sweet with biscuit and grains but has a nice growing grass hop note.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
falco242 (301) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - DEC 6, 2014
Well this is a good brew. Nice hop aroma and really well balanced. Itís lighter overall and feel like it would be great on a warm summer day outside. Floral but a bit of citrus and no resin. Tasty overall!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tatinek (41) - South Dakota, USA - NOV 26, 2014
16oz can. Pours pale yellow with white medium head that lingers a reasonable time. Hop aroma floral. Hop taste prominent but not overpowering. Balance is very good. Nice beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
commonmac (447) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 14, 2014
Tap at New Bohemia. Smallish pint glass. Pale golden color with half finger of head. Not a lot of aroma...maybe a hint of hops. Taste reminds me of a double IPA with some slight sweetness but prevailing hops and funkiness. Alcohol presence is felt but not a strong negative. Pretty solid if unspectacular.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HughConway (815) - Washington, USA - OCT 9, 2014
16oz can. Pours yellow, pure white head. Aroma is hops - floral/fruit. Taste is crisp clear pils, finish is clear. Itís really nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
wlajwl (4125) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - SEP 20, 2014
Aroma is yeast, floral hops and a mild hint of funk. The flavor is citrus, fruit, pale malts, hops, slightly funky and a tart/slight esters in the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JK (4659) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - AUG 31, 2014
An unusual beer hard to shoehorn into any style. I almost want to call it a Czech pils, but it doesnít fit there. it seems they used an entirely ordinary yellow lager and hopped the hell out of it, and the result is an excellent beer. Lots of citrus and dry bitter hop flavors and aroma. Some earth, and a quick finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
CanIHave4Beers (3399) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - AUG 24, 2014
Can, shared by me... in my dining room... just now.
Pours a very pale yellow with a medium sized head and decent lacing on the glass.

The aroma is distinctly similar to that lightly sweet/blueberry thing thatís going on in Grain Belt, except without any of the corniness, this is of course totally fine with me in every way. Itís certainly got some herbal and grassy happiness in there as well.

The flavor is nice, again with the blueberries... which is chill. Itís lightly sweet with a nice herbal bitterness, some fruity hop character, and some light grassiness. Overall though itís not overbearing in any way, just nice and hop forward without entering the IPL realm really.

Cool beer.

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