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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.58   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Schellís Deer Brand was developed prior to Prohibition and has been Schellís flagship beer ever since. Brewed from 70 percent barley malt, 30 percent corn, and our unique íSchellí yeast, Deer Brand is full flavored American Lager.


2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
krysztofar (344) - belleville, Illinois, USA - OCT 14, 2007
12oz bottle. very light, extremely pale color. short lived fluffy white head. simple grainy nose is complimented by faint herbs and grassy hops. rich corny grain flavor and mild hop bite. slightly better than your average macro.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Skyview (5269) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - JUL 25, 2007
Picked up a single 12-oz bottle from The Coffee Ground in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Looks and tastes just like the Schellís Original but new label design. It pours a light golden pale yellow with a very thin white head. Aroma is fruity, sweet corn, and maybe even some popcorn without the salt and butter. A bit fizzy on the carbonation. Taste is light, crisp, and some fruity tones. Palate is smooth and dry.

1.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
SledgeJr (3577) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - JUL 22, 2007
In the can. Thanks to KJ for the beer. Pours bright golden yellow with a poofy, but ethereal head. Iím not sure what badnews is drinking, but no one would call this beer copper in the daylight. The flavor is crisp and light with a watery and slightly metallic tinghe. A subtle rush of lemon at the finish. This is thirst-quenching after a Sunday afternoon of weeding, but not a beer to savor. With that said, it is far less insulting to the palate than most macros and a solid regional party beer. This is seriously overrated on this site at 2.9, but I will say that it seems to have a bit more depth than the onslaught of off brands that Schell also markets. Good luck defining a specific aroma for this one.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
badnewsbeers (2312) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 29, 2007
translucent copper body with minimal white head..aroma is syrupy sweet, with bizarre hints of green apple and white grape...flavor is that of grape skin, corn, and a touch of hops...its like a cross between a cider and a pils...not offensive, but a bit questionable

2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mrthirstyneck (341) - Minnesota, USA - JAN 23, 2007
a parr kraft from schell most of their offerings are quite good not my fav but a nice beer!

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
uglyblond1 (177) - Nebraska, USA - JUN 15, 2006
This brewery is highly overrated here. This stuff is OK, but certainly not top echelon. A medium body lager, fairly smooth up front, but not complex, mostly grain. Some hop crispness, but not top quality hops. Finish is OK but not perfect. So many beers are better.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
LibraryBrewer (50) - Goodridge, Minnesota, USA - JUN 7, 2006
Golden color,small white head.Malty,cerealish aroma.Mild malty taste with some sweetness and a cereal cornflake sort of flavor.Hops are mild with a good light finish.The beer is pretty decent i think with a good malty lightly sweet taste that is easy going.Not bad.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pigfoot (2268) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - OCT 12, 2004
Crystal-clear, golden color, big, fluffy, pristine white head, perfect fit for a lager. Aroma, some hops, bright and floral, but a bit soapy, growing sweet, smellish cornish...wonder what adjuncts are at play here? Okay, Iíll play nice...but it is "corny"... Taste: clean, brisk, almost crisp, then fading wuick. Very refreshing, highly downable, tastes pretty decent, actually. Not too much flavor, but it doesnít taste bad, and almost squeaky clean. I though this would be an empty, hollow, even unpleasant experience, and Iím a Schellís fan...silly me, itís a nice lager, nothing but. Iíd never choose it against many of my favorites, but I can imagine this being quite a nice alternative in many Minnesota/Midwest locations where the only other options are Bud, High Life and the like. Yeah, I can drink these, and itís not bad for $4.97 a 6íer!

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
badgerben (4502) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - SEP 1, 2004
Golden color with a small head. Pretty malty nose and taste, but not the same maltness of a dopplebock. It has that dusty and rotten quality to it. Kind of plain, but not horrible.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
robertsreality (2460) - Minnesota, USA - AUG 2, 2004
Gold Coloring. Small Head. Not a Whole Lot Here. Smooth and Uninteresting. Not The Best Offering from Schells.


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