(New Ulm, MN) – Schell’s Rauchbier, next in the Stag Series, was approved this week
According to MNBeer earlier this month:
OG 15 Plato
Stag Series #3 is August Schell’s interpretation of a traditional Franconian Rauchbier (smoke beer). Rauchbiers date back to the early 1500s, when green malt was dried over open fires. The grain picks up the smokey flavor from the fire, and this is carried over to the beer.
Stag Series #3 uses a blend of malts smoked over beechwood and cherrywood to create a twist on the traditional style. The remainder of the malt bill includes Dark Munich Malt, Caramunich, and a touch of black malt for color. It is hopped with Tettnang and Sterling.
Release is Mar 1, 2011