Best "Cheap" Beer

Iastfan112

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Schells makes good beer. It's kind of odd how close they are to Iowa and you don't hear a whole lot about them.
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Not a cheap beer but their Snowstorm Oat Stout this season is quite good. I say that despite not being a huge stout fan. Definitely a brand of choice once I was old enough to legally purchase beer, that and Boulevard.
 

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Schells makes good beer. It's kind of odd how close they are to Iowa and you don't hear a whole lot about them.
Old, historic company.

Part of the problem is that they don't distribute their whole line up out of state very often. They obviously distribute to Iowa, but it isn't that consistent, and there's lots of stuff they don't send out of Minnesota. Same applies with other neighboring states.

Schell's is one of my favorite breweries, honestly. The tour is awesome, and they make so many really good beers while mostly avoiding getting wrapped up in the goofy fads of the day. They did add a sour beer program, but it's in a completely different building under a different brand (Starkeller), and it's more of your classic Foeder sours instead of Mango Marshmallow Peanut Butter Banana Muffin sours.
 

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Part of the problem is that they don't distribute their whole line up out of state very often. They obviously distribute to Iowa, but it isn't that consistent, and there's lots of stuff they don't send out of Minnesota. Same applies with other neighboring states.

Schell's is one of my favorite breweries, honestly. The tour is awesome, and they make so many really good beers while mostly avoiding getting wrapped up in the goofy fads of the day. They did add a sour beer program, but it's in a completely different building under a different brand (Starkeller), and it's more of your classic Foeder sours instead of Mango Marshmallow Peanut Butter Banana Muffin sours.

Yeah, Schell's definitely isn't a brewer to jump on fads. They still don't even have an IPA as a regular option or seasonal option. despite that craze having started long ago.
 

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Yeah, Schell's definitely isn't a brewer to jump on fads. They still don't even have an IPA as a regular option or seasonal option. despite that craze having started long ago.

They actually made one last year. It's ok.

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Old Style: costs about the same as Busch Light. Tastes better than bud heavy with about the same alcohol content.

Keystone light : Coors Light in a can that costs less

With less popular beers, you have to find someplace that goes through a lot of it, preferably chilled.

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