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Shiner White Wing - Spoetzl Brewery

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BA SCORE
78
okay

357 Ratings
THE BROS
74
okay

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Ratings: 357
Reviews: 42
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 14.16%
Wants: 6
Gots: 69 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Spoetzl Brewery visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Hoganlaw on 11-14-2013)
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3/5  rDev -11.5%

cwd, Today at 01:22 AM
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2.25/5  rDev -33.6%

gchl_arrm, Thursday at 07:05 AM
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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

It beats some of the Macro Belgian Whites out there (ahem! Shock Top ahem!) but then again that doesn't speak that highly of this brew. Honestly I would drink again but I wouldn't pick it up anywhere.

SteveMcGlone, Wednesday at 03:31 PM
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3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

Hrodebert, Sep 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

mdphill, Sep 14, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev +12.1%

batt6343, Sep 13, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

Not sure what the guy below is talking about it's not a Belgium pale ale but more of a Witbeir. Mixed and matched this at the House of 1,000 beers.

A - Well it looks mildly hazy bright yellow in color with just a 1/4 inch of head that fizzes out rather quickly. Looks Dull.
S - Well it does have a distinct sourness to the nose which smells inviting not too many venture into this just making another bland Hefeweizen. Another smell opens up to more orange and coriander smells.
T - As other said really dull taste. Doesn't really venture too deep in any direction be it sour lemon, coriander spice or even orange peel taste. Heck hardly any sweetness I can't even taste any orange flavor.
M - Light and very fizzy even for the style. Still hangs heavy on the palate.

Overall very light if any Witbier flavors make this a very lackluster take on the style. Avoid.

DrDemento456, Sep 12, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

spedprof, Sep 12, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -33.6%

KevChiTown, Sep 11, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

Trashcat, Sep 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

BRYeleJR, Sep 09, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -33.6%

Ernest78, Sep 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

arc3636, Sep 06, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

LutherBrau, Sep 02, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

Tayloraphilips, Sep 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +25.4%

probert, Sep 01, 2014
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3/5  rDev -11.5%

Mxsluis, Aug 31, 2014
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3.33/5  rDev -1.8%

Appearance: A crystal clear light gold body showcases a constant flurry of bubbles. The white head goes from creamy to frothy in a matter of seconds, before sinking into a sad little dollop of foam. 2/3

Aroma: An intoxicating bouquet of coriander, lemon peel, grapefruit, and even some bubblegum esters. Bready, pale malt brings some balance to the smell. 11/12

Taste: Pale malt outweighs the complex fruitiness promised by the aroma. Sour lemon and spicy hops help to accentuate a lingering mild bitterness. The sparse collection of flavors fail to work in harmony. In spite of the spiciness, this is less zesty and refreshing than a preferred BPA, as well as more bitter and malty. A disappointment. 12/20

Mouthfeel: A watery quality keeps things dull, although the light carbonation manages to build and linger on the tongue and throat. Goes down light and easy. 3/5

Overall: A sweet smelling, yet ultimately sad and unimaginative Belgian Pale Ale. Not off-putting, but still one to skip. 5/10

TOTAL: 33/50

BethanyB, Aug 31, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev +9.1%

BH712, Aug 31, 2014
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4.12/5  rDev +21.5%

Jamila10ten, Aug 30, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

From the 12 fl. oz. bottle. Sampled on August 29, 2014

Pale yellow pour under a quick fizzy white head and then nothing.

Aroma of toasted breaded malts, white malts (you know that feeling), pepper, spice, and lemongrass.

Light body.

Taste: Toasted biscuit, spice and then a flush of bitterness.

puboflyons, Aug 30, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

monkeybeerbelly, Aug 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

12 oz bottle was poured into a nonic glass.

Appearance: A one finger head was poured that reduced to a thin layer. It is a slightly hazy golden yellow with good vision of tiny bubbles coming up through out the glass.

Smell: Bready wheat, vanilla, coriander, orange peel, noble hops, and some sweetness.

Taste: Same as above. Tart when with a slight hint of bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied, crisp, refreshing, chewy, and medium carbonation.

Overall: Nice witbier from the TX boys. Been enjoying the sampler pack.

Flounder57, Aug 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev +18%

javahead71, Aug 28, 2014
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Shiner White Wing from Spoetzl Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 357 ratings.