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Shiner Bock - Spoetzl Brewery

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BA SCORE
72
okay

2,788 Ratings
THE BROS
64
poor

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Ratings: 2,788
Reviews: 943
rAvg: 3.13
pDev: 19.49%
Wants: 18
Gots: 166 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Spoetzl Brewery visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Bock |  4.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-03-1999)
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marc956

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Not my favorite Texas beer but readily available and has good drinkability more than most other non-light beers anyway. Even using a koozie it can get warm quickly, which is a bit of a drag when you live in a hot climate. I'd recommend trying it though.

Serving type: bottle

12-04-2010 05:42:42 | More by marc956
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I'll admit that I'm not a huge fan of bocks in general, but this one's just sweet without much else going for it. It gets too sweet too fast if it doesn't stay extra cold.

A: A nice transparent amber. Poor head.

S: Slightly sweet, fairly plain.

T: Extremely sweet without any hops to counterbalance.

M: Very crisp and bubbly, great for a hot day. Somewhat watery.

O: Not terribly exciting as far as bocks go.

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A: A nice amber coloration. Unfortunately, the head is moderate at best and the retention is very poor.

S: Plain. The malt prevent in comparison to the hop, but still weak. That said, it is no way offensive.

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Shiner Bock from Spoetzl Brewery
72 out of 100 based on 2,788 ratings.