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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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ret3

Texas

3/5  rDev -4.2%

04-13-2012 00:48:14 | More by ret3
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Danno48

West Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -12.1%

04-12-2012 20:21:13 | More by Danno48
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Pwidget

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +43.8%

04-11-2012 19:23:34 | More by Pwidget
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smartassboiler

Illinois

3/5  rDev -4.2%

04-10-2012 20:50:40 | More by smartassboiler
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macrosmatic

Florida

3/5  rDev -4.2%

04-10-2012 05:49:46 | More by macrosmatic
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SenorPeligro


3.25/5  rDev +3.8%

04-10-2012 04:28:30 | More by SenorPeligro
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ngraumann


4/5  rDev +27.8%

04-09-2012 20:24:18 | More by ngraumann
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Mjcanton


4/5  rDev +27.8%

04-09-2012 20:00:59 | More by Mjcanton
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elec

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -4.2%

04-09-2012 04:35:13 | More by elec
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rudolphjacksonm

Virginia

2.23/5  rDev -28.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

A - Small head that is really effervescent and dissipates within seconds. Not what I expected. Really light-bodied with an amber-brown hue. Steady carbonation bubbling up from the bottom. 2.5

S - Malty, hoppy smell with an almost overpowering grainy, bready undercurrent. Also a soapy smell somewhere in there that reminds me of some adjunct lagers...which is weird. 2.5

T - Hrmm. Not quite what I remembered Shiner Bock tasting like. I thought it was a good beer a long time ago but after having it again now...I'm not very impressed. Strongly carbonated, sour flavor followed by the teensiest hint of malt on the middle of the tongue, followed by a metallic hop aftertaste. It goes down easy and is sort of enjoyable, but really not flavorful enough and has an odd aftertaste. 2.0

M - Very carbonated and light-bodied. Easily drinkable. Not sure if this is part of the style but it isn't a bad thing. 3.0

O - Shiner Bock seems to me like a decent session beer (though I still think Full Sail's Session series is a far better choice), but I would leave the compliments at that. I suppose the only reason I'm so harsh on Shiner is that I remembered this beer tasting good once, and now I'm left with this sort of Bock-adjunct hybrid that makes my tongue shrivel. I hope this is just a bad batch and that the next time I try this beer it performs a little better. 2.0

Serving type: bottle

04-08-2012 22:45:48 | More by rudolphjacksonm
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Etan

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -4.2%

04-08-2012 15:46:53 | More by Etan
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jsboates


3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

04-07-2012 00:27:16 | More by jsboates
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

2.25/5  rDev -28.1%

04-05-2012 07:26:44 | More by MarkyMOD
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GreyPilgrim

Texas

3/5  rDev -4.2%

04-04-2012 23:09:06 | More by GreyPilgrim
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bill_rue


3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

04-04-2012 15:46:34 | More by bill_rue
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Texas

3/5  rDev -4.2%

04-04-2012 14:07:08 | More by MadBurgerMaker
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Leschber

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

04-03-2012 19:47:41 | More by Leschber
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squarebottle

California

3/5  rDev -4.2%

04-02-2012 04:28:13 | More by squarebottle
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Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +43.8%

04-02-2012 01:14:36 | More by NickCurley
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3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

04-02-2012 00:46:16 | More by WillKirkland
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Oregon

3.25/5  rDev +3.8%

04-01-2012 02:27:18 | More by rogerthegill
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2.5/5  rDev -20.1%

03-30-2012 18:45:36 | More by el_presidente
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2/5  rDev -36.1%

03-30-2012 07:45:08 | More by rah1734bones
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Louisiana

4/5  rDev +27.8%

03-29-2012 18:30:50 | More by mandoman1
Shiner Bock from Spoetzl Brewery
72 out of 100 based on 2,788 ratings.