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Shiner Bock - Spoetzl Brewery

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BA SCORE
73
okay

3,163 Ratings
THE BROS
64
poor

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Ratings: 3,163
Reviews: 968
rAvg: 3.15
pDev: 19.68%
Wants: 31
Gots: 329 | FT: 3
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.

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4/5  rDev +27%

jcmittag, Sep 09, 2012
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3/5  rDev -4.8%

Rejohnson, Sep 09, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +19%

Mortarforker, Sep 08, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -28.6%

Soonerick76, Sep 08, 2012
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3.6/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Coastal Crossing Grill in Alvin, Texas on tap.

When there is only Bud and Miller around, this is a much better option. Smooth and easy to drink. Doesn't sit to heavy. No bitterness to be found. Just a good beer. Not great and certainly doesn't carry the cool factor now that there are so many Craft breweries out there, but I'm always satisfied after drinking it.

Ford, Sep 08, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +11.1%

Analog_kid, Sep 07, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -20.6%

Veebz, Sep 07, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Chokobo, Sep 07, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +11.1%

FritzSteinhoff, Sep 06, 2012
Photo of gatorguy
2.88/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - Ruby brown hued beer with small fizzy white head that quickly vanishes. Leaves little tracing.

S - Corn husk, some toasted malts.

T - Follows the noes; Corn husk, some toasted caramel malts, and light hops. Nothing special at all. Seems like an adjunct mixed with a bock.

M - Thin, with good carbonation.

O - Not that good for a bock. It's rather weak and suspiciously adjunct like. As a dark lager this would fare well. I wouldn't seek this out at the price it goes for.

gatorguy, Sep 04, 2012
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4/5  rDev +27%

manguero, Sep 03, 2012
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3/5  rDev -4.8%

drinking12many, Sep 03, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +3.2%

jnardone235, Sep 03, 2012
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1/5  rDev -68.3%

ejwood, Sep 03, 2012
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3/5  rDev -4.8%

netshark, Sep 01, 2012
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3/5  rDev -4.8%

Plutarch, Sep 01, 2012
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2/5  rDev -36.5%

capuchinpilates, Sep 01, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +11.1%

RichD, Sep 01, 2012
Photo of Hawk345
2.98/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3

Texans love it. So do folks from surrounding states. God knows why cos it tastes of next to nothing at all. I think they order it to look cool, as its not a Coors Lite. Tastes the same (of nothing) but looks like one of them craft beers those Europeans drink. You know them. They like weird beer and i am a crazy guy.
No, you are not.
Go but some Saint Arnold Endeavour you sad, pathetic loser.
Oh, and for the last time, slip on shoes with tassels are not good in any way.
That is all.

Hawk345, Aug 31, 2012
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3/5  rDev -4.8%

Dieck, Aug 30, 2012
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3.45/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

From Texas by Texans this is what I would call a great fishing beer.

Not too strong and great for a hot day of fishing. Actually the can is better than the bottle.

I feel the can is better than the bottle because the taste is more subdued when compared to the bottle.

Overall not the best, but still pretty good compared to other high price ambers.

Keith8, Aug 30, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -12.7%

ToMakeEndsMeet, Aug 28, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +3.2%

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3/5  rDev -4.8%

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3.5/5  rDev +11.1%

eheinz, Aug 27, 2012
Shiner Bock from Spoetzl Brewery
73 out of 100 based on 3,163 ratings.