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Shiner Bock - Spoetzl Brewery

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BA SCORE
73
okay

3,257 Ratings
THE BROS
64
poor

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Ratings: 3,257
Reviews: 977
rAvg: 3.15
pDev: 19.68%
Wants: 34
Gots: 379 | 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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3.13/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass, had before in Texas, got this one in trade. Thank You to shan8454 for the trades!

Appearance: Reddish brown in color, with a thin off white head. No lacing on the glass.

Smell: I can smell malts, mild hops, maybe some nutty/fruity notes too.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Smooth medium to light bodied. Flavor is a little watered down, but not bad. Malty and nutty I think.

Overall: Not a bad brew, would be good on a hot summer day while grilling.

Cavanaghty, Apr 21, 2012
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adamcthomp, Apr 17, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Had this in San Antonio a couple of weeks ago. Catching up on inputting some reviews. Taken from notes. Poured in a standard hotel glass.

Light brown - dark amber in colour and clear. Cream coloured head is 1/4 inch on the pour. Spots of lacing here and there.

Aroma is pretty mild. Very little comes out other than malts, but there are hints of biscuit, dried fruit.

Taste is pretty mild and muted for a bock. Kind of like a mass produced versioned toned down for the masses. Mostly malts with a hint of caramel and dried fruit and a tinge of metallic twang.

Pretty watery and light bodied for a bock. Very little carbonation.

Overall it's not bad, but it really isn't a good representation of the style. Going by style guidelines alone, this is a big miss, but I kind of enjoyed it and preferred it to the macros available at the function I was attending. Give it a try, but don't go out of your way.

Noxious26, Apr 15, 2012
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Rozyravens, Apr 15, 2012
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2.43/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Poured cold into piint.

Head receded so quicklly that I don't know what color it was. Beer is darkish amber, no lacing, well carbonated.

Aroma: not much here.

mouthfeel; flat

taste: weird industrial taste. Tastes like chemicals.

Notes: not a good beer.

fx20736, Apr 15, 2012
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Shiner Bock from Spoetzl Brewery
73 out of 100 based on 3,257 ratings.