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Shiner Bock - Spoetzl Brewery

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BA SCORE
72
okay

3,013 Ratings
THE BROS
64
poor

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Ratings: 3,013
Reviews: 960
rAvg: 3.14
pDev: 19.43%
Wants: 25
Gots: 268 | 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.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-03-1999)
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debuscher22

Montana

3/5  rDev -4.5%

12-26-2011 14:57:43 | More by debuscher22
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ShwarzAl3r

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +11.5%

12-26-2011 07:42:31 | More by ShwarzAl3r
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Theitos

Louisiana

3/5  rDev -4.5%

12-25-2011 19:26:52 | More by Theitos
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y2jrock60

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev +3.5%

A- Dark amber almost brown. The head fades quickly and fails to leave behind any lace.

S- Hints of sweetness along with a crisp finish. There's still something in the aroma that reminds me of a BMC.

T- Sweet up front with a slight tartness that gives way to a hint of roasted malt. There is a faint earthy hop bitterness that lingers at the end.

M- Light-medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

D- Drinkable, nothing offensive, but not much going on.

This beer isn't bad, but it's not great either. I like the color of the beer, but it's virtually headless.

12-25-2011 05:27:06 | More by y2jrock60
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ramseye4

Virginia

2.98/5  rDev -5.1%

A=pours a dark copper color with a one finger head that dissipated before I was able to take a sip or smell.
S=Big on the caramel malt with a very faint hop aroma in the background
T=caramel malt, not too much else going on a faint hop bitterness in the finish
M=light body with very high carbonation levels make the beef pleasant on the tongue
O= Average in every sense of the word, a forgettable beer but it's widely available in areas In my state that traditionally only sell BMC

12-25-2011 02:14:59 | More by ramseye4
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DakotaJim

South Dakota

3.5/5  rDev +11.5%

12-25-2011 02:12:54 | More by DakotaJim
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zbooks

Texas

4/5  rDev +27.4%

12-24-2011 20:46:03 | More by zbooks
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beerguy36

Tennessee

3/5  rDev -4.5%

12-24-2011 18:30:21 | More by beerguy36
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blakelive784

Colorado

2.3/5  rDev -26.8%

12 fl oz bottle served in a pint glass, reviewed live:

A - Pours a transparent amber/copper color. The head of 1.5 fingers seems creamy enough, but dissipates very quickly. Disappointing.

S - Caramel, clean barley, and not a whole lot else going on. Incredibly mild.

T - Follows the nose closely. Unimpressive caramel malt, a strange mineral taste, and a little bitterness near the finish. I miss the assertive malt character of a normal bock. Boring, even.

M - Way too crisp, and way too light for a bock. Doesn't work at all.

D - It's certainly drinkable, but I'd pass on this boring beer.

12-24-2011 03:44:06 | More by blakelive784
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Fakexican

Texas

3/5  rDev -4.5%

12-24-2011 02:15:16 | More by Fakexican
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melodicnoise

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +11.5%

12-23-2011 02:47:20 | More by melodicnoise
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oscodapat

Michigan

4/5  rDev +27.4%

12-22-2011 22:07:12 | More by oscodapat
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jaltland

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -20.4%

12-22-2011 20:17:25 | More by jaltland
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Amp

Oklahoma

2/5  rDev -36.3%

12-22-2011 16:38:37 | More by Amp
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AndAShotAJameson

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +27.4%

12-21-2011 21:17:44 | More by AndAShotAJameson
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dowen44

Georgia

3/5  rDev -4.5%

12-21-2011 04:27:59 | More by dowen44
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AJN136

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +43.3%

12-20-2011 21:16:06 | More by AJN136
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TheChrisBallard

Texas

4/5  rDev +27.4%

12-20-2011 19:50:20 | More by TheChrisBallard
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match1112

Illinois

2.98/5  rDev -5.1%

a thin tan head settles quickly on top of a reddish brown body leaving no lacing. smell and taste are both very caramel forward, not much else. once again shiner produces a thin watery over carbonated beer. overall not excited as some with this beer. goes down quick and smooth, just doesnt offer much for flavor other than being a malt bomb. once again i would like to see some hops to cut thru the sweetness of this beer.

12-20-2011 14:17:00 | More by match1112
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cheapswiller

Virginia

4/5  rDev +27.4%

12-20-2011 03:43:11 | More by cheapswiller
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mhaugo

California

3/5  rDev -4.5%

12-18-2011 16:13:07 | More by mhaugo
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duff247

Texas

3/5  rDev -4.5%

12-18-2011 07:32:55 | More by duff247
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smartens

Iowa

4/5  rDev +27.4%

12-18-2011 06:56:27 | More by smartens
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pfrdaly

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -4.5%

12-17-2011 23:58:27 | More by pfrdaly
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thenasty

Kansas

3/5  rDev -4.5%

12-17-2011 05:56:15 | More by thenasty
Shiner Bock from Spoetzl Brewery
72 out of 100 based on 3,013 ratings.