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Shiner Bock - Spoetzl Brewery

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BA SCORE
72
okay

2,861 Ratings
THE BROS
64
poor

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Ratings: 2,861
Reviews: 947
rAvg: 3.13
pDev: 19.49%
Wants: 20
Gots: 201 | 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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GFD400

New York

2.5/5  rDev -20.1%

07-24-2013 00:20:53 | More by GFD400
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AlfaMale

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev +3.8%

07-23-2013 23:58:45 | More by AlfaMale
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Andrew526

Michigan

3/5  rDev -4.2%

07-23-2013 14:24:31 | More by Andrew526
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ebrifan

California

3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

07-23-2013 06:47:08 | More by ebrifan
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TheBigJW

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

07-22-2013 22:45:13 | More by TheBigJW
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powdersoldier

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +19.8%

07-22-2013 13:22:19 | More by powdersoldier
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KidKrafty

New York

3.19/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

12oz can served in a glass beer mug.

L - clear amber color with a white head that bubbled away in a few seconds.

S - light caramel malt aroma.

T - sweet and malty taste with just a hint of bitterness on the back end.

F - light/medium bodied with mild carbonation, it goes down smooth and easy.

O - a tasty American bock to drink while waiting for the release of Genny Bock.

Serving type: can

07-22-2013 00:26:21 | More by KidKrafty
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kds2437

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -12.1%

07-21-2013 02:46:44 | More by kds2437
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NickSMpls

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -4.2%

07-20-2013 04:13:50 | More by NickSMpls
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mdp05

Texas

3/5  rDev -4.2%

07-18-2013 04:16:53 | More by mdp05
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Lucoli

New York

2.75/5  rDev -12.1%

07-18-2013 02:47:42 | More by Lucoli
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Jeysun23

California

3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

07-18-2013 00:12:50 | More by Jeysun23
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gpblackgt

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -4.2%

07-17-2013 20:38:23 | More by gpblackgt
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GreenEggsHam1

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

07-17-2013 03:28:28 | More by GreenEggsHam1
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pastramionrye7

Germany

2.75/5  rDev -12.1%

07-17-2013 01:37:58 | More by pastramionrye7
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GenericWarrior

Texas

4/5  rDev +27.8%

07-17-2013 00:59:12 | More by GenericWarrior
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Smokehole13

West Virginia

4.13/5  rDev +31.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is one of my favorite beers! Need I say more? Oh but I will. I've had Shiner Bock on tap a couple of places and more often than not the tap hasn't been as good as the bottle. Shiner Bock obviously has a little more sugar than most beers and it has a slight sweet taste, but is still very refreshing. I took a backpacking trip into the mountains of West Virginia last weekend and hadn't had a beer in a couple of days. All I could think of on the hike out was the Shiner Bock in my cooler. It tasted like liquid joy, I thought my companion the black dog was going to take it off me and drink it himself. It's a bit darker in appearance than I once thought the perfect beer would be, but now that dark amber is my favorite color. The smell is light and appealing, not too aromatic, but with enough weight to make you anticipate what is to come. The taste, is slightly sweet with a hint of molasses and caramel, without being too sweet. Shiner Bock goes well with wings, ribs, crabs or anything a beer is supposed to go with. The feel in your mouth is light enough to want to drink several, but heavy enough to know you have. Overall, an superb surprise from right here in the USA.
I've got a couple good buddies who feel like I do. So you beer snobs can have your beer that no one can find, spell or stomach, I'll take a Shiner Bock and I'm not even from Texas.

Serving type: bottle

07-16-2013 21:13:11 | More by Smokehole13
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Kahlstrom

Missouri

3/5  rDev -4.2%

07-16-2013 20:05:49 | More by Kahlstrom
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smt1

Texas

3.14/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

A: light brown/copper look

S: smell tends to be stronger than taste

T: not very hoppy which is typical of a bock

M: quaffable, slightly dry aftertaste, quaffable

O: Not my favorite shiner, but drinkable and refreshing, better than a lot of other common beers.

Serving type: bottle

07-16-2013 17:52:16 | More by smt1
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cam12

Texas

3.25/5  rDev +3.8%

07-16-2013 03:59:16 | More by cam12
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DSkilling

California

2/5  rDev -36.1%

07-16-2013 03:27:22 | More by DSkilling
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TheMrFarnham

Oklahoma

3/5  rDev -4.2%

07-15-2013 18:30:48 | More by TheMrFarnham
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HollywoodNate

Maryland

2.75/5  rDev -12.1%

07-15-2013 14:56:55 | More by HollywoodNate
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E_Cox

Texas

3.25/5  rDev +3.8%

07-15-2013 08:55:36 | More by E_Cox
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fishguyac

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +43.8%

07-14-2013 21:23:52 | More by fishguyac
Shiner Bock from Spoetzl Brewery
72 out of 100 based on 2,861 ratings.