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Shiner Bock - Spoetzl Brewery

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BA SCORE
73
okay

3,249 Ratings
THE BROS
64
poor

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Ratings: 3,249
Reviews: 977
rAvg: 3.15
pDev: 19.68%
Wants: 34
Gots: 372 | 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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3.75/5  rDev +19%

Bassguy206, Nov 05, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +3.2%

BabaBeer, Nov 04, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -52.4%

XmnwildX12, Nov 04, 2014
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3/5  rDev -4.8%

Great with tacos

Vitruvius, Nov 03, 2014
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3/5  rDev -4.8%

jmills3, Nov 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +11.1%

elamb106, Nov 02, 2014
Photo of ThorsHammered
3.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Shiner is a Texas standard, not the best and not the worst. It is nice that it is in the northeast now so I can have a part of home when I want.

ThorsHammered, Nov 02, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +3.2%

JKG, Nov 02, 2014
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5/5  rDev +58.7%

Phil21, Nov 02, 2014
Photo of Ozzylizard
3.35/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

BB 020615 bottle at 40 degrees into shaker
Aroma of malt, weak
Head large (6 cm), off white, frothy, diminishing to 2 mm ring and center island
Lacing poor - few small islands of tiny bubbles
Body medium red-amber, clear, continual bubbles rising
Flavor of malt, weak; no hops, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate medium, watery, lively carbonation

Appearance 3.5, Aroma 3, Flavor 3.5, Palate 3.5, Overall 3.25
A very sessionable beer, mild flavor and aroma. Body is very attractive with the sun shining through but the lack of lacing is detrimental.

Ozzylizard, Nov 02, 2014
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3.28/5  rDev +4.1%

Kmace929, Nov 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +34.9%

Jeff_ODell, Nov 02, 2014
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2/5  rDev -36.5%

Kram3r, Nov 01, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -12.7%

ccapurso, Nov 01, 2014
Photo of RexBanner
2.45/5  rDev -22.2%

Amber in color, 1" off white head that dissipates quick. No lacing.
Faint aroma of grains, bready yeast, sweet corn.
Not much excitement in the flavor department. Taste followed the nose closely. Akin to drinking just about any other American amber adjunct lager.
Overall; As stated earlier, not much excitement drinking this beer. One of, if not THE, most mediocre bock beer I've ever had. Bland, light bodied and boring. You won't be missing much by passing on this beer, trust me.

RexBanner, Oct 31, 2014
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3/5  rDev -4.8%

hopley, Oct 31, 2014
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3.4/5  rDev +7.9%

fcbayerndm, Oct 30, 2014
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3/5  rDev -4.8%

bundy462, Oct 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +19%

kplooki, Oct 29, 2014
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3/5  rDev -4.8%

etmur007, Oct 28, 2014
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3.44/5  rDev +9.2%

LoganMc, Oct 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +11.1%

saison90, Oct 28, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Jeffwildcat, Oct 28, 2014
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3.52/5  rDev +11.7%

dbunch21, Oct 27, 2014
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3.12/5  rDev -1%

Benh777, Oct 27, 2014
Shiner Bock from Spoetzl Brewery
73 out of 100 based on 3,249 ratings.