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Shiner Bock - Spoetzl Brewery

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BA SCORE
72
okay

3,068 Ratings
THE BROS
64
poor

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Ratings: 3,068
Reviews: 964
rAvg: 3.14
pDev: 19.43%
Wants: 28
Gots: 292 | 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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3/5  rDev -4.5%

Derrill, Aug 28, 2014
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3/5  rDev -4.5%

madcowcutlery, Aug 28, 2014
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3.24/5  rDev +3.2%

misternebbie, Aug 28, 2014
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3.2/5  rDev +1.9%

JayNat, Aug 27, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +3.5%

therainman, Aug 27, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -12.4%

harpus, Aug 27, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -20.4%

Dogleg, Aug 27, 2014
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3/5  rDev -4.5%

Shiner-OneFour, Aug 27, 2014
Photo of FrozenJoe
4.25/5  rDev +35.4%

Appearance:
Good bubbly head that dissipates quickly. No lacing. The body has a color halfway between iced tea and coca cola. Clear. Average carbonation.

Smell:
Mild. Malty. Sweet.

Taste:
Malty and sweet. Clean, smooth, and drinkable. Mild hop flavor and bitterness at the end. Very slight toastiness to the malt. Adjuncts are not detectable.

Mouthfeel:
Medium bodied. Very drinkable. Decent carbonation. The low alcohol really helps this go down smoothly.

Overall:
A good beer. A lager with more character than most, but still very smooth and drinkable. Not cheap but not expensive either. Middle of the road in terms of price and quality. An easy drinking beer, with some character, that is better than many others.

FrozenJoe, Aug 26, 2014
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5/5  rDev +59.2%

Jvbraun, Aug 26, 2014
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3.52/5  rDev +12.1%

nbeardsley, Aug 26, 2014
Photo of Beer_Me_Now_Please
4.5/5  rDev +43.3%

I enjoyed this beer a lot. It has a darkish red-brown color to it, but it drinks very smooth and lighter than it looks. Not much aftertaste. Good beer.

Beer_Me_Now_Please, Aug 26, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -20.4%

cdm1313, Aug 26, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +3.5%

lochef81, Aug 26, 2014
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3.44/5  rDev +9.6%

jackallleman, Aug 25, 2014
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1.75/5  rDev -44.3%

ygtbsm94, Aug 25, 2014
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3.16/5  rDev +0.6%

Fatty_Mccracken, Aug 25, 2014
Photo of Flounder57
3.1/5  rDev -1.3%

12 oz bottle was poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: A one finger head was poured that reduced to a thin layer. It is a copper color with good clarity and vision of bubbles coming up through the glass.

Smell: A light doughy, lager yeast, cereal grains, and dome caramel sweetness.

Taste: Same as above with a little bitterness in the rear.

Mouthfeel: Smooth, light bodied, crisp, refreshing, a tad chewy, and medium carbonation.

Overall: Middle of the road bock. Easy drinking and light. But too light and easy drinking for me.

Flounder57, Aug 25, 2014
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3.04/5  rDev -3.2%

victor_07, Aug 24, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -12.4%

Trashcat, Aug 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +11.5%

reebtaerG, Aug 24, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +3.5%

Wizzman, Aug 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +27.4%

crog7, Aug 23, 2014
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3/5  rDev -4.5%

onlymurderers, Aug 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +27.4%

bmoraymond, Aug 23, 2014
Shiner Bock from Spoetzl Brewery
72 out of 100 based on 3,068 ratings.