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Shiner Bock - Spoetzl Brewery

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BA SCORE
72
okay

3,012 Ratings
THE BROS
64
poor

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Ratings: 3,012
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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jdg_0887


3.72/5  rDev +18.5%

08-16-2014 21:21:11 | More by jdg_0887
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Johncnh

New Hampshire

3/5  rDev -4.5%

08-16-2014 20:23:13 | More by Johncnh
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jwenzel019

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -4.5%

08-16-2014 16:17:39 | More by jwenzel019
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nicksanch81

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +11.5%

08-16-2014 15:19:32 | More by nicksanch81
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costanzo_mike

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -4.5%

08-15-2014 12:18:07 | More by costanzo_mike
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Big_Dave

Texas

3/5  rDev -4.5%

08-15-2014 09:23:19 | More by Big_Dave
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joshwindholz


3.32/5  rDev +5.7%

08-15-2014 03:41:20 | More by joshwindholz
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PhantomWolf

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -4.5%

I had this beer while I lived in Texas. A local favourite. Not a whole lot going on here. This may have been considered a tasty beer pre-microbrew era, but nowadays it is only slightly more interesting than the big name lagers. Good if you wanna consume en masse at a party.

08-14-2014 20:44:36 | More by PhantomWolf
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Dirtywaltzer80

Australia

3.25/5  rDev +3.5%

08-14-2014 20:42:27 | More by Dirtywaltzer80
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ahuey333


3.4/5  rDev +8.3%

08-14-2014 14:23:27 | More by ahuey333
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darwin109


3.8/5  rDev +21%

08-14-2014 01:49:09 | More by darwin109
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SonictheBeerhog

New York

3/5  rDev -4.5%

08-12-2014 20:45:23 | More by SonictheBeerhog
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TheBeerdedCharmer

New York

2.75/5  rDev -12.4%

08-12-2014 05:48:17 | More by TheBeerdedCharmer
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CarlosRuizsChauffeur

Pennsylvania

3.46/5  rDev +10.2%

A: Isn't dark at all for a bock, but it has a nice brownish gold color to it
S: Do not smell too much with this beer. Left something to be desired as I was hoping it would smell more like a strong lager
T: Very drinkable. Nice balance of darker lager tasting notes with some slight hoppy after tones. Not too much complex flavors happening, but could definitely be a great session beer because of its drinkability. Malts are roasted, but are not burnt or over roasted.
M: Pretty standard. Nice amount of carbonation. Not overwhelming, but almost underwhelming as far as bocks are supposed to be
O: If I found a relatively cheap case of Shiner Bock I would not be opposed to drinking a plethora of them in one sitting (hence the drinkability). But for the beer nerds and connoisseurs out there I would not seek out this beer over some of the other options. Worth trying, but nothing spectacular.

08-12-2014 03:44:43 | More by CarlosRuizsChauffeur
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th3d1ck

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +11.5%

08-12-2014 01:36:26 | More by th3d1ck
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LukeGude

Iowa

3/5  rDev -4.5%

08-12-2014 01:32:36 | More by LukeGude
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Dromeo


4/5  rDev +27.4%

Great beer

08-12-2014 00:49:28 | More by Dromeo
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Koehlerbp22


3.5/5  rDev +11.5%

08-12-2014 00:20:54 | More by Koehlerbp22
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puboflyons

New Hampshire

2.98/5  rDev -5.1%

From the 12 fl. oz. bottle. Sampled on August 11, 2014.

The pour is fairly attractive with its dark mahogany pour leading up to a modest off-white head.

The aroma is very sweet and caramel-malt based with perhaps some butterscotch and clean crisp hops, albeit feint.

Thinner body.

The taste tends to bring out the malty sweet notes more than anything with only the slightest bitter finish. It tastes like something from the 1960's.

08-11-2014 22:52:31 | More by puboflyons
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BDeHart

Kentucky

3.4/5  rDev +8.3%

08-11-2014 21:45:03 | More by BDeHart
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sifu

Texas

4/5  rDev +27.4%

08-11-2014 19:21:44 | More by sifu
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cardinals22

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +11.5%

08-11-2014 17:14:00 | More by cardinals22
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Russell_O

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +11.5%

08-11-2014 16:03:46 | More by Russell_O
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jkeefe1800

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +11.5%

08-11-2014 04:31:12 | More by jkeefe1800
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -4.5%

08-11-2014 01:27:50 | More by DrunkinYogi
Shiner Bock from Spoetzl Brewery
72 out of 100 based on 3,012 ratings.