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Shiner Bock - Spoetzl Brewery

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BA SCORE
72
okay

2,952 Ratings
THE BROS
64
poor

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Ratings: 2,952
Reviews: 953
rAvg: 3.14
pDev: 19.43%
Wants: 24
Gots: 243 | 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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sommersb

Tennessee

2.64/5  rDev -15.9%

Tasted On: 09-14-2013
Freshness: Not indicated
Packaging: 12 oz. brown bottle, twist-cap
Glassware: Shaker pint
Purchased: 6-pack from Kroger

A: Starts with a good-sized offwhite head on the clear, dark copper beer. The head shows a fair retention level and no lacing.

S: Well, there's not much to say about the smells, as I only detect perhaps a light malty sweetness.

T: The taste follows the nose in that there's not much in the way of flavors to speak of. I get some breadiness of malt and no hop character.

M: Moderately carbed with a medium body, the finish is lightly sweet and has some unpleasant medicinal notes.

O: I wasn't a big fan of this one. It would do as a beer to gulp down at the bowling alley...

09-14-2013 19:53:40 | More by sommersb
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slbrown

Germany

3.75/5  rDev +19.4%

09-14-2013 16:18:04 | More by slbrown
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mralbertson

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -20.4%

09-14-2013 00:50:29 | More by mralbertson
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Wrex68

Washington

3.25/5  rDev +3.5%

09-14-2013 00:46:27 | More by Wrex68
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tommy5

Michigan

3/5  rDev -4.5%

09-13-2013 13:33:30 | More by tommy5
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LXIXME

New Mexico

3.25/5  rDev +3.5%

09-13-2013 01:16:57 | More by LXIXME
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JohnW58

New York

3.75/5  rDev +19.4%

09-11-2013 22:42:03 | More by JohnW58
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addiwilliams

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev +3.5%

09-11-2013 17:55:52 | More by addiwilliams
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RyanGoodman

Bolivia

2/5  rDev -36.3%

09-11-2013 04:27:24 | More by RyanGoodman
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calcutron

Texas

3/5  rDev -4.5%

09-10-2013 05:39:08 | More by calcutron
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Dhoefelman

Texas

3/5  rDev -4.5%

09-09-2013 18:46:59 | More by Dhoefelman
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Brewer1980

United Kingdom (Scotland)

3/5  rDev -4.5%

09-09-2013 15:28:38 | More by Brewer1980
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GumDropButtons

Texas

3/5  rDev -4.5%

09-08-2013 20:41:59 | More by GumDropButtons
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abrodsky

Connecticut

2.5/5  rDev -20.4%

09-08-2013 14:38:24 | More by abrodsky
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MorSlaught

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -12.4%

09-07-2013 03:52:15 | More by MorSlaught
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Jentex

Texas

3/5  rDev -4.5%

09-07-2013 00:10:02 | More by Jentex
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jonaspb

Ohio

3/5  rDev -4.5%

09-06-2013 03:07:16 | More by jonaspb
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EigenBeer

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -20.4%

09-05-2013 00:33:28 | More by EigenBeer
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gulli

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +11.5%

09-04-2013 21:41:17 | More by gulli
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D0mDelm0nt

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +19.4%

09-04-2013 19:45:39 | More by D0mDelm0nt
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Vestlake

Alabama

3/5  rDev -4.5%

09-04-2013 02:25:42 | More by Vestlake
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tviz33

New York

3.28/5  rDev +4.5%

Poured from a 12 oz bottle purchased at the Wegmans in State College, PA.

A- The body is a translucent medium brown with a small and short-lived gray/tan head.

S- Light but malty. Nutty and caramel on the nose.

T- Malty and subtly roasty. Very light and unoffensive.

M- Light and bubbly.

O- Quite comparable to Genesee Bock, if not a half notch below it. Easy to drink if you want to have multiples.

09-03-2013 04:45:15 | More by tviz33
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gbarbee

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +35.4%

Appearance - Light brown, lightly carbonated, light head, and alive.

Smell - Mildly smoky and malty with a slight earthy aroma.

Taste - Slightly bitter yet clean. Mildly malt flavor and excepted. No bad surprises and fits the bock style well as far a Texas made beer goes.

Mouthfeel - Light and clean, the beer feels nice on the palate.

Overall - My favorite beer for barbecuing, especially brisket. This beer is best served ice cold with ribs or Texas style barbecue.

09-03-2013 00:23:15 | More by gbarbee
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sing

New York

4/5  rDev +27.4%

09-02-2013 20:41:58 | More by sing
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wiltznucs

Florida

3/5  rDev -4.5%

09-02-2013 20:09:59 | More by wiltznucs
Shiner Bock from Spoetzl Brewery
72 out of 100 based on 2,952 ratings.