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Shiner Bock - Spoetzl Brewery

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BA SCORE
72
okay

3,066 Ratings
THE BROS
64
poor

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Ratings: 3,066
Reviews: 964
rAvg: 3.14
pDev: 19.43%
Wants: 28
Gots: 291 | 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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I drank quite a few of these back in the early 90's when I was in Houston so nostalgia played a part in me making an effort to secure a sixer of this brew all these years later.
Pours a deep copper color with a huge fluffy off white head that persists forever. Aromas of light sweet pilsner malt, caramel and a hint of sulfur. Light earthy hop aroma. The flavor is more dark macro than bock honestly. Light sweet maltiness with a heavy overtone of caramel and faint earthy hop bitterness. Little to no hop flavor. Medium to light body with a moderate level of carbonation and a sweet slick mouthfeel. Easy enough to drink and really nothing flawed here. It's a bit sweet and could use some melanoids. Well at least this helped to get me thinking beyond cookie cutter macros all those years ago.

johnnnniee, Nov 15, 2013
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Shiner Bock from Spoetzl Brewery
72 out of 100 based on 3,066 ratings.