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Shiner Hefeweizen - Spoetzl Brewery

Shiner HefeweizenShiner Hefeweizen

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BA SCORE
75
okay

965 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 965
Reviews: 485
rAvg: 3.27
pDev: 17.13%


Brewed by:
Spoetzl Brewery visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-18-2001)
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PorterLambic

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3.33/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured aggressively into my well used hotel tumbler. 2" of off-white fluffyness sits atop the cloudy yellow-orange liquid. Retention is pretty poor, however, as its just a film after a minute. Scattered lacing left behind.
Smell is yeast, malt, banana and clove and pepper. Good balance and accurately presented, not too strong, not too weak.
Taste is malt, banana, cloves, yeast and faint hops. Here the balance is good as well.
The body is medium, maybe a touch more. Effervescence is fine and exactly as expected though there is insufficient amounts to replace the head. Probably the best of this brewery's offerings I've had save the Bock, perhaps.
Since I only paid $7 for a mixed-from-the-factory six pack (Family Reunion), I probably wasn't expecting much. The Bock and this are worth it, the others not so much.

Serving type: bottle

10-22-2012 01:22:59 | More by PorterLambic
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Shiner Hefeweizen from Spoetzl Brewery
75 out of 100 based on 965 ratings.