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Shiner Kosmos Reserve - Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner

Not Rated.
Shiner Kosmos ReserveShiner Kosmos Reserve

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245 Reviews
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Reviews: 245
Hads: 874
Avg: 3.32
pDev: 29.52%
Wants: 7
Gots: 177 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  4.98% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: ClockworkOrange on 01-23-2009

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Reviews: 245 | Hads: 874
Reviews by y2jrock60:
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3.22/5  rDev -3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A- Yellow with a hint of orange. The head dissipates quickly.

S- Almost no aroma, there are hints of sweetness and a mild citrus hop.

T- Sweet with a nice citrus hop aftertaste. It's definitely more bitter than most macros.

M- Light-medium bodied with high carbonation.

D- Not bad for an American Pale Lager.

Better than I expected after pouring. This beer has a nice sweet citrus bitterness.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of oberon
3.41/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a becker a clear medium golden with withalmost a creamy-like top with good carbonation.Aromas of toasty cereal grain and dryish cracker malt,the aromas are pretty light.Dryer flavors with a little smattering of leafy hops,a bit of sweet dough in the finish.No frills but not a bad lager beer,average to above average like many Shiner offerings.

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Photo of legalag11
4/5  rDev +20.5%

Photo of Turbo
3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Photo of mull0263
3/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of brownbeer
2.93/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Has a German lager feel in the nose with faint herbaceous hops and pale grain.

"Hop jacked"? That's funny. This might be a little closer to what Bud used to taste like. A touch sweet, with evasive hops that leave a somewhat soapy aftertaste.

I'm not sure whom they're reserving this for. blase'.

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Photo of Tiernan
2.84/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of wesbrownyeah
3.08/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Shiner Kosmos Reseve... 4.98% alcohol poured into a Sam Adams Perfect Pint.

A- Smooth amber and gold fluid producing a mild off white head.

S- Metallic scents upfront with slight malty backbone.

T-M- Taste is a sweet and lightly malted watery mix. Nice and easy for the drink...

Overall a good beer with excellent potential.

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Photo of tbryan5
3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Photo of otvomadeut
3/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of AbbeyL29
2.5/5  rDev -24.7%

Photo of blackearth
3.57/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a bright golden-yellow with a thin head. Aroma is of grape and champagne. Light and crisp body with a pleasant sweetness, that ends with a dry, clean finish. The light carbonation makes this beer very easy to drink. A good alternative to macro lagers if that's what you're in the mood for.

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Photo of markallmon
4/5  rDev +20.5%

Photo of SunDevilBeer
3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Photo of generallee
3.15/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Presentation: It was poured from a brown 12oz bottle into a Pilsener glass. The label has a brief description of the beer but no ABV or freshness date.

Appearance: Its body has a light golden color and good clarity with a tall white soapy head. This tall head quickly settles down to thin film of foam. Lacing is slick and minimal.

Smell: There is not much here at all really just faint pale grainy malt notes with some light hints of grassy hops.

Taste/Palate: There is a light sweetness from a white bready maltiness and cereal grain adjunct notes. The hops balance this with some grassy/earthy bitterness. There is a slight citrus like acidity as well in there. The finish is soft and dry with light carbonation.

Notes: This one is drinkable but just kind of boring.

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Photo of merlin48
3.33/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Bottle pours clear golden body with a small white head. Some spotty lace decorates the glass.

Aroma has light spicy and grassy hops, vague fruity esters, and some toasted caramel.

Light medium body has crisp carbonation.

Taste has a bready and sweet grainy caramel maltiness. A subdued hop bitterness struggles to balance. Finishes with a clean crispness.

Pretty nice for the style. I could drink a few of these in the right circumstances.

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Photo of Billolick
3.18/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Part of the Shiner Assorted family reunion 12 pack box

Pours clear, dull medium almond amber, minor head, minor lace

Malty nose of no great interest.

American pale lager...yup....hmmm....not much going on here..just a hint of malt , next to no hops and basically very little of note to comment on here...kind of a nasty metalic after taste..best thing I can say is thankfully there were only two of each beer in the box..

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Photo of tigg924
3/5  rDev -9.6%

A pleasant but average beer that is clean and has a bunch of biscuit taste. I would not turn this one down, but I would not go out of my way for it either.

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Photo of nothunder
3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Photo of dcevans
4/5  rDev +20.5%

Photo of Mora2000
3.03/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

The beer pours a yellow orange color with a white head. The aroma is sweet adjuncts with some earthy hops. The flavor is a mix of corn, wheat, grassy hops and grapes. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation. Not terrible by any means, but not too good either.

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Photo of howling_henrik
4.44/5  rDev +33.7%

Photo of dankjohn
3/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Tamlin
4/5  rDev +20.5%

Photo of NilocRellim
3.75/5  rDev +13%

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Shiner Kosmos Reserve from Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner
76 out of 100 based on 245 ratings.