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Shiner Kosmos Reserve - Spoetzl Brewery

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Shiner Kosmos ReserveShiner Kosmos Reserve

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BA SCORE
76
okay

755 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 755
Reviews: 224
rAvg: 3.32
pDev: 15.66%
Wants: 3
Gots: 79 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Spoetzl Brewery visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  4.98% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ClockworkOrange on 01-23-2009)
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3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

rabbitguy, Sep 18, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

gchl_arrm, Sep 18, 2014
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3/5  rDev -9.6%

PeterJBr, Sep 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

MisledTitan, Sep 14, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

coopdog1000, Sep 13, 2014
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2.8/5  rDev -15.7%

sfswear, Sep 09, 2014
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3.36/5  rDev +1.2%

dithridge, Sep 08, 2014
Photo of Brad007
2.5/5  rDev -24.7%

Pours a mild brown/blonde with one-finger head into my glass. I see that it appears to be a retro take on the Shiner brand.

Sweet with caramel on the nose. Label says "hop-jacked" but I cannot discern hops here.

Lots of malt upfront. It's grainy, lightly sweet and does give way to a touch of hops. Otherwise, pretty average.

Ditto for the mouthfeel. Is it a Shiner trademark, this near-cloying sweet finish?

I'll pass.

Brad007, Sep 08, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -24.7%

WKrieger, Sep 07, 2014
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3.2/5  rDev -3.6%

Wrex68, Sep 06, 2014
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3/5  rDev -9.6%

abcdefghijkyle, Sep 05, 2014
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3/5  rDev -9.6%

sharpski, Sep 05, 2014
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3.2/5  rDev -3.6%

LutherBrau, Sep 02, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Tayloraphilips, Sep 02, 2014
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3.4/5  rDev +2.4%

12 oz bottle was poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: A one finger head was poured that reduced to a thin layer. It is a copper color with good clarity and vision of bubbles coming up through the glass.

Smell: Caramel, toasted malts, pilsner, lager yeast, and grassy notes.

Taste: Same as above with mild bitterness. A bit sweeter than one would like.

Mouthfeel: Light to medium bodied, a little sweet, refreshing, crisp, medium carbonation, and slight bitterness.

Overall: Not a bad pale lager. Reminds me more of a bock than a lager.

Flounder57, Aug 31, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev +23.5%

Jvbraun, Aug 31, 2014
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3/5  rDev -9.6%

Texasfan549, Aug 30, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -17.2%

monkeybeerbelly, Aug 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev +20.5%

CB_Crowe, Aug 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev +20.5%

madcowcutlery, Aug 28, 2014
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3/5  rDev -9.6%

basaywhat, Aug 28, 2014
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2.6/5  rDev -21.7%

misternebbie, Aug 28, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -24.7%

AbbeyL29, Aug 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

lochef81, Aug 26, 2014
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3/5  rDev -9.6%

CtheGeneral99, Aug 22, 2014
Shiner Kosmos Reserve from Spoetzl Brewery
76 out of 100 based on 755 ratings.