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Shiner Kosmos Reserve - Spoetzl Brewery

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Shiner Kosmos ReserveShiner Kosmos Reserve

Educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
76
okay

799 Ratings
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Ratings: 799
Reviews: 230
rAvg: 3.31
pDev: 16.01%
Wants: 4
Gots: 112 | 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:
Beer added by: ClockworkOrange on 01-23-2009

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3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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3.16/5  rDev -4.5%
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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3/5  rDev -9.4%

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3/5  rDev -9.4%

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3.03/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours when pulled out the family reunion mixed 6. Cool idea. Pours yellow and gold, looks like a lager, and it has about 1/2" of white head on it, small bubbles, not really something that leaves any lace.

Aroma was pretty neutral. A little bit of sweet malt.

Taste yields a marginal lager yeast profile. Undercarbonated for style. Is kinda plain, the hops don't stand out, but there's enough there to get the ibus into the mid 30s I would guess. The malt sweetness isn't heavy. Nothing is heavy about this beer.

This isn't a beer that is probably on anyones wants list. Its fairly non descript. I have no idea what makes this a special reserve beer, as it seems pedestrian. But the good news is no off flavors of any kind. There probably isn't anything too challenging for your average non beer geek person. I dunno, maybe someone's mom would find this to still be too bitter, as it isn't as watery and mild as a bud light.

Photo of Gmann
3.24/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours a crystal clear straw color with a fizzy pure white head that settles into a light ring. Very macro look.

The aroma is of grains, slightly bready with a subtle floral hop. A slightly bready macro with hint of hops.

The taste is quite grainy with just a subtle hint of toasted grain. The beer has an adjunct flavor, lightly metallic. Meh, all of the Shiner beers basically have the same flavor.

The feel is light and crisp due to the fizzy carbonation. Drinks well cold. Grainy sweet on the palate; I fear what this would be like warm. Finishes with a grainy astringency.

A slightly better macro but nothing worth purchasing.

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3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -16.9%

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3/5  rDev -9.4%

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2.96/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Poured from 12oz bottle into pint glass

A - Clear straw in color, less than an inch of head which dissipates quickly.

S - smells of grains, faint malts, fruity hops

T - grains and hops come through with a malty backbone. slight fruitiness to it

M - light bodied, pretty heavily carbonated

Overall - you can skip this one, not unpleasant to drink but nothing special here. everything about this beer is average.

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4.19/5  rDev +26.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance:
Deep golden color, clear. Lots of carbonation rising up. Thin head.

Aroma:
Sweet malts, a little caramel, spicy-grassy hops.

Taste:
Sweet pale malts, biscuit, touch of caramel and butter. Hop bitterness is mild-medium, mainly spicy, a little citrusy. Finish is crisp, clean, a little dry. Body is medium, crisp, refreshing, semi-dry, well carbonated.

Overall:
Very good for an American Pale Lager. Sadly it only available in variety pack, only wish Spoetzl Brewing Company release a 6 pack of this beer.

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Shiner Kosmos Reserve from Spoetzl Brewery
76 out of 100 based on 799 ratings.