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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

731 Ratings
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Ratings: 731
Reviews: 222
rAvg: 3.31
pDev: 15.71%
Wants: 3
Gots: 67 | 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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3/5  rDev -9.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

greenspointexas, Dec 14, 2013
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3.26/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Pours a clear dark gold with a foamy bone head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace slowly drip into the remaining beer on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, grass, and slight metallic aromas. Taste is much the same with grain and grassy flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is an above average beer that is easy to drink but nothing too memorable in my opinion.

UCLABrewN84, Dec 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev +20.8%

Norica, Dec 12, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -32%

timmy2b, Dec 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +20.8%

ronzorelli, Dec 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

cmarshall0, Dec 09, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

TeachChefs, Dec 08, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -16.9%

boku56, Dec 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

javahead71, Nov 28, 2013
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2.48/5  rDev -25.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

12 oz. bottle, with no apparent bottled on date present. Acquired as part of the the Shiner family reunion mixed twelve pack. Expectations are about average, given the brewery.

Poured into a Firestone Walker pint glass.

A - Pours a clear golden amber colored body with some bubbles lazily floating topside. About a finger and a half of soft white foam for a head. Maybe just a touch of sediment in there also.

S - The nose is virtually nonexistent. Some stale dusty apples, pilsner malt, amber malt, and some honeyed graham cracker. A pretty weak and pitiful smelling beer.

T - Taste follows the nose: stale dusty apples, coiny metallics, dry grains, some white sugar, and amber malt. This beer definitely suffers from a poor depth of flavor.

M - Feel is quick and clean. Finishes malty with some sticky green apple lingering. Medium bodied with a tad too much carbonation.

Overall, I'm sad to say this is another less than mediocre offering from Spoetzl Brewery. Probably the worst beer I've tried from these guys yet. Bland, nearly flavorless, & definitely not hop forward at all. Not recommended.

Shiner Kosmos Reserve ---2.5/5

mfnmbvp, Nov 27, 2013
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3.44/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance - It is a deep golden color, with a light bubbly head.

Smell - Hoppy smell with a sweet maltyness to it.

Taste - A sweet hoppy taste.

Mouthfeel - Medium-bodied with a good amount of carbonation.

Overall - a decent drinking beer; a bit weak on the hops.

Captain_Komamura, Nov 20, 2013
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Shiner Kosmos Reserve from Spoetzl Brewery
76 out of 100 based on 731 ratings.