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Shiner 101 Czech Style Pilsner - Spoetzl Brewery

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Shiner 101 Czech Style PilsnerShiner 101 Czech Style Pilsner

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80
good

247 Ratings
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Ratings: 247
Reviews: 108
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 13.64%
Wants: 8
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Spoetzl Brewery visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: fjordhook on 01-29-2010)
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jaredseaman77

Texas

1.5/5  rDev -57.4%

01-04-2012 17:23:14 | More by jaredseaman77
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tigrstylz

Texas

1.5/5  rDev -57.4%

01-20-2012 07:25:55 | More by tigrstylz
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Rozyravens

Texas

2/5  rDev -43.2%

04-02-2013 21:00:10 | More by Rozyravens
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Amerikon

California

2/5  rDev -43.2%

05-26-2013 01:59:32 | More by Amerikon
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t0rin0

California

2.25/5  rDev -36.1%

02-09-2013 23:40:15 | More by t0rin0
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SicemWT

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -29%

10-30-2013 03:37:47 | More by SicemWT
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canders0927

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -29%

03-12-2012 23:16:09 | More by canders0927
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Leschber

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -29%

07-24-2014 20:56:26 | More by Leschber
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B967ierhunter177

Pennsylvania

2.55/5  rDev -27.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

This beer pours a clear, gold color with half-inch head and lasting lace. It's aroma is citrusy with hints of bread and hops. The flavor has notes of lemon and dough with some vanilla in the background. There is a mild bitterness that fades quickly. This has a light mouthfeel and is very sessionable and refreshing. Spoetzl Shiner 101 Czech Style Pilsner is a good beer. Recommended.

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2011 23:28:57 | More by B967ierhunter177
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Sazz9

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -21.9%

06-02-2014 23:05:19 | More by Sazz9
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bushwack

Alabama

2.75/5  rDev -21.9%

02-17-2013 01:52:03 | More by bushwack
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powdersoldier

Washington

2.75/5  rDev -21.9%

08-08-2013 03:30:54 | More by powdersoldier
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sneaks2210

New York

2.75/5  rDev -21.9%

04-20-2013 20:52:35 | More by sneaks2210
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rabbitguy

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -21.9%

08-24-2013 20:36:51 | More by rabbitguy
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mothman

United Kingdom (Wales)

2.78/5  rDev -21%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a finger of white head that fades down to a thin layer. Color is a clear golden yellow.

Aroma: Noble grassy hops, pale biscuit malts. That is about it. Pretty simple.

Taste: Biscuit and pale malts. Grassy/crisp earthy hops. A little oily. Simple.

Mouthfeel: Crisp with a touch of bitterness. Light bodied with a medium amount of carbonation. Ends really dry and a bit sticky.

Overall, I have had better pils. This one just wasn't too hoppy. Somewhat drinkable, but more flavor would be nice.

Serving type: bottle

11-30-2010 02:37:56 | More by mothman
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nicnut45

Illinois

2.83/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A-Clear golden color, transparent thin white head.

S-Asiago cheese smells at first. This quickly fades. Then I have to go searching for any smells. Definetly pick up those wet river rock smells as described in the other reviews. There is also a slight scotch tape smell.

T&M.F.-A narrow malt presence. Overtaken by bitter hops upfront. Hops lack flavor. Tastes like extract. Maybe a bit of rice too. M.f. is smooth, uneventful.

D-This tastes like a Miller Lite. Which they may have been going for. I thought I was going to get an American presentation of a Czech Pilsner as described on the label! But this is just American Macro knockoff. Back to the drawing boards with this one.

Serving type: bottle

07-28-2010 01:22:19 | More by nicnut45
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budgood1

Minnesota

2.85/5  rDev -19%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

pours out a perfectly clear straw yellow colour with an thin egg shell white head reducing quickly to nothing more than very wispy lace. a withdrawn bready pale maltiness is equaled by some very light floral hoppiness. really the first flavour i pick up is a mineral like watery taste...then intermingled by some cracker and white toast maltiness with a bit of grassy and herbal hop bitterness. wow, here we go again with the diluted flavours and character all backed up by a whole lot of seltzer notes. mouthfeel crisp and watery. overall body thin and cheap feeling. these shiner beers are a broken record. drinkability has a reputation along the lines of a mich ultra....why bother?

non of these pils/lager types from Shiner are worth buying. all share the same characteristic crappy watered down soul and extreme boring nature. avoid.

Serving type: bottle

03-11-2010 00:12:56 | More by budgood1
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TexasTowHead

Texas

2.95/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured into a pilsner glass.

The beer is quite beautiful, particularly given that it was poured from a bottle. Nice golden color with a finger-width head without an aggressive pour, and it stuck around for a good bit. Nice lacing left on the glass.

The aroma left a good deal to be desired--slight hint of malt but not much more. On every other count it was average--as another reviewer put it, it is a step up from a BMC offering but isn't up to snuff in comparison with other craft-brewed beers of the same style. Needs more malt to give the beer some character.

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2010 23:09:14 | More by TexasTowHead
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bob4real

Texas

3/5  rDev -14.8%

09-20-2013 23:25:32 | More by bob4real
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tpgraham

Texas

3/5  rDev -14.8%

03-16-2014 21:48:57 | More by tpgraham
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blueinTX

Texas

3/5  rDev -14.8%

04-14-2014 14:39:54 | More by blueinTX
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Karibourgeois

Texas

3/5  rDev -14.8%

03-09-2014 15:31:28 | More by Karibourgeois
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weaselchew

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -14.8%

06-30-2013 03:05:36 | More by weaselchew
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thatoneguymike

Georgia

3/5  rDev -14.8%

08-31-2013 03:56:20 | More by thatoneguymike
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JeffSuttonTX

Texas

3/5  rDev -14.8%

03-10-2013 21:32:28 | More by JeffSuttonTX
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Shiner 101 Czech Style Pilsner from Spoetzl Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 247 ratings.