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Shiner Oktoberfest - Spoetzl Brewery

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BA SCORE
76
okay

752 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 752
Reviews: 226
rAvg: 3.32
pDev: 15.66%
Wants: 10
Gots: 71 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Spoetzl Brewery visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: OverToad on 08-01-2010)
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Photo of Loaf31
3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Loaf31, Oct 30, 2013
Photo of Jeffreysan
3.69/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle, poured into a pint glass

Appearance: Pours a semi-cloudy/semi-clear, orange/amber with two fingers of white head that dissolved into a half of a finger of foam that completely covered the top of the beer.

Aroma: Very malty and very hoppy with notes of orange zest, clover and caramel.

Taste: Very malty and bready up front, like toasted English muffins, sweetened by caramel and some semi-sweet citrus, like orange marmalade, finished with some beautifully balanced hoppy bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Medium, with some good carbonation to tickle the taste buds. With an ABV of 5.8%, there is no presence of alcohol on the palate.

Overall: This is a very solid, very delicious American version of an Oktoberfest beer! Actually, it’s one of my favorites and one that I always get every October. Great balance between malt and hops and I really like the citrus flavors too!

Jeffreysan, Oct 30, 2013
Photo of Hoganlaw
3.75/5  rDev +13%

Hoganlaw, Oct 29, 2013
Photo of jmccullough108
2/5  rDev -39.8%

jmccullough108, Oct 26, 2013
Photo of MDDMD
3.29/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A-orange amber color with a decent off-white head and some lacing

S-malt, toffee, slight fruit

T-malt, toffee, hint of fruit, mild bitter finish

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, astringent

O-average Oktoberfest beer, lacks depth of flavor

MDDMD, Oct 25, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

patreely12, Oct 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

sammyt728, Oct 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

DillanWeems, Oct 22, 2013
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3/5  rDev -9.6%

oriolesfan4, Oct 20, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

abex44, Oct 20, 2013
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2/5  rDev -39.8%

RaggaD, Oct 19, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

blandmath, Oct 19, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

_--TAD--_, Oct 19, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +13%

Slippinghalo, Oct 19, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -17.2%

kpowledge, Oct 17, 2013
Photo of Wortman1998
3.24/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Very typical Marzen style beer. Good typically rich color, decent yellowish colored head. It is what it is - it's another Octoberfest beer - not great, but not bad. (in truth, I may be getting enough of the Octoberfest beers, they are all starting to be so similar).

Wortman1998, Oct 16, 2013
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3/5  rDev -9.6%

ImperatorScab, Oct 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

viewtiful, Oct 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev +20.5%

TR0219, Oct 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev +20.5%

KevinBrau, Oct 13, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

dmorgan310, Oct 13, 2013
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3/5  rDev -9.6%

jrfehon33, Oct 12, 2013
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3/5  rDev -9.6%

scottbrew4u, Oct 12, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -24.7%

GDPete, Oct 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +13%

grahamboudreaux, Oct 10, 2013
Shiner Oktoberfest from Spoetzl Brewery
76 out of 100 based on 752 ratings.