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Shiner Oktoberfest - Spoetzl Brewery

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BA SCORE
76
okay

852 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 852
Reviews: 242
rAvg: 3.32
pDev: 15.66%
Wants: 11
Gots: 100 | FT: 1
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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3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Carl_R, Aug 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +13%

drinkAK, Aug 27, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

dlin0sbb, Aug 27, 2013
Photo of maleman
2.94/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass. Big, two-finger head that receded quickly. Carbonation bubbles hugged the sides like cola. Nice, dark-amber color. As it drained, there was some sticky lacing.

S - Malty biscuit dominates the nose, little else was detectable.

T - Some pepper, but mostly a tinny alcohol was up front. Did not pick up much hoppiness at all.

M - Something less than medium-bodied. Not much aftertaste, but then again, not much taste at all.

O - This thing went downhill from the appearance, to the smell, to the taste. I was disappointed since I like Shiner's bock, and farmer's ale, and since Oktoberfests is a genre I really enjoy each fall!

maleman, Aug 26, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Bear1964, Aug 26, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Bandi, Aug 25, 2013
Photo of metter98
3.24/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A: The beer is clear yellowish copper in color and has a moderate amount of carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high white head that died down and left a thin head covering the surface.
S: Light aromas of toasted malts are present in the nose along with hints of earthy yeast.
T: Similar to the smell, the overall taste is quite malty and has flavors of toasted malts and earthy yeast along with a slight amount of bitterness.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer has some characteristics of German märzens but seems a little lighter in body.

metter98, Aug 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +13%

JustOneMorePlz, Aug 25, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -24.7%

jminch, Aug 25, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -17.2%

Joe1019, Aug 25, 2013
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1.5/5  rDev -54.8%

dertyd, Aug 25, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

napetry, Aug 25, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Bix, Aug 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

carrollmel7, Aug 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Kerrie, Aug 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +13%

snowsurfer422, Aug 21, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -17.2%

ThomasRL, Aug 20, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Elprico, Aug 18, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

JohnBender, Aug 17, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Los1324, Aug 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

chiva, Aug 12, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

gwiedman1, Aug 11, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

SicemWT, Aug 10, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

mjh0527, Aug 07, 2013
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3/5  rDev -9.6%

Dapper_Dan_Man, Aug 06, 2013
Shiner Oktoberfest from Spoetzl Brewery
76 out of 100 based on 852 ratings.