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Shiner Old-Time Alt - Spoetzl Brewery

Shiner Old-Time AltShiner Old-Time Alt

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BA SCORE
82
good

167 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 167
Reviews: 86
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 13.46%


Brewed by:
Spoetzl Brewery visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Altbier |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: nickfl on 12-23-2010)
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Reviews by ChainGangGuy:
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ChainGangGuy

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3.68/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Pours a clear, amber-hued body with a foaming, near white head.

Smell: Nutty, biscuity aroma with fleeting traces of spice and herbs and caramel.

Taste: Lightly nutty, lightly toasty malts with a hint of dry, stale biscuits in there as well. Lightly sweet with some slight caramel. Sip of still mineral water. Lightly hopped, with light touches of spice and grassiness to it. Crisp, drying, clean finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Medium-plus carbonation.

Overall: A bit mild, as expected, but pretty decent. I drank it down. No, really, I did!

Serving type: bottle

04-25-2011 18:28:03 | More by ChainGangGuy
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Aroma: Prominent toasted malt, with strong caramel and distinct fruit notes, and a somewhat spicy and smoky character.

Taste: Opens with dark caramel, toasted malt, and slightly spicy hops. As the taste progresses, strong black bread notes appear. Later in the taste, a nutty character appears, quite pleasant against the abundant caramel. Finishes with a lingering note of burnt caramel, smoky malt, and grassy hops.

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Drinkability/notes: A pleasing, well-balanced example, which deserves to be a year-round offering.

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Shiner Old-Time Alt from Spoetzl Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 167 ratings.