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Shiner Wild Hare Pale Ale - Spoetzl Brewery

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Shiner Wild Hare Pale AleShiner Wild Hare Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
77
okay

696 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 696
Reviews: 109
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 15.27%
Wants: 16
Gots: 61 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Spoetzl Brewery visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: gtermi on 01-24-2012)
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BryanCarey

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Shiner Wild Hare Pale Ale is a tan colored beer with nose that is mild, with scents of bread, pine, floral, and a touch of fruit. The head of foam on this beer is fluffier and more solid than that of other Shiner beer and based on appearance alone, the product looks promising.

Moving to the taste, Shiner Wild Hare has a flavor profile that is fruity, with a touch of caramel and bread, and some banana. Earthy hops are present as well and the bitter overall taste is not overwhelming and milder than other American pale ale. There is a less citrus than what you find in other examples of this style. The fruit I notice most is that of banana.

Shiner has been brewing lagers for some time, but this is the company’s first foray into the world of ales. I am glad that Shiner finally took the plunge and I hope it is the beginning of many new adventures for this Texas based brewing operation. Maybe we will see a Shiner porter or stout next? It would be surprising, but anything is possible.

Wild Hare may not be the most flavorful American Pale Ale, but it really isn’t bad and I am convinced that most people will find that it does meet their minimum standards. It is priced lower than most APA also and is widely available for a craft or semi- craft beer. Try it and see what you think- I’m betting you will find it to your liking, by a hare.

Serving type: bottle

09-18-2012 02:51:43 | More by BryanCarey
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Shiner Wild Hare Pale Ale from Spoetzl Brewery
77 out of 100 based on 696 ratings.