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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
76
okay

733 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 733
Reviews: 112
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 15.57%
Wants: 16
Gots: 75 | 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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tdm168

North Carolina

3.53/5  rDev +5.7%

A - dark orangish amber with a thick, soft cap of somewhat loose head that fades after 30 seconds

S - caramel malt, some bread, batter sweetness, some citrus

T - citrus, caramel malt, faint sweetness, hints of batter, alcohol

M - medium bodied, well carbonated

This is quite a nice APA from the Shiner brand. It may not be an intensely hoppy APA that everyone loves to rave about, but this is a solid, highly drinkable, flavorful, balanced beer that has just enough hop character to keep you interested and a solid malt backbone. This is a beer I could definitely knock back.

07-27-2013 23:15:28 | More by tdm168
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KerryCummins1977

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +19.8%

07-27-2013 21:09:31 | More by KerryCummins1977
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Pegasus

Texas

3.56/5  rDev +6.6%

Appearance: Hazy toned copper body adorned by a massive, sense, off-white head, which retains well. Belgian-style lacing adorns the glass walls. Clouds of small carbonation drift lazily to the surface.

Aroma: Prominent toasted malt, caramel, and grassy and citric hops. The aroma seems quite well-balanced.

Taste: Opens with toasted malts, soon followed by caramel, and a mild wave of herbal and grassy hops. The hop and malt flavors compliment each other nicely throughout the taste. The hops offer a mild herbal flourish at the end of the taste.

Mouth feel: Smooth, soft, quite pleasant.

Drinkability/notes: A very pleasing, well-balanced example. Although the label notes "103", denoting that this is a one-year production produced three years after Shiner's centennial, it seems worthy of being added to the permanent offerings.

Presentation: Packaged in a twelve-ounce brown glass bottle with a twist-off crown, served in a New Belgium Brewing chalice.

Sourcing: Purchased at HEB in Texas in July of 2013 for $6.99/six-pack plus tax.

07-21-2013 14:21:45 | More by Pegasus
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kds2437

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

07-21-2013 02:48:35 | More by kds2437
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DeepSouthSipper

Mississippi

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

07-18-2013 05:08:20 | More by DeepSouthSipper
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Kahlstrom

Missouri

3/5  rDev -10.2%

07-16-2013 20:06:14 | More by Kahlstrom
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cam12

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

07-16-2013 04:04:25 | More by cam12
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TheMrFarnham

Oklahoma

3/5  rDev -10.2%

07-15-2013 18:31:17 | More by TheMrFarnham
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Mebuzzard

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

07-15-2013 00:20:16 | More by Mebuzzard
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hypnotoad1

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

07-13-2013 00:37:19 | More by hypnotoad1
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Beer_Slayer

Texas

4/5  rDev +19.8%

07-10-2013 18:00:01 | More by Beer_Slayer
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Samp01

New Jersey

3.19/5  rDev -4.5%

Pours a dark golden amber with an lasting off white head, some moderate lacing. Aroma and Taste of caramel malt, some fruity notes and light floral hops. A medium body with moderate carbonation on the palate. Finishes with caramel malt, yeasty, light floral hops with a bit of a nutty ending. Overall an good session brew for late summer.

07-08-2013 01:20:04 | More by Samp01
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lostgrrl666

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

07-07-2013 04:56:50 | More by lostgrrl666
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Falcone

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

07-07-2013 01:15:20 | More by Falcone
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4Socialanxiety

Tennessee

3/5  rDev -10.2%

07-07-2013 00:08:20 | More by 4Socialanxiety
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davemathews68

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

07-04-2013 20:02:14 | More by davemathews68
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brett606

Texas

3/5  rDev -10.2%

07-04-2013 06:52:16 | More by brett606
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LJWalker

Alabama

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

07-03-2013 17:03:26 | More by LJWalker
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BlackBeerDown

Arkansas

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

07-03-2013 02:55:52 | More by BlackBeerDown
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DavidBart

New York

3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

07-03-2013 00:13:58 | More by DavidBart
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OregonGrown7

Nebraska

3/5  rDev -10.2%

07-02-2013 00:27:35 | More by OregonGrown7
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JamLand

Hawaii

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

07-01-2013 23:05:12 | More by JamLand
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Hulk_Beer

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

12 oz. single from a store.

App- Cloudy rusted orange/reddish. Poured aggressive, got a two finger head that retains about a half finger throughout.

Sml- A lot of citrus hop notes. Hop oil/pine as well. Tried as I might, I couldn't pick up any malt smell, which is common for APAs.

Tst- Got that sharp cut from the citrusy hops. Alcohol. Hop oil comes through. And finally, the malts are showing. Just a slight, bready warm malt flavor that peeks out every once in a while.

Mf- It's unfiltered, and you can feel it. It's a light medium body.

Not a bad APA, however, I haven't had many, and my rating may change as I find better ones out there. I did enjoy this, and Shiner was surprisingly unafraid to let their hop characteristics shine through strong here.

07-01-2013 18:19:24 | More by Hulk_Beer
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kdwruck

Wisconsin

2.75/5  rDev -17.7%

07-01-2013 00:25:54 | More by kdwruck
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beaker30

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

06-29-2013 18:00:04 | More by beaker30
Shiner Wild Hare Pale Ale from Spoetzl Brewery
76 out of 100 based on 733 ratings.