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Shiner FM 966 - Spoetzl Brewery

Not Rated.
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BA SCORE
76
okay

468 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 468
Reviews: 83
rAvg: 3.31
pDev: 16.92%
Wants: 3
Gots: 26 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Spoetzl Brewery visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Lawl3ss on 12-24-2012)
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CFHMagnet

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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Reviewed from notes taken 1-27-14.

I got a finger of off-white head over a straw covered body. This dissipated to a ring. A light attempt at lace was noted.

Wheat, sweetgrass and yeast made up the first aromas I noticed. Whiffing it more deeply I got funky apples.

Sour apple and wheat says hello first. Grass, spices and herbal notes finish her off.

This beer had moderately high carbonation that seemed to bite the tongue and lips. It had a slight dry finish.

Serving type: bottle

01-29-2014 22:38:14 | More by CFHMagnet
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S: Citrus. Wheat. Sour bread. Lemon overtones.
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Shiner FM 966 from Spoetzl Brewery
76 out of 100 based on 468 ratings.