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Shiner FM 966 - Spoetzl Brewery

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BA SCORE
76
okay

469 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 469
Reviews: 83
rAvg: 3.31
pDev: 16.92%
Wants: 3
Gots: 27 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +36%

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Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +36%

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json83

Ohio

4.48/5  rDev +35.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

I am a Guinness fan and this Farmhouse Ale is an excellent reminder of it's goodness. The smell is above average and the mouthfeel and taste compliment each other and leave no bad aftertaste. My flavor preference is currently the dark and full flavored beer and this is one I would drink again and buy in bulk in the future.

Serving type: bottle

05-05-2013 02:33:27 | More by json83
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AnalogReigns

North Carolina

4.33/5  rDev +30.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Really nice saison...from an American (large) low-priced craft brewer. Good stuff!

I recently had "La Fin Du Monde" on tap...and honestly, I think this beer compares favorably to it...though yes, they are different styles--still a saison is similar to a tripple. No, it's not as good, but...hey, it's less than $9 for a sixer.

Has an earthy, almost sour beer taste--like a homebrew, but fresh and refreshing--definitely a classic saison. I can guarantee, if this beer were from Belgium, in a fancy bottle...it would be rated quite high. As it is, it's a bargain!

Try it friends, I think you'll love it.

Serving type: bottle

02-03-2013 05:00:51 | More by AnalogReigns
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Tennessee

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Texas

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tubeyes

Texas

4.23/5  rDev +27.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Shiner fm 966 farmhouse.
A Clear light golden, frothy white pillow head, leaving minimal lacing.
S Nose of banana and light but chipper fruityness.
T More of the nose, delicious banana fruitiness.
M Great carbonation and fruity banana aftertaste.
O Impressed by the fantastic banana farmy goodness. From note, had on tap at OSDH in Denton, TX in their winter flight on 12/23/12. Also in bottle, live, 01/19/13. Prosit!

Serving type: on-tap

01-20-2013 05:54:37 | More by tubeyes
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elNopalero

Texas

4.21/5  rDev +27.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I’m going to be the contrarian here and say I liked this one.

This pours an auburn gold color with tight lacing. There’s a pleasing honey-floral aroma to it. It’s pleasant smelling—pleasant enough, at any rate.

The flavor has a light, hoppy (for a Shiner) Belgo-IPA character to it, like a floral, slightly sweeter saison. It’s affordable and sessionable and I wouldn’t complain if I had another. To be honest this beer surprised me with its approachability, its character, and its drinkability. Not at all what I expected from Shiner, and one which I would stand up against any number of second-tier domestic saisons (at double or triple the price).

Thanks to XicanoBeerRun for passing this one my way.

Serving type: bottle

03-31-2013 07:13:05 | More by elNopalero
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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

4.2/5  rDev +26.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Shiner FM 966 has a thick, fluffy, off-white head, a hazy, golden appearance, some streaming bubbles, and some lacing left behind. The aroma is very bursting- spicy pepper, cracker, subtle citrus, and some other indistinguishable smells. Taste is of spicy, yeasty malt, some hops, maybe coriander, white bread, and sweetness. Mouthfeel is medium and slick, and Shiner FM 966 finishes mostly dry, easy drinking, and delicious. Overall, this is nice and well made. Check it out!

RJT

Serving type: bottle

02-21-2013 18:44:09 | More by RonaldTheriot
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Shiner FM 966 from Spoetzl Brewery
76 out of 100 based on 469 ratings.