Shiner Premium - Spoetzl Brewery

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Ratings: 311
Reviews: 46
rAvg: 3.07
pDev: 16.61%
Wants: 1
Gots: 62 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Spoetzl Brewery visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  4.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: zeff80 on 03-30-2013)
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I like Shiner Bock original (the Bock) it's a decent beer, I even like Kosmos quiete a bit..
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At the very best, this beer was like drinking Lucky Lager, Old Milwaukee, Milwaukee's Best, Mickey Bigmouth, Rainer Beer or maybe even Black Label. Heck, If I were in High School or College again and just wanted to get blitzed this would be okay, then.
However, the fact that its price is that of a premium beer, one would expect much more than this..What gives????... In my opinion, and it's mine and mine alone, I think Shiner needs to pack this one up and forget it. Seriously, I was really disappointed and I like some of Shiner's brews. This is a marketing focus opinion for free and it's brutal, but I'm being honest. All successful Companies know that you give your customer what they want and not what you think they'll like or need.

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Really pretty bland on the palate, crackers and a little toast. Really no hop feel to the beer and no bitterness.

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It's not offensive, but there's just nothing here. Pretty generic.

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This isn't a bad beer by any stretch. It isn't a beer I'd be quick to label craft, but it is a beer that is far superior to any macro/adjunct lager. This beer does have the qualities such as good drinkability that one would look for in a beer such as this. It's also refreshing with a low abv which makes it an ideal lawnmower beer.

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