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Shiner Premium - Spoetzl Brewery

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BA SCORE
71
okay

271 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 271
Reviews: 41
rAvg: 3.07
pDev: 15.64%
Wants: 4
Gots: 39 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: zeff80 on 03-30-2013)
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1/5  rDev -67.4%

axpetree, Jun 15, 2014
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1/5  rDev -67.4%

Jakeonaplane, Sep 04, 2014
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1.75/5  rDev -43%

McAfee85, Aug 21, 2014
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1.75/5  rDev -43%

eskimojoe, Nov 27, 2013
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2/5  rDev -34.9%

Tiernan, Aug 29, 2013
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2/5  rDev -34.9%

tbryan5, May 21, 2013
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2/5  rDev -34.9%

relynnjr, Sep 05, 2014
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2/5  rDev -34.9%

garyford, Apr 04, 2013
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2/5  rDev -34.9%

glinnebur, Jan 17, 2014
Photo of Libationguy
2.13/5  rDev -30.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Clear medium straw color with a thin bright white head that has very low retention.

Not much to the nose: crackers, lemon zest and a little Wonder bread.

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

Medium- bodied and a little watery with a short finish.

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

Libationguy, Aug 16, 2013
Photo of JosefBerger
2.2/5  rDev -28.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Appearance (2.25) : Yellow / Clear in color, very little / no head, and a discrete amount of carbonation. Not the most attractive beer, but not an ape.

Smell (2.00) : Not much of a smell, I smell a small amount of hops, but I'm having trouble placing any other smells.

Taste (2.25) : I have to say, not as bad as I expected. Sweet and a bit dark - which I know seems like a strange combination. Not a fan of the residual flavor.

Mouthfeel (2.25) : Very carbonated and bright feel, a little lackluster, but not awful.

Overall (2.25) : Not very pleased with this beer, however, it does have some qualities. It's refreshing certainly, good for very casual drinkers, just not the most "tasteful".

JosefBerger, May 19, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -26.7%

CraftBeerSnob, Jul 26, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -26.7%

bundy462, Jul 06, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -26.7%

Octobers_CJB, Jul 26, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -26.7%

ScottyBonzai, Dec 20, 2013
Photo of Enrico_il_octovo
2.3/5  rDev -25.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

I like Shiner Bock original (the Bock) it's a decent beer, I even like Kosmos quiete a bit..
For me this Kölsch Brewer's pride is a real t*rd.
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.

Enrico_il_octovo, Jul 04, 2014
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2.45/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Appearance is typical pale golden lager color. Smell is also typical with a grainy sweetness. Taste reminds me of Bud Light, if perhaps slightly better. Mouthfeel is fine, good carbonation. At the very least, a drinkable beer. Not the kind I would enjoy on it's own when just sitting at home unless I was in the right mood.

HighGravityMan, Nov 28, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -18.6%

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Shiner Premium from Spoetzl Brewery
71 out of 100 based on 271 ratings.