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Shiner Premium - Spoetzl Brewery

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Ratings: 336
Reviews: 62
rAvg: 3.05
pDev: 16.72%
Wants: 1
Gots: 82 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Spoetzl Brewery visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  4.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: zeff80 on 03-30-2013

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3.04/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A: The beer is clear yellow in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a short whit head that quickly died down, leaving only a thin collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of corn are present in the nose—hints of grainy malts become noticeable as the beer warms up.
T: The taste has flavors of corn and nondescript malts along with hints of bitterness.
M: It feels just about medium-bodied and relatively clean on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer might look like an adjunct lager, is definitely a cut above with less aromas and flavors of corn adjuncts and a mouthfeel that isn't watery.

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3/5  rDev -1.6%

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3.1/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Pours a clear light yellow with a foamy off-white head that fades to nothing. No lacing on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, and grassy aromas. Taste is much the same with grain and grassy flavors on the finish. There is a very mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is an average beer that is easy to drink but fairly boring all around.

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3/5  rDev -1.6%

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2.5/5  rDev -18%
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.

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2.88/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12 oz. bottle, with no apparent bottled on date present. Acquired as part of the Shiner family reunion mixed twelve pack. Expectations are about average given the brewery and the genre. Simple, vintage label art, with no abv listed on the bottle anywhere.

Poured into a Miller High Life pint glass.

A - Pours your typical clear pale straw yellow colored body with lots of bubbles rushing topside. One finger of eggshell white head rises and falls within seconds. No lacing. Pretty dull and ordinary to look at, but no worse than your typical American adjunct lager.

S - Smell is of grain, corn, biscuit malts, brown bread, and buttered popcorn. Pretty bland and unappealing, in all honesty.

T - Taste follows the nose: dry grainy malt, mineral water, stale earthiness, hint of paperboard, and adjunct corn.

M - Feel is thin, clean, and watery. Miniscule grains & some metallics on the finish.

Overall, a fairly harmless, bland, and tasteless beer. Goes down like water, with a low sessionable 4.40% abv, Shiner's version of a watered down American adjunct lager, I suppose. Fairly inoffensive and drinkable, just very boring and generic. Although, I would clearly choose this over a Bud Light anyday.

Shiner Premium Beer ---3/5.

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Shiner Premium from Spoetzl Brewery
71 out of 100 based on 336 ratings.