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Shiner Premium - Spoetzl Brewery

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72
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216 Ratings
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Ratings: 216
Reviews: 38
rAvg: 3.07
pDev: 15.31%
Wants: 1
Gots: 21 | 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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jheezee

Texas

3/5  rDev -2.3%

06-24-2014 20:35:58 | More by jheezee
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swierczt

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev +5.9%

06-19-2014 21:45:33 | More by swierczt
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DeltaFour

Florida

3.25/5  rDev +5.9%

06-19-2014 05:36:36 | More by DeltaFour
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Boca-X

Missouri

3/5  rDev -2.3%

06-18-2014 19:34:37 | More by Boca-X
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Ice_cyclops86

Alabama

3/5  rDev -2.3%

06-18-2014 00:27:59 | More by Ice_cyclops86
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legalag11

Texas

3/5  rDev -2.3%

06-17-2014 02:54:03 | More by legalag11
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GenericWarrior

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -18.6%

06-17-2014 01:21:50 | More by GenericWarrior
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DirtyMikeandTheBoys

Arkansas

3.9/5  rDev +27%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

It's the shiner version of budlight only about 10X the taste and mouthfeel. This stuff is what I'll reach for next time I want to drink some cold american lager. Pours golden clear with a thick white head on top. You can smell the grains and hops in it. The taste is very good with a hint of malt. Some grains and kind of a sweet taste that I can't figure out. Well worth the money.

Serving type: bottle

06-17-2014 01:20:05 | More by DirtyMikeandTheBoys
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302BeerGuy

Delaware

4/5  rDev +30.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Real American Beer that looks, tastes and smells like, well...Real American Beer!
In 105 years the name has changed about that many times, but supposedly the recipe/formula hasn't. Shiner/Spoetzl keeps a pricing strategy in roughly 42 states at $6.99-$7.99 a six pack. Where I live it's cheaper than any crap BMC products. I like it because it's an easy drinking lager and fits well with just about an occasion. Probably my favorite pale lager beer on the market.

Serving type: bottle

06-17-2014 00:06:19 | More by 302BeerGuy
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axpetree

Texas

1/5  rDev -67.4%

06-15-2014 07:09:34 | More by axpetree
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Irish_Fan

New York

3.25/5  rDev +5.9%

06-15-2014 03:39:57 | More by Irish_Fan
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Hohnbaum

Kansas

2.5/5  rDev -18.6%

06-15-2014 02:00:26 | More by Hohnbaum
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schaffer9252

New York

3.75/5  rDev +22.1%

06-14-2014 19:44:35 | More by schaffer9252
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MCMASTERSANCHEZ

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev +14%

06-12-2014 19:06:24 | More by MCMASTERSANCHEZ
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IAmHollywood13

Ohio

2.5/5  rDev -18.6%

06-09-2014 21:17:37 | More by IAmHollywood13
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Mxsluis

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -10.4%

06-08-2014 22:48:20 | More by Mxsluis
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MidwestBA

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -18.6%

06-08-2014 00:12:46 | More by MidwestBA
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wisegreensoul

New York

3.25/5  rDev +5.9%

06-05-2014 03:22:25 | More by wisegreensoul
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gory4d

New York

3.25/5  rDev +5.9%

06-04-2014 22:53:53 | More by gory4d
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cmbeddoe7997

Texas

3/5  rDev -2.3%

06-04-2014 16:12:29 | More by cmbeddoe7997
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djrn2

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -18.6%

06-01-2014 06:11:10 | More by djrn2
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -2.3%

05-31-2014 17:32:04 | More by Latarnik
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nebula1999

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -2.3%

05-31-2014 15:45:32 | More by nebula1999
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constantine_272

Oregon

2.88/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Light yellow with a weird slightly orange tinge. Almost no head. Medium retention.

S: Sweetness. Wheat. Milkweed. Tiny bit of orange rind.

T: Like the taste, wheat with a cloying sweetness. Overly sweet. Metallic nickel finish. Mild zucchini flavor. Just a little dry tanginess at the end.

M: Light. Needs more sharpness at the end to stand up to the sweetness. Finished fat and greasy from the mouth coating sweetness. The nickel aftertaste again lingers a little.

O: I said a lot of negative things here, but nothing was really all too bad. I think my biggest complaint is that it just doesn't take a stand anywhere. It's boring. Tastes like a cheap mid 20th century American brew. On the plus side, it's drinkable and nice and would probably be a perfectly acceptable camping or beer pong brew. Certainly it's better than most American macrobrews.

Serving type: bottle

05-31-2014 04:42:52 | More by constantine_272
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archyquaffer

Montana

3.3/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a 12 ounce longneck into a shaker pint. A moderate pour yields about a 3/4 inch short-lived head that settles into a ring and little islets or foam. The beer is an extra-pale golden color with moderate carbonation.

Even though this beer is classified on this website as a pale lager, there are some corny adjunct flavors coming through- they're not overwhelming or off-putting but certainly some cooked corn flavor and aroma is part of the profile. A slight bit of floral hops on the nose and tongue along with the lingering bitter-sweet finish. A pleasant burpiness and aftertaste adds to the refreshment.

This is a very refreshing, drinkable, and true-to-style beer, and just now available in my area. I believe a little corn is a traditional ingredient in American lagers, and I think this is a pretty fair example of what I would call an American retro lager.

I bought this beer as part of a variety six pack for about $8.50.

Serving type: bottle

05-30-2014 03:11:21 | More by archyquaffer
Shiner Premium from Spoetzl Brewery
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