Shiner White Wing | Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner

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79
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556 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner
Texas, United States
shiner.com

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Hoganlaw on 11-14-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
556
Reviews:
74
Avg:
3.47
pDev:
14.7%
 
 
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17
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Photo of phantomanboy
3.9/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Jsalz21
3.37/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of smakawhat
3.54/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from the bottle into a Hoegaarden tumbler.

Interesting body appearance. Slightly clear orange to yellow, with some plentiful amounts of linear carbonation and a bit hazy. Head is classic foamy small white and suds up to two possibly three fingers tall. Keeps a consistent thin puck while settling.

Good solid aromas of really green coriander on this, garden fresh and lots of herbality. Mineral slight sensations and a mild sweetness. Not much else going on, hardly any sense of thick wheat chewy character or orange either, but still impressed by this coriander bomb.

Palate comes out rather standard but a little ordinary. Minimal amounts of Belgian sweetness or character. A very flour grain powdery sense which really does not give and boost to the mouthfeel. Almost chalky finish with a drying paste like quality. Slight juiced lemon and orange fruit flavors a bit with a simple quality.

A pretty straightforward witibier with no bells or whistles. Surprised how much of a coriander buzz I got off of it though.

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Photo of Muny
2/5  rDev -42.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of miguelre06
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bogdawg
3.48/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jcoleMA66
3.62/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Kwak
3.09/5  rDev -11%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of jr9692
3.46/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ssjkyle
3.92/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kris450
3.47/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SuperMario
3.9/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bigschoolrecords
2.11/5  rDev -39.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of PhilFoley
3.47/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of timmy2b
3.28/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dacrza1
3.01/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

DATE TASTED: August 21, 2015 ... GLASSWARE: Rare Vos wit... OCCASION: saying goodbye to summer camp--with The Battle of the Five Armies... APPEARANCE: slightly hazy, suggesting an unfiltered creation... light, golden yellow body with small, copious bubbles... reasonably thick white head that shows surprising retention... AROMA: strong wafts of orange peel and lemon, with banana and biscuit rounding out the profile; bubblegum and yeasts develop a predictable yet appreciable draw ... PALATE: rather flat, malty and watery--easily refreshing but also lacking in substance and texture... little aftertaste, save a bit of beefiness... TASTE: some spiciness early, with bubblegum and orange peel providing the majority of the profile; the coriander is present, but light; the flavor is soft, watery and, at best, of the style... OVERALL: a good accompaniment for a arm, humid night such as this; not outstanding by any stretch, this still fulfills its promise of refreshment...not as engaging, flavorful or nuanced as other summer offerings....

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Photo of sd123
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sgt_187em
4.16/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had a distinctive smell and taste. Touch of honey, pretty good

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Photo of tvljr
4.13/5  rDev +19%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of jpuetz
2.5/5  rDev -28%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
3.25/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of elprofe
3.83/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of superspak
3.9/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle into pint glass, no bottle dating. Pours hazy golden yellow color with a 2 finger dense and fluffy white head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lasts. Nice dense soapy lacing clings on the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation retaining the head. Aromas of lemon, orange peel, pear, apple, light banana, coriander, clove, wheat, cracker, herbal, grass, and yeast earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of fruity/earthy yeast, spices, and pale malt notes; with good strength. Taste of lemon, orange peel, pear, apple, light banana, coriander, clove, wheat, cracker, herbal, grass, and yeast earthiness. Light herbal bitterness/yeast spiciness on the finish; with lingering notes of lemon, orange peel, pear, apple, light banana, coriander, clove, wheat, cracker, herbal, grass, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice robustness and complexity of fruity/earthy yeast, spices, and pale malt flavors; with a great malt/yeast/spice balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth and fairly creamy/bready mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with zero warming present after the finish as expected of 4.7%. Overall this is a very nice witbier style. All around good robustness, complexity, and balance of fruity/earthy yeast, spices, and pale malt flavors; and very smooth and easy to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

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Photo of Edman5P
3.29/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Veey drinkable .. Good malt taste fizzy mouthfeel with an orange aftertaste..

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Photo of dahr85
4/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Shiner White Wing from Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner
3.47 out of 5 based on 556 ratings.
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