Shiner Bock | Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner

Shiner BockShiner Bock
BA SCORE
3.18/5
4,063 Ratings
Shiner BockShiner Bock
BEER INFO

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

Style: Bock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-03-1999

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,402
Reviews:
1,097
Ratings:
4,063
pDev:
19.5%
Bros Score:
2.73
 
 
Wants:
76
Gots:
1,130
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 4,063 |  Reviews: 1,097
Photo of Sam1959
5/5  rDev +57.2%

Baby got bock.

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Photo of Zhum14
5/5  rDev +57.2%

Photo of Bigtexrocks
5/5  rDev +57.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Best beer ever! So good! Even got a key to the brewery!

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Photo of jsisko01
5/5  rDev +57.2%

Photo of bpa4bes
5/5  rDev +57.2%

Photo of carlospratt
5/5  rDev +57.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Great beer, the best to me.

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Photo of SDWNDR
4.99/5  rDev +56.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Shiner Bock has been and likely will remain my favorite beer for most activities. It's strong yet slightly sweet an very drinkable nature make it the perfect companion for most outdoor activities, but it feels most at home paired with tailgating and a good ribeye. The Spoetzl Brewery's most famous offering is the best example of an American-style bock; it doesn't have the strength of its German counterparts but is a very easy beer to drink and enjoy throughout the day. Overall, it's hard to knock Shiner Bock.

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Photo of Beemer
4.94/5  rDev +55.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is my all time favorite beer. Spent some time in San Antonio in the army and the bars got day old kegs from the brewery. Just amazing! I like that it's a a dark flavorful beer that isn't too heavy, I can drink it all night and not get too full.
Also this is my first review and I'm a casual beer drinker not sure how else to discribe the beer.

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Photo of RomeosDelight69
4.9/5  rDev +54.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Love this beer! I had Shiner Bock on tap for first time it was delicious! Color caramel brown, not much head on this beer tho. Smooth refreshing beer that in my opinion is great drink after doing yard work or honey doos. This definitely not a full bodied wheat or ale beer but an upgrade from typical mass produced bud light or colors light. Next keg will be Shiner Bock in my kegerator. One of my all time faves. Cheers.

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Photo of MikeZ9654
4.87/5  rDev +53.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Great beer! It agrees with my palate!

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Photo of aksuited29
4.82/5  rDev +51.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Look, I dont break it down for the 5 "groups" ...all I know is its' a darker beer that's full of flavor! It's very crisp, smooth, you can taste the hazelnut & caramel and to me, this is heaven in a mug! ...I was a Sam Adams fan, but this has just took the place of my "GO TO" beer!

Plain and simple, if you haven't tried this, TRY IT!!! ...if you have and don't like it, ...10 bucks says you're a budweiser/miller/heinekein fan and shouldn't be reviewing a beer like this!

A+++ BEER!!!!

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Photo of ChloeJMK
4.8/5  rDev +50.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

I rated it 4.0 because it's a drinkable beer, just not my favorite. Still very good and I recommend it.

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Photo of Ford_1960
4.8/5  rDev +50.9%

Photo of Tristanengine
4.79/5  rDev +50.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of prettyinpink099
4.79/5  rDev +50.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Photo of JamesGrove
4.78/5  rDev +50.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This excellent beer has a deep amber, almost copper, color and has a thin, white head. The smell is not overwhelming, in fact is very subtle. The taste is absolutely sublime. Not overpowering, not too hoppy, not bitter. It is perfectly balanced. The mouthfeel is smooth and silky. This has been my all-time favorite beer for quite some time. It's very hard to beat this beer.

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Photo of Kyfarmer
4.76/5  rDev +49.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of markallmon
4.75/5  rDev +49.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +49.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +49.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +49.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +49.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +49.4%

Photo of Johnny2stixx
4.75/5  rDev +49.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +49.4%

Shiner Bock from Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner
Beer rating: 3.18 out of 5 with 4,063 ratings
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