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Shiner Bock | Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner

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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:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-03-1999

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,195
Reviews:
1,106
Ratings:
4,094
pDev:
19.5%
Bros Score:
2.73
 
 
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78
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1,152
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best by: 04/01/14

Pours a clear, golden brown with a fizzy, short lived off white head.

Lightly grassy floral notes muddled with a bready, caramel malt backing.

Medium body, fizzy carbonation.

A decent beer, nothing particularly exciting, but easy drinking, and pleasant.

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Appearance: Brown. Plenty of clarity. Not much head, and virtually zero lacing. Looks alright, I guess.

Smell: Malty. Slightly roasty. No hop aroma, really. Just has a cheap sort of smell, but it's not off-putting or anything like that. Again, alright.

Taste/feel: For a third time, it's okay. It has a thin feel with a moderate prickly carbonation. Caramel malts and the like with a slight roastiness as well. Sweet, not bitter at all... mediocre, and pretty uninteresting.

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Shiner Bock from Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner
Beer rating: 3.18 out of 5 with 4,094 ratings
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