Shiner Bock | Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner

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71
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4,012 Ratings
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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:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-03-1999

BEER STATS
Ratings:
4,012
Reviews:
1,085
Avg:
3.05
pDev:
20.66%
 
 
Wants:
74
Gots:
1,096
For Trade:
2
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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

I drank quite a few of these back in the early 90's when I was in Houston so nostalgia played a part in me making an effort to secure a sixer of this brew all these years later.
Pours a deep copper color with a huge fluffy off white head that persists forever. Aromas of light sweet pilsner malt, caramel and a hint of sulfur. Light earthy hop aroma. The flavor is more dark macro than bock honestly. Light sweet maltiness with a heavy overtone of caramel and faint earthy hop bitterness. Little to no hop flavor. Medium to light body with a moderate level of carbonation and a sweet slick mouthfeel. Easy enough to drink and really nothing flawed here. It's a bit sweet and could use some melanoids. Well at least this helped to get me thinking beyond cookie cutter macros all those years ago.

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Shiner Bock from Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner
3.05 out of 5 based on 4,012 ratings.
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