Shiner Bock | Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner

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Shiner BockShiner Bock

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Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner
Texas, United States

Style: Bock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.40%

Availability: Year-round

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I had this beer straight from a 12oz bottle and also from a bottle poured into a beer mug.
The beer is a clear amber color with a beige head that eventually goes away but that's cool.
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Shiner Bock from Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner
3.05 out of 5 based on 4,052 ratings.
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