Shiner Bock | Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner

Shiner BockShiner Bock
BA SCORE
17.6%
Liked This Beer
3.18 w/ 4,060 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:
#43,043
Reviews:
1,096
Ratings:
4,060
Liked:
714
Avg:
3.18/5
pDev:
19.5%
Alströms:
2.73
 
 
Wants:
76
Gots:
1,128
Trade:
1
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look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.25

Had on tap at bubba a grill in houston. Served in a big mug
Dark mahogany body with no head
Smells stale and skunked even though its on tap
Tastes catty like a beefed up bud
Medium carb
Just not even close style wise. Big disappointment. When I drink a bock I want sweet malt. This just tastes cheap

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I had a couple of these beers with my dinner out last night with my wife. I had never had Shiner Bock before and I have to admit, it was pretty good for a light, easy drinking beer.
It didn't pour with a lot of head retention, but the overall color and clarity were good. It has very little aroma, mostly of crystal malt with little to no hop aroma. The flavor is the best part. Rich caramel flavor with a clean, crisp lagered finish. Very easy to drink. The mouthfeel was average for this type of beer. I would definately drink one of these again if I had my choice over having to drink Coors or Bud light. Definately a better choice.

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The scent is just too weak but there are hints of sweet maltiness.

The taste is good; sweet malt character but nothing to set it apart. No diversity but there's a tasty, but weak, sweet dark graininess.

The feel is easy and light but not too carbonated. Very light easy drink but very little complexity in this brew.

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Shiner Bock from Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner
Beer rating: 17.6% out of 100 with 4,060 ratings
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