Shiner Bock | Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner

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71
okay
4,052 Ratings
THE BROS
64
poor
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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:
4,052
Reviews:
1,095
Avg:
3.05
pDev:
20.66%
 
 
Wants:
76
Gots:
1,116
For Trade:
2
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Ratings: 4,052 |  Reviews: 1,095
Photo of HoppingMadMonk
3.19/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Deep red amber color,medium carbonation. I really don't know what to say,it's not awful but has a bland cheap beer taste. I have had some really awful beer and I don't feel comfortable putting this in that league but my suspicion is this won't impress most craft beer enthusiasts.

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Photo of MAUEX_MFA
3/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of RyanKininger
3.62/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rihup
3.99/5  rDev +30.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of FrostyStephen15
3.4/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I've had more Shiner than I care to admit, and it's not bad at all. It's fairly cheap, not too strongly flavored, and a hell of a lot better than some other beer you're gonna get at a dive bar. For what it is, it's awesome. Just don't go into it expecting a complex, flavorful craft beer.

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Photo of apartin
3.58/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mwvman
3.25/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JPadilla
2.75/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of badgerbeer1
3.76/5  rDev +23.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Great and underrated beer. Dark and rich but light tasting. I love this beer, great for grill time and overindulging

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Photo of azentay174
3.62/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brewnme
3.11/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of andrewh995
3.04/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

A clear brownish gold. Smells of malt and sweetness. Tastes slightly sweet, with malt, and wheat. Taste follows the nose. Medium body with medium carbonation.

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Photo of JBudraux
3.21/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of SteveJeremy
2.46/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of kkarimi
3.53/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DrewSnyc667
3.59/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of lawlmartz
3/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ScottyBongo
4.03/5  rDev +32.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of coz
3/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Thatguypaulie
3.66/5  rDev +20%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

I drank this in a 12 oz bottle. I am a Yankee. So, this is new to me. I saw this beer in the excellent movie "hell or high water". Well, this is a discovery and my new hangin out in summer beer. I do not understand the low ratings this beer receives. SO.... Look: Brown, clear, nice. Smell: none bad or good. Taste: light and clean but yeah there is a mild good flavor. Nice aftertaste. No bite. Goes down easy... Feel: pleasant, good for having a few. It's slightly light in a good way. I paid $12 for 12 pack. This beer is the best $1 beer I've had in a long long time. I'll be enjoying this all summer. I enjoy thicker beers, but this belongs in my fridge in summer next to my heffe weisse. Oh, yeah.

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Photo of AuntBea
3.77/5  rDev +23.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of puck1225
3.02/5  rDev -1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Had straight from the bottle, but have had it on draft as well. A clear brownish color with an ok head and lacing. A malty smell that is not offensive. The taste is slightly sweet with a bit of toast. Tasted was enhanced a bit by the excellent ribs with which it was consumed.

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Photo of Wontonst
3.3/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jbehlar
2.93/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of spl0it3d
4.56/5  rDev +49.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

I must not be a beer connoisseur, because this is my favorite all day beer. Smooth and refreshing

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Shiner Bock from Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner
3.05 out of 5 based on 4,052 ratings.
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