Shiner Bock | Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner

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71
okay
4,038 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:
4,038
Reviews:
1,091
Avg:
3.05
pDev:
20.66%
 
 
Wants:
76
Gots:
1,110
For Trade:
2
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This is probably the worst beer I've ever had from the liquor store. It's a lot like drinking brown water with a little bit of alcohol in it. There's no taste whatsoever. I will never buy beer from Shiner again.

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Shiner Bock from Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner
3.05 out of 5 based on 4,038 ratings.
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