Shiner Bock | Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner

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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:
Tip back a bock. Brewed with rich roasted barley malt and German specialty hops, this lightly hopped American-styled dark lager always goes down easy. Originally a seasonal beer, fans have demanded it year-round since 1973.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-03-1999

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#46,424
Reviews:
1,116
Ratings:
4,176
pDev:
19.44%
Bros Score:
2.73
 
 
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87
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1,203
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Ratings: 4,176 |  Reviews: 1,116
Photo of KenFaulkner
3.71/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A staple in my fridge. Good anytime.

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Photo of carcerdominus
3.21/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of beersampler6
3.29/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Surprisingly tastes like an American adjunct lager even though it’s classified as a bock. Nice and easy to drink. Pours out darker amber color, some mild head without much lingering lacing. Smells very faintly of sweet malt. Tastes of grain, caramel, biscuit, sweet malt and again reminds me of an AAL. Clean finish with moderate carbonation that fades as the beer warms. Thin mouthfeel. Not bad but I wouldn’t pick it as my go-to Bock.

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Photo of KingQuinn
3/5  rDev -6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Giggy
3.1/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Dirtyhands
3.3/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of molly_abel
3.78/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AnitaBrewski
3/5  rDev -6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Johor
1.42/5  rDev -55.5%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Taste like water. No taste. I don’t feel alcohol in it. Waste of money.

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Photo of TheRagingBeard
5/5  rDev +56.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I love this beer. It's my favorite all day type drinking beer

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Photo of mrhiccups
1.75/5  rDev -45.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Photo of Navin-Johnson
4.28/5  rDev +34.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Nass
3.6/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Really great for this style of lager although I do prefer the Negro Modelo over this beer. Cheers! B- (80-84) score range

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Photo of Irayfz6
3.64/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.25/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DeeBreezy
3.88/5  rDev +21.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of HotOpinions
3.53/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Really great for a cheap dark beer. It’s just a full build to it, nice bitter taste, and a thick, dark look to it. Recommended for getting a good buzz on with a bit of a tight budget

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Photo of PrideofCleveland
3.36/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of weareallfalafel
3.15/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of hairnic
2.74/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Cizoc
3.71/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BigYoss
4.38/5  rDev +37.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Vandelay1863
3.13/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Richie_C_Johnson
2.89/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of porters4life
3/5  rDev -6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Shiner Bock from Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner
Beer rating: 3.19 out of 5 with 4,176 ratings