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:
#43,112
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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Ratings: 4,060 |  Reviews: 1,096
Photo of shreead
3.7/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rufus1
2.54/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Pours an amber/dark brown into a fifteen ounce glass mug the same temperature as the beer. Two finger off white head that settles to a steady rime. Some spotty lacing which I find surprising.

The nose is sweet lightly toasted malt. No hops discernible. Brown sugar. Molasses.

Taste follows the nose with a brown sugar (caramel) flavor with a heavy dose of molasses. No hop bitterness at all. Buttery. Slight carbonation bite.

Medium mouthfeel with lots of carbonation.

A poor stab at the bock style. Entirely too sweet and throughly unbalanced. No second try on this one.

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Photo of Stignacious
3.33/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DarrellK
3.59/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of HoppingMadMonk
3.19/5  rDev +0.3%
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 -5.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of RyanKininger
3.62/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rihup
3.99/5  rDev +25.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of FrostyStephen15
3.4/5  rDev +6.9%
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 +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mwvman
3.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JPadilla
2.75/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of badgerbeer1
3.76/5  rDev +18.2%
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 +13.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brewnme
3.11/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of andrewh995
3.04/5  rDev -4.4%
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 +0.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of SteveJeremy
2.46/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of kkarimi
3.53/5  rDev +11%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DrewSnyc667
3.59/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of lawlmartz
3/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ScottyBongo
4.03/5  rDev +26.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of coz
3/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Thatguypaulie
3.66/5  rDev +15.1%
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 +18.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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