Shiner Kosmos Reserve | Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner

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Shiner Kosmos ReserveShiner Kosmos Reserve
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner
Texas, United States
shiner.com

Style: American Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.98%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by ClockworkOrange on 01-23-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
947
Reviews:
270
Avg:
3.33
pDev:
15.62%
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
232
For Trade:
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Photo of JBudraux
2.92/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of TX-Badger
4/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear bright yellow golden color with white head. Cereal grains, grass, and some nice malt on the nose; follows onto the palate. Light bodied. Finishes crisp and clean, very well done.

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Photo of Jerid
3.62/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of needMIbeer
3.86/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Strigiform_Witness
3.57/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rsuarez1982
3.28/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of focusontheworld
3.27/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of pat61
4/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

S: The aromas are moderate with a trace of onion, some citrus and light grains.

L: brilliant amber with rapidly rising bubbles under a 2" off white foam cap that takes 4 minutes to reduce to a thick film.

T: fruit, citrus, a hint of apple and light corn sweetness that dries on the finish. Most of the fruit flavors come from the hops but the apple tastes like it is from the yeast. The malt is medium low, the hop bitterness is medium and the hop flavors are medium to medium low.

F: medium creamy with a medium light body and medium high carbonation.

O: The beer has a nice balance of malt and hop and the onion from the dry hopping aromas quickly dissipate, leaving a very drinkable beer.

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Photo of GLBClover85
3.19/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Not good not bad...haven't had shiner bock in a long time and decided to get this variety pack. Not much to say about this one. Nothing great about it...nothing that stands out either. Definitely an easy drinker and better than anything by Bud Miller or Coors.

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Photo of JoLight
3.74/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Golden; off-white head that turns to frothy thin layer.

Aroma: At first pour, it smells funky and off-putting. But then, it gets much more pleasant: Pale malts; light sweetness; clean; earthy hops.

Taste: Bready, like the crust of a French baguette; some earthiness, but no real hop bitterness. Clean, carbonated water. Fairly round.

Mouthfeel: Medium, nicely carbonated; almost fluffy like an ale, but light enough for the style.

Finish: crisp, clean, refreshing.

This is a really nice beer, especially for the style. If it were sold in packs on its own, I'd buy it again, especially for the warmer months. It'd be a great lawn-mowing beer.

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Photo of jcbogantes
3.75/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Hackattack
3.75/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Shiner's Kosmos Reserve is tasty. Taste is much like their other offerings. Smooth, mellow and laid back. Nothing stands out in this brew, but it's by far better than any American adjunct beer.

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Photo of Marco_Beero
3.33/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Nice balance of hop bitterness and caramel sweetness, malt heaviness and fine effervescence. Not quite crafty, but personality than typical high volume beer. Quite sessionable. I'll have it again.

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Photo of singletary
3.35/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours a amber color with more malty smell with a hint of the hops in it. The taste is a nice malty flavor with a suttle bite of hops. The mouthful is medium and resfresing. Overall a nice offering from Shiner with a malt lover in mind.

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Photo of Ashmothma
2.67/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of S-Taylor
3.51/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Musineer
3.5/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of NomadDawg
3.25/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of logicalparadox
3.75/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Haybeerman
3.71/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of joegallows
3.75/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chubenzino
3.25/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of CrimeDog
3.25/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TheBigBoy
2.59/5  rDev -22.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of sparx1100
3.44/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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Shiner Kosmos Reserve from Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner
3.33 out of 5 based on 947 ratings.
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