Shiner Old-Time Alt | Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner

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3.63/5
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179 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Altbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by nickfl on 12-23-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#35,886
Reviews:
86
Ratings:
179
pDev:
14.33%
Bros Score:
4
 
 
Wants:
20
Gots:
13
Trade:
0
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Appearance: Clear, deep reddish-amber body adorned with a moderate, somewhat coarse, and persistent off-white head, with scattered, Belgian-style lacing, and slight carbonation.

Aroma: Prominent toasted malt, with strong caramel and distinct fruit notes, and a somewhat spicy and smoky character.

Taste: Opens with dark caramel, toasted malt, and slightly spicy hops. As the taste progresses, strong black bread notes appear. Later in the taste, a nutty character appears, quite pleasant against the abundant caramel. Finishes with a lingering note of burnt caramel, smoky malt, and grassy hops.

Mouth feel: Smooth, soft, fairly full, pleasant.

Drinkability/notes: A pleasing, well-balanced example, which deserves to be a year-round offering.

Presentation: Packaged in a twelve-ounce brown glass bottle with a twist-off crown, served in a New Belgium Brewing chalice.

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Shiner Old-Time Alt from Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner
Beer rating: 3.63 out of 5 with 179 ratings