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Light Blonde | Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner

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Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner
Texas, United States

Style: American Light Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
The folks at "the little brewery" in Shiner, TX (pop. 2,069), are proud of this refreshing, 99-calorie addition to the Spoetzl family of beers. It's brewed with the same handcrafted, small-batch pride you expect from Shiner, delivering a unique light beer. So when you're looking for a smooth, easy-drinking brew, pick up an ice-cold Shiner Light Blonde. It's light done right. PROSIT!

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2.75/5  rDev -0.7%

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3.25/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

L: pours brilliant pale straw as streams of bubbles rapidly rise to form a thin white sudsy foam cap with moderate to poor retention. T

S: light grain, a hint of cracker, light floral hops and a hint of fruit. The malt and hop aromas are medium low.

T: mild malty sweetness becoming more grainy with light bread crumb notes as it crosses the tongue. There is a faint trace of fruit but overall it has a clean fermentation character. Hop flavor and bitterness are low and the balance is towards the malt. It finishes medium dry.
F: body is light and the carbonation is medium high.

O: This is a light beer with a smidgen more flavor than the norm for light beer.

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3/5  rDev +8.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -9.7%

Photo of imasloth
3.03/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Purchased a 12 -pack of this to share with a friend while out at the lake. The word 'light' had me not expecting much ...

A- Bright lemony yellow with high carbonation and a large white head when pured into pint glass.

S- One note: Light sweet malt scent.

T- Malt, very light. Slight hop bitterness and a slightly skunky aftertaste.

M- Light-bodied, smooth.

O- Meh ... Certainly a step down from other Shiner brews. I guess it's probably a step up from the so-called yellow fizzy beers and at least your money goes to a smaller brewery than InBev or Miller-Coors ... Am I grasping at straws?

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3/5  rDev +8.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +26.4%

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2.75/5  rDev -0.7%

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2/5  rDev -27.8%

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3/5  rDev +8.3%

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1.7/5  rDev -38.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

This transparent yellow beverage smelled a bit like hops, I thought. I tasted none, though. It was like lightly beerish flavoured carbonated water. And I don't like carbonated water. I'm an American. I was outside on a hot day, and I still would have preferred a Shiner Bock. Even those are pretty watery, though.

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2.5/5  rDev -9.7%

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2.68/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass, I got my girlfriend to split it with me, I have pretty low expectations. This pours a pale straw yellow with a small white head which quickly dissipates. The smells are somewhat sweet and light no real hop presence. The feel is very light. Taste is like what I expected very light adjunct.beer, but better than the big three lights.

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3/5  rDev +8.3%

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3.04/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev +8.3%

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3/5  rDev +8.3%

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3/5  rDev +8.3%

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3/5  rDev +8.3%

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3/5  rDev +8.3%

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3/5  rDev +8.3%

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2/5  rDev -27.8%

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1.5/5  rDev -45.8%

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4/5  rDev +44.4%

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1/5  rDev -63.9%

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Light Blonde from Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner
Beer rating: 2.77 out of 5 with 246 ratings