Shiner Ryes & Shine | Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner

BA SCORE
81
good
193 Ratings
Shiner Ryes & ShineShiner Ryes & Shine
BEER INFO

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

Style: Rye Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Medium-bodied, dark brown lager brewed with rye malt and chocolate rye from Germany, caramel malt and three hop varieties.

Added by tdm168 on 01-19-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
193
Reviews:
47
Avg:
3.53
pDev:
13.31%
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
16
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 193 |  Reviews: 47
Photo of jzlyo
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of BeerWithMike
3.09/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Sampled last night on 8/11/14. Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured into a tulip glass.

Pours a pretty reddish-brown in color with a almost a one-finger foamy off-white head. Some spotty lacing is seen which each sip. Perfect carbonation. Lots going on with the aroma and what I can pick out is malts, dark fruit (cherry?) with some spice. Even more going on with the taste with caramel, barley with even a light hint of nuts in the mix. Medium bodied. Just a slight bitter finish. Overall, it was just OK.

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Photo of tubeyes
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of snakeayes11
3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of CraftBeerSnob
2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

Photo of Dub12588
5/5  rDev +41.6%

Photo of Jackp_43
3/5  rDev -15%

Photo of Ice_cyclops86
3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of Irish_Fan
4/5  rDev +13.3%

Photo of Hohnbaum
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of IAmHollywood13
3/5  rDev -15%

Photo of Whiskeydeez
2/5  rDev -43.3%

Photo of schaffer9252
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Photo of BigGold
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of wisegreensoul
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Photo of robebo44
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of archyquaffer
3.91/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a longneck into a shaker pint. A moderate pour produces a good billowy tan head that stick around for a little while, then dissipates into a solid ring with strands and islets of foam. The beer is a yellowish and red amber-brown with moderate carbonation.

A good hint of cherry is present in the aroma. The flavor is of bready malts (rye bread-yes), with some spicy, molasses-like flavors and a slightly tangy fruitiness. Medium bodied, tingly mouthfeel with lingering earthy bitterness and a little bit of that cherry again.

This beer is quite flavorful. It was not quite what I expected, with the dark color, medium body and complex flavor. Most other rye beers I've tried to date (not many, and all American) tend to be lighter in body, and often with more carbonation. One I tried at a brewery in Wyoming was light bodied and insanely carbonated. Perhaps the brewery is striving for a traditional Roggenbier? Purchased as part of a variety six pack for about $8.50.

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Photo of JosefBerger
3.1/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance (3.00) : Small off-white head, red-amber almost cherry-brown body.

Smell (3.00) : Very clear notes of barley and a sweet nuttiness, I'm thinking almonds and sunflower?

Taste (3.25) : Caramel malts with barley.

Mouthfeel (3.00) : Not sure how I felt about the carbonation, but overall a very clean, refreshing feel.

Overall (3.00): A very okay beer, and an especially good one for the price, in my opinion.

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Photo of Ag85
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Photo of generallee
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Photo of Fargrow
3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of rw1992
3/5  rDev -15%

Photo of brauseboof
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of mwar
3/5  rDev -15%

Shiner Ryes & Shine from Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner
3.53 out of 5 based on 193 ratings.
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