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

Style: American Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.40%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by zeff80 on 03-30-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
423
Reviews:
83
Avg:
3.1
pDev:
16.77%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
167
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Ratings: 423 |  Reviews: 83
Photo of prost2hefeweizen
3/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of bigedal60
2.92/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Smanke
3/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of BeerBobber
3.89/5  rDev +25.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This one poured out a bit darker golden color with a finger and a half of white head that quickly dropped off. Lots of carbonation bubbles visibly streaming up through the beer.
The smell was just a great beer smell of barley and malts. Slightly grainy with a bread smell coming out.
This one tastes like beer. Like a good lager with no adjuncts thrown in. The carbonation spreads a good flavor of barley and malts across the tongue.
The mouth feel was not really light but definitely not medium, maybe borders somewhere in between. Finishes nicely leaving a lingering lager loveliness on the back end.
Overall this is a very good beer so simple it makes it very pleasant. Downsides may be a lot of lack of information as to ABV and bottled on or best by date on the bottle. And another downside is that this beer drinks fairly quickly and I am left without a Shiner Premium.

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Photo of joegallows
3/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of singletary
3.4/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours a light straw yellow with a small head, good carbonation. Aroma is of any average beer. Taste is nice well blended with a bit of dryness at end. Mouthful is somewhat watery but still nice. Overall a nicely done middle of the road beer.

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Photo of WholeLottaTricks
3/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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

Photo of DavidRolle
4.08/5  rDev +31.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A classic tasting beer that feels really nice and finishes clean. A beer that is comparable to Budweiser but this is not as harsh. A beer that you can drink at a barbecue or fish fry.

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Photo of Spikester
3.49/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Clear pale gold with one finger of 3 minute white head.
Smell is grain bin with a touch of floral hops.
Taste is bready malts with spicy herbal hops to balance.
Mouthfeel is light to medium with good carbonation. The finish is crisp and lightly dry.
Overall very similar to Euro Pale lagers. Well done folks.

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Photo of mamaraza
2.84/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of gtermi
3.22/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Lifit
3/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Samputnam14
3.18/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BeerSamurai34
2.5/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

This was probably my least favorite beer in the summer Shiner 6 pack. The flavor is just fine, but pretty devoid of flavor. It's refreshing, but not something I would drink again.

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Photo of Squire123
3.54/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Clear light gold color with white cap and decent lacing.

Aroma of sweet malt and I get something almost nutty in the scent. Very faint hop presence.

Taste is gentle and somewhat fuller than I get from the average AAL. Nuttiness in the scent is increased in the flavor reaching something approaching fullness as the brew builds to the finish. Still no hop presence to speak of yet there's no trace of the usual AAL graininess either. A roundness in the finish caps things off nicely.

Medium texture.

Overall it's better than I remembered from my experiences in the past with this brew. A likable surprise. Oh it's not going to become my house brew or anything but I can certainly recommend it.

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Photo of plumberman63
2.48/5  rDev -20%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Looks, smells and tasted like a average beer, say coor light, miller light. got in a 12 pack mix. not the worse one in my option but at the bottom from shiner.

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Photo of secondtooth
2.47/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Appearance: Pale yellow, with a thin head of white suds. Limited lace.

Aroma: Corny malts here, typical adjunct lager spunkiness.

Taste: Thin an sweetly malty here, as any other basic American adjunct lager. Blah. Maybe tons better than a Bud Light, but as a “classic” brew, this one comes up lacking.

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Photo of YoungMtn52
3.29/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

I keep my beer fridge on the very cold side and this beer is refreshing with a nice clean taste. Nice but not exceptional.

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Photo of CratesRus
2.62/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Photo of jw4free
3.74/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

This a very under rated beer. Let it warm. The aroma will come out. Biscuit and honey. Good palate as well.

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Photo of NeubTube
3.03/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of gandres
2.32/5  rDev -25.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

12 ounce bottle to wine glass
light yellow, golden color, hazy, white head that disappears quickly
Nose: no aroma easily sense
like soda water
fizzy
fair beer, not ok to repeat, not to look for
drank April 29, 2016

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Photo of jmills3
3.19/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of FriedSlug
3.69/5  rDev +19%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Very pale gold with a white head and a tiny bit of lacing remains. Smells of lightly toasted malts and bready yeast with a tiny hint of sweetness. Taste is slightly sweet with a little malt, toast and a bit of bitterness. It is a very light and slightly carbonated beer that seems to hit the style it was aiming for. Not really my thing but it was in a sampler pack so I drank it. Nice APL that should be purchased over any other macro.

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