Shiner Premium | Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner

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Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner
Texas, United States

Style: American Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This crisp, bohemian-style lager was first brewed in Shiner way back in 1909. The early bottles of Premium proudly displayed a cotton ball on the label - a tribute to the hardworking Czech and German immigrants who farmed cotton around the region. After a long day in the fields these farmers often found a cold bottle of Shiner Premium waiting on a fence post, left there by our own Kosmos Spoetzl. It’s no wonder that Premium soon became known as the local favorite, and now it’s back. Reintroduce yourself to Shiner Premium - a beer that will take you back and treat you right. Prosit!

Added by zeff80 on 03-30-2013

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2.33/5  rDev -23.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

I like Shiner Bock original (the Bock) it's a decent beer, I even like Kosmos quiete a bit..
For me this Kölsch Brewer's pride is a real t*rd.
At the very best, this beer was like drinking Lucky Lager, Old Milwaukee, Milwaukee's Best, Mickey Bigmouth, Rainer Beer or maybe even Black Label. Heck, If I were in High School or College again and just wanted to get blitzed this would be okay, then.
However, the fact that its price is that of a premium beer, one would expect much more than this..What gives????... In my opinion, and it's mine and mine alone, I think Shiner needs to pack this one up and forget it. Seriously, I was really disappointed and I like some of Shiner's brews. This is a marketing focus opinion for free and it's brutal, but I'm being honest. All successful Companies know that you give your customer what they want and not what you think they'll like or need.

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3.18/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Bottle received in trade.
Pours a crystal clear medium golden color with a decent sized bubbly white head that quickly dissipates to wisps of foam on top. Aromas of light bready pilsner malt with a hint of either caramelized sugar or caramel flavoring and a hint of prune type fruits. Very faint aromas of earthy spicy hops round us out. The flavor is a bit sugary sweet with hints of prune or fruit. Little to no hop flavor and just enough bitterness to keep this from cloying. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation. Decent brew, but nothing to go out of your way to try like I did.

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5/5  rDev +63.4%

It's the shiner version of budlight only about 10X the taste and mouthfeel. This stuff is what I'll reach for next time I want to drink some cold american lager. Pours golden clear with a thick white head on top. You can smell the grains and hops in it. The taste is very good with a hint of malt. Some grains and kind of a sweet taste that I can't figure out. Well worth the money.

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Shiner Premium from Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner
Beer rating: 8% out of 100 with 427 ratings
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