Shiva's Tears | New Braunfels Brewing Company

Shiva's TearsShiva's Tears
BA SCORE
52.6%
Liked This Beer
3.66 w/ 19 ratings
Shiva's TearsShiva's Tears
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
New Braunfels Brewing Company
Texas, United States
nbbrewing.com

Style: Weizenbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by javlin624 on 06-11-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#28,528
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
19
Liked:
10
Avg:
3.66/5
pDev:
15.85%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
8
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 19 |  Reviews: 3
Photo of thalador
3.47/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Karibourgeois
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Junichi
3.43/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tubeyes
4.13/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Heavy brown, excellent lace all up in this beer.
Sweet sultry dark wheat nose, lots of dark spices, clove, cinnamon, dark coffee, sweet potato. Taste excellent, more strong notes of nose. Great.
Had at NBBC.

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Photo of ExaltedNecrosis
4.06/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ozzylizard
3.66/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Undated 750 mL bottle at 42 degrees into shaker
Aroma of roasted malt and chocolate
Head enormous (10.5 cm, aggressive pour), light brown, creamy, slowly diminishing to four to five mm ring and layer
Lacing – none
Body dark brown/black, opaque
Flavor begins slightly sour, with hints of chocolate and malt coming through the sourness; no hops, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate medium, creamy, lively carbonation

Appearance 4, Aroma 4.25, Flavor 3, Palate 4, Overall 4

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Photo of dmorgan310
3.67/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of videofrog
2.01/5  rDev -45.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Infected. Sour, funk, & buttered toast in the nose. Taste was the same with some weizenbock flavors subdued in the background.

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Photo of Gagnonsux
3.81/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of klub24
3.88/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lukebell15
4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ryno3031
4.1/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NeverSettle
4.4/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

I like this better than Primus, though it too is excellent. These Tears make me smile ;'-).

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Photo of zbooks
3/5  rDev -18%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

if you like this style, track down a Live Oak Primus instead.

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Photo of bacchus_apprentice323
4.5/5  rDev +23%

I tasted this beer on draft in Fredericksburg, Tx at a German restaurant named Otto's. The beer was very delicious and left me craving more, something of beauty. Color, typical to a dark beer, blackish hue with rich mahogany foam. Taste was a bit indescribable by one palate, due to a quite complex flavor. Flavors of chocolate, vanilla, and even a flavor of banana bread to me. For the texture, it was somewhat similar to the consistency of a dry stout. Meaning not so thin that it lacks flavor, but easy to go down without overwhelming.

Overall I would highly recommend anyone to try this beer, and would again myself given the chance.

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Photo of greenspointexas
4/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of churchillps
3/5  rDev -18%

Photo of cam12
3/5  rDev -18%

Photo of javlin624
4/5  rDev +9.3%

Shiva's Tears from New Braunfels Brewing Company
Beer rating: 52.6% out of 100 with 19 ratings
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