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Everything Shiner Thread

Discussion in 'Southwest' started by icetrauma, Nov 9, 2012.

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  1. DanzBorin

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    Cheer was tasty this year.
     
  2. icetrauma

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    1st year they made it, it was horrible. Last year was good but I do agree, this years is the best of the bunch.
     
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    I think I already said this in the thread but Shiner Cheer is AMAZEBALLS.

    Gimme that over 90% of the beer other Texas craft brewers make any day of the week. *just reminded himself that he needs to stock up*
     
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    My mother-in-law bought a six pack of the Farmhouse for Christmas dinner. I liked it a lot. All the farmhouse flavors seemed to be there, it had a nice mouthfeel, and it was quite drinkable. Would buy some for myself.

    Also, Shiner was a gateway for me, especially their anniversary series. Glad to see this thread exists.
     
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    I can attribute Shiner beers to my transition into craft beer and to this day I still get excited to see new stuff from them. I bought a six-pack of the Farmhouse and shared it with my family on Christmas Eve. My non-beer-drinking mom loved it and my sour-beer-loving brother loved it too. It's good stuff. Not the best or most exciting saison but it's a good beer and will probably be a gateway beer for a lot of people.
     
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    Im a fan of cheer, bock and ill stand by the black lager any day of the week for sure.
     
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    I'm drinking the first Shiner Bock in a long time, and it's actually not that bad. I had a Cheer about a month ago, and that was a surprise. Also, there's a lot of Shiner Bock going on on It's Always Sunny. Bumblebee Tuna.
     
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    finally got around to trying fm 966 (shiner farmhouse) tonight and its not bad. has some traditional saison characteristics, i mean its still a shiner, buts its a pretty good session beer.
     
  9. Ford

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    I tried this last night and liked it also.. good stuff.
     
  10. icetrauma

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    That's what I like about Shiner. You can throw back a 6 pk during a session and not have to worry about hangover, dehydration and taste bud burnout from all the hops and sours.
     
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    Hey, shouldn't there be a 104 coming out soon?
     
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    Do you know what style or is it possible the farmhouse is 104?
     
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    It says its a 'spring provisonal ale'.
     
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    Weren't the 90's and 100's always released in the Summer?
     
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    When did they change the recipe? Shiner Bock, for me, hasn't tasted as good as it had in the past. Way too metally lately
     
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    I don't know if it has changed, so much to me or if its just that I have tasted much better things and don't think its as."crafty" anymore.
     
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    Back in the 1990s... Shiner changed the recipe to their Bock. Lone Star had their "Natural Bock" which was a close approximation to the original Shiner Bock. At least from what people have told me... I was too young to drink back in that day and not even in Texas!

    The new Lone Star Bock that just came out is just a cheap ripoff of the new Shiner Bock though.
     
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    And the expenesive rip off was Zeigen Bock. :O
     
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    actuially Ziegenbock is a rip of their own Amber bock which tastes nothing like shiner bock.
     
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    Actually they both came out around the same time and from different breweries. Both were trying to capitalize on Shiner's new success.
     
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    Had the Farmhouse and Bock yesterday in between many other big BA beers. Both where good. Surprised I liked the farmhouse considering I don't like that style. I don't like it enough to buy a 6'er but a single or 2 every now and then wouldn't be a bad thing.
     
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    Tried a new shiner that I've never seen before. Prickly Pear, it was ehh. Tasted good but lets just say it didn't taste much like a beer.
     
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    Never heard of that one.
     
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    It came in the 6 pack samplers this year, so you either had to buy the 6 to get 1, or a place that sells singles
     
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    Agreed completely. The first year was meh. Last year was 4 cases in my pantry. Isn't as good with 6 months on it, BTW. ;)

    This year was great too.
     
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    Farmhouse replaced the forgettable Dortmunder from the last two years.
     
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    Have ten more then I am writing on your face :)
     
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    I saw that Shiner 101 is going to be available in the family reunion packs coming out.... I'll have to pick some up.
     
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    If you're even in Plano Tx stop by Love & War. They had 6 Shiners on tap two nights ago, food is pretty tasty, descent live music. I had the Farmhouse, Blonde and Cheer.
     
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    Saw my first reunion pack with Shiner 101 in it today at an HEB.
     
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    Bohemian Black Lager is my fav from them, Can't really go wrong with that.

    I can still drink a Shiner, Can't say that about BMC.
     
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    Just finished my keg of cheer the other day. It's good stuff. I had enough of it this year and don't want it for a while. I'm sure I'll pick up a six when it's out again this year though.
     
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    Wait, wait, wait... so that new (old) Shienr Premium is just a relabel of their blonde?
     
  37. mattisloco

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    Yep
     
  38. Texas_Speed

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    You're not suppose to notice that.
     
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    Shiner is now know as the General Motors of Beers.
     
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