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RATINGS: 810   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
A Bohemian Black Lager is a rare and delicious style of beer, referred to in Germany as "Schwarzbier". Shiner Bohemian Black Lager remains true to this old-world style by using imported Czech Saaz and Styrains Hops and select roasted malts to make it our darkest beer. First brewed to commemorate our 97th anniversary, this Bohemian Black Lager remains true to the old-world heritage of the German and Czech immigrants that settled Shiner. Prosit!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BCMike22 (81) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - APR 13, 2008
Poured into Red Sox pint glass. Very dark in color, but not completely devoid of light. Smells of dark, almost burnt malt. Dark coffee scent as well. First sip is surprisingly light given the color and scent. Not overpowering. Very rich and burnt malt aftertaste that lingers long after.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tjthresh (1867) - Greenfield, Indiana, USA - APR 11, 2008
12 ounce bottle at Old Chicago. Pours black with lots of bubbles and a light brown head. Light aroma of roast malts and noble hops. Again with some roasted flavor plus chocolate and a clean bitter finish. Medium body. Hight carbonation. Dry bitter finish. Nice enough.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SamAdams777 (37) - Abilene or Stephenville, Texas, USA - APR 3, 2008
Cool, a new shiner. Good or bad, it still has that ’shiner’ flavor inside it. More in the palate after you have a swallow, if youre use to the flavor of their bock this will seem similar. That drops the rating for me a bit, because I want something a little stronger, even though i love their beer. Going back to the strength, its not as strong as you might expect. Shiner has a way of packing alot of flavor into a beer, yet retaining a thin body. Some may like that, other may not, but the beer is a little to thin for this style. Its basically a SamAdams black lager, but not as good. Im still rating it fairly high, because its damn good no doubt, I just expected a little more.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mar (5098) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 30, 2008
black with a thin tan head. sweet malts and fruit on the nose. thin on the palate with a thick roasted malt taste and chocolate. not bad for shiner.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
arobe35 (23) - Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA - MAR 28, 2008
Poured a little lighter than expected, more of a caramel color. Exhibited sweeter notes but still was quite enoyable, would buy again.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BillKismet (3660) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 27, 2008
Black-red with a head that quickly fades leaving a dark cola appearance. Dank saaz hop aroma though crisp. Easy malt and European hop flavors meld together. Easy-drinking, mildly pleasant.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wacohoover (100) - Garland, Texas, USA - MAR 27, 2008
This beer should be better. I am a fan of schwarzbier, and while this one is decent (it beat’s the very common Kostriker hands down and the Rahr is terrible!), it doesn’t stand up to Schulteiss or even the Sam Adams Black Lagers. A little bit too much roasting going on here. A little burned, , which gives this a not so pleasant after taste. Still good though, and Shiner should keep this around.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jkwalking05 (4449) - Arlington, Texas, USA - MAR 17, 2008
Dark Brown with an average off-white head. Aromas of malt and chocolate. Malty taste with a little roastiness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
zombywoof (459) - Overland Park, Kansas, USA - MAR 16, 2008
Light aroma of rye bread, malt and chocolate. Pours an almost black color but head disappates pretty quickly. Chocolate and malt but with a little chalkiness. Acidic and watery.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Botnik (142) - Fall River, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 12, 2008
Shiners best yet. I found a couple of these in my cooler after a party. I’ll try any Texas beer once. This ones definitely worth repeating.

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