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RATINGS: 766   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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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!


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2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TomTron (386) - Aiken, South Carolina, USA - DEC 19, 2012
Pours a deep brown with some reddish hues coming through from the light. Aromas of roasted malts and some licorice. Taste is predominantly roasted malts and slight hop bitterness but nothing really stands out. Soft carbonation and watery finish. Not bad but nothing memorable.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jhamp9 (1086) - Corinth, Texas, USA - OCT 30, 2014
Deep dark brown pour with a tan head. Aroma light roast and grainy. Taste is grains, light smoke and coffee. Slight bitterness. Light body.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Shanebrews (177) - Texas, USA - OCT 30, 2014
Shiner brews all of their beers light to style. Bohemian Black Lager is not as chewy as I like a scwarzbier to be. It is also more brown than black. It’s a basic attempt at the style, nothing to really make it stand out, but it’s drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Metalchopz (2327) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 19, 2014
Purchased in Vermont, part of their tester mixed-pack. Pours a dark cola-brown colour with a creamy beige top, good retention and some creamy lacing. Aromas of mild roasted malts with hints of vanilla and caramel. Again, light roasted malts with watered-down caramel malts. Not really sweet, not bitter. Just a decent lager that goes down smoothly and with darker edge.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
noid1985 (99) - Broadview, Illinois, USA - SEP 30, 2014
12 oz pours a beautiful dark brown and has the aroma of coffee and chocolate...however the taste is very bland, dry, and watery

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
slowrunner77 (5986) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 24, 2014
"Different label these days. Porter-like pour. Aroma a little dusty, but underneath a good dose of roasted malts, coffee, toffee sweet. Aftertaste great...chocolate, roasted malts, a kiss of smoke. Smooth, thin. Possibly the best Shiner I’ve had."

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gkeh (220) - Texas, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Dark brown pour, healthy beige head on this one. It provides excellent lacing. Aroma is toasted malts, mild pine hops on the nose too. Taste is cocoa, coffee, chocolate, and toasted oats. Thin mouthfeel, easy to drink. Pretty good overall.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
csaso (1420) - Missouri, USA - SEP 12, 2014
Bottle - small foamy head, very dark amber/brown color, mildly roasty malt aroma and flavor, mild hop balance - not bad overall ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Poobah (282) - New Orleans, Louisiana, USA - SEP 12, 2014
Dark brown with a thin tan head and a dark fruit, prune nose. Easy entry with a thin-medium palate followed by a dry, dark roast coffee and dark chocolate bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GenDV138 (1474) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - AUG 31, 2014
Draft at Hill Country Barbecue Market in DC poured into a mason jar, 16 ounces I’m guessing. Dark brownish black with off-white head. Aromas of caramel, light dark fruit. Tastes of caramel, sweet malt, dark fruit, light roast. Medium-light body with a dry finish. Solid and better than expected.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
puboflyons (2176) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 12, 2014
From the 12 fl. oz. bottle. This pours dark brown with mahogany hues bubbling up to a long lasting, soft tan head. The aroma is dark and mildly smoked with a butterscotch, caramel malt note. The body is thin to medium. The taste has a nice dark, caramel malt backbone with only a mild bitterness to touch it up.


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