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Shiner 98 Bavarian Style Amber Lager

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RATINGS: 128   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Handcrafted from two special varieties of hops and a blend of rich imported malts to make this the darkest lager possible.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TizzleJizzle (760) - Garland, Texas, USA - MAR 30, 2016
12 oz bottle. Poured a clear amber with a thin white head. Taste of caramel, slight roast and bready with a subtle hoppy bitter finish. Lively carbonation, medium body

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BeerRenter76 (647) - Texas, USA - MAR 15, 2016
Originally rated on 6/2/08. A mild offering from shiner. It isnt daring by any stretch but a well rounded, balanced beer. A little light on flavor, some malts, unoffensive, ok.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bvbunited (65) - Ohio, USA - MAR 7, 2016
Shiners Bavarian style ale does not do it for me. Common taste for a common beer. You can do better than this one.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Block (2070) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - FEB 26, 2016
Amber pour with a sweet aroma. The flavor is also ver sweet with a wet finish. Some yeast, and light malts. Not too malty.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
eRock_2013 (379) - South Carolina, USA - FEB 9, 2016
A nice amber lager from Shiner, pours an excellent clean amber color with lots of white lacing and foam, very classic look. Aroma is a subdued caramel maltiness, reminds me of a weaker version of a Brooklyn lager or original Shiner Bock. Taste likewise is a couple layers of caramel malt and grain notes, pleasant and not too sophisticated. Finishes clean, light-to-medium bodied. Decent flavor but a bit thin.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dfinney23 (2574) - Houston, Texas, USA - FEB 1, 2016
A throwback to my pre-ratebeer days. Can’t say I’ve been missing this one in the intervening years. Deep amber with lightly sweet and bitter notes.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wlajwl (5376) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - DEC 7, 2015
Aroma is caramel malts and honey/butterscotch. The flavor is similar to the aroma, with a mild bitterness/slight tartness in the finish.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
bartzluke (516) - Oklahoma, USA - APR 16, 2015
12 oz refridgerted pour into a Spiegelau IPA glass (for the hell of it). Aggressive pour produced a thin white half-finger head. Fades quickly. Clear as day, mild carbonation. Nose is sweet corn and a little malt. Body a thin, though not as thin as I expected. Crisp. Taste is alright. A little malt, a bit of bitterness, a little corny sweetness. Maybe some hay? Fine for this price point, but not something I’d pay for. Probably wouldn’t turn it down, I think.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Macegan75 (801) - Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 19, 2013
Draft at Capone’s. pours nice pale amber with some head. Nose is fruity ketones and aldehydes, first sip is similar. finish is plesant with mild bitterness.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lawman834 (267) - Texas, USA - APR 28, 2010
Pours an amber/orange and clear with a thin white head. Fairly carbonated. Pretty. Smells kinda weak. Sweet and Malty. No Hops. Feels a little thin and light. Nicely carbonated. Tasts malty up front with a decent hoppiness on the finish. There is a little bit of a nasty adjunct aftertaste. Fairly easy to drink except for the adjunct aftertaste. I have had about 5 Shiner products at this is probably the best, but for me that’s not saying alot. I was even born and bred in Texas, but I just don’t like Shiner products that much. Out here they love Shiner. I think that they run it through the pipes in some cities instead of water! Anyway, I would choose ths one over thier "Bock" any day.


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