pjk33 (389) - Sligo - Curllsville Heights, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 23, 2005
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle. Chris Brown had this waiting with Bock, Hefe, and Kolsch in his cooler when I got to the Dallas Airport... Whatís to be said about this? Not really a bad pils, not a great one. I would almost consider it more of a European lite beer if I didnít know where it was from. Of course itís not skunky, so it canít be in the Heineken class. Light, fizzy, ok flavor, and pretty normal. Not bad, not good, just normal.
Yankovitch333 (612) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - SEP 20, 2005
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Did someone say Rolling Rock? I mean Shiner Blonde. Is there a differnce? I think itís the label. I like the label. The beer kind of sucks. Nice citrus flavors. Thatís about it. Refreshing on a really hot day.
JMerritt (1734) - Macomb, Illinois, USA - SEP 15, 2005
1.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 5/20
Light yellow in color with a small, diminishing white head. Straw, wet wheat, and honey aroma. Grassy, grainy flavor is slightly metallic and has some flavor that reminds me of glue. Carbonation is high and distracting. About as good as Bud/Miller/Coors.
dirtymike (2016) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 9, 2005
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
Deep straw in color with a small white head.Aroma and flavor of mild hops and grainy malt.
BeerRules (243) - Houston, Texas, USA - SEP 7, 2005
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
Had a vegetal aroma with some spicyness. Dry, crisp, and bitter taste. Not great by any means.
Kevin (2028) - Colorado, USA - AUG 12, 2005
2.1 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
light yellow color with a white head. aroma is corn and and sour bitter. taste is light and easy drinking grassy bitter and a minimal sweetness in the finish. a bit too much adjunct taste. there is some lemon in this too. a bit better than most macro pilsners.
fly (1393) - austin, Tejas, Alabama, USA - AUG 8, 2005
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
A rose by any other name is still a rose and a fair beer, whether called "Premium" or the newer, cooler, more attractive "Blond" is still that same beer. Known by some of us as Bock w/o caramel coloring, this is actually the better of the two, though thatís not saying a lot.
shrubber85 (6808) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - AUG 4, 2005
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle. Sweet wheat malt aroma. Golden yellow color wiht small head and slight efferverscence. Sweet corn flake malt flavor. Smooth but the corn flake flavor isnít something I like much.
JK (4234) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - JUL 7, 2005
2.5 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
This is an ok beer with very good palate. It is smooth and easy to drink, but unremarkable in any other way. Yellow, no head. Light hop flavor. Better as it warms.
OutHouseDilemma (70) - Crowley, Texas, USA - JUN 10, 2005
2.4 AROMA 1/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle. Something is missing from this beer. This is probably my least favorite shiner brew. The smell is slight wheat/hops with a strong metallic finish. The taste is very bland with slight hops and a small hint of caramel and sweet malts. It was ok after mowing the lawn. I gave a lil bit to the grass..