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RATINGS: 601   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.31   IBU: 13   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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A true golden lager with a golden heritage of natural brewing.


haydentrow's rating

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
haydentrow (8) - Dayton, Texas, USA - JUL 2, 2012
Great light golden beer, would recommend for long night! Smooth taste and not too filling.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
foyle (282) - Wyoming, USA - FEB 14, 2015
Poured from 12 oz bottle into pint glass. Appearance: pours a 2" sudsy white head that drops moderately with no lacing. Color is clear pale straw with mild streaming carbonation. Aroma: lightly toasted barley, a bit of yeasty bread dough. Mouthfeel: light and thin, slightly slick, with a somewhat dry finish. Flavor: cracker and biscuit, some barley malt sweetness, a very mild hop presence. Overall: light and easy drinking. Pleasant and should pair well with many foods.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
chinchill (2473) - South Carolina, USA - FEB 11, 2015
Poured from a 12 oz brown bottle into a snifter. {from June 2012 notes} A: crystal clear yellow-golden; Small and short-lived, sudsy white head. Looks suspiciously like a light beer. Aroma: light malt and grassy hops ... maybe just plain grassy ... with a slight earthiness. Smells suspiciously like a light beer. T: balanced, but barely present hops and light malt. Tastes suspiciously like a light beer, although the subdued flavor does linger a good while. M: light and watery body; carbonation is medium (very good) with some crispness; slightly dry. Overall: comes across as a Amer. light beer. Nothing like a Belgian blonde. It is hard to believe there is a light version of this beer. Suitable as a dining beverage or thirst quencher. 2.75

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dcastlewood (5) - Alabama, USA - FEB 10, 2015 does not count
My absolute favorite summertime beer. Light enough to keep in the golf cart cooler! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
dukeandduke (38) - - FEB 7, 2015
2/7 (Home) Bottle - Decent smell and taste, though very bland and average beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Brandon1989 (390) - Euless, Texas, USA - FEB 4, 2015
Pours a clear light golden color with a small white head that left no lacing around the glass and the head didnít last long either. The aroma is rather weak on this beer. I pick up some malts and breadiness and some water. The taste is sweet, bready, mild hops, somewhat grassy. The beer is very light and the drink-ability is super high with this beer. There is nothing spectacular about this beer that will blow you away but there is nothing off-putting about it either.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
beer_rookie (19) - Arkansas, USA - JAN 29, 2015
Shiner Premium. It pours a golden color, it has pretty nice head with some lacing. I sniff it, coffee? I think so. It has a pretty sweet bitterness to the taste. Itís not real heavy, but certainly not light. Medium, although I hate that word. Wait, itís more bitter now. Hmmm. Itís not really a delightful palate pleaser. It has a bitterness to it, but the carbonation lingers so it tastes more bitter than it really is. I can feel the bitterness in my throat after I swallow. Overall, itís not a great beer. It is okay at best. My rating is a little generous.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
scoth (556) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JAN 25, 2015
Pours clear pale golden with a rapidly diminishing medium white head, fine lacing. Aromas of caramel, biscuit, hay. Light body, lively. Mildly sweet, gentle earthy bitter finish. Unremarkable and easy drinking.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
geologyguy (838) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - JAN 14, 2015
Smells like a light malt, clear and light, good crisp beer with a hint of lingering sweetness, no hops, quite good...especially if cheap!! Smooth, could drink several...3rd year anniversary on this site!!

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Shanebrews (209) - Texas, USA - JAN 11, 2015
There is little aroma or flavor profile here, a mildly grassy/ wet grain nose and a light sweetness in the mouth. No hop bite, adequate carbonation, nothing remarkable. If it were put with Lone Star in a blind test I doubt most drinkers could distinguish a difference.

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Cavie (3893) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - DEC 29, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear light straw color with a faint head. Aroma is grainy and metallic. Flavor is light, grassy, grain and cardboard. Finishes dry and bitter. No. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
Earlier Rating: 2/5/2009 Total Score: 2.3
I consider this to be a lighter version of Shiner Light. The color is a pale yellow, and the taste is slightly watered down.2.9
RE-RATE 6/19/10 Straight from the bottle yo! Aroma is bready and light Pilsen. Taste is big bread and bitter. I donít think Iíll change my original rating.
RE-RE-RATE 3/4/11 Sounds like my last re-rate was a drunken one so this time itís for real. This beer pours a very clear light golden color that touches on yellow. It also has a fairly decent head response that billowed up and tumbled over the lip of the glass upon first pouring it. It has a nice foamy white head that begins to dissipate not too long after the pour.

The aroma is fairly straight-forward. Some peanutty-grains with a light light hoppy bite. Altogether not too much going on but itís also not offensive either.

The flavor is dry bready malts with some wheat grains. Also some corny notes as well that remind me of a pale lager. You know Iím trying so hard to find good things to say about this, but I guess the best thing I can say is that I also canít find many bad things to say either. Itís just kindaÖÖÖthere.


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