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Is a distinctive, rich, full-flavored, deep amber-colored beer with an inviting smooth taste without excessive bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
DEbeer (192) - West Virginia, USA - MAR 4, 2004
I guess Shiner really isn't that bad for a bock, but i really hate bock. The carmel sweetness is there, but the balance is lacking. For the style, Shiner has done a decent job.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
GermanBrews76 (679) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - MAR 1, 2004
I suppose this is what an american bock could be, but its not what I wanna see. a walnut/mohogany body, well carbonated with a thin white top. musty, funky and vegetabley with some breadiness and grain character. weak, but plenty of dmso. corn and flaked grains. something along the parallel of a huber bock. kind of warm with some ripe fruits on finish

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
SledgeJr (3577) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - FEB 29, 2004
In the bottle, this is usually the cheapest Beer of color in the store. Brown in color, decent short-lived head. Caramel color does not necessarily translate into flavor. Probably the most flavorful mass-produced beer in texas, but that's not much credit.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
wunderbier (1434) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 27, 2004
Draft, shaker glass. A little bit of caramel, DMS, no hops. There's a hint of bock bite here. Lightly sweet flavor; grainy, husky finish. Medium-light body, watery texture, lively carbonation. The bottom line is: Texas can keep this one.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
xsketchyx (184) - Oregon, USA - FEB 25, 2004
Ick, I had a bad run of beers tonight. This one smelled like pineapple a little bit, but had that budweiser smell that all bad lagers seem to have... Fizzy as all hell.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
SDbruboy (1864) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 25, 2004
On draft. Nice clear light brown with a small white head. Lagery smell, sweet with a bit of spice. Flavor is less than expected, malty with noticible tart-astringent hops. Passable to wash down the barbeque I had to go with it. Medium body and light carbonation. What's the big deal with this one?

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sham (1845) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 24, 2004
Pours a nice brown, more of a dark amber, small head, and no lace really. Earthy malt aroma with a slight hop character. Nose also has a bit of yeast or wheat in it. Malts again dominant in the flavors with sharp bitterness with touches of alcohol. The wheat characters come out a bit as well as the earthiness. Sweet malt body and palate with a hoppy finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bbrock81 (311) - Le Mars, Iowa, USA - FEB 15, 2004
Aroma: mild but decent; Appearance: good dark reddish color; Flavor: marginally superior to macros. Overall, this is definitely not the best choice you'll have at the bar or store. Any other mircrobrewery product would be better.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
bitter (1136) - Henderson, Nevada, USA - FEB 10, 2004
bottled: this stuff is like any bad american lager. hardly a bock with 4% abv and their is no taste. at least not good taste. lets see, hmmm pabst blue ribbon, meisterchow, or shiner bock.....many people were drinking this a while back because it had color to it, food coloring that is. even lance armstrong loves this crap. well definately EVERYTHING IS NOT BIG IN TEXAS!

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
wagnfixr (12) - USA - FEB 1, 2004
Awesome color, average head with minimal lacing. Not as full-flavored as I'd hoped. I wouldn't purchase this again.

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