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RATINGS: 339   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.53   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 149   ABV: 4.98%
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“Kosmos Spoetzl knew how to brew great beer. Born in Bavaria, Kosmos’ mastery of German brewing carried him as far as Egypt before he found his way to the small Texas town of Shiner. Our proud brewery still carries his name and commitment to excellence in brewing. This full-flavored, hop-jacked lager is every bit as unique as the man himself and our way of saluting the brewmaster who started it all.”


2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
topherh (1911) - Kearney, Missouri, USA - MAR 22, 2010
Pours golden with a white head. Aroma is floral, earthy hop, and light grainy malt. Flavor is light malt, watery hop, lightly bitter finish.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
merlin48 (656) - Jenkins, Kentucky, USA - FEB 21, 2010
Bottle pours a clear golden body that is topped by a small white head. Some spotty lace is left on the glass. Aroma has light spicy hops, vague fruity esters, and some bready toasted caramel. Light medium body is crisply carbonated. Taste is dominated by a bready caramel malt sweetness. Subdued grassy hops balance nicely. A pleasantly drinkable and inoffensvie mainstream style lager.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - FEB 20, 2010

Date: January 03, 2010
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting, Cellar Ticker
Appearance: clear copper, fine off white head
Aroma: dry earthy hop aroma
Flavor: dry malt flavor, touch of caramel sweetness, earthy bitterness, long bitter finish
Aroma: 4/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 4/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 8/20
Rating: 2.2/5.0
Drinkability: 5/10
Score: *+ /4

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
milljam (682) - Norman, Oklahoma, USA - FEB 11, 2010
Aroma of pine hops, rice/corn and malt. Flavor has a combination of malt, crisp hops, and lager notes. Not bad overall.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jjuf1853 (1234) - Land O Lakes, Florida, USA - JAN 17, 2010
Bottle from Shiner family variety 6-pack. Pours a crystal clear golden orange color with a dense, foamy white head. Bread malt and hoppy aroma. The flavor is fairly bland and malty with some subtle hops. Not too much going on here overall.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
unclemattie (4155) - Georgia, USA - JAN 8, 2010
12oz twist-off bottle. Deep golden / light amber color. Aroma of a beer that was dry hopped with roses. Nice florals, some sweet malt in the nose. Flavor of stale, watered hop tea. Bland, boring,. Good for washing down pretzels.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
shp555 (2024) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JAN 3, 2010
Pours a copper color with a white head. Aroma is honey, caramel, toast, fruity apple, and earthy spicy finish. Flavor is honey, caramel, toast, and an earthy spicy hop finish.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Ibrew2or3 (6835) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - DEC 30, 2009
Pours brilliantly clear deep gold with weak white head. The mild aroma has notes of sweetness and fruity esters and maybe a touch of biscuit. The taste is sort of yuck with sweet slick malts, oddly thin body, graininess and floral hops. It ends with a touch of grainy malts and faint spicy hops. These faint flavors really don’t go well together here.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
MrBunn (2456) - The Wet Side of a Dry Town, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 13, 2009
Bottle. Pours a clear gold with a medium sized head of white foam and aromas of euro-skunked hops with a little grass and corn. Flavor is similar... a kind of grainy lager with a little skunky hops. A couple of steps up from macro-swill, but not very interesting.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
BrewingFan (251) - Texas, USA - DEC 3, 2009
Aroma of malty caramel. Nice clear red tinted amber pour, with some nice bubbles. A little too much carbonation makes the beer fizzy in the mouth, makes it difficult to taste much. FIrst time I had this beer I thought it was pretty good, now I am not to sure.


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