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RATINGS: 367   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.55   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.”


1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
johnnymusky (487) - Minnesota, USA - FEB 19, 2014
golden pour ...medium head....aroma was unpleasant....beer taste is very blah....drinkable yes...enjoyable no...worst of the family 6 pack.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jmcgavin12 (492) - Madison, USA - FEB 11, 2014
Very light light yellow pour with almost non existent head. Aroma is spiced with slight hints of malt. Flavor is sweet, slight caramel, and a weak finish. Different but not necessarily that great.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Beerman6686 (5158) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 4, 2014
This poured a darker yellow color with a white head. Aroam was of grass, pale malt and nothign else. Flavor was the same, very bland and boring although not offensive. Why bother really?

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
obabu (3) - porto alegre, BRAZIL - FEB 3, 2014 does not count
Cerveja simples, coloração levemente acobreada, pouco lupulada. Não tem o espirito craft...

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BEERSOLDIER (42) - Illinois, USA - JAN 31, 2014
Pours a big thick white head and leaves behind very little lacing, beer is a clear golden amber color. Smells like your typical lager. Has some notes of grain, meal, bread and malts. Beer is very nice on the palate goes down easy, clean and refreshing. Tastes very mild not real complex but is enjoyable for what it is. I would drink this again, the kind of beer you slam on a hot summer day.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
poisoneddwarf (1911) - Rathdrum, Idaho, USA - JAN 18, 2014
12 oz bottle from the Shiner Family Reunion variety sixer bought at WinCo in CDA, ID. Aroma is roasty, bready malt. Dull, but not as boring as the Premium I had before this. Pours almost clear old gold with a light haze; medium white head with good retention. Sweet but with a faint hop presence. Light metal offnote. The label brags about its hoppiness, but this could use a whole lot more hops.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
thegreenrooster (3458) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - JAN 18, 2014
Pour is a darker gold with a large white head. Aroma is kinda vegetal and sweet grain. Flavor is weak and watery. No real malts and no hops what so ever. Kinda just sweet and thin. I guess they were going for a Sam Adams lager clone but missed the mark on the important things like aroma and flavor.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
MacBoost (1468) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - JAN 16, 2014
Pours a gold color with a small head. Aromas of some cooked vegetables, corn. No hop aroma. Taste is lightly sweet, very watery mouthfeel and a pretty clean finish. Slightly vegetal. Meh.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
icehawk (834) - Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, USA - JAN 3, 2014
Bottle. Clean amber pour with foamy white head. Aroma is very minimal, maybe white bread. Taste up front isn’t bad, a bit of caramel that quickly dissipates into a watery finish. Not much character, but serviceable lawnmower beer.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 1, 2014
Bottle from Once Upon a Vine - South on 04/02/2011. Clear golden body with a large frothy white head. Sweet spicy hop aroma on a light malt background. Sweet spicy hop flavor with some light fruitiness and a mild malt background. Medium body with moderately high carbonation.


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