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RATINGS: 334   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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Here in Shiner, TX (pop. 2,070), we’re suckers for tradition. Which is why this classic Oktoberfest brew is made with the highest quality two-row barley, Munich and caramel malts, along with German grown Hallertau Tradition and Hersbrucker hops. It’s our way of honoring our ancestors and the beer they loved to celebrate with. So raise your stein to tradition and enjoy this utterly classic brew.


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2.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Fatehunter (1179) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - JUL 13, 2012
Poured from a bottle into a tulip glass; though traditionally Oktoberfest beers are off the tap into a Maßkrug. Amber in color with light head. There seem to be a lot of bubbles. Light aroma. Nothing really distinctive coming through, though I do not expect too much from this style... I still expected something. Taste: Light malt, almost no bitterness or hops favor. Slightly sweet ending. A little too carbonated. Crisp and light. The carbonation drops its drinkability a little. Other than that it is a nice drink, but nothing to search out for.


3.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Shanebrews (174) - Texas, USA - AUG 30, 2014
Shiner Oktoberfest looks and smells right. In fact, the aroma is incredibly rich even with relatively mild carbonation. The taste is all malt with no trace of hop to balance it out. The malt profile is not really much different from their Wild Hare Pale Ale. Overall, an underwhelming example of Oktoberfest.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
puboflyons (2133) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 29, 2014
From the 12 fl. oz. bottle. Golden amber pour building up to a huge white head. Aroma is vague but it includes roasted German malts and a sort of soapiness that I cannot describe in any other way. Light to medium body. The bitterness i far more prominent in the flavor than the nose lets on but otherwise...biscuit malts.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
boozedude (1753) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - AUG 17, 2014
Bottle into glass...clear copper pour with white head..funky off aroma...taste is pretty ok.. some brown surzr.. meh

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DocMcGrain (13) - Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 15, 2014
It smells, looks, and tastes like beer. There's nothing fantastic, but it's pretty inoffensive. If I was gonna drink all day, I may choose this, but as an Octoberfest, I'm unimpressed. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TXBadger (1354) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 25, 2014
Pours a nice amber color with off-white head. Caramel malts, roasted malt, and some wheat on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with more malt.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
daknole (9058) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAY 23, 2014
Brown pour, light head. Malty, bready, wheat thins, dark honey, golden raisins...meh.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nekronos (3633) - Xalapa, MEXICO - MAR 28, 2014
Very nice and refreshing. Gassy and not too thin. Good to drink and enjoy at any moment is.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
zvikar (3372) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - MAR 15, 2014
Bottle shared at a tasting at Dancing Camel. Pours yellow rusty with a nice head, aroma of honey, caramel, toffee, flavor is soury with malt, caramel and toffee, medium bodied

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
rumproasts (2879) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 9, 2014
bottle. amber with small head. sweet with caramel malt. thin and one dimensional.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
morrdt (685) - Dirty Mo’, North Carolina, USA - FEB 17, 2014
Six pack from the local Harris Teeter supermarket. Pours a golden amber color with a thick off white head. Aroma is lightly malty. Some caramel flavoring to it with a slight dry finish. Needs a bit more malt, but a very good, drinkable beer.


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