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RATINGS: 345   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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3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
eRock_2013 (222) - South Carolina, USA - AUG 22, 2013
For an American made beer, this truly is an authentic recreation of the Munich Marzen variety. It definitely reminds me of my time in Germany and my visit to Munich. Not much aroma but nice appearance with amber orange color and good lacing. Taste is malty and features the proper German hops. A refreshing, but not very strong, flavor. Flavor could be more bold but overall very enjoyable. Another Shiner success. ---Rated via Beer Buddy


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rjplumer (395) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 16, 2014
Mild malt aroma. Head clears quick. Smooth malt taste. Clean finish. Rich clear light brown with a hint of amber. Mild sourness but finish feels clean. Another fine brew from Shiner.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
freekyp (1485) - Thomasville, North Carolina, USA - SEP 16, 2014
A solid Oktoberfest, clean, lacking any flaws and brewed specifically to style. Medium bodied with a forward bready malt presence. Hops are there for balance and do a good job of keeping the malt sweetness from taking off. Pours a light amber with a dense two finger off white head. At 5.7%, perhaps not sessionable, but still an easy quaffer and good choice for pairing with pub grub.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jds2008 (6) - Washington, USA - SEP 13, 2014 does not count
Deep caramel amber color with big off white head that clings to the glass, sweet and malty aroma, herbal and bitter to start, more malty and caramelly finish. Shiner is good but nothing spectacular.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
hitit345 (14) - Austin, Texas, USA - SEP 11, 2014
Marzen. Sweet malt aroma. Very light amber appearance. Sharp bitter initial taste, not a fan of front taste. Improves as it approaches back of tongue.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
EithCubes (4890) - New Jersey, USA - SEP 11, 2014
Bottle, screw top. Nose is lightly toasted, caramel, touch of Munich. Slightly airy, earthy and lightly green-woody hops with stronger citrus. Pours a transparent dull copper with almost no carbonation, still manages a soapy beige head. Taste is sweet but not cloying, very minor malt character but somewhat juicy, good mild citrus from the hops that cuts through, finishes bready. Very lightly spicy, a little unclean, touch airy, light-medium body. Some flaws but has good balance and excellent drinkability/repeatability.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TomTron (376) - Aiken, South Carolina, USA - SEP 10, 2014
Pours a clear copper with a minimal head. Faint caramel malts in the nose and some yeast. Fair amount of malts in the flavor and not much of a detectable hop presence. Drinkable but forgettable.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
scoth (506) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - SEP 10, 2014
Pours clear amber with a medium diminishing beige head, very fine clinging lacing. Aromas of toast, caramel, grass, nuts. Light body, smooth and creamy. Mildly sweet, a hint of citrus, lingering mild bitter finish. Very drinkable.

3.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beastmaster (257) - Florida, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Pours an orange amber color. Head is a little off white but has good foam. Nice spicy aroma, nutmeg, caramel, d sugar, and malt. Medium bodied well rounded spiced beer. Not bitter, refreshing.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JaBier (4887) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - SEP 3, 2014
Bottle sample at the Oktoberfest tasting at Blacklick Wine & Spirits on 8/28/14. Clear amber to copper pour with a thin off-white head. Aroma of malt, caramel and slight apricot. Grainy malt and caramel flavor with a slight noble hop finish.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
nakedwhendrunk (2095) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - SEP 2, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 3, 2014 This was poured into a mug. The appearance was a glossy brown color with a thin white foamy head that dissipated within a light foamy lacing. There was a deep sweet dark malt going on in my nose. The taste was extremely sweet and malty, caramel malts and a bready / biscuity arrangement persisted. On the palate, this sat about a light to medium on the body with a slight sessionability about it. The carbonation was slightly there but still mainly light. The carbonation was somewhat subdued. Overall, decent for the style, and not bad to me, would I have again, perhaps....


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