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RATINGS: 419   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85/5   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
btbullard (8) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - MAY 16, 2008 does not count
Maybe the best SHINER yet. Too bad you can’t get it ever again. Proud to say I got a few before they were gone.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beerguy06 (2) - Houston, Texas, USA - NOV 30, 2005 does not count
An excellent addition for the shiner family. Light, yet full of flavor with a slight sweetness. Once, its gone, its gone a great way to start the celebration

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 14, 2010
Spoetzl Brewery--Shiner 96 Marzen-Style 96th Anniversary Ale--2005 12 oz. Bottle. 5.50% ABV?--20 IBU’s? (4.5 / 5.0) Tight mild lace head. Clear bright thin dark golden color. Mild hop malt front. Crisp tangy Bavarian Fest malty rich dry sweet toasted caramel cream cherry nut body. Crisp mild hop spice end. A Prost! Sampled 11/2/2005.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
snargles (23) - wouldntyouliketoknow, Maine, USA - NOV 5, 2007
UPDATED: NOV 7, 2007 By far the best Shiner I’ve had..the 97 is an o.k. black lager,the 98 is decent..but they stumbled upon a minor masterpiece w/this one a few years back to open their annvrsry line... a sweet,almost spicy maple flavor that was truly original.Here’s hoping they bring this back full-time,it puts the rest of their output to shame

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
leah2974 (453) - Georgia, USA - SEP 4, 2012
Savory, soy sauce nose. Small head. Lighter body. Clear caramel appearance. Very balanced. Warming, soothing flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rjplumer (1008) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
obguthr (5725) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - SEP 29, 2014
Honey and barley malt nose, dried leaves. Clear orange, medium head, modest lacing. Honey and cereal grain. Medium body, easy carbonation. Nice balance and pleasant intensity for a lager. Impressive offering from Shiner.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ordybill (1345) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - OCT 4, 2015
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. This beer has a very clear orange color with a large white head. The aroma is mostly malt with some spice added. The taste is very malty with some hop at the end. A real good Oktoberfest offering from Shiner.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
UnicornBrewing (10) - - SEP 22, 2016
hunch neighbor’s pooch escaped, we let it be, figured he still favors survival, and the old guy was hanging out back when I went to pee. Couldn’t get him over fence but figured out how to open back gate easily. Sort of hushed sounding foam, you’d expect more hype from a beer with a marketing department, but keep it cool, bedroom voices. Balanced and light like a matching sheet and comforter set in a fall breeze. Rich as the middle class of Europe, talking in a cafe in gentile yet pithy tones. Wouldn’t feel bad paying twelve euro for a litre mug of this, because I could drink a few of em, but I bet they wouldn’t even cost that much in Munchen. Good match up with Abita Octoberfest, a little more bitter. Each of these southern fests light and refreshing, made to sell many six packs and spare tires. Grain bill one you find easy to pay. Dryness reminds of a wet dog toweled off and sitting in sun for a while. http://unicornbrewing.com/faq/

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HueyBryan (40) - Rotan, Texas, USA - AUG 24, 2007
(Over a year ago..) What I remember about this beer was its nice aroma and a hint of sweetness, followed by a faint caramel aftertaste. I hope when they hit 100 they bring these back as regular yearly tradition.

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