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RATINGS: 244   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.78   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Spring has sprung at the little brewery in Shiner, TX (pop. 2,070). And with it, our newest brew, Shiner Dortmunder-Style Spring Ale. The Old World classic pours deep gold in color, with a white head and smooth flavor. Its medium hop bitterness and hints of grain, honey and floral hops will refresh you like a sun-drenched nap on a lush green lawn.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BVery (7383) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - MAY 1, 2012
Bottle. Clear gold pour with a white head that laces a bit. Nose and taste is grain, mild sweetness, and very mild hop. Pretty blah.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AR (1000) - Georgia, USA - MAY 1, 2012
Light amber color that clarifies as the beer sets.. The flavor is a slightly sweet straw with a very slight strawberry fruitiness. Light body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bluejacket74 (1466) - Reynoldsburg, Ohio, USA - APR 19, 2012
12 ounce bottle. Served in a pint glass, the beer pours a clear dark gold color with an inch off-white head that sticked around for a little while. There’s also a decent amount of lacing left on the glass. The brew smells like bready malt and fruit (apricots?). It tastes like bready/grainy malt, dried fruit, and a bit of herbal hops. Mouthfeel/body is medium, it’s a bit syrupy with moderate carbonation. Overall it’s not a bad brew at all. I bought this as a single bottle so I could try it. Not sure if I’d buy a 6 pack of this or not, but I would try this again in the future.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
hamilton23 (617) - Alpine, California, USA - APR 18, 2012
Lawnmower beer. Yellow and fizzy with just a touch of hop bitterness in there. I would like this on a hot day after sweating my balls off, but it is just a step above BMC.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
dnstone (2301) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - APR 15, 2012
Quite sweet, light grainy aroma. A light bready, light malt taste and fairly sweet, but not too substantial. Poured golden in color with slight white head. Good cold but not so much as the temp goes up.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GTAEgeek (1379) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - APR 12, 2012
12 oz. bottle. Pours gold with a thin, off-white head. The aroma is bread, barnyard must, and light apricots. The flavor is malty sweetness, and herbal hops. The palate is medium, grainy, and malty. Overall, not bad.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
maxwelldeux (4035) - Everett, Washington, USA - MAR 27, 2012
This is slightly sweet and rather floral beer. Lighter colored than I expected. Not much head.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jkwalking05 (4082) - Arlington, Texas, USA - MAR 24, 2012
Golden color with a decent sized white head. Aroma is of malt, light hops, and fruit. Taste is of malt, caramel, light hops.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
smith4498 (3172) - Miami, Florida, USA - MAR 21, 2012
Pours clear copper color with off white head. Toasted malt and fruity aroma. Bready and fruity flavor with some toasted malts. Medium body with average carbonation.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Tabednar (139) - - MAR 19, 2012
I had this beer when it was still labeled as Frost. Interesting that they would change the name. Light without a lot of flavor. Subtle hops and short finish.

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