RATINGS: 417   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.86/5   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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 6/20
AcctError160898 (1605) - Fischer, Texas, USA - OCT 27, 2012
Aroma is sweet toasted malts, grain, and a hint of barnyard.. Pours a clear amber color with a mostly diminishing white head and some lacing. Taste leans toward sweet - toasted malts and grain. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Overall, not great but not bad either. Would drink gain.

SwaySway (2) - - SEP 20, 2017 does not count
Very smooth and flavorful. A very Oktoberfest taste! Each sip is filled with hints of caramel and pumpkin spice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

badhack (564) - San Francisco, California, USA - SEP 17, 2017
Malty, bready, toasty, yeasty, herbal hops, bitter hops, fairly carbonated. A little caramel sweetnes but not enough to put you off.

tapefuzz (700) - Massachusetts, USA - SEP 15, 2017
12oz bottle. Pours copper-gold with a moderate white head. Aroma is spice, bread, and caramel. Taste is spice, honey, bread, and caramel. Yeasty finish. Light-medium body. Medium carbonation. Crisp.

StoutBeerReviews (207) - Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 6, 2017
Not too bad but kinda watery and lackluster. Very nice appearance and color however.

input_cords (2) - Yorba Linda, California, USA - SEP 3, 2017 does not count
Poured into a glass from 12oz bottle. Fragrant aroma and amber appearance are pretty much what you'd expect from an Oktoberfest-Märzen beer. Taste is slightly less sweet than others I've tried, but the flavor lingers on the palate a bit - probably meant to be paired with food. Surprisingly resilient head and just enough carbonation to keep things going throughout the drinking duration. However, being a Shiner beer, made in Shiner, TX, whose aquifer is full of incredibly hard water, this one still has hints of that peculiar Shiner taste, so if you were put off by Shiner Bock for that reason you may want to look elsewhere.

babygurl2 (9) - Bartlesville, Alabama, USA - SEP 1, 2017 does not count
I really liked it. It reminded me of a fall day it was crisp and delicious.

Carlisle (781) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 26, 2017
Draft. Pours light copper with thin white head that dissipates quickly. Light bread malt with caramel and some honey notes.

JohananaV2 (275) - - AUG 24, 2017
Ide say it's the bare bone minimum that meets the requirements to be an Oktoberfest. It's basic, no frills. Might be decent on tap but bottled is average. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

Beerdrinker79 (2188) - Idaho, USA - DEC 2, 2016
12 oz bottle, thanks Poisoneddwarf- Pours lightly hazy burnt orange with a medium off white head that reduces quickly. Aroma is toast, caramel malt, some sort of fruits. The taste is caramel malts, bready, spice, a bit thin. Lighter and easy drinking.

poisoneddwarf (2599) - Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho, USA - NOV 11, 2016
12 oz bottle. Aroma is chalk, generic beer, caramel, hay, vague whiff of vomit. Pours clear copper with a one finger off-white head that falls into a skiff pretty quick; the skiff lasts, Bartholemew! Taste is sweet, toasty, grassy hop bitter. Not too bad, considering the bland/off-putting aroma.

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