After a five year hiatus, Spoetzl Brewing based in Shiner, Texas has brought back Shiner Octoberfest. It has appeared once before as “Shiner 96th Anniversary” a one time release by Spoetzl to countdown to their 100th anniversary. Starting in 2010, you will see Oktoberfest join the seasonal Shiner lineup.
Hops: Hallertau, Hersbrucker
Malts: Caramel, German 2 Row, Munich
Taste Expectations The initial rich malty aroma and sweetness fades to a moderately dry, hoppy finish.
Food Pairings: meaty dishes like sausage and roasted chicken, fresh, creamy cheeses, pasta with white sauces and seafood.
Availability: 12oz/6pks. Draft. Fall Seasonal.