BeerBoard, the leader in real-time data, insights and consumer engagement, announced Shiner and Spoetzl Brewery signed on as their latest brewing partner. Read More
The Spoetzl Brewery was founded in Shiner, Texas, in 1909 by Kosmos Spoetzl. Born in Bavaria, his passion for beer carried him as far as Egypt before arriving in tiny Shiner. There, he purchased the town’s brewery and became Shiner’s first official brewmaster, a post that he held for nearly half a century.
Today’s Spoetzl Brewery is a far cry from the old tin shed where Shiner first flowed back in 1909. We think our founder, Kosmos Spoetzl, would probably be amazed at our state-of-the art Brew House. He’d also be happy to know we still brew every drop of Shiner right here in Shiner, Texas. We continue to honor the man with every beer that comes out of the brewery bearing his name. Prosit!
Spoetzl remains an independent brewery with a passion for handcrafting fine beers. When we first started brewing back in 1909, it was to create Old World-influenced beers for our family and friends. We’ve never lost that independent attitude and love for making unique, highly drinkable beers. We just have a lot more family and friends now.
Stop in for a tour and the first round is on us. And the second.
For more on the brewery, its history, and its beers, visit the website shiner.com.
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A selection of beers from Spoetzl Brewery
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Spoetzl Brewery in the News
Texas fan-favorite craft beer Shiner Ruby Redbird by the Spoetzl Brewery is a delicious alternative to a basic vodka soda with just 95 calories. Read More
Spoetzl Brewery, makers of Shiner Bock, criticized Anheuser-Busch InBev for deliberately trying to confuse beer lovers who want to support independently-owned breweries. Read More
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