"My Hometown!" Shiner by ShinerBlonde

Shiner Travel Guide: 25 reviews and 29 photos

Shiner - Cleanest Little city in Texas

So much to say about such a small town with a population of 2070.

Found in Lavaca County between Austin and Victoria in central Texas, Shiner was named after Henry B. Shiner in 1888. Today, Shiner's population consists mostly of Czech and German decedents and the town supports a weekly newspaper, the Shiner Gazette, which was established in 1892. Shiner's claim to fame: the Spoetzl brewery, the sole producer of Shiner Beer, distributes their product all over Texas and in twenty-two other states.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Polka Hour at 11 am and Bocktoberfest
  • Cons:Things shut down pretty early!
  • Intro Updated Jun 16, 2004
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  • mikelisaanna's Profile Photo
    Sep 11, 2005 at 6:08 AM

    I enjoyed my quick stopover in Shiner (did the brewery tour) years ago on a drive across the USA. Glad to see that that the brewery and town are doing well. Now we just need someone to figure out a way to get some Shiner Bock up here to New Jersey!

  • rexvaughan's Profile Photo
    Jan 24, 2005 at 6:57 AM

    So this is where that great beer comes from! I love your motto - that is the only proper travel attitude. Happy Birthday from Georgia.

  • ATXtraveler's Profile Photo
    Jun 20, 2004 at 5:17 PM

    Great Shiner Page... looking forward to more Austin information as well!

  • evona's Profile Photo
    Jun 19, 2004 at 10:25 AM

    Gret start, nice page. Greetings :)

  • genispp's Profile Photo
    Jun 16, 2004 at 11:02 PM

    Beautiful page. I like your photos

  • flyingkiwi's Profile Photo
    Jun 7, 2004 at 1:13 PM

    I like the sound of the Bocktoberfest. Nice pages. :)

  • Jun 6, 2004 at 11:36 PM

    Awaiting more.


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