"My Hometown!" Shiner by ShinerBlonde
Shiner Travel Guide: 25 reviews and 29 photos
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:Polka Hour at 11 am and Bocktoberfest
- Cons:Things shut down pretty early!
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