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Shiner Holiday Cheer - Spoetzl Brewery

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BA SCORE
81
good

1,258 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 1,258
Reviews: 348
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 17.42%
Wants: 30
Gots: 220 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Spoetzl Brewery visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Dunkelweizen |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Atlas1 on 10-26-2008)
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Photo of ValpoExpo
5/5  rDev +40.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A simply unique seasonal Christmas beer! Living in NE Ohio we are fortunate enough to enjoy Great Lakes Christmas Ale and Thirsty Dog's 12 Dogs of Christmas. However, Shiner Cheer from Texas has become our favorite Holiday beer surpassing all the fantastic beers we are able to enjoy in Ohio. Additionally, the branding and color permutation of the label may be the best out there. So cool and so glad this beer has arrived!

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5/5  rDev +40.4%

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5/5  rDev +40.4%

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5/5  rDev +40.4%

Photo of lanechaffin
5/5  rDev +40.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

If you're from Texas, or you have a special place for Hill Country peaches and Texas pecans, and Shiner, you're gonna love this beer. It pours out dark amber, has a wonderful peach aroma and just the right amount of bitterness. I like it better than the Hefe Shiner makes, but its kind of like that the first time you drink it you know you're getting something different, and something good. Like the hefe, it is fairly high ABV, you wouldn't really know it though as smooth as it goes down. Who said they could only drink two of these in a session, lmao.

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5/5  rDev +40.4%

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5/5  rDev +40.4%

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5/5  rDev +40.4%

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5/5  rDev +40.4%

Photo of Idrinksomuch
5/5  rDev +40.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

The perfect Christmas beer. The flavors of pecans and peaches are subtle and not over powering like that crap made with water from Lake Michigan. This is a truly sessionable Christmas beer. There is no need to put anything girly around the rim of the glass to kill the taste, it is great on it's own. I am drinking it right now!

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5/5  rDev +40.4%

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5/5  rDev +40.4%

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5/5  rDev +40.4%

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5/5  rDev +40.4%

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5/5  rDev +40.4%

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5/5  rDev +40.4%

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5/5  rDev +40.4%

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5/5  rDev +40.4%

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5/5  rDev +40.4%

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4.8/5  rDev +34.8%

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4.8/5  rDev +34.8%

Photo of rjr8
4.78/5  rDev +34.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This beer looks absolutely delicious. A nice darker beer with red hues very appetizing to me.

It smells heavily of peaches and is just very unique to me, its a lovely fruity flavor which I feel is very well suited to a Christmas ale. It's a very nice change from the usual (though delicious) culprits (nutmeg, cherries, cinnamon, ect) that are in Christmas ales.

The taste is a tad too fruity for me, it is very delicious though (this comin from a guy who loathes peaches). I like my Christmas ales with hints of cinnamon and nutmeg and while I love the aroma I wish I could taste a little more of these spices.

Mouthfeel is excellent, very smooth.

Even though its not a traditional Christmas ale (in my eyes) it is a very unique and delicious change. Add some cinnamon/cardamom and nutmeg and this guy would be perfect.

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4.76/5  rDev +33.7%

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4.76/5  rDev +33.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +33.4%

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Shiner Holiday Cheer from Spoetzl Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 1,258 ratings.