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Shiner Holiday Cheer - Spoetzl Brewery

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BA SCORE
80
good

990 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 990
Reviews: 313
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 17.9%
Wants: 18
Gots: 74 | FT: 0
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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dana_h

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +13.6%

11-09-2013 01:26:13 | More by dana_h
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dcs1548

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +13.6%

12-03-2011 03:28:28 | More by dcs1548
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trojankeg

Texas

4/5  rDev +13.6%

12-17-2011 03:21:54 | More by trojankeg
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maketheheartglad

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +13.6%

02-13-2014 15:25:09 | More by maketheheartglad
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Gilly1980

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +13.6%

10-21-2013 02:28:06 | More by Gilly1980
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horrorspecialty

Virginia

4/5  rDev +13.6%

11-16-2011 20:48:58 | More by horrorspecialty
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4/5  rDev +13.6%

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tommyguz

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +13.6%

05-10-2013 00:04:33 | More by tommyguz
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salinasa

Delaware

4/5  rDev +13.6%

11-28-2013 22:01:52 | More by salinasa
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BJasny

Texas

4/5  rDev +13.6%

12-24-2012 02:16:56 | More by BJasny
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Chucker17

South Dakota

4/5  rDev +13.6%

11-28-2012 17:54:00 | More by Chucker17
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AgingWarrior

Florida

4/5  rDev +13.6%

12-03-2011 14:54:45 | More by AgingWarrior
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RobJTejas

Texas

4/5  rDev +13.6%

11-21-2011 16:09:11 | More by RobJTejas
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Guzano

Texas

4/5  rDev +13.6%

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Amp

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev +13.6%

12-22-2011 16:40:25 | More by Amp
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Bartos

Florida

4/5  rDev +13.6%

01-19-2014 19:50:44 | More by Bartos
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johntp

South Dakota

4/5  rDev +13.6%

A: Very clear, and christmas red. One fingers worth of off white, creamy head.

S: Smells mostly of peaches, with a slight nutty hoppiness.

T: Taste is overwhelmingly peaches, like peach juice. The hop bite is the only thing that tastes like beer. Faint nut and spice in the background.

M: Thin, a bit sticky, and plenty of carbonation.

D: Quite drinkable due to thin body, carbonation, and flavour is not very robust.

To me, this is a once a year type beer. Its unique and a great beer to enjoy during the holidays, I would not probably drink this year round, even if it were available.

12-31-2010 06:38:25 | More by johntp
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twinsfan86

Arkansas

4/5  rDev +13.6%

01-10-2012 15:24:06 | More by twinsfan86
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imperialking

Illinois

4/5  rDev +13.6%

02-14-2014 18:17:23 | More by imperialking
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MitchKeller

Texas

4/5  rDev +13.6%

04-17-2014 18:51:40 | More by MitchKeller
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jyeast101

Colorado

3.98/5  rDev +13.1%

An orange/ yellow color with a slight white head. The peach comes right to the front with added smells of apricot and cherry. Very refreshing in taste with the peach being a subtle flavor that blends well. An easy drinking beer with a nice balance of flavor. I like this beer. Simple but good.

01-12-2009 04:10:09 | More by jyeast101
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fallopia

Indiana

3.98/5  rDev +13.1%

Poured from 12 oz bottle into an ale glass.

Appearance: Clear, tea-brown color with a thick, creamy, lacy head with staying power.

Aroma: Bright, distinctive aroma with orange and cherry flavors

Flavor: Excellent balance of malt and hops with a clove/pepper finish

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied with a very pleasant lingering, hoppy finish.

Overall, I really enjoyed this beer. I'm having a difficult time describing the very distinctive, non-beer flavor. Maybe it's just the 'holiday' in the title, but it does have a yuletide feel.

11-15-2012 02:59:15 | More by fallopia
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JAZwara

New York

3.98/5  rDev +13.1%

Excellent holiday offering from Shiner. Made with pecans and peach, a great blend of sweet and nutty with a little touch of citrus. Very good to drink one, but all the flavors make it tough to drink more than that. The peach flavor is definitely a pretty unique one.

12-09-2010 02:25:48 | More by JAZwara
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WakeandBake

Michigan

3.95/5  rDev +12.2%

Pours a amber orange with a thick off white head. Leaves good lacing due to head staying for most of the beer.aroma is very fruity like peaches, pears, apricots, and maybe some honey. Very Nice!Taste is of peaches a hint of vanilla and the roasted peacans very balanced for a fruit beer. Medium body with low carbonation and a dry finish!
A very easy drinking beer! Very Nice! Im going to hide one of these away for the 4th of July.

12-26-2008 16:14:27 | More by WakeandBake
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Rhettbuck

Colorado

3.95/5  rDev +12.2%

This is perhaps the most unusual winter/holiday beer I've ever had the joy to drink. I am not normally a holiday beer kinda guy, but if they were all this good, I might be more inclined to try them.

Appearance: Darker than I thought it would be, with a good head that rapidly disappears. Not much for lacing.

Smell: The label says that the beer is brewed with peaches and you really can smell it! Very sweet almost sugary trait to the smell.

Taste: Peaches and pecans, thats what the beer is brewed with, and thats the taste you get. When I first tasted it I thought that someone had made a cupcake flavored beer.

Mouthfeel: Not very carbonated which doesn't seem to matter as the sweet taste still has a clean finish. Maybe some carmel after tones, but thats about it.

Drinkability: Considering how sickly sweet this beer can be, you probably couldn't drink it non-stop. But that being said it is still so good that you should check it out.

12-26-2010 23:18:00 | More by Rhettbuck
Shiner Holiday Cheer from Spoetzl Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 990 ratings.