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Shiner Holiday Cheer - Spoetzl Brewery

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BA SCORE
80
good

963 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 963
Reviews: 313
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 17.56%
Wants: 16
Gots: 69 | 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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Kansas

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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Texas

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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CWhite

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

12-24-2012 02:11:54 | More by CWhite
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Richie24CLE

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

03-22-2013 00:27:09 | More by Richie24CLE
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Texas

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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gatorlove

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

12-01-2013 04:46:25 | More by gatorlove
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OttoBomb

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12 oz. bottle poured into a Dogfish Head signature glass (February 27, 2010). No freshness date that I can find. This was part of a mixed six pack of Christmas seasonal brews picked up at Armanetti Wine Shoppe and Beverage Mart in Chicago.

I'm into the Christmas beers, and this was a leftover from a couple months ago. The bottle staes this is made with peaches and pecans, it sounds like an odd combo to me, but I'll give it a chance. Let's see how Texans make a snowy Christmas beer shall we?

Eyes: Pours a darkish orange/red with zero haze. One finger head, low retention and lacing.

Nose: Peaches up front, in the middle, and on the end. It actually smells quite natural, but it just doesn't seem to blend well with the yeast here. I don't get much aroma of either the nuts or the Dunkelwizen.

Tongue: Still peachy, especially in the aftertaste, but not as much as the nose. I like peaches, but there's just to much fruit here. The flavor delivers a bit more of the nuttiness, but not much.

Mouth: Fairly good weight, decent carbonation also.

Libation: I can't put my finger on a specific taste I don't like here, but the blending isn't to my liking and I'm not sure it's balanced. A hint of peaches would go great in a beer, but this is too much of a peach wallop. The nuttiness and alcohol try to reign in those peaches, but they fail. It's an interesting beer, but not one I'll naturally turn to at Christmas time.

Serving type: bottle

02-28-2010 08:15:46 | More by OttoBomb
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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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New York

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

08-09-2012 03:37:43 | More by leagr
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Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

05-10-2012 02:06:58 | More by justinp
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Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

12-20-2012 00:21:48 | More by Boone757
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Oklahoma

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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Texas

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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Texas

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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Stalgondo

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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diamondc

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Got a six pack of this on clearance, half off.

A: Dark garnet, filtered, some foam witch dissipates quickly.

S: Canned peach syrup, cloves, very subtle pecan shell.

T: Mostly peaches, unsweetened grape flavored Kool Aid, almost veering into pumpkin pie type spices. Really weird, but it fits the holiday theme.

M: Kind of cloying, weird aspirin like aftertaste at the end. This beer is out of season, so its definitely fading quickly.

O: Not a bad beer ... on a cold, winter night with some dessert it would be more appealing.

Serving type: bottle

04-23-2012 08:40:58 | More by diamondc
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shiguy16

North Dakota

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

05-16-2013 15:04:06 | More by shiguy16
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JoeyDante

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

11-19-2012 00:22:01 | More by JoeyDante
Shiner Holiday Cheer from Spoetzl Brewery
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