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Shiner Holiday Cheer - Spoetzl Brewery

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BA SCORE
80
good

997 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 997
Reviews: 314
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 17.61%
Wants: 18
Gots: 76 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +20.7%

jkermitj, Nov 05, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

dmorgan310, Nov 05, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

bralston345, Nov 05, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

abex44, Nov 04, 2012
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Steven21805, Nov 04, 2012
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4/5  rDev +13.6%

woodencardboard, Nov 04, 2012
Photo of phideltashaggy
3.83/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

Poured from the bottle into a standard pint glass.

A- looks medium brown, but is beautiful dark red when held up to light. Vaguely off-white head that disappears quickly but leaves nice lacing.

S- Lots of peach and a little bit nut.

T- Love this. Starts with loads of peach, has a very round, nutty taste in the middle, and finishes with a little citrusy-pine hops.

MF- Meh. Not bad, but a little under-carbonated to be great. If you're looking for a sweetish session brew, the mouthfeel makes this a decent choice.

Overall- this is one of my favorite beers, i look forward to it every year. I might love it less if it was available year round, but drinking a few six-packs in the winter months is a blast. Perfect for Christmas parties for BA's and beer-normies alike.

phideltashaggy, Oct 29, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

Kerrie, Oct 27, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

Jmick28, Oct 26, 2012
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3/5  rDev -14.8%

CM31, Oct 25, 2012
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J2L, Oct 25, 2012
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ilikebeer03, Oct 24, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -21.9%

Eaglefan344, Oct 23, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

Veebz, Oct 23, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +20.7%

Antonius08, Oct 21, 2012
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3/5  rDev -14.8%

bzach, Oct 16, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -36.1%

cmr5056, Oct 11, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

cervezatejas, Sep 25, 2012
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3/5  rDev -14.8%

Yjt2, Sep 18, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

ReyG006, Sep 17, 2012
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tcstew, Sep 16, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

crownrl28, Sep 11, 2012
Photo of BrownAleMale
3.58/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle poured in a Kasteel goblet.

Appearance- Dark brown to the eye, but when put to the light a dark blood red is revealed. White tiny head that disappears like a rabbit in a hat.

Smell- Tons of peach with toasted pine nuts.

Taste- Once again lots of peach but not to much to over take the actual beer itself. A piney hops on the back end.

Mouthfeel- Light mouthfeel that is very properly carbonated. Makes for a very easy drinker.

Overall- A nice tasty change of pace holiday beer. My biggest gripe is that I've had it 3 years in a row and the taste changes every single time. I would prefer more consistency.

BrownAleMale, Sep 10, 2012
Shiner Holiday Cheer from Spoetzl Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 997 ratings.