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Shiner Holiday Cheer - Spoetzl Brewery

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BA SCORE
81
good

1,325 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,325
Reviews: 368
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 17.13%
Wants: 31
Gots: 292 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Spoetzl Brewery visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Dunkelweizen |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Atlas1 on 10-26-2008

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4/5  rDev +12.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of jsisko01
3.77/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Appearance - Pours a dark brown/amber color with a small head that dissipates instantly. Has thin lacing.

Smell - Strong aroma of peaches.

Taste - Very sweet with peaches, a strong clove flavor, toasty and nutty, cinnamon, and a slight bitter aftertaste.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with pretty high carbonation.

Overall - This is my first time trying this style of beer, I like it. It's a lot different from other styles. I wouldn't be able to drink a lot of this though because it's so sweet..

Photo of elniko
3.88/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from bottle into pint glass.

A: Dark amber coloring with one finger head that dissipated slowly. Lacing apparent. Nice looking brew.

S: Wow, what an intriguing nose. The peach tones nearly overwhelm everything. I've had beer with an apricot nose before but never a peach nose.

T & M: Mouthfeel is highly carbonated but not overly so, just slightly watery. Peach tones come through initially but do not overwhelm. Finish has a hint of pecan. Nice smooth drinking brew that I can see myself drinking throughout the holidays. Good job in not making the peach sweetness cloying.

D: Definitely drinkable, good work Spoetzl. I'm always pleased when the little brewery in Shiner cranks out a quality brew.

Photo of LMH88
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

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2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

Photo of Onslow
3.96/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

wow, I was very surprised on how much i enjoyed this. Pours a dark brown-ruby colour .. stable head, covers the top like a blanket .. dark semi-sweet malt and lots of peach, fresh and burnt, nice! ... very drinkable, with just a touch of bitterness on the finish... thank god, this beer is actually really nice! .. a great beer for the weird texas winter?

Photo of aszatk01
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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4/5  rDev +12.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

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2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +26.4%

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4/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of depechemode1983
1.93/5  rDev -45.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Pours an amber reddish brown with a fluffy brown dissipate not too long after the pour. There is no evident carbonation or lacing. The smell is very sweet. Lots of peaches and strawberries up front. Artificial candy notes actually take over the whole nose. Taste is artificial as well with candy strawberries being the highlight. Mouthfeel. A bit syrupy and with medium carbonation. not good. Drinkability is minimal. Ill finish the one and move on to good beer. Not very impressed with this one.

Photo of osant37
3/5  rDev -15.7%

Shiner Holiday Cheer from Spoetzl Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 1,325 ratings.