Shiner Holiday Cheer - Spoetzl Brewery

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BA SCORE
81
good

1,271 Ratings
THE BROS
82
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Ratings: 1,271
Reviews: 350
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 17.42%
Wants: 28
Gots: 232 | 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 tedho21
2.86/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Myotus
4.21/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BeerCrack
4.08/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of andyjeigh
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of thgreatrandini
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Keith27614
3.33/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BeerMeister8
4.08/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of WOSean
3.23/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DrinkSlurm
3.78/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jmarfy
3.03/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MECove
3.94/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Although it's meant as a holiday drink, I can imagine drinking it in the summer also. The fruitiness is not too sweet. I can discern the caramel or dark wheat but not so much the nutty flavors in the description. Strong aftertaste on the tongue. The texture is like a light beer with a hint of bubbles. Easy to enjoy.

Photo of gonzo000
3.81/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I liked this beer a lot. Good peach flavor that seems to be missing in most peach beers. The brownish color caught me by surprise. Head did not last and no lacing to speak of. Smell is pure peach. The taste is peach on the front and a sweet nutty taste on the back. Smooth, easy drinking beer. Pleasantly surprised with this offering from Shiner. My favorite from this brewery to date.

Photo of AP224
3.41/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of pDubs
4.35/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Photo of StevenC
2.7/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Canned peaches, hint of pecans, hint of malt VERY SLIGHT hop bite on the back end.. Just TO MUCH peach for me.

Photo of Donkster46
3.99/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tpauer
3.53/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rhoadsrage
3.24/5  rDev -9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

With a deep crystal clear garnet hue supporting a beige creamy head this beer has a strong perfumy peach aroma that comes though more on the exhale. The flavor has a crisp light roasted bitter note and some soft nutty notes to follow. The dry peach note in the finish is a bit artificial. This is a mellow soft flavored beer but the peach flavor is a bit odd and dominates the flavor.

Photo of SlapPalsPodcast
1.28/5  rDev -64%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

This old-world style brew actually pained me physically to drink. One of the few beers I've ever had to pour out.

Photo of Armen
4.25/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of KevinCopeland
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Hopmarc
4.13/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of IreRican
3.74/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BigMike
2.9/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of MattyG85
4/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a tall pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a deep brownish amber with a moderate amount of bubbles. About one finger of beige head which settles into a thin layer.

Smell: A toasty and very fruity malt forward aroma with big hints of peach, toast, and nuts. Toasted malt with hints of wheat, straw, biscuit, grains, toast, pecan nuts, caramel, and yeast. Big scent of peach fruit that really stands out. Also some hints of sugar. A pretty interesting and solid aroma.

Taste: Like it smells, a very fruit forward and wheat malt driven taste with notes of peach, pecan, and toast. Toasted malt with some notes of wheat, straw, grains, toast, biscuit, pecan nuts, caramel, and yeast. Sweet taste of peach juice throughout. Sweet notes of sugar. Hops are very light. A pretty nice taste.

Mouthfeel: Light to medium bodied with a moderate amount of carbonation. Creamy, juicy, and very smooth.

Overall: A pretty solid twist on a Dunkel. Really nice peach flavor that is sweet but far from cloying.

Shiner Holiday Cheer from Spoetzl Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 1,271 ratings.