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Shiner Holiday Cheer - Spoetzl Brewery

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BA SCORE
80
good

964 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 964
Reviews: 313
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 17.61%
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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Spikester

Oregon

3.71/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Dark brown with two fingers of tan head and few lacings. Smell is light fruitiness. Taste is sweet peachy malts with barely enough hops to support. A touch of the pecan shows up in the aftertaste.
Mouthfeel is clean and slick with a neutral finish. Overall a handsome beer and label. Easy drinker that would probably please the macro beer drinkers more than the craft drinkers due to low hop impact.
I enjoyed it and could detect no alcohol in the taste. Never did taste any wheat presence either.

Serving type: bottle

11-10-2013 15:09:45 | More by Spikester
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Richardbeerlover

Texas

2.91/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.25

Bought a six pack and poured into a glass. Not much head. Pours a nice reddish orange and the smell is fantastic. Great "natural flavored" peach smell. But when it comes to the taste there is not much peach or pecan taste at all. Tastes like a regular semi dark beer. I'm very disappointed in the taste. Not sure how a peach/pecan inspired beer has anything to do with Christmas. I think this would better be marketed as a summer type beer with the peach thing. Anyways if you like the smell of peaches this thing delivers. If you are looking for a peach and pecan tasting beer forget this one. I'm a big fan of Shiner beer but this is disappointing.

Serving type: bottle

11-10-2013 03:38:35 | More by Richardbeerlover
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dacubz

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

11-09-2013 21:20:13 | More by dacubz
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TheTinDoor

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

11-09-2013 02:40:00 | More by TheTinDoor
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thewilliamhart

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +20.7%

11-09-2013 01:59:03 | More by thewilliamhart
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muddyh2oblues

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

11-09-2013 01:49:09 | More by muddyh2oblues
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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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chicagoish

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +13.6%

11-08-2013 23:29:07 | More by chicagoish
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IDABEERGUY

Idaho

4/5  rDev +13.6%

11-08-2013 20:59:21 | More by IDABEERGUY
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Idrinksomuch

Delaware

5/5  rDev +42%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

The perfect Christmas beer. The flavors of pecans and peaches are subtle and not over powering like that crap made with water from Lake Michigan. This is a truly sessionable Christmas beer. There is no need to put anything girly around the rim of the glass to kill the taste, it is great on it's own. I am drinking it right now!

Serving type: on-tap

11-08-2013 17:19:52 | More by Idrinksomuch
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WesM63

Ohio

3/5  rDev -14.8%

11-08-2013 03:08:31 | More by WesM63
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ShanePB

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

11-07-2013 18:37:59 | More by ShanePB
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DPJ3322

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

11-06-2013 04:29:59 | More by DPJ3322
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michaelg137

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

11-04-2013 23:29:43 | More by michaelg137
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confer

Pennsylvania

3.26/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours chestnut brown, tan head.
Smell is all peaches, no trace of any weizen. Smells like a can of peaches in syrup.
The peach taste starts things out but the finish and is the dull American wheat beer taste.
This would be much better with the more of the banana taste of a decent dunkel weizen to go along with the peach sweetness.

Serving type: bottle

11-03-2013 20:33:00 | More by confer
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ISmith87

Arizona

3.8/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - 3.75 - Great dark red/mahogany hue that is actually pretty clear. Thick film of off white bubbles on top.

S - 4.00 - Nice peach juice smell. Smells like candy. I like it.

T - 3.75 - The same peach comes out in the taste. But there's more of a malty character there too. Some bready notes. Actually some hop piney-ness there too that gives it a nice bite. Black licorice. Completely unique holiday beer.

M - 3.75 - light mouthfeel. Alc covered. Aftertaste is bready, peach.

O - 3.75 - Good beer. Unique in it's own way.

Serving type: bottle

11-03-2013 03:40:42 | More by ISmith87
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WDJersey

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

11-03-2013 01:00:05 | More by WDJersey
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RoninBirdman

Oklahoma

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

11-01-2013 19:10:55 | More by RoninBirdman
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majorbase2

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +13.6%

11-01-2013 03:24:14 | More by majorbase2
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BeerBabe247


3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

11-01-2013 01:59:54 | More by BeerBabe247
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KerryCummins1977

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +13.6%

11-01-2013 00:45:56 | More by KerryCummins1977
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lostgrrl666

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

10-31-2013 19:29:58 | More by lostgrrl666
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Presto82

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

10-30-2013 05:59:54 | More by Presto82
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Jas45678

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

10-30-2013 00:11:50 | More by Jas45678
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FartBoss

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

10-29-2013 14:54:42 | More by FartBoss
Shiner Holiday Cheer from Spoetzl Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 964 ratings.