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Shiner Holiday Cheer - Spoetzl Brewery

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BA SCORE
80
good

960 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 960
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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confer

Pennsylvania

3.26/5  rDev -7.6%
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 +7.6%
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 -0.8%

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

Oklahoma

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

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

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +13.3%

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


3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +13.3%

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

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

10-29-2013 14:54:42 | More by FartBoss
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neomdivad

Texas

3/5  rDev -15%

10-29-2013 03:02:25 | More by neomdivad
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jtierney89

New Jersey

3.65/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice chestnut color with good clarity and about 2 fingerrs of sticky brown tinged head. Smells extremely fruity on the nose with hints of dunkel components, dark fruits, just a hint of peach, some toasty malt.

Actually works out better than i thought it would. Almost like a dunkel meets a roasty toasty english brown meets a fruit beer. Sweet peach juice up front rolls into other dark fruits along the mid-palate and some weizen flare, creamy body but not too heavy, prickly carbonation. Just enough bitterness on the back end with a big roasted malt and toasted bread flavor to balance the sweetness. Toasty flavors linger on the palate. It does finish a little soapy however with what feels like a bit of alcohol heat which is strange for such a flavorful beer at a low abv. but overall it is definitely something different for the holidays. I wouldn't call it a dunkelweizen however it is a very unique take on a fruit beer that combines some other interesting traits from other styles. Something you can have a few of with a unique flavor.

Serving type: bottle

10-24-2013 01:48:56 | More by jtierney89
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Gilly1980

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +13.3%

10-21-2013 02:28:06 | More by Gilly1980
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ValpoExpo

Ohio

5/5  rDev +41.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A simply unique seasonal Christmas beer! Living in NE Ohio we are fortunate enough to enjoy Great Lakes Christmas Ale and Thirsty Dog's 12 Dogs of Christmas. However, Shiner Cheer from Texas has become our favorite Holiday beer surpassing all the fantastic beers we are able to enjoy in Ohio. Additionally, the branding and color permutation of the label may be the best out there. So cool and so glad this beer has arrived!

Serving type: bottle

10-15-2013 05:20:31 | More by ValpoExpo
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Catlin

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

10-14-2013 03:47:51 | More by Catlin
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TheDrunkGnoll

Texas

3/5  rDev -15%

10-12-2013 02:19:55 | More by TheDrunkGnoll
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blbarnett3

Virginia

1.5/5  rDev -57.5%

10-12-2013 00:22:39 | More by blbarnett3
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DannyPoss

California

4.75/5  rDev +34.6%

10-06-2013 23:04:19 | More by DannyPoss
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Ruggerus

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

10-03-2013 21:37:37 | More by Ruggerus
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KevinGordon

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

09-26-2013 02:42:43 | More by KevinGordon
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Jame515

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

09-17-2013 20:54:36 | More by Jame515
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will_eye_e

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

09-17-2013 18:38:43 | More by will_eye_e
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tommy5

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

09-13-2013 13:33:51 | More by tommy5
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GumDropButtons

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

09-08-2013 20:40:18 | More by GumDropButtons
Shiner Holiday Cheer from Spoetzl Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 960 ratings.