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Shiner Holiday Cheer - Spoetzl Brewery

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BA SCORE
80
good

983 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 983
Reviews: 313
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 17.56%
Wants: 17
Gots: 73 | 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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Cramerican

North Dakota

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

11-30-2012 04:43:06 | More by Cramerican
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SatchBeer

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

11-30-2012 04:03:33 | More by SatchBeer
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JohneHoodlum

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -29.2%

11-29-2012 01:15:19 | More by JohneHoodlum
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Chucker17

South Dakota

4/5  rDev +13.3%

11-28-2012 17:54:00 | More by Chucker17
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jenlovesbeer

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

11-28-2012 01:54:52 | More by jenlovesbeer
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Circleo12

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

11-27-2012 00:31:25 | More by Circleo12
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Greenster

District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

11-26-2012 01:15:39 | More by Greenster
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ghl003


3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

11-25-2012 07:45:12 | More by ghl003
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TheBishopco

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

11-25-2012 06:59:32 | More by TheBishopco
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mylesj

Oklahoma

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

11-24-2012 17:06:05 | More by mylesj
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jbierling

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

11-21-2012 18:42:58 | More by jbierling
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cackalacky

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

11-21-2012 04:41:30 | More by cackalacky
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RWLawman

North Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

11-21-2012 04:41:05 | More by RWLawman
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PaBeerLover

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

11-21-2012 04:34:17 | More by PaBeerLover
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BigBarley

Texas

2.15/5  rDev -39.1%

A - Pours a deep amber, very dark but still see-through. Not a very dunkel looking beer. 3 fingers of a heavy wheat head, that recedes to a thick lacing.

S - Peaches, with mild wheat and sweet malt undertones. Extreme overpowering peach notes take away from any real beer ingredients. Not pleasant, smells artificial.

T - Peach blast. And not a very pleasant blast at that. Mild yeast notes as the taste fades out. No real wheat presence. Strange flavor, not all that enjoyable from my end.

M - Might as well be a light lager. I've never tasted a dunkel that was this thin and bubbly. Little thicker than a light lager I guess, but not nearly the wheaty body you'd expect.

O - Disappointing is the name of this beer. If you're REALLY into peachy flavors and thin beer, go for it. But if you're looking for an actual dunkel, steer clear of this one.

11-19-2012 15:44:09 | More by BigBarley
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Gatordaddy

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

11-19-2012 07:44:05 | More by Gatordaddy
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jik18

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

11-19-2012 02:12:08 | More by jik18
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JoeyDante

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

11-19-2012 00:22:01 | More by JoeyDante
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SBoyar1

Texas

4/5  rDev +13.3%

11-18-2012 18:49:46 | More by SBoyar1
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Sturmthis

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

11-18-2012 06:00:27 | More by Sturmthis
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

3.83/5  rDev +8.5%

Poured from bottle into pint glass

Appearance – Pours a light brown/mahogany color with a two finger cream-red tinted head. The head has a decent level of retention, fading to give a light level of lacing.

Smell – The aroma is big of a sweet sugary smell of peach and apricot. It almost smells like a peach candy or a peach fruit roll-up. Mixed with the intense sweet and sugary fruit aroma is a little bit of spice as well.

Taste – The taste starts out of the sweet fruit that was detected in the nose. These flavors are mixed with a light wheat and roast flavor upfront. Some spice flavors soon come to the tongue with a sugary/candy flavor accompanies this to produce a spiced fruit candy flavor on the tongue. Toward the end the peach and apricot flavors surge in strength along with a slight increase in the spice and roast flavors to leave a sweet and spiced peach and apricot taste on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the slightly creamier side with a carbonation level that is a little on the lower side. A little more carbonation may have been nice for the sweet flavors of the brew, but with that said, the creaminess was quite good for the spice, lighter roasted flavors, and the overall smoothness of the beer.

Overall – While a little too fruity and sweet for the style, it was actually a very tasty brew. Easy to drink and one to go to from time to time.

11-18-2012 01:42:33 | More by Darkmagus82
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Stalgondo

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

11-17-2012 15:51:24 | More by Stalgondo
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rcjennings

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

11-17-2012 15:35:15 | More by rcjennings
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Shakerman

Florida

4/5  rDev +13.3%

11-17-2012 03:04:29 | More by Shakerman
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jamesmelk


3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

11-16-2012 04:00:54 | More by jamesmelk
Shiner Holiday Cheer from Spoetzl Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 983 ratings.