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Shiner Holiday Cheer - Spoetzl Brewery

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BA SCORE
80
good

1,014 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 1,014
Reviews: 315
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 17.85%
Wants: 20
Gots: 92 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

JSchock7, Dec 02, 2012
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4/5  rDev +13.3%

rmewett01, Dec 02, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

dkw0063, Dec 01, 2012
Photo of ZAP
3.4/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Woa...a peach/pecan dunkelweizen...what will they think of next....spurred a purchase from me of a Shiner product which I usually stay away from (don't hate them but just so many better products out there to chose from).

A-Chestnut brown colored...minimal head..

S-Peaches...more like the peach syrup in a can of peaches...just a general malty aroma...

T-Pleasantly surprised....the peach flavor is evident and in front but refreshing and not sticky sweet...there is also a nutty malty dimension that to be honest I could not identify as pecan but definitely nutty maltiness....not a bad drinker at all..not getting much of any yeasty weizen notes...drinks more like a dark wheat ale perhaps..

M-Malty but not cloying like I feared....lighter bodied and a bit thin but not mich ultra thinnish or anything like that...just not a lot of heft to to it...was hoping for more of a medium body on this.

O-I'm kind of glad I bought this...something a little different and while not an all-time great it's interesting enough.

ZAP, Dec 01, 2012
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4/5  rDev +13.3%

Andrew999, Dec 01, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

MightiestBeard, Dec 01, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Cramerican, Nov 30, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

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2.5/5  rDev -29.2%

JohneHoodlum, Nov 29, 2012
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4/5  rDev +13.3%

Chucker17, Nov 28, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Circleo12, Nov 27, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

Greenster, Nov 26, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

ghl003, Nov 25, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

TheBishopco, Nov 25, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

mylesj, Nov 24, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

jbierling, Nov 21, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

cackalacky, Nov 21, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

RWLawman, Nov 21, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

PaBeerLover, Nov 21, 2012
Photo of BigBarley
2.15/5  rDev -39.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

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.

BigBarley, Nov 19, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Gatordaddy, Nov 19, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

jik18, Nov 19, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

JoeyDante, Nov 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev +13.3%

SBoyar1, Nov 18, 2012
Shiner Holiday Cheer from Spoetzl Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 1,014 ratings.