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Shiner Holiday Cheer - Spoetzl Brewery

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BA SCORE
80
good

996 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 996
Reviews: 314
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 17.56%
Wants: 18
Gots: 76 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

ByMySword, May 21, 2012
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3/5  rDev -15%

Mario, May 15, 2012
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3.8/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I was rather surprisingly impressed with this one.

Copper brown, it has a small tan head soon thinning to thin ring.

Aroma is bright peach, plus nuts, wood, cheese, fermented bread.

Taste is toasted bread, faintly caramelized, plus light woody-peppery bitterness, hint of nuttiness. Peach is noticeable but barely so, being very faint (unlike in the aroma). Finish has light nutty caramelised toasted bread. Overall, it is fairly dry, balanced. It is good, enjoyable, and solid. It’s a little different, too, and in a way that works well. Feel is light but not watery.

Offa, May 15, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

redraiderme2, May 13, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

Danielbt, May 10, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

justinp, May 10, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

HumphreyLee, May 06, 2012
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2/5  rDev -43.3%

avisong, May 06, 2012
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1/5  rDev -71.7%

Happy_Camper, Apr 26, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

acat25, Apr 25, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

fisherbray, Apr 24, 2012
Photo of diamondc
3.25/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Got a six pack of this on clearance, half off.

A: Dark garnet, filtered, some foam witch dissipates quickly.

S: Canned peach syrup, cloves, very subtle pecan shell.

T: Mostly peaches, unsweetened grape flavored Kool Aid, almost veering into pumpkin pie type spices. Really weird, but it fits the holiday theme.

M: Kind of cloying, weird aspirin like aftertaste at the end. This beer is out of season, so its definitely fading quickly.

O: Not a bad beer ... on a cold, winter night with some dessert it would be more appealing.

diamondc, Apr 23, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

Rozyravens, Apr 15, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

datphoo, Apr 15, 2012
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3/5  rDev -15%

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, Apr 06, 2012
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3.48/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Medium head rises from a moderate pour into globe glass. Little lacing. Clear garnet in color.

Smell is peaches and caramel malt.

Tastes like peaches and pecans and medium roast malt with a somewhat artificial flavor but not bad.

Light mouthfeel and light moderate carbonation.

Overall a good value with decent flavor for an inexpensive fruit beer from Shiner.

312HopBomb, Apr 03, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +27.5%

shiningwizard, Apr 02, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

mzeld, Mar 26, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

MaddDogg84, Mar 25, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +27.5%

precella, Mar 24, 2012
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4.3/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

(11/11/2011) Poured into a Sam Adam's Perfect Pint Glass. Thin white head fading quickly from the glass.

A: Beautiful aroma of peach, pecan, and caramel

C: Light brown color, very wintery looking

Sip: Peachy combined with pecan initially, light wheat flavor comes through in the end for a clean and refreshing finish

OV: Great winter warmer with a very fun profile. Full bodied and very warm.

capt_rob934, Mar 22, 2012
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3/5  rDev -15%

Robo, Mar 20, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

ret3, Mar 19, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

ardy007, Mar 18, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +27.5%

Billykop, Mar 14, 2012
Shiner Holiday Cheer from Spoetzl Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 996 ratings.