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Shiner Holiday Cheer - Spoetzl Brewery

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Shiner Holiday CheerShiner Holiday Cheer

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996 Ratings

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Ratings: 996
Reviews: 314
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 17.56%
Wants: 18
Gots: 77 | 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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2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

javlin624, Feb 03, 2014
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OKCNittany, Jan 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

possumteeth, Jan 25, 2014
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3.58/5  rDev +1.4%

On draft at The Lark, East Northport, NY.

Poured a dark ruby hue with a one finger foamy white head. There was good retention and lacing.

The smell featured seriously fruity esters and a soft sweetness.

The taste was likewise fruity with a grainy caramel and grassy hop.

The mouthfeel was toward the thinner side of the style.

Overall a tasty and very quaffable beer.

plaid75, Jan 24, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15%

Roland, Jan 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

yancot, Jan 23, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

jaydoc, Jan 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +13.3%

kvgomps, Jan 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +13.3%

Petey_the_Quiet, Jan 20, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15%

osant37, Jan 20, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -29.2%

Leftofthedial, Jan 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +13.3%

Bartos, Jan 19, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15%

deapokid, Jan 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +13.3%

mountaincoffee, Jan 18, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15%

Llamameister, Jan 18, 2014
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3.43/5  rDev -2.8%

Growler fill from Green's Piney Grove, poured into a Shiner Cheer pint glass.

A: Pours a fairly clear auburn/ruby body with just a tad of off-white head that dissipates within moments.

S: Huge peach juice dominates the nose, and not much else gets through.

T: Peach juice and more peach juice. Eventually a slight pecan nuttiness presents itself, followed by a hint of malty bitterness in the finish. Not much dunkel character.

M: Peach soda.

O: This is a peach soda beer. It's one-note, but the flavor is not artificial and it's easy-drinking.

Craigory, Jan 18, 2014
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5/5  rDev +41.6%

SoCaliC8, Jan 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

magpie2020, Jan 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

dillon_1005, Jan 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +13.3%

Chadbeer7, Jan 13, 2014
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3.68/5  rDev +4.2%

12 ounce bottle into pint glass, best before 1/25/2014. Pours almost crystal clear deep ruby brown color with a 1-2 finger fairly dense light khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Slight spotty lacing clings on the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation retaining the head. Aromas of big peach, caramel, toffee, brown bread, wheat, floral, light banana, and herbal earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with big peach presence and moderate malt balance; with good strength. Taste of big peach, banana, caramel, toffee, brown bread, wheat, clove, pepper, floral, light nuttiness, and herbal earthiness. No bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of peach, banana, caramel, toffee, brown bread, wheat, clove, and herbal earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Nice balance and robustness of peach, yeast, and malt flavors; with zero cloying sweetness after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a fairly creamy, smooth, and slightly syrupy mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a nice fruited dunkelweizen. Good balance and robustness of fruit, malt, and yeast flavors; and very smooth to drink. A nicely enjoyable offering.

superspak, Jan 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Shafaegalo, Jan 12, 2014
Shiner Holiday Cheer from Spoetzl Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 996 ratings.