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Shiner Holiday Cheer - Spoetzl Brewery

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BA SCORE
80
good

988 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 988
Reviews: 313
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 17.56%
Wants: 18
Gots: 74 | 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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BryantForestry

Texas

4/5  rDev +13.3%

12-16-2013 01:40:23 | More by BryantForestry
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Localdrinklax

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

12-16-2013 00:40:14 | More by Localdrinklax
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lilnicky068

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

12-15-2013 23:22:56 | More by lilnicky068
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Eric908

South Dakota

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

12-15-2013 18:08:13 | More by Eric908
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acp21178

New York

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

12-15-2013 16:27:10 | More by acp21178
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ChuckHardslab

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

12-15-2013 07:29:05 | More by ChuckHardslab
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tvghost

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

12-15-2013 05:03:18 | More by tvghost
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apasternak

District of Columbia

3/5  rDev -15%

12-15-2013 02:06:24 | More by apasternak
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greenspointexas

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

12-14-2013 22:06:36 | More by greenspointexas
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mwar

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +27.5%

12-14-2013 21:33:09 | More by mwar
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raffy313

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

12-14-2013 04:33:48 | More by raffy313
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BeerBeast

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

12-13-2013 23:56:48 | More by BeerBeast
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Bigben0328

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

12-13-2013 13:54:03 | More by Bigben0328
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mte1972

Tennessee

3/5  rDev -15%

12-12-2013 18:15:17 | More by mte1972
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barryjg

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

12-10-2013 12:32:00 | More by barryjg
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Sipchue

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -15%

12-10-2013 04:29:21 | More by Sipchue
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ThisWangsChung

Maryland

2.73/5  rDev -22.7%

12 oz bottle into a pint glass.

A: Pours a dark chestnut color which is disappointingly devoid of haziness for the style. The head is a one finger off-white shade. It isn't particularly creamy, nor does it have great retention. It leaves behind a thin ring of lacing on the glass.

S: Peach notes are at the forefront. I'm having trouble picking up any nuanced malt qualities, though, and that's unfortunate. Maybe a touch of caramel and some wheat. At first, I thought I picked up a cheesy scent, but that's gone away almost entirely in the glass. The fruitiness IS pretty nice anyways.

T: Okay, I lied - the malt here is like a punch in the face. It hits the palate immediately with caramel-laden sweetness, clashing with the (nice) peach notes instead of coexisting peacefully. At least the peachy finish is pleasant - too bad I don't pick up much pecan flavor. There's too much in the way of clashing flavors for me to enjoy this.

M: Light, but too sweet on the palate to really inspire drinkability. Carbonation does its damnedest to help it go down, though.

O: It's a shame about its lack of balance, because I enjoy the fruity flavors of this. Wasn't a fan of this one, frankly. On the plus side, I can see this appealing to other drinkers.

12-10-2013 03:11:00 | More by ThisWangsChung
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lauries444

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

12-10-2013 02:20:58 | More by lauries444
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ChanceK

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

12-09-2013 17:45:33 | More by ChanceK
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MCain04

Illinois

4.01/5  rDev +13.6%

12 oz bottle poured into a Perfect Pint glass.

Amber red and clear body with a medium sized cream head of great retention and lacing. A really nice looking brew.

Aroma is of sweet peaches and a strong malty backbone. Not getting much pecan in the aroma though.

Taste is heavy on the peach with a more substantial wheat backbone, a hint of pecan but minimal. No bitterness to balance out the sweetness.

Mouthfeel is light, crisp, a little stickiness, smooth.

Overall a nice light peach dunkel that might be better during the warmer months, but surely enjoyed more than expected. Would have been nice to get more pecans though.

12-09-2013 14:46:27 | More by MCain04
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cmarshall0

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

12-09-2013 00:07:59 | More by cmarshall0
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TheSupremeAJ

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

12-08-2013 20:01:44 | More by TheSupremeAJ
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Turbo

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

12-08-2013 14:32:48 | More by Turbo
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Averwo

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

12-08-2013 04:24:41 | More by Averwo
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klimoja

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

12-08-2013 01:49:01 | More by klimoja
Shiner Holiday Cheer from Spoetzl Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 988 ratings.