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Shiner Holiday Cheer - Spoetzl Brewery

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BA SCORE
81
good

1,114 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 1,114
Reviews: 326
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 17.46%
Wants: 28
Gots: 153 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

rallen1967, Jan 07, 2014
Photo of BWE
4.63/5  rDev +30.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Poured this in a tall slim 12oz glass. Has a very airy bubbly head too it. Almost like a soda. The mouth feel of it is kind of like that too, very carbonated. BUT, that is in no way a negative take on it. Just a bit different for a beer.

The flavor is unique and delicious. Peaches... Big peach taste. You can some what taste the pecans in it and a little spice of some sort. It definitely screams Christmas. Unfortunately is is a seasonal, but if you see a 6 pack in the store during the holidays, it is a must to try with friends of family.

BWE, Jan 07, 2014
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2/5  rDev -43.7%

javahead71, Jan 06, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15.5%

FLBEERGUY25, Jan 06, 2014
Photo of Brauntasaurus
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Brauntasaurus, Jan 05, 2014
Photo of beergoot
3.71/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Nice, copper colored body with a good, foamy head. Definite peach aroma along with a nice, malty character. Light, caramel malt body with a fruity tang. Medium bodied; dry finish.

Shiner created a nice, easy drinking holiday ale. The peach and pecan nuttiness are noticeable but not overpowering. Good complexity and balance with a unique and enjoyable flavor.

beergoot, Jan 04, 2014
Photo of MichiganBrews
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

MichiganBrews, Jan 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Providence55, Jan 04, 2014
Photo of EnthusedAboutBeer
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

EnthusedAboutBeer, Jan 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

nohopsnothanks, Jan 04, 2014
Photo of DrChadly
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

DrChadly, Jan 03, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

chadski, Jan 03, 2014
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2/5  rDev -43.7%

DuffDaddy, Jan 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Swedgin, Jan 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

BenG123, Jan 02, 2014
Photo of garymuchow
3.58/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured into SN IPA glass.
Attractive pour with big full tan head and brilliantly clear dark amber body. Fresh whiff of soft peaches with a minimal artificial effect. Very soft malt backgound.
Wow what an easy drinker. Goes does quickly and smoothly. Decent complexity for a small ale. The peach is more background with a greater yeast character showing and a rather strong laying on the tongue of what seems some hops. Not picking up much of the pecans, but takes on more of a classic english ale flavors as it warms and opens up. However, it also seems to sweeten up the peach and make it seem more artificial.
Oh well. A good enough ale with a soft and smooth feel.

garymuchow, Jan 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Carl_R, Jan 01, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

PSanger, Jan 01, 2014
Photo of Amalak
3.29/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A. It has a redish brown head. Dark but you can see through it. Some bubbles from the middle. A good head and some lacing after.

S. It is extremely fruity. I'd say strong cherry malt.

T/M. It has a very sweet taste. The cherry definitely comes through. There's a bit of raspberry tartness there. Combined it tastes like bubble gum with malts and not bite.

O. Not enough spice for a holiday brew. But not bad at all.

Amalak, Dec 31, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

BlueMoon10, Dec 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

williahd, Dec 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

JVan, Dec 28, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

ItsBeer4Me, Dec 28, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

kylehay2004, Dec 28, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

crlipnickas81, Dec 27, 2013
Shiner Holiday Cheer from Spoetzl Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 1,114 ratings.