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Shiner Holiday Cheer - Spoetzl Brewery

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BA SCORE
80
good

964 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 964
Reviews: 313
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 17.61%
Wants: 16
Gots: 69 | 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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jwmarcum

Missouri

2.5/5  rDev -29%

02-15-2012 21:30:24 | More by jwmarcum
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JohneHoodlum

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -29%

11-29-2012 01:15:19 | More by JohneHoodlum
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seanballs

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -29%

02-12-2012 04:20:47 | More by seanballs
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kinupanda

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -29%

12-05-2012 21:09:25 | More by kinupanda
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Fantasy_Draught

Virginia

2.5/5  rDev -29%

07-14-2014 23:57:22 | More by Fantasy_Draught
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CuriousMonk

Virginia

2.5/5  rDev -29%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

From winter brew tasting notes (2010): Dark amber colored with light brown head. The aroma is predominantly peaches and apricots. The taste is naturally heavy on the peaches with some nutty malt, banana bread and caramel flavors also in the mix. A peach flavored Dunkelweizen is not exactly my ideal winter seasonal but the overall flavor is surprisingly smooth and refreshing. Neat vintage label and this beer was a major let down for me - too peachy for a winter. I'd rather stick with the Shiner Bock here.

Serving type: bottle

02-14-2011 19:40:41 | More by CuriousMonk
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MouthfulOfchris

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -29%

06-21-2012 14:24:21 | More by MouthfulOfchris
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Yesdog

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -29%

11-15-2012 00:39:02 | More by Yesdog
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schoun

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -29%

01-07-2012 13:28:51 | More by schoun
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -29%

12-06-2012 04:53:21 | More by ejimhof
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kds2437

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -29%

07-21-2013 02:47:08 | More by kds2437
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sendbeer

Georgia

2.5/5  rDev -29%

12-21-2012 19:48:10 | More by sendbeer
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EF4

Oklahoma

2.5/5  rDev -29%

03-10-2014 21:55:16 | More by EF4
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mscott1975

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -29%

12-04-2011 06:27:50 | More by mscott1975
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Trashville

Ohio

2.5/5  rDev -29%

07-22-2014 21:25:00 | More by Trashville
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PacNWDad

Washington

2.5/5  rDev -29%

01-02-2012 18:25:20 | More by PacNWDad
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OgreSanchez

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -29%

07-28-2013 00:46:23 | More by OgreSanchez
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cykoduck

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -29%

03-15-2013 01:29:20 | More by cykoduck
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msromberg

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -29%

12-31-2011 18:26:03 | More by msromberg
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bboven

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -29%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Dark mahogany in color, finger of head that stays; it's very clear, and that's not quite to style, but all in all, very nice looking.

Smells overwhelmingly like cherries, and a little yeast action.

Wow. This tastes like fruit cocktail. I mean, if there wasn't a slightly bitter finish, I would think I was back in my school cafeteria slurping something 'in heavy syrup'.

Mouthfeel is medium carbonation, slightly drying.

Where's the beer? This is pretty strange, very non-dunkelweizen. If you like really sweet, fruity alcoholic beverages though, this one is for you.

Serving type: bottle

12-22-2008 23:34:03 | More by bboven
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Ranz

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -29%

07-10-2012 23:32:46 | More by Ranz
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Leschber

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -29%

07-24-2014 20:51:48 | More by Leschber
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KI9A

Illinois

2.58/5  rDev -26.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

I tried to like this beer, but, having a hard time putting Christmas & peaches together in my head. peaches around here are a mid summer treat.

A: NIce, appealing mahogany/ruby red color, puffy head, and nice retention/lacing.

S: Big whiff of peach. Some maltyness. Almost like sniffing a peach iced tea.

T: Sweet, sweet, sweet. Both from peach juice, and the sweetness of the malts & dark wheat. Peach beer is working for at all..

M: Slick and easy. No bitterness, no metallic aftertaste.

D: Well, what my initial sentence stated. Having a hard time wrapping my mind around peaches, and Christmas. Not working. This, however, would be a great beer to fall back on on a hot July afternoon, something different than my normal Saison/Kolsch/wit habit.

Serving type: bottle

11-26-2008 02:00:39 | More by KI9A
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Hopswagger

South Carolina

2.6/5  rDev -26.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

P: Dazzling ruby body with slight bubbles and a big top of micro bubble khaki head. Thin and short lived head leaving wet slippery lacing.

S: Sweet fruity tea, peach, juniper berries, cranberries, raspberries, tangerines, prunes dusted with powder sugar and honeydew melon. Subtle notes of cinnamon and other spices I can't quite make out. Smells like a natural fruit roll up.

T/M: Fruity like the nose but tastes oxidized and dulled down by unpleasant bitterness and a chalky after math. Light and prickly carbonation. Not really feeling this one. Taste is like diluted fruit flavored seltzer water.

O: What a let down. The nose was good but lacked in taste completely. All that comes to mind is a cheap replica of a great beer style. I won't be cheering next year.

Serving type: bottle

01-03-2013 21:37:53 | More by Hopswagger
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cadenwhitaker

Minnesota

2.6/5  rDev -26.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Brewed with peaches? Did they add anything else? I'm not a big fan of overly fruit beers and this one is really, really fruity. Halfway through it and has more in common with a B&J Fuzzy Navel Wine Cooler then a beer.

Despite that... it isn't awful. I managed to finish the entire bottle but I'm glad I didn't buy a six-pack.

Serving type: bottle

12-02-2008 01:16:53 | More by cadenwhitaker
Shiner Holiday Cheer from Spoetzl Brewery
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