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Shiner Holiday Cheer - Spoetzl Brewery

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Shiner Holiday CheerShiner Holiday Cheer

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BA SCORE
80
good

983 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 983
Reviews: 313
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 17.56%
Wants: 17
Gots: 73 | 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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BeerWithMike

Nebraska

4.05/5  rDev +14.7%

Sampling right now on 2/13/14 but had this one once before in 2012. Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured into a brandy snifter glass.

Pours a dark reddish-amber in color with a 1+-finger off-white foamy head that settles down quickly. Some spotty lacing is seen. This is 'brewed with peaches and pecans and with natural flavor and caramel color'. Love the aroma when first opened and poured as the peaches and caramel hits the nose. Nice taste of peaches with wheat flavor with spices that goes down easy. Slight sweet aftertaste that isn't bitter. One of the better Shiner's in my opinion.

02-13-2014 23:04:02 | More by BeerWithMike
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tillmac62

South Carolina

3.64/5  rDev +3.1%

Pours a clear dark ruby amber with a well formed head that laces well. Said lacing lasts only a few minutes, however. Nose is of peach over a slight caramel. Light bodied with a thin mouthfeel. Slightly above normal carbonation level. The flavor profile is not complex. Like the nose, it is peach predominating over a light caramel. The beginning is a nice peach which effervesces into an ending that has pecan, but you have to really search for it. The finish is a lingering taste of peach that is OK, at best.

02-13-2014 21:03:01 | More by tillmac62
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maketheheartglad

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +13.3%

02-13-2014 15:25:09 | More by maketheheartglad
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RegalBeagle

Texas

2/5  rDev -43.3%

02-11-2014 11:50:46 | More by RegalBeagle
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DamnYankeeHeadHunter

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

02-11-2014 05:31:04 | More by DamnYankeeHeadHunter
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Gkvilla

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

02-10-2014 23:27:42 | More by Gkvilla
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Guzano

Texas

4/5  rDev +13.3%

02-10-2014 17:50:55 | More by Guzano
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BigBry

Alberta (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

02-10-2014 04:30:16 | More by BigBry
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RobTheKnob

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

02-08-2014 03:39:01 | More by RobTheKnob
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KeeganRabelhofer

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +27.5%

02-07-2014 22:06:38 | More by KeeganRabelhofer
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Omnium

Pennsylvania

3.56/5  rDev +0.8%

Can > Pint Glass

A - Brown in color with a finger of off white soapy head, no signifigant lacing.
S - Artificial peach, grains, dark wheat, a little caramel, slight nutty hint.
T - Very sweet, the peach is really really fake tasting, a little bit of the pecan in the form of a sweet pecan pie, dark caramel sweet malt.
M - Sticky and watery at the same time.
O - Eh its ok, neat idea, poorly executed.

02-06-2014 23:30:31 | More by Omnium
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Bierwolf

Missouri

3.15/5  rDev -10.8%

12 ounce bottle

Appearance/ 2 full fingers of tannish foam that dissipates to a thin froth. Dark amber but clear. Nice carbonation.

Smell / Big peaches out in front. Pears. Really fruity.

Taste/ The first and biggest thing you get is peaches but they tell you on the bottle they use Texas peaches in the recipe. There is some hop bitterness at the end but to me the fruitiness kind of overpowers anything else that may be there.

Mouth Feel / Medium bodied and creamy smooth.

Overall / I gave it a 2.75 on this as I am not a big fan of fruit flavored beer not because it is a bad brew. I am sure that the brewer achieved what he was going after. Overall I think it fits into it's style but I would rather have a beer that has more beer flavors than fruits. That is just my preference.

02-06-2014 21:34:31 | More by Bierwolf
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javlin624

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

02-03-2014 07:51:40 | More by javlin624
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ShepardCommander

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

02-01-2014 17:58:16 | More by ShepardCommander
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WVUbrew

West Virginia

3/5  rDev -15%

01-30-2014 04:07:48 | More by WVUbrew
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AMarkle6524

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -15%

01-29-2014 19:39:40 | More by AMarkle6524
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OKCNittany

Oklahoma

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

01-28-2014 01:44:58 | More by OKCNittany
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possumteeth

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

01-25-2014 05:02:37 | More by possumteeth
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plaid75

New York

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.

01-24-2014 00:38:36 | More by plaid75
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Roland

Georgia

3/5  rDev -15%

01-23-2014 05:18:08 | More by Roland
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yancot

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

01-23-2014 05:09:42 | More by yancot
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

01-23-2014 03:41:25 | More by jaydoc
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kvgomps

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +13.3%

01-22-2014 02:58:27 | More by kvgomps
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Petey_the_Quiet

Florida

4/5  rDev +13.3%

01-20-2014 21:13:22 | More by Petey_the_Quiet
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osant37

New York

3/5  rDev -15%

01-20-2014 00:23:21 | More by osant37
Shiner Holiday Cheer from Spoetzl Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 983 ratings.