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Shiner Holiday Cheer - Spoetzl Brewery

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BA SCORE
80
good

951 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 951
Reviews: 313
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 17.56%
Wants: 16
Gots: 62 | 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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metter98

New York

3.54/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is clear garnet red in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high off white head that died down, leaving a few pillows of bubbles on the surface, a collar around the edge, and lots of lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: Moderate aromas of sweet peaches are present in the nose along with hints of pecans and spices.
T: Similar to the smell, the initial taste starts out with flavors of peaches (and associated hints of sweetness), which become mixed with flavors of toasted pecans and spices towards the finish.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This seems to taste more like a Fruit/Vegetable Beer than a Dunkelweizen. It's an interesting Texan take on a holiday beer and is a lot easier to drink than some of the other holiday beers in the heavier styles such as winter warmers. There seemed to be a good balance between the peaches and pecans/spices because the beer wasn't overly sweet.

Serving type: bottle

11-23-2013 15:31:11 | More by metter98
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erialbill

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

11-23-2013 14:54:33 | More by erialbill
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LightnerLiquorKS

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

11-22-2013 00:54:42 | More by LightnerLiquorKS
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Trex

Oklahoma

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

11-21-2013 23:03:57 | More by Trex
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ONUMello

Ohio

3.21/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12oz bottle poured into a weizen glass
A: Pecan-brown colored with a one-fingered head
S: Sweet wheat, a bit nutty, definitely peachy but it doesn't quite balance out
T: Tons of sweet peach. Too sweet, though. Some malt in the background but this is more like peachy candy rather than fresh peaches
M: Don't drink this before seeing the dentist... but schedule an appointment after you do
O: On paper the peach & pecan combo should work quite well but in practice it tastes candied and the sweetness is out of balance

Serving type: bottle

11-21-2013 07:30:19 | More by ONUMello
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wshell1

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +13.3%

11-21-2013 01:48:02 | More by wshell1
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Ryan_Graham

Iowa

4.13/5  rDev +17%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.25

Pours a dark reddish amber with a thin finger head that fades quickly with a decent amount of lacing. Gives off the aroma of beets or grapes. It's very sweet to the tongue. The taste is very similar to the smell, grapy with a hint of beets and citrus. The flavor doesn't last long however and you're not left with much of an aftertaste. But it's worth a try. I would certainly recommend it to a friend.

Serving type: bottle

11-21-2013 01:35:44 | More by Ryan_Graham
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dannycohen62

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

11-20-2013 23:09:33 | More by dannycohen62
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dgeebs07

New York

2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

11-20-2013 22:42:07 | More by dgeebs07
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Falcone

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

11-20-2013 20:34:49 | More by Falcone
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Loveyourbeer

Virginia

3/5  rDev -15%

11-20-2013 01:29:32 | More by Loveyourbeer
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mgernert

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

11-19-2013 22:48:04 | More by mgernert
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JohnCellona

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +27.5%

11-18-2013 02:09:45 | More by JohnCellona
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kristougher

North Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

11-18-2013 01:55:50 | More by kristougher
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JoeMans

New York

2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

11-17-2013 19:25:41 | More by JoeMans
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Slay40

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

11-17-2013 14:48:02 | More by Slay40
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wattoclone

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

11-16-2013 23:32:24 | More by wattoclone
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JamesStreet

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

11-16-2013 17:58:10 | More by JamesStreet
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heytomcat

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

11-16-2013 15:11:01 | More by heytomcat
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podes

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

11-16-2013 01:18:04 | More by podes
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Lukebell15

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

11-15-2013 02:45:02 | More by Lukebell15
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CR19845

Oklahoma

4.5/5  rDev +27.5%

11-14-2013 20:26:35 | More by CR19845
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Troville1990

Illinois

4/5  rDev +13.3%

11-14-2013 00:43:08 | More by Troville1990
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DesMoinesMike

Iowa

4/5  rDev +13.3%

11-13-2013 19:35:26 | More by DesMoinesMike
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GABrew

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

11-13-2013 02:30:37 | More by GABrew
Shiner Holiday Cheer from Spoetzl Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 951 ratings.