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Shiner Holiday Cheer - Spoetzl Brewery

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BA SCORE
81
good

1,237 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 1,237
Reviews: 343
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 17.46%
Wants: 29
Gots: 210 | FT: 1
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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Photo of Donkster46
3.99/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tpauer
3.53/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rhoadsrage
3.24/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

With a deep crystal clear garnet hue supporting a beige creamy head this beer has a strong perfumy peach aroma that comes though more on the exhale. The flavor has a crisp light roasted bitter note and some soft nutty notes to follow. The dry peach note in the finish is a bit artificial. This is a mellow soft flavored beer but the peach flavor is a bit odd and dominates the flavor.

Photo of SlapPalsPodcast
1.28/5  rDev -63.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

This old-world style brew actually pained me physically to drink. One of the few beers I've ever had to pour out.

Photo of Armen
4.25/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of KevinCopeland
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Hopmarc
4.13/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of IreRican
3.74/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BigMike
2.9/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of MattyG85
4/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a tall pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a deep brownish amber with a moderate amount of bubbles. About one finger of beige head which settles into a thin layer.

Smell: A toasty and very fruity malt forward aroma with big hints of peach, toast, and nuts. Toasted malt with hints of wheat, straw, biscuit, grains, toast, pecan nuts, caramel, and yeast. Big scent of peach fruit that really stands out. Also some hints of sugar. A pretty interesting and solid aroma.

Taste: Like it smells, a very fruit forward and wheat malt driven taste with notes of peach, pecan, and toast. Toasted malt with some notes of wheat, straw, grains, toast, biscuit, pecan nuts, caramel, and yeast. Sweet taste of peach juice throughout. Sweet notes of sugar. Hops are very light. A pretty nice taste.

Mouthfeel: Light to medium bodied with a moderate amount of carbonation. Creamy, juicy, and very smooth.

Overall: A pretty solid twist on a Dunkel. Really nice peach flavor that is sweet but far from cloying.

Photo of QuentinCall
1.5/5  rDev -57.7%

Photo of bmeehan
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

I don't taste much difference between this and their regular flagship brew, and that's pretty okay with me. They're both solid beers and this one fits in line with many holiday beers in that it's safe; it's not going to knock your socks off, but it's not bad at all.

Photo of tone77
3.41/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a dark brown color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is sweet and full of peaches. Taste is peaches, sweet, a bit of grains, not what I expected from this style, but not bad. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a decent beer.

Photo of kkmiller76
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of JayKay412
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of intangible
4/5  rDev +12.7%

Photo of Dreamer
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of alostplot
3.68/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of Darcher0429
4/5  rDev +12.7%

Photo of ejk99
4/5  rDev +12.7%

Photo of Shillelagh3
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of Rschimmell
2/5  rDev -43.7%

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Shiner Holiday Cheer from Spoetzl Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 1,237 ratings.