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Shiner Holiday Cheer - Spoetzl Brewery

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BA SCORE
80
good

997 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 997
Reviews: 314
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 17.61%
Wants: 18
Gots: 76 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

heytomcat, Nov 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

podes, Nov 16, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

Lukebell15, Nov 15, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +27.8%

CR19845, Nov 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev +13.6%

Troville1990, Nov 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev +13.6%

DesMoinesMike, Nov 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

GABrew, Nov 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

strangebrew1981, Nov 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

bcsbeer, Nov 11, 2013
Photo of Spikester
3.71/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Dark brown with two fingers of tan head and few lacings. Smell is light fruitiness. Taste is sweet peachy malts with barely enough hops to support. A touch of the pecan shows up in the aftertaste.
Mouthfeel is clean and slick with a neutral finish. Overall a handsome beer and label. Easy drinker that would probably please the macro beer drinkers more than the craft drinkers due to low hop impact.
I enjoyed it and could detect no alcohol in the taste. Never did taste any wheat presence either.

Spikester, Nov 10, 2013
Photo of Richardbeerlover
2.91/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.25

Bought a six pack and poured into a glass. Not much head. Pours a nice reddish orange and the smell is fantastic. Great "natural flavored" peach smell. But when it comes to the taste there is not much peach or pecan taste at all. Tastes like a regular semi dark beer. I'm very disappointed in the taste. Not sure how a peach/pecan inspired beer has anything to do with Christmas. I think this would better be marketed as a summer type beer with the peach thing. Anyways if you like the smell of peaches this thing delivers. If you are looking for a peach and pecan tasting beer forget this one. I'm a big fan of Shiner beer but this is disappointing.

Richardbeerlover, Nov 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

dacubz, Nov 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

TheTinDoor, Nov 09, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +20.7%

thewilliamhart, Nov 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

muddyh2oblues, Nov 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev +13.6%

dana_h, Nov 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev +13.6%

chicagoish, Nov 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev +13.6%

IDABEERGUY, Nov 08, 2013
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5/5  rDev +42%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

The perfect Christmas beer. The flavors of pecans and peaches are subtle and not over powering like that crap made with water from Lake Michigan. This is a truly sessionable Christmas beer. There is no need to put anything girly around the rim of the glass to kill the taste, it is great on it's own. I am drinking it right now!

Idrinksomuch, Nov 08, 2013
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3/5  rDev -14.8%

WesM63, Nov 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

ShanePB, Nov 07, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

DPJ3322, Nov 06, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

michaelg137, Nov 04, 2013
Photo of confer
3.26/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours chestnut brown, tan head.
Smell is all peaches, no trace of any weizen. Smells like a can of peaches in syrup.
The peach taste starts things out but the finish and is the dull American wheat beer taste.
This would be much better with the more of the banana taste of a decent dunkel weizen to go along with the peach sweetness.

confer, Nov 03, 2013
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3.8/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - 3.75 - Great dark red/mahogany hue that is actually pretty clear. Thick film of off white bubbles on top.

S - 4.00 - Nice peach juice smell. Smells like candy. I like it.

T - 3.75 - The same peach comes out in the taste. But there's more of a malty character there too. Some bready notes. Actually some hop piney-ness there too that gives it a nice bite. Black licorice. Completely unique holiday beer.

M - 3.75 - light mouthfeel. Alc covered. Aftertaste is bready, peach.

O - 3.75 - Good beer. Unique in it's own way.

ISmith87, Nov 03, 2013
Shiner Holiday Cheer from Spoetzl Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 997 ratings.