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Shiner Holiday Cheer - Spoetzl Brewery

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BA SCORE
81
good

1,324 Ratings
THE BROS
82
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Ratings: 1,324
Reviews: 367
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 17.13%
Wants: 31
Gots: 289 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Spoetzl Brewery visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Dunkelweizen |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Atlas1 on 10-26-2008

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4/5  rDev +12.4%

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3.76/5  rDev +5.6%

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3.49/5  rDev -2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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4.5/5  rDev +26.4%

I first got this beer in 2012, before I really started drinking craft beer, and I just loved it. I drank a bunch of it that season, and when it came out in 2013, I grabbed some right away, and took it back to Georgia to share with my family.

Unfortunately, I didn't care for it as much last year. It was ok, but I only got a bare hint of the peaches and pecans, it didn't seem to have the balance, and there was a slight aftertaste that I didn't care for.

So, I was really pleased with the release this year. I got a 12-pack in cans, and it's right back where I remembered it from two years ago. Nice malt base, the peaches and pecans are back with the nice balance between the sweetness and the hops. I don't know if the bottles I got last year were just an off case, but they were sealed in a cardboard box, so they should have been okay.

Anyway, get this in cans if available, and enjoy! Happy Thanksgiving!

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4.48/5  rDev +25.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Nice and fruity without being overly fruity and cloying. A little thin throughout, but I was actually pleased. Don't think of spruce and cinnamon.

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3.19/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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Finally, a holiday brew that isn't the same old amber with "holiday" spices. If I want to taste pumpkin I'll eat pumpkin pie or a pumpkin donut or drink a pumpkin latte. You ever eat pumpkin? It's terrible. Enough about that.
This beer brings out the holiday spirit with peaches and pecans. A real nice combo. It's not too heavy so you will enjoy a few. Clean aftertaste. Happy holidays to you.

Shiner Holiday Cheer from Spoetzl Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 1,324 ratings.