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Shiner Holiday Cheer - Spoetzl Brewery

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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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FickleBeast

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

12 oz bottle poured into a nonic.

Pours a clear ruby brown color with a finger of off white foam. Aroma is strong with a sour peach flavor. Interesting... but not really appetizing.

Strong sweet peach flavor. Almost like a peach Jolly Rancher, but the sweetness isn't cloying. I'm not really detecting any other strong flavors. This does have a decent body, and doesn't finish too dry or too sweet. This tastes a lot better than I thought it would. Actually fairly drinkable.

A must try if you like peach flavored beers. An interesting diversion, and one of the better Shiner beers that I've had.

12-09-2012 03:20:31 | More by FickleBeast
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HumphreyLee

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

05-06-2012 06:26:46 | More by HumphreyLee
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EPICAC

Massachusetts

3.8/5  rDev +7.6%

This holiday beer is brewed with peaches and pecans, an interesting combination. Pours a clear, dark, copper color. A thick, light brown head fades to a sudsy film leaving sheets of lace. Peaches dominate aroma masking most others. The combine with the light maltiness to give a candied impression. There might be slight notes of pecan, but it's hard to tell if that's the label planting things in my head.

Carmel malts, and a definite pecan nuttiness upfront. The sweet fruitiness of the peaches appears in the center along with a bit of spiciness. The finish is mildly bitter, especially in the aftertaste, which is reminiscent of the dryness of pecan husks. Highly carbonated, medium-bodied with a pleasing husky dryness in the finish.

A little sweet overall, but definitely a flavorful and interesting beer. The odd combination of pecans and peaches in a beer really works here.

02-11-2009 17:20:27 | More by EPICAC
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abcramer

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

01-12-2014 04:12:52 | More by abcramer
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nheinzie57

Illinois

3/5  rDev -15%

12-15-2012 16:47:12 | More by nheinzie57
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IrishGermanAmerican

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

12-04-2013 04:58:20 | More by IrishGermanAmerican
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ExaltedNecrosis

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

12-20-2012 03:35:16 | More by ExaltedNecrosis
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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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Pog-Mo-Thoin

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

12-20-2013 03:12:13 | More by Pog-Mo-Thoin
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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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Sturmthis

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

11-18-2012 06:00:27 | More by Sturmthis
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cardinals22

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

08-11-2014 15:28:12 | More by cardinals22
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mralphabet

Virginia

3.78/5  rDev +7.1%

12 oz bottle poured into pint...

A: Light mahogany color with about a fingers worth of head that settles to a nice foamy ring, little lacing to speak of.

S: I like the smell strong peaches with a nutty pecan aroma.

T: First thing to hit me is a pleasant hit of caramel malt, followed quickly by a blend of peaches and pecans with a hint of clove and yeast. Nice clean finish, leaving a slight peachy aftertaste.

M: Medium bodied, carbonation is crisp and slightly dry.

D: Low ABV and interesting mix of flavors and smells... very night little beer.

Another good beer from Shiner, different and good.

01-24-2011 05:51:35 | More by mralphabet
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Pens1967

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

01-11-2014 03:43:16 | More by Pens1967
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TaylorK

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +34.6%

01-12-2014 20:25:34 | More by TaylorK
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Westyn

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

07-31-2014 17:07:47 | More by Westyn
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MNPikey

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

11-29-2013 19:42:41 | More by MNPikey
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beeragent

Texas

4.43/5  rDev +25.5%

Poured into a glass from a 12oz bottle.

A - The beer pours a deep amber, forming a good 1 inch head, leaving light spots of lace that slide down the glass.

S - Strong peach aroma dominates the nose. Detection of anything else is minimal.

T - Strong taste of peach up front, followed by a hint of wheat malt, and a very noticeable nutty finish in the flavor. Highly enjoyable!

M - Medium bodied, smooth mouthfeel and good carbonation.

D - Great flavor, low alcohol, and smooth drinkability makes this a very holiday sessionable ale. With that said, its almost impossible to view this as a dunkelweizen. I dont see many traits of a dunkelweizen in this beer, and IMO should be considered a fruit beer. Highly drinkable and delicious!!!

11-10-2008 01:45:04 | More by beeragent
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ArtZan

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

02-14-2014 20:49:56 | More by ArtZan
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ChaseTheAce

Texas

3/5  rDev -15%

02-15-2012 05:02:53 | More by ChaseTheAce
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Michaeldmanley

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +27.5%

02-06-2013 09:29:34 | More by Michaeldmanley
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meanmutt

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

02-05-2012 20:56:49 | More by meanmutt
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RyanAU

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -15%

12-17-2013 22:50:19 | More by RyanAU
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theboozecruise

Louisiana

3.7/5  rDev +4.8%

Had this one at The Chimes... 12 oz. bottle served with a pilsner glass.

This one surprised me... not a typical take on a Holiday beer. This was almost more of a peach-infused beer than anything else. A very dominant peach taste, but also pecans and other spices.

It wasn't bad, really. I could have gone for multiple in a session no problem, but there is always other beer to check out.

12-22-2008 03:20:48 | More by theboozecruise
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ruckus232

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

12-05-2012 02:22:43 | More by ruckus232
Shiner Holiday Cheer from Spoetzl Brewery
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