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Shiner Holiday Cheer - Spoetzl Brewery

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BA SCORE
80
good

1,015 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 1,015
Reviews: 315
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 17.85%
Wants: 20
Gots: 92 | 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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Photo of Trichter2408
4.32/5  rDev +22.4%

Trichter2408, Aug 28, 2014
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4.72/5  rDev +33.7%

jcunning, Oct 14, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15%

Aggiedad, Jan 02, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +27.5%

shiningwizard, Apr 02, 2012
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3/5  rDev -15%

neomdivad, Oct 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

BenG123, Jan 02, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

Dothacker4492, Jul 20, 2014
Photo of jdg_0887
3.64/5  rDev +3.1%

jdg_0887, Aug 16, 2014
Photo of JAZwara
3.98/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Excellent holiday offering from Shiner. Made with pecans and peach, a great blend of sweet and nutty with a little touch of citrus. Very good to drink one, but all the flavors make it tough to drink more than that. The peach flavor is definitely a pretty unique one.

JAZwara, Dec 09, 2010
Photo of Gkvilla
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Gkvilla, Feb 10, 2014
Photo of DubBrewer
3.1/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance - Light brown with slight caramel hue to it. The wheat gives it good head retention. Filtered brew.

Smell - Light peach aroma with some of the wheat malt present as well. Slightly nutty aroma is also there.

Taste - Soft peach flavor with refreshing wheat malt. The nutty flavor is in the beginning of it and it finishes with a nice sweet peach. The hops give it a soft bitterness but are mostly there to support the malt profile.

Mouthfeel - Very refreshing and smooth carbonation with a light body.

Drinkability - Overall, I would have to say fairly good drinkability. I like combination of the pecan and peach flavor. It is a sweeter brew, but its a nice seasonal type variety.

DubBrewer, Dec 29, 2008
Photo of hophunter
4.33/5  rDev +22.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

appearance- dark caramel color, clear. light head with tight bubbles that didn't last to the end.

smell- peaches and hops right at the beginning. not so much on the pecan but still detectable later.

taste- nice warm balance between the peaches and the hops. I thought with the upfront aroma of fruit, it would be too overpowering, but it's perfect.

mouthfeel- light and crisp, not too bubbly.

drinkability- this is a great beer for any season and a nice session.

hophunter, Nov 18, 2010
Photo of voornstar
5/5  rDev +41.6%

voornstar, Nov 28, 2011
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3.6/5  rDev +2%

mamaraza, Sunday at 06:46 AM
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1.5/5  rDev -57.5%

ducksare, Apr 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +27.5%

bobtheseventh, Jun 10, 2012
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4/5  rDev +13.3%

Andrew999, Dec 01, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +34.6%

Anthogonist, Jan 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

qubit01, May 20, 2013
Photo of johntp
4/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Very clear, and christmas red. One fingers worth of off white, creamy head.

S: Smells mostly of peaches, with a slight nutty hoppiness.

T: Taste is overwhelmingly peaches, like peach juice. The hop bite is the only thing that tastes like beer. Faint nut and spice in the background.

M: Thin, a bit sticky, and plenty of carbonation.

D: Quite drinkable due to thin body, carbonation, and flavour is not very robust.

To me, this is a once a year type beer. Its unique and a great beer to enjoy during the holidays, I would not probably drink this year round, even if it were available.

johntp, Dec 31, 2010
Photo of UHRedCat
3.78/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint sized drinking glass.

Appearance is dark amber or brown. The smell has a slight peach flavor. The taste is where the peach sticks out the most. I could not taste the pecans that are mentioned on the bottle. The mouthfeel is slightly smooth.

A very drinkable beer and much better than I expected it to be.

UHRedCat, Nov 30, 2010
Photo of thomasdidymus55
3.6/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This beer is caramel or light coffee color..with quite a bit of carbonation. Not a whole lot of head though. Nice sticky lace..almost like a watered down syrup. I can definetely smell the peach. Very good tasting. Goes down well. You gotta have one of these.

thomasdidymus55, Dec 03, 2010
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2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

welto1cs, Apr 11, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +27.5%

CR19845, Nov 14, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +27.5%

JohnCellona, Nov 18, 2013
Shiner Holiday Cheer from Spoetzl Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 1,015 ratings.