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Shiner Prickly Pear - Spoetzl Brewery

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BA SCORE
76
okay

339 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 339
Reviews: 52
rAvg: 3.3
pDev: 17.58%
Wants: 6
Gots: 50 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Spoetzl Brewery visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: EgadBananas on 06-29-2012)
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Photo of tone77
3.23/5  rDev -2.1%

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a dark golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of pear, a bit floral. Taste is kind of unusual. Some fruitiness, a touch of malts, not bad but not really to my liking. Feels light in the mouth and not the worst beer out there, but one is enough for me.

tone77, Sunday at 05:42 AM
Photo of bens0n
3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

bens0n, Sunday at 12:19 AM
Photo of Brad007
2.25/5  rDev -31.8%

Pours a dull golden color with a huge head into my glass. I haven't seen too many beers with prickly pear flavoring.

The use of pear adds a light, crisp sensation to the nose. It does seem sweeter than normal but I'm unsure of the taste.

Clean, refreshing and light. The malt base works because it plays along to the strengths of the pear itself.

Grainy, baked bread texture at the back with just a touch of pear.

Not bad. A change of pace from the other Spoetzl offerings I've had as of late.

Brad007, Sep 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +28.8%

gsumers, Sep 08, 2014
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2.38/5  rDev -27.9%

psmithmkt, Sep 06, 2014
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2/5  rDev -39.4%

WKrieger, Sep 06, 2014
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3.28/5  rDev -0.6%

Wrex68, Sep 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

sharpski, Sep 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +21.2%

This goes with my Ruby Red Bird - hot day in the sun beer. Not too heavy, and definitely not a light beer. Tasty and thirst quenching.

grg001, Sep 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +21.2%

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3.53/5  rDev +7%

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3/5  rDev -9.1%

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3/5  rDev -9.1%

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3.8/5  rDev +15.2%

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2/5  rDev -39.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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3.52/5  rDev +6.7%

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3.88/5  rDev +17.6%

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3/5  rDev -9.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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Shiner Prickly Pear from Spoetzl Brewery
76 out of 100 based on 339 ratings.