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Shiner Prickly Pear - Spoetzl Brewery

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BA SCORE
76
okay

322 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 322
Reviews: 49
rAvg: 3.31
pDev: 17.22%
Wants: 7
Gots: 47 | 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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Bought this brew as part of the SHINER REUNION 6 pack. I believe that is the only way to get this brew as it is one of the BREWERS PRIDE SERIES selections. Was very intrigued by the name and was compelled continuously as I opened it, smelled it, and drank it. Very good flavor and I highly recommend it.

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Sampled from the Family Reunion pack.

Pours a dark amber color, clear, with an eggshell-white head of about a finger. Was creamy and dissipates to a foamy collar. The aroma was sweet and fruity, with a distinct melon aroma. Not sure what prickly pears smell or taste like, but I'll assume that's where it's coming from. Some bubblegum notes, possibly yeast characters. There's a hint of citrus hops in there, most likely the citra, though it's a bit muddled by the fruit. The taste was lightly bitter, with a fruit-like tartness. It's not big, bold or offensive, but it's there. After a few more sips, it becomes a bit more bitter, melding with that soft tartness and a subtle fruitiness. It's...unlike anything I've really had, but it's pretty good. The feel was light, but slick and crisp. It didn't seem highly carbed, but it is nice and bubbly on the tongue, which works well for this beer with the bitterness and mild tart edge.

Shiner's beers are typically average at best, though always very drinkable and cheap, so I always like trying the new Reunion pack when I see it, and thus far, this has been the most interesting and enjoyable. I think this would make a nice summer seasonal, Shiner.

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Shiner Prickly Pear from Spoetzl Brewery
76 out of 100 based on 322 ratings.