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Shiner Prickly Pear - Spoetzl Brewery

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BA SCORE
76
okay

315 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 315
Reviews: 49
rAvg: 3.3
pDev: 17.27%
Wants: 6
Gots: 45 | 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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ch473

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

11-10-2012 04:57:36 | More by ch473
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FrizWhiz

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

01-23-2013 04:11:29 | More by FrizWhiz
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BuzzFee

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

07-23-2014 12:38:53 | More by BuzzFee
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kt_va_hbrewer

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

03-15-2014 08:43:26 | More by kt_va_hbrewer
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Smanke

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

07-05-2014 15:10:41 | More by Smanke
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CakeTheCat


3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

08-04-2014 12:12:17 | More by CakeTheCat
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jik18

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

01-19-2013 03:47:41 | More by jik18
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MichaelProcton

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

10-25-2012 03:03:10 | More by MichaelProcton
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four91

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

08-06-2013 03:18:36 | More by four91
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JLB025

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

08-21-2014 02:13:12 | More by JLB025
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jkeefe1800

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

08-11-2014 04:32:14 | More by jkeefe1800
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Jmick28

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

08-09-2012 19:12:54 | More by Jmick28
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Johncnh

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

08-16-2014 17:26:20 | More by Johncnh
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bhawk1

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

06-09-2013 13:11:20 | More by bhawk1
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jmaietta

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

08-03-2014 17:06:53 | More by jmaietta
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ToddGingerich

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

12-28-2013 19:42:58 | More by ToddGingerich
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jzlyo

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

07-13-2013 00:28:52 | More by jzlyo
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kaelahann

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

05-09-2014 07:06:39 | More by kaelahann
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stormgasm7

Arkansas

3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

11-17-2013 03:26:08 | More by stormgasm7
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capuchinpilates

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

08-27-2012 02:20:51 | More by capuchinpilates
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AHood

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

11-29-2012 05:17:05 | More by AHood
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TCMike

Minnesota

3.7/5  rDev +12.1%

Produced about a finger, and a half of white head. The beer color is a translucent, medium amber.
The aroma is of prickly pear, and biscuits.
The taste is similar, but not as bold as the smell had indicated.
Light mouth-feel, and fairly high carbonation.
Good beer, for what it is. My wife would enjoy this more than me.

02-06-2013 22:22:42 | More by TCMike
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stprather

Mississippi

3.7/5  rDev +12.1%

Found this in my local supermarket's make-your-own six pack selection, bought with a couple of other less popular Shiners. I'm not a big "fruit beer" fan, but I found this one pretty enjoyable, especially b/c you get the fruitiness a bit more in the smell than in the taste.

Appearance -- deep amber golden, really lovely pour w/ nice creamy head
Smell -- pear in the forefront but a really nice, not-too-sweet malty honey nose
Mouthfeel -- really drinkable, not watery at all, smooth
Taste -- what I love about the taste is that it comes off less "fruity-sweet" and more "fruity-deep", as in a good wine, if that makes sense. Still not as malty/hoppy as I like, but wonderful for a "fruit beer."

Enjoyed this one

08-07-2013 19:40:21 | More by stprather
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raznug

Ohio

3.7/5  rDev +12.1%

Appearance: This beer pours an amber color and is topped with a good inch of off white head that tends to hang around quite a few sips into the beer.
Smell: The smell is like none that I remember it has an odd tartness to it that is quite intriguing. The blend of hops and that prickly pear tartness has my mouth watering.
Taste: The taste is a bit disappointing in comparison to the taste not that it is bad just not quite as bitter as I had hoped.
Mouthfeel: I love the mouthfeel of this beer it is just what a warm day in Ohio is suppose to be easy drinking but good flavor that keeps you wanting more.

09-22-2012 13:06:27 | More by raznug
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jdg_0887


3.64/5  rDev +10.3%

08-16-2014 21:22:11 | More by jdg_0887
Shiner Prickly Pear from Spoetzl Brewery
76 out of 100 based on 315 ratings.