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Shiner Prickly Pear - Spoetzl Brewery

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Shiner Prickly PearShiner Prickly Pear

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BA SCORE
77
okay

425 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 425
Reviews: 75
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 17.37%
Wants: 12
Gots: 100 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Spoetzl Brewery visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: EgadBananas on 06-29-2012

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Ratings: 425 | Reviews: 75
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3.23/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

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2.86/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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4.27/5  rDev +27.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Unique flavor. Enjoyable to drink.

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3.8/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

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4.5/5  rDev +34.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Good beer, a little sweet

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3.27/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.99/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Nice taste. Kind of like an otter pop with all the juice sucked out. Refreshing and an enjoyable brew.

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2.5/5  rDev -25.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

I rate this beer a 2.5 out of 5.

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3.55/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.81/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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2/5  rDev -40.1%

From a bottle into a snifter. I got this in a shiner variety pack a month or so again. I see it's been retired since then.

Champaign gold in color with thin head but lots of lace.

Smell is pair and orange. It's almost overwhelmingly fruity in the nose.

Tast follows the smell exactly. Orange and pair with some bitter hops. Very unique match of flavor and heavy sweetness.

Lightly carbonated and smooth but not as easy drinking. I couldn't have more than one before the sweetness got to me!

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3/5  rDev -10.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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2.75/5  rDev -17.7%

From the 12 fl oz bottle. This may be retired but I tried it on November 30, 2014.

Average looking pale yellow to light amber pour and a long lasting bug white head.

The aroma has plenty of pear on the nose and I guess that is what it should have considering its name. Sweet overall.

Light to medium body.

Like the aroma there are many fruit characteristics happening here. In some respects it reminds me of one of those Dole fruit cups from the grocery store. Steeped in syrup and sweet all around but nothing extraordinary.

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3/5  rDev -10.2%

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Shiner Prickly Pear from Spoetzl Brewery
77 out of 100 based on 425 ratings.