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Shiner Prickly Pear - Spoetzl Brewery

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BA SCORE
75
okay

368 Ratings
THE BROS
79
okay

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Ratings: 368
Reviews: 55
rAvg: 3.32
pDev: 17.47%
Wants: 7
Gots: 63 | 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:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: EgadBananas on 06-29-2012)
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Photo of bhammett
4/5  rDev +20.5%

bhammett, Sep 20, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -17.2%

Wally1912, Sep 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

tpauer, Sep 19, 2014
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2.92/5  rDev -12%

misternebbie, Sep 18, 2014
Photo of tone77
3.23/5  rDev -2.7%

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, Sep 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +13%

bens0n, Sep 14, 2014
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3/5  rDev -9.6%

coopdog1000, Sep 13, 2014
Photo of Brad007
2.25/5  rDev -32.2%

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%

gsumers, Sep 08, 2014
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2.38/5  rDev -28.3%

psmithmkt, Sep 06, 2014
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2/5  rDev -39.8%

WKrieger, Sep 06, 2014
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3.28/5  rDev -1.2%

Wrex68, Sep 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

sharpski, Sep 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +20.5%

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 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +20.5%

CB_Crowe, Sep 04, 2014
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3.53/5  rDev +6.3%

Beaucoupdebiere, Sep 02, 2014
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3/5  rDev -9.6%

LutherBrau, Sep 02, 2014
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3/5  rDev -9.6%

Tayloraphilips, Sep 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +13%

azdback, Sep 01, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev +14.5%

Jvbraun, Aug 31, 2014
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2/5  rDev -39.8%

heerboth, Aug 31, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

YalovaIA, Aug 30, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +35.5%

madcowcutlery, Aug 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +20.5%

AbbeyL29, Aug 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

lochef81, Aug 26, 2014
Shiner Prickly Pear from Spoetzl Brewery
75 out of 100 based on 368 ratings.