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Shiner Prickly Pear - Spoetzl Brewery

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BA SCORE
76
okay

320 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 320
Reviews: 49
rAvg: 3.3
pDev: 17.27%
Wants: 7
Gots: 46 | 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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cmbeddoe7997

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

07-11-2014 00:21:32 | More by cmbeddoe7997
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DeadWalkerAir

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

07-09-2014 17:25:02 | More by DeadWalkerAir
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Dub12588


5/5  rDev +51.5%

07-09-2014 15:45:39 | More by Dub12588
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Inglewood

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

07-09-2014 15:22:45 | More by Inglewood
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wesley777

Louisiana

3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

07-09-2014 04:35:47 | More by wesley777
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Ege

California

4/5  rDev +21.2%

07-09-2014 03:41:07 | More by Ege
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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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gmandurham

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

07-04-2014 23:55:43 | More by gmandurham
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fishguyac

Virginia

4/5  rDev +21.2%

07-04-2014 21:13:09 | More by fishguyac
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SicemWT

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

07-04-2014 03:10:14 | More by SicemWT
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JDeming

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

06-30-2014 01:38:11 | More by JDeming
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k-grey

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +28.8%

06-26-2014 16:54:27 | More by k-grey
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Britski

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

06-25-2014 23:57:42 | More by Britski
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.61/5  rDev +9.4%

24 (!) oz bottle.

Pours deep brown-amber with unusually coarse carbonation. Head is fairly short-lived.

Aroma: fruity and floral, with some earthy/herbal hop notes.

Flavor: Unusual fuity flavor with some tartness, presumably from the fruit of the prickly pear cactus. ... think citrus/strawberry. About equally tart and bitter.

O: refreshing, unique and flavorful. Well worth trying.

06-25-2014 16:16:37 | More by chinchill
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0tattoosbydreadz0

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +43.9%

06-24-2014 20:49:19 | More by 0tattoosbydreadz0
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beersdmf17

Illinois

3/5  rDev -9.1%

06-22-2014 23:03:26 | More by beersdmf17
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Jackp_43

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -16.7%

06-22-2014 22:22:55 | More by Jackp_43
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DeltaFour

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

06-19-2014 05:36:52 | More by DeltaFour
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Gagnonsux

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

06-18-2014 01:00:09 | More by Gagnonsux
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legalag11

Texas

4/5  rDev +21.2%

06-17-2014 02:52:02 | More by legalag11
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Lagerquestrian

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

06-17-2014 02:45:07 | More by Lagerquestrian
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vickersspitfire

Texas

3.15/5  rDev -4.5%

Appearance:
This ale is crystal clear, and a beautiful burnt amber color filled with lively carbonation. The head starts off thick and bubbly and slowly thins out into a thin layer completely covering the top of the beer.
Smell:
Bubblegum is the first thing I smell, in fact it smells like strawberry and peach bubblegum very artificial but it does smell good.
Taste:
Sweet overall and it tastes just like it smell, like strawberry and peach bubblegum. It’s not bad but not what I expected either. It tastes nothing like prickly pear IMHO. Not bad and I do recommend trying it if you can get it for free.
Mouthfeel:
Crisp and refreshing, the carbonation makes this fun to drink. It’s light bodied and goes down very smooth.
Overall:
While this beer is a letdown as far as flavor is concerned I wouldn’t mind drinking after a hot day at the ranch, or any hot day for that matter.

06-16-2014 00:07:13 | More by vickersspitfire
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axpetree

Texas

4/5  rDev +21.2%

06-15-2014 07:08:32 | More by axpetree
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Irish_Fan

New York

3/5  rDev -9.1%

06-15-2014 03:38:42 | More by Irish_Fan
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EGreen

Texas

3/5  rDev -9.1%

06-14-2014 20:36:05 | More by EGreen
Shiner Prickly Pear from Spoetzl Brewery
76 out of 100 based on 320 ratings.