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Shiner Prickly Pear - Spoetzl Brewery

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Shiner Prickly PearShiner Prickly Pear

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405 Ratings

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Ratings: 405
Reviews: 68
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 17.72%
Wants: 8
Gots: 87 | 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:
Beer added by: EgadBananas on 06-29-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.
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3.28/5  rDev -1.5%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Sour, juice-like, but not in an unpleasant way.

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3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

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3/5  rDev -9.9%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.32/5  rDev +29.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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5/5  rDev +50.2%

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3.24/5  rDev -2.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

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4/5  rDev +20.1%

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2.75/5  rDev -17.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of misternebbie
2/5  rDev -39.9%
look: 3 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.25

purchased as part of a sampler case, and it was the lease enjoyable in the pack, don't let the pear inference miss lead you this is a cactus beer, their are some citrus notes, but this beer is too sour for me.

Photo of tone77
3.23/5  rDev -3%

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.

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3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

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3/5  rDev -9.9%

Photo of Brad007
2.25/5  rDev -32.4%

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.

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4.25/5  rDev +27.6%

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2.38/5  rDev -28.5%

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2/5  rDev -39.9%

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3.28/5  rDev -1.5%

Shiner Prickly Pear from Spoetzl Brewery
76 out of 100 based on 405 ratings.