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Shiner Holiday Cheer | Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner

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3.56/5
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1,604 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner
Texas, United States
shiner.com

Style: Dunkelweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Atlas1 on 10-26-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#39,818
Reviews:
409
Ratings:
1,604
pDev:
17.42%
Bros Score:
3.7
 
 
Wants:
41
Gots:
529
Trade:
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Photo of billab914
3.06/5  rDev -14%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of BdM
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Svjax
3.23/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

If you like orange flavor, this is your beer. It’s an occasional beer best enjoyed during holiday gatherings.

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Photo of redleg64
3.54/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of khargro2
3.21/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of austinc94
3.9/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

I kinda had a little bit of a qualm with the fact that this wasn't as soft and smooth as say...Guinness...it should have been a lot more so due to its amazing flavor, packed with fruit and the great smell as well.

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Photo of NickMarquardt
2.06/5  rDev -42.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

Tastes like a peach blunt wrap. I'm not sure what that spice is, but it comes across artificial and overpowering. It's all I can taste, and it isn't good.

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Photo of ShawnTMoore
4.94/5  rDev +38.8%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of freewill35
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GrumpyGas
3.88/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

16oz draft for into a pint glass boasts a clear, jolly, rosy, red body and floats a 1in light cream colored, tight-bubbled head of foam that lasts as a mere cap with erratic lacing.

Aroma is strong sweet peaches, not juice, and certainly not candy.

Flavor matches up front, but doesn't quite meld with the bitter hops. The aftertaste almost verges on harsh.

Mouthfeel is clean and crisp with an almost dry finish.

Overall try it with a honey whiskey and Bob's your uncle. (Note: above review prior to addition of booze.)

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Photo of USMC_ATLTrader
3.58/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ordybill
4/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. The appearance is a dark reddish brown with a small white head. The aroma is peaches with some malt and spice. The taste follows the nose.

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Photo of C_Adams
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of WickedBeer
3.54/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ChrisG523
3/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Treyh9
4.94/5  rDev +38.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

On the sweeter side, but one of my favorites

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Photo of caahare
2/5  rDev -43.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of arrott
3.54/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Skillet
3.77/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kojevergas
2.32/5  rDev -34.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Bottle from a Trader Joe's in Austin ran me $1.34 USD.

D+ (2.32) / NOT RECOMMENDED

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Photo of LarrysDeerGut
3.24/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JamesBondGA
3.02/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of gtlloyd
1.56/5  rDev -56.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.5

Taste a little like peach robitussan. This was a drain pour.

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Photo of jasjasjasjas
1/5  rDev -71.9%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

quite possibly the worst beer i've ever tasted. tastes like someone mixed a wine cooler with a dunkel. don't pour it in a glass. smell makes it worse. wtf is wrong with you people giving this a 3??

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Photo of IsaacCraft
3.93/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is my favorite Christmas beer. I look forward to it every year and now that I live in Korea I hate that I can't get it anymore. The spices and fruit really come through and make me think of Christmas dinner with my family.

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Shiner Holiday Cheer from Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner
Beer rating: 3.56 out of 5 with 1,604 ratings
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