Shiner Holiday Cheer | Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner

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3.56/5
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BEER INFO

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

Style: German Dunkelweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Winter

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Added by Atlas1 on 10-26-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#36,781
Reviews:
416
Ratings:
1,638
pDev:
17.42%
 
 
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47
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543
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Ratings: 1,638 |  Reviews: 416
Photo of holder1422
3.09/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of CarlosRuizsChauffeur
3.32/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of pstam87
4.02/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RSaint
4.68/5  rDev +31.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Peachy keen!

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Photo of puck1225
3.62/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I always look forward to this beer! I enjoy the suble peach and other flavored. Slightly sweet and malty. Had it first this year on draft into a pint glass. Fruity smell, comforting taste and feel. Looking forward to drinking this over the next couple months.

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Photo of entenduintransit
3.79/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of blamethefool
4.39/5  rDev +23.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JohnDee
4.18/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a translucent dark amber color with an off-white head. Mild peach aroma. Nice yet subdued peach flavor with a hint of caramelized sugar. Pecan flavor is more subtle. Light-bodied with a clean mouthfeel. Sweet, but extremely well balanced. Overall very pleasant and very drinkable. One of the few fruity beers I really like.

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Photo of lsgray
2.16/5  rDev -39.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.75

Photo of Aschakes
1.99/5  rDev -44.1%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

Photo of chrismann65
3.48/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Kettle1
2.78/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of nuebs
3.22/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jeschaefer
2.78/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of barden12
3.87/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brandongoblue24
3.18/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

L: Pours a crystal clear, ruby red color with a creamy off white head. I got a finger and a half of head (in a pint glass with a medium-aggressive pour). It stuck around for about 10 minutes.

S: Lots of forward dark, wet peaches. Very sweet, with caramel malts, with very low hop presence. Perhaps earthy? Almost smells like fruit juice, with just a hint of malt.

T: Very peach forward. I was very excited for the pecan flavor, but that didn't come through as much as I would've liked. A good dose of those caramel malts, with a very light hop presence. It's creamy initially, followed by a dry-esque peach finish that's almost reminiscent of a peach mead. I took away some points here, as the amount of peach seemed to overwhelm the beer flavors. It wasn't unpleasant, but I felt like I was drinking fruit juice.

F: Very smooth, but somewhat low carbonation. The sweetness also left a lingering sticky or syrupy feeling, which lasted about five minutes.

O: Certainly an interesting take on holiday dunkelweizen, but the peach was just too overwhelming for my tastes.

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Photo of Spider1001man
5/5  rDev +40.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

The peach taste is funominal.

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Photo of feilgood
4.15/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Great fruity nutty taste. Body is light and refreshing. It might be a bit too sweet for some. Body could be a slight deeper. This definitely a fall wheat. This will get me through the holiday season. This is another great Shiner spin. There is nothing really tasting quite like this. Great job.

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Photo of Icedog
5/5  rDev +40.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A nutty peach delight; with a toasty hop and malt blend to die for...

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Photo of dbean3
3.29/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

I enjoy this as a good holiday beer. It tastes like Christmas. Seems it came out pretty early this year but hey, seems the holiday season starts earlier and earlier each year. Why not enjoy it with a good beer.

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Photo of Cpmitchno1
3.09/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Jhavey
4.06/5  rDev +14%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 4

Photo of Jamie_Newman
4.03/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of DucksFan16
3.52/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Shiner Holiday Cheer from Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner
Beer rating: 3.56 out of 5 with 1,638 ratings