Shiner Holiday Cheer | Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner

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80
good
1,580 Ratings
THE BROS
84
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Shiner Holiday CheerShiner Holiday Cheer
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:
No notes at this time.

Added by Atlas1 on 10-26-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,580
Reviews:
402
Avg:
3.53
pDev:
17.56%
 
 
Wants:
41
Gots:
517
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 1,580 |  Reviews: 402
Photo of KevinCopeland
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Hopmarc
4.11/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of IreRican
3.74/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BigMike
2.92/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of MattyG85
4/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a tall pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a deep brownish amber with a moderate amount of bubbles. About one finger of beige head which settles into a thin layer.

Smell: A toasty and very fruity malt forward aroma with big hints of peach, toast, and nuts. Toasted malt with hints of wheat, straw, biscuit, grains, toast, pecan nuts, caramel, and yeast. Big scent of peach fruit that really stands out. Also some hints of sugar. A pretty interesting and solid aroma.

Taste: Like it smells, a very fruit forward and wheat malt driven taste with notes of peach, pecan, and toast. Toasted malt with some notes of wheat, straw, grains, toast, biscuit, pecan nuts, caramel, and yeast. Sweet taste of peach juice throughout. Sweet notes of sugar. Hops are very light. A pretty nice taste.

Mouthfeel: Light to medium bodied with a moderate amount of carbonation. Creamy, juicy, and very smooth.

Overall: A pretty solid twist on a Dunkel. Really nice peach flavor that is sweet but far from cloying.

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Photo of Flintenstein
3/5  rDev -15%

Photo of QuentinCall
1.5/5  rDev -57.5%

Photo of bmeehan
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

I don't taste much difference between this and their regular flagship brew, and that's pretty okay with me. They're both solid beers and this one fits in line with many holiday beers in that it's safe; it's not going to knock your socks off, but it's not bad at all.

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Photo of tone77
3.43/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a dark brown color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is sweet and full of peaches. Taste is peaches, sweet, a bit of grains, not what I expected from this style, but not bad. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a decent beer.

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Photo of kkmiller76
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Photo of JayKay412
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of intangible
4/5  rDev +13.3%

Photo of Dreamer
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Photo of alostplot
3.68/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Darcher0429
4/5  rDev +13.3%

Photo of DrFunkenstein
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of ejk99
4/5  rDev +13.3%

Photo of Shillelagh3
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Photo of chrishiker1409
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of Rschimmell
2/5  rDev -43.3%

Photo of Maltyduo
2.6/5  rDev -26.3%

Photo of BuxMontBeerLover
3.55/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of carlmoberg
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Photo of JeffSK
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Shiner Holiday Cheer from Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner
3.53 out of 5 based on 1,580 ratings.
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