Shiner Holiday Cheer | Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner

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80
good
1,580 Ratings
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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:
403
Avg:
3.53
pDev:
17.56%
 
 
Wants:
41
Gots:
519
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 1,580 |  Reviews: 403
Photo of Caveworm
4.5/5  rDev +27.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Shiner Holiday Cheer | Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner. Poured from the bottle into a pint glass, this brew's got a two finger thick head, with spotty lacing, and a dark reddish-brown body.

I certainly smell the peaches mentioned on the labeling, with citrus hops. Can't really pick up on the pecans.

Ok, now I taste them. And those juicy peaches. This is like the south in my mouth; now I'm just missing a note of crawfish & gumbo.

Mouthfeel is medium with mild carbonation.

Overall, I'll choose to give Shiner Holiday Cheer | Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner a well-deserved 4.5. Certainly will pick this up when things need switched up during "stout season".

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Photo of shivtim
3.11/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of akopczyk
4.36/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 13tido
4.13/5  rDev +17%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of DavidRolle
4.68/5  rDev +32.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

As I love the smell of peaches and pecans together I can't help but be a little biased when it comes to this beer. I believe that Its an instant classic and doesn't disappoint. Its easily one of the best beers shiner makes and its a very good christmas/holiday/winter beer.

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Photo of GratefulBeerGuy
2.95/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Wish I had read the lable a bit closer before I purchased this. Did not notice the "brewed with peaches, pecans and caramel color".I thought it was a staight bavarian dark wheat.????

Dark amber with brown and red hues. A quick and thin off white cap rises and fizzles fast.

Smells mostly of peaches. Maybe some sweet caramel.

A thin, sweet malt dominates the palate, sweet peach juice and caramel pretty much round it out. A slightly dry, bitter finish.

The feel is pretty thin and subtle, decent crisp bite.

Not a terrible flavor, the sweet peach and caramel dominates. This is not exactly what I had in mind !

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Photo of MaddoJay
2.88/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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

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

Photo of btheluvdoctor
3.83/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of calcnerd
3/5  rDev -15%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Squire123
3.43/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jameyp
2.24/5  rDev -36.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of robebo44
3.7/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gregoreaux
1/5  rDev -71.7%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

one of the worst things I have ever put in my mouth. I actually told the bar tender to take it back.

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Photo of Beginner2
3.55/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Metal_N_Brew
4.99/5  rDev +41.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of zzachm18
3.92/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Peanutbutterthumb
3.55/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Midwestbrew18
3.68/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of aubzachsyd
4.05/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of mmmbeer89
3.17/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of RichH55
4/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of taters21
4.47/5  rDev +26.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a beautiful dark amber brown with a one finger lively tan head that recedes quickly.
Smells amazing! Of fresh cut peaches, brown sugar, nuts, caramel, and...fresh linen?
Starts with fresh peach and strawberry, then roasted almonds, and then to a nice maltiness with some earthy hops.
Mouthfeel I slick, and moderately creamy, diggin' it.
Overall a kickass, fragrant brew, with a great flavor to match, caramel color be damned, it's still a great beer!

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Photo of KELDADDIO
4.15/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

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