Shiner Prickly Pear | Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner

Shiner Prickly PearShiner Prickly Pear
BA SCORE
24.6%
Liked This Beer
3.36 w/ 767 ratings
Shiner Prickly PearShiner Prickly Pear
BEER INFO

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

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Doubly good in triple digits, our unique summer seasonal is made with the fruit of the prickly pear, a cactus native to Shiner, Texas. With a tart, citrusy flavor and a crisp finish, it’s the best use of cactus yet.

Added by EgadBananas on 06-29-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,068
Reviews:
143
Ratings:
767
Liked:
189
Avg:
3.36/5
pDev:
17.26%
Alströms:
3.53
 
 
Wants:
25
Gots:
321
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 767 |  Reviews: 143
Photo of Almasi_
4.7/5  rDev +39.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SamuelMiller
3.38/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Photo of arevalo
3.69/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dface
4.25/5  rDev +26.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bdiiorio
3.43/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Quickdcm
3.6/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of robebo44
2.92/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of kgar2121
3.21/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of MikeZ9654
3.11/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Yummy

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Photo of Jack74
3.99/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beginner2
3.3/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of durwood64
4.21/5  rDev +25.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tfsimpkins
4.14/5  rDev +23.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of olgin24
3.97/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Great flavor. It is a little sweet so I had to switch back to shiner bock after a couple.

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Photo of bluesyasian
3.84/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kgrichards
4.23/5  rDev +25.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Kyfarmer
4.9/5  rDev +45.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of sgt_187em
4/5  rDev +19%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This reminded me of an apple hard cider. Sweet Apple with a little pear. Light Amber color with a medium head. Not bitter and light carbonation.

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Photo of BWbeerlog
3.33/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Strong fruit taste... Might enjoy better on a scorching summer day.

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Photo of Bryan12345
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Any time a brewery tries something new, they get points for trying (in my opinion). This is a unique, easy drinking beer. Personally I like the sweet flavor.

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Photo of mmmbeer89
1.97/5  rDev -41.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

I like a lot of shiner beers but this one I just couldn't get into at all. The flavor is not good, the smell isn't much better. When the look is it's best attribute it's not a good beer.

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Photo of Vinny_Spez
3.13/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

i am a fan of pear, this was not for me

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Photo of Jerseyislandbeer
3.15/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of yuenglingfan101
4.75/5  rDev +41.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

not a bad beer at all. it taste fruity and smells fruity but its not as fruity as i thought it would be. give this beer a chance and see what it can do for you

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Photo of bigchiquilin
2.84/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Shiner Prickly Pear from Spoetzl Brewery / Shiner
Beer rating: 24.6% out of 100 with 767 ratings
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