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RATINGS: 542   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
íTis the Season for Cheer

Happy Holidays from the "Little Brewery" in Shiner, TX. We hope you enjoy your Shiner Cheer, an Old World Dunkelweizen brewed with Texas peaches and roasted pecans. The malty flavors of this dark wheat ale are enhanced through the use of malted barley and wheat. And Kršusening ensures a smoothnessthat makes the subtle peach and pecan flavors all the more satisfying. May your days be merry and bright and your Shiner be cold.


ThisWangsChung's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ThisWangsChung (836) - Leonardtown, Maryland, USA - MAR 2, 2014
12 oz bottle into a pint glass. A: Pours a dark chestnut color which is disappointingly devoid of haziness for the style. The head is a one finger off-white shade. It isnít particularly creamy, nor does it have great retention. It leaves behind a thin ring of lacing on the glass. S: Peach notes are at the forefront. Iím having trouble picking up any nuanced malt qualities, though, and thatís unfortunate. Maybe a touch of caramel and some wheat. At first, I thought I picked up a cheesy scent, but thatís gone away almost entirely in the glass. The fruitiness IS pretty nice anyways. T: Okay, I lied - the malt here is like a punch in the face. It hits the palate immediately with caramel-laden sweetness, clashing with the (nice) peach notes instead of coexisting peacefully. At least the peachy finish is pleasant - too bad I donít pick up much pecan flavor. Thereís too much in the way of clashing flavors for me to enjoy this. M: Light, but too sweet on the palate to really inspire drinkability. Carbonation does its damnedest to help it go down, though. O: Itís a shame about its lack of balance, because I enjoy the fruity flavors of this. Wasnít a fan of this one, frankly. On the plus side, I can see this appealing to other drinkers.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Keven (1) - Rhode Island, USA - MAY 31, 2016 does not count
This beer was given to me as a birthday gift. What a gift! Best beer iíve tasted. Very smooth, nice peach aroma and very tasty. I enjoyed drinking this beer very much. Thanks Shiner.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oldrtybastrd (5003) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 15, 2016
Pours a dark golden amber color. Aromas of peachs, malts, and bread. Flavor is wheat bread with peaches on it, way to fruity for my taste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Xevious (78) - Amarillo, Texas, USA - APR 10, 2016
Pours somewhat dark with a thin head. Smells of peach, roasted nuts. Tastes slightly fruity of peach and a dash of roasted nut and some earthiness with malt. Has a slightly watery feel. Overall? Honestly itís one of the better ícheap beersí from Shiner. From Shiner youíll find good quality ícheap beerí that will give you a little extra without breaking the bank.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tfontana (726) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - FEB 28, 2016
Bottle pour into shaker pint glass from Downtown Discount Beverage. Aroma is strong peaches, with brown sugar, nuts, caramel. Appearance is clear red with beautiful sparkle, 1/2 finger width off-white head with poor retention and trace lacing. Taste is strong sweet peaches with roasted, buttery nuts. Palate is medium bodied with creamy texture, lively carbonation and sweet fruity finish. Overall, a different holiday beer than the usual nutmeg, cinnamon, allspice. Evokes the holidays in a different way. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BillWyce (1015) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 16, 2016
Pours clear amber color with a bit of red to it. Creamy, 2-finger bone-colored head. Pleasant aroma of peach, maybe a nutty note underneath. Body is a touch lighter than medium, and just a touch watery. Tiny bit of astringency in the finish. Caramel-sweet flavor up front, giving way to the peaches, but almost as if the fruit had been grilled. The pecans show at the back with just a bit of char at the back. Different, but nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
voyageurmike (301) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 14, 2016
Dark copper, not much head, medium body. Sweetish aroma, sweet peach taste up front with a discordant medium bitter finish. A failed attempt, the fruity notes were not great and the clash of flavors disappointing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Breezy4life (59) - - FEB 13, 2016
Aroma is nice with apricot and a touch of apple. Nice dark amber color. Taste had a muted sweetness. Finish that lingers but not harshly. Apricot, apple, and light citrus notes come through. Enjoyable gateway beer in seasonal form. Mine could have used a touch more carbonation. Possibly age related. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
doubelknv3 (1083) - Illinois, USA - JAN 24, 2016
Apricot, blackberry, and sweet caramel. Dark Amber, thin off white head, and vey thin lacing. Medium bodies, sweet, fruity, mild sour notes, and lite spices. Ok balance, mild dry notes, mild bitterness, and watery. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Emeister84 (2170) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JAN 22, 2016
Smells like peach candy, vanilla, cotton candy, bubble gum. Deep, clear, dark ruby with a somewhat lasting, small off-white head. Sweet, peaches and cream kind of taste. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ebone1988 (1426) - Dearborn, Michigan, USA - JAN 17, 2016
Aroma is peach juice, slight nuttiness, some malt, a bit of that yeast that is prevalent in macros. Appearance is pecan brown, light tan head. Taste is peaches and pecans, metallic, finishes with that Bud taste. Mouthfeel is light to medium body with crisp carbonation, unfortunately that corn taste is hanging around. Overall, this is actually a touch better than I expected it to be, but failed in the exact way I expected.

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