All through the month of December, up to Christmas Eve, we will be doing a quick review of a seasonal beer for our own enjoyment. You might like them, too. Or maybe we can provide a quick guide to the winter or holiday beers that you haven’t tried yet.
You can see all of the Decembeer 2018 list here.
It Must be a Texas Thing
Shiner Holiday Cheer
Shiner tries. I give them that. I genuinely like Shiner Bock. It’s not a bock. But it’s good. It reminds me of a simpler – and younger and poorer – time in my life. It used to be all the folks in Shiner, Texas brewed up. But they are trying their hand at crafty, like some other regional breweries who survived both prohibition and the corporate brewery consolidations that followed. So given that, I was not at all reluctant to pick up a bottle of Holiday Cheer for Decembeer. But, it’s almost winter and there will be dark days.
The neck label says Holiday Cheer is a Bavarian-style dark wheat beer. The back label mentions “old-world Dunkeweizen” an
Source: KC Beer Scouts
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