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Shiner Ruby Redbird - Spoetzl Brewery

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73
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841 Ratings
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Ratings: 841
Reviews: 202
rAvg: 3.18
pDev: 22.96%
Wants: 7
Gots: 70 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  4.01% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: wagenvolks on 03-17-2011)
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GorillaMedic

Texas

3.54/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

What can I say? This epitomizes summer for me. A tasty, utterly refreshing seasonal brew that is light on its feet and refreshing when outside working or playing.

The grapefruit flavor is very evident in both the aroma and the taste and sets this apart from most citrusy summer brews—the grapefruit is very forward, very real and natural tasting, and if you like it (I do) very tasty.

This beer is pretty heavily carbonated; I feel like this makes it more refreshing and less of a complex, interesting drink.

This is my go-to summer-evening-outdoors beverage.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2013 00:28:54 | More by GorillaMedic
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Shiner Ruby Redbird from Spoetzl Brewery
73 out of 100 based on 841 ratings.