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Shiner Ruby Redbird - Spoetzl Brewery

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BA SCORE
73
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978 Ratings
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Ratings: 978
Reviews: 214
rAvg: 3.18
pDev: 22.96%
Wants: 9
Gots: 122 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Spoetzl Brewery visit their website
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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3.16/5  rDev -0.6%

skdavidson70, Sep 23, 2014
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3.52/5  rDev +10.7%

dshansen1184, Sep 21, 2014
Photo of FLima
2.03/5  rDev -36.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Amber golden color with a fluffy head that is short lived.
Predominant sweet aroma of oxidized grapefruit juice and ginger.
Soda flavor with artificial notes of grapefruit and mostly ginger, not otherwise.
Dry aftertaste with a very mild bitterness.
Light body with soda like carbonation.
This didn't taste it as beer, it sure tasted as a ginger beer. I was expecting a flavorful grapefruit APA, but it came out as a sugary soda drink. This could have been so much better.

FLima, Sep 19, 2014
Photo of Brams17
3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

Brams17, Sep 19, 2014
Photo of Zdrummer15
3/5  rDev -5.7%

Zdrummer15, Sep 18, 2014
Photo of gchl_arrm
2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

gchl_arrm, Sep 18, 2014
Photo of Bfarr
1.5/5  rDev -52.8%

Terrible. There's more ginger in this beer than in ginger beers I have had. The grapefruit adds nothing but an awful foil to the ginger.

Bfarr, Sep 18, 2014
Photo of bcsbeer
3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

bcsbeer, Sep 18, 2014
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3.96/5  rDev +24.5%

zambonichaser6, Sep 17, 2014
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3.65/5  rDev +14.8%

bbsaur, Sep 16, 2014
Photo of Robloc303
2.5/5  rDev -21.4%

Robloc303, Sep 15, 2014
Photo of SarahHammett
4.6/5  rDev +44.7%

SarahHammett, Sep 14, 2014
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3.16/5  rDev -0.6%

batt6343, Sep 13, 2014
Photo of shivamkejriwal
3.36/5  rDev +5.7%

shivamkejriwal, Sep 13, 2014
Photo of Basoos1
2/5  rDev -37.1%

Basoos1, Sep 12, 2014
Photo of Andyyyyyy
3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Has a very floral and fruity note to it. Appearance is clear golden as expected. Grapefruit bitterness once you taste and that kinda ruins the feel. I know some folks like it so I gave it a decent review to help others along.

Andyyyyyy, Sep 09, 2014
Photo of Mphis
1.75/5  rDev -45%

Mphis, Sep 09, 2014
Photo of WKrieger
2.5/5  rDev -21.4%

WKrieger, Sep 09, 2014
Photo of Hoots88
3.32/5  rDev +4.4%

Hoots88, Sep 07, 2014
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1/5  rDev -68.6%

butlermattj, Sep 06, 2014
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3.4/5  rDev +6.9%

emerald27, Sep 06, 2014
Photo of Elicoleman
3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Elicoleman, Sep 06, 2014
Photo of grg001
4.25/5  rDev +33.6%

This is my "mowing the lawn" beer.. or admiring the lawn after I pay someone else to do it... it's freakin hot in Texas. Easy to love.

grg001, Sep 05, 2014
Photo of warpig372
3.4/5  rDev +6.9%

warpig372, Sep 04, 2014
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1.84/5  rDev -42.1%

pherring11, Sep 04, 2014
Shiner Ruby Redbird from Spoetzl Brewery
73 out of 100 based on 978 ratings.