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Shiner Ruby Redbird - Spoetzl Brewery

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BA SCORE
74
okay

995 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 995
Reviews: 217
rAvg: 3.18
pDev: 22.96%
Wants: 11
Gots: 133 | 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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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 Jamison85
3/5  rDev -5.7%

Jamison85, Today at 07:47 PM
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4/5  rDev +25.8%

Jo5hne, Nov 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +25.8%

CMundt4994, Nov 14, 2014
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2.8/5  rDev -11.9%

Torey, Nov 12, 2014
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3.01/5  rDev -5.3%

Cesarz, Nov 12, 2014
Photo of Myotus
4.5/5  rDev +41.5%

The grapefruit taste isn't too overwhelming. It combines perfectly with the hint of ginger.

Myotus, Nov 11, 2014
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2.08/5  rDev -34.6%

WholeLottaTricks, Nov 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

rderedin, Nov 08, 2014
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3/5  rDev -5.7%

RavenForBeer, Nov 06, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

jdimento, Nov 06, 2014
Photo of cajunhawk
2/5  rDev -37.1%

Tastes awful...served it at a Beer Festival and waited for everyone to make an awful face...we called it Red Bird Face.

cajunhawk, Nov 06, 2014
Photo of WSDUDE
3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

WSDUDE, Nov 03, 2014
Photo of ThorsHammered
4.75/5  rDev +49.4%

I miss this seasonal beer, and I love the citrus flavor that is hinted at with the grapefruit.

ThorsHammered, Nov 02, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

ccapurso, Nov 01, 2014
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4.12/5  rDev +29.6%

Jmhyder, Nov 01, 2014
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2.6/5  rDev -18.2%

dbunch21, Oct 27, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

trickynicky, Oct 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

woggydoggy, Oct 23, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -52.8%

duceswild, Oct 22, 2014
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2.48/5  rDev -22%

nicole309, Oct 19, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

J-Bonestradamus, Oct 19, 2014
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3/5  rDev -5.7%

Wasupmx, Oct 19, 2014
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3/5  rDev -5.7%

spycow, Oct 18, 2014
Photo of JayQue
3/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A pretty average summer beer. Poured into a flute, there was some initial carbonation with lots of bubbles and a fizzy white head. The head died down pretty quick and left no lacing on the glass. The reddish copper color ws nice though.

Smell was pretty faint, some ginger and a little grapefruit.. Taste was a little stronger, the grapefruit came out more and the ginger was subdued enough not to be annoying. No strong flavors though, not much in the way of malt. The bitterness was provided by the grapefruit.

Mouthfeel is light, with a little kick from the ginger and grapefruit.

In all, a pretty average drink. I could not see myself doing pitchers of this even on a hot day.

JayQue, Oct 18, 2014
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Shiner Ruby Redbird from Spoetzl Brewery
74 out of 100 based on 995 ratings.