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Shiner Ruby Redbird - Spoetzl Brewery

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BA SCORE
74
okay

1,008 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,008
Reviews: 219
rAvg: 3.18
pDev: 23.27%
Wants: 11
Gots: 143 | 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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Shiner Ruby Redbird from Spoetzl Brewery
74 out of 100 based on 1,008 ratings.