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Shiner Ruby Redbird - Spoetzl Brewery

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73
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808 Ratings
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Ratings: 808
Reviews: 200
rAvg: 3.18
pDev: 23.27%
Wants: 7
Gots: 55 | 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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Nevada

4/5  rDev +25.8%

08-21-2012 08:16:40 | More by ryko
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Texas

1.75/5  rDev -45%

08-20-2012 20:54:28 | More by Renegrenade
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3.75/5  rDev +17.9%

08-20-2012 00:49:17 | More by Tech_Savy
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1/5  rDev -68.6%

08-19-2012 16:01:46 | More by thetinymite
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Cougar990

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +17.9%

08-19-2012 13:40:54 | More by Cougar990
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Tenente

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +33.6%

08-18-2012 18:53:11 | More by Tenente
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New York

4/5  rDev +25.8%

08-17-2012 00:15:03 | More by bradleypatter
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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

08-16-2012 23:47:38 | More by Optifron
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LJWalker

Alabama

3/5  rDev -5.7%

08-15-2012 16:00:23 | More by LJWalker
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Mattitude13

Florida

5/5  rDev +57.2%

08-14-2012 16:19:04 | More by Mattitude13
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OnDrawnWings


4.83/5  rDev +51.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is my favorite all-time beer. It's really hard to describe-the grapefruit is there, but subtle. The ginger is there-but it's also just right. I don't usually like "fruit-infused" beers at all, and "Blue Moon" is too sweet for me, but this beer is incredible!

I literally almost got into a row over the last 12 pack last fall, when me and this other guy came into the store at the same time, panicked that it was almost gone. We lamented that this beer is seasonal.

Serving type: bottle

08-13-2012 00:40:06 | More by OnDrawnWings
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ChrisAceGates


3.7/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle poured into a pint glass.

It appeared as any other summer offering that's not too light.

Didn't have a strong smell, was crisp and light.

The taste reminded me somewhat of a shandy, with grapefruit juice used as opposed to lemonade. Very drinkable.

The mouthfeel, again, reminded me of a shandy. Not filling but very clean, easy to drink down.

It was enjoyable, seems to be a nice compliment to TexMex or other spicy foods. A good beer for a hot summer day.

Serving type: bottle

08-09-2012 15:33:20 | More by ChrisAceGates
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acat25

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

08-08-2012 21:23:59 | More by acat25
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Pgstarr


3.4/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Good light summer beer. Has a nice grapefruit undertones. Nothing spectacular but good for what it is. I keep it out by the pool to enjoy on hot summer days in Houston. It is a bit thin, but part of the summer beer appeal. I drink it straight from the bottle so I can not comment on color or head.

Serving type: bottle

08-07-2012 19:27:58 | More by Pgstarr
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New Jersey

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Georgia

3.68/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a pretty clear, slightly reddish amber - no head, but that must have been an artifact of the pour. Malty aroma has a dusty tone, like powdered fruit drink. Malty flavor has a fruity undertone, apple and cherry with a hint of pear, and a subtle sour undertone. Texture has about average body and fizz. I didn’t seem to get any grapefruit, but this is a tasty and distinctive beer. Let it fly down your throat.

Serving type: on-tap

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Mat_Rampson

Illinois

3/5  rDev -5.7%

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Texas

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Minkybut

Virginia

2.13/5  rDev -33%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

I poured this seriously nasty brew into my tumbler at 45 degrees. The brew (and I'm calling that because its not beer) was slightly red/pinkish and poured a really weak head. It smelled like coca cola believe it or not and was just about as carbonated tasting. The taste was fruity/sour yuk!. I love Shiner Bock but I'll never put another of these up to my mouth.

Serving type: bottle

08-03-2012 17:47:51 | More by Minkybut
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Texas

3.75/5  rDev +17.9%

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Texas

3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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Maryland

2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

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SvenHayden

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

07-27-2012 20:24:13 | More by SvenHayden
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2/5  rDev -37.1%

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Shiner Ruby Redbird from Spoetzl Brewery
73 out of 100 based on 808 ratings.