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Shiner Ruby Redbird - Spoetzl Brewery

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BA SCORE
73
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800 Ratings
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Ratings: 800
Reviews: 200
rAvg: 3.18
pDev: 23.27%
Wants: 7
Gots: 52 | 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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EagleTalon

Oklahoma

2.59/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 1 | overall: 2.75

Pours to a thin white head that falls to a tiny white ring that eventually fades and no lacing. Honey gold color. Aroma is ruby red grapefruit juice and ginger ale. Flavor is a burning acidic grapefruit and spicy ginger with not much else standing out. Mouthfeel is like ginger ale with a slight burning sensation and not like beer at all. Overall, what;'s the point? It's practically "alcopop" anyway. It was recommended by the store owner, but perhaps just to get rid of it?

Serving type: bottle

06-01-2013 20:44:39 | More by EagleTalon
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soju6

Missouri

2.6/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

A: Pours a clear bright copper color with a small head that fades quickly to no lacing.

S: Aroma of citrus primarily grapefruit and ginger.

T: Taste of ginger and grapefruit with a hint of grain in the background. More of a tart than bitterness and a bit of lingering ginger.

F: Light body, crisp and refreshing.

O: Not bad for what it is. Goes best with hot summer days.

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2012 19:14:39 | More by soju6
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Anthogonist


2.69/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Im usually a huge fan of Shiner beer, however this one didn't settle too well with me. I had picked up this beer last summer thinking it might be a good one to quench the horrible Texas summer heat. Turns out I was wrong.

The beer has a nice red tint to it.

The smell is like a large piece of ginger, some grapefruit and a lemon got blended together and was stuck inside the bottle. It smells pretty good but can be a little overwhelming.

The taste is highly acidic for a beer (grapefruit causes this). It's pretty smooth but a bitter after taste.

Overall, id say this one isn't as enjoyable as I'd hoped it be. Nice try though Shiner.

Serving type: bottle

01-09-2013 04:10:17 | More by Anthogonist
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raznug

Ohio

2.7/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Appearance: It pours a clear golden color and is topped with no head at all, when I poured it the carbonation that appeared left quicker than I could get it to show up.
Smell: The beer smells rather clean with just a hint of malt and hop aromas.
Taste: The beer tastes exactly as it smells clean and simple just like a beer on a hot day should be.
Mouthfeel: Redbird is a rather thin bodied easy drinking beer that I would have liked a lot more if it had a better flavor profile. This is a rather disappointing beer out of Shiner, TX.

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2012 11:01:17 | More by raznug
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KempCollins

South Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

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Jach

Oklahoma

2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

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HuntDaddy540

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

05-08-2014 20:51:53 | More by HuntDaddy540
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DOCRW

Washington

2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

02-22-2014 19:09:44 | More by DOCRW
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wilfonzo

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

07-05-2013 17:47:14 | More by wilfonzo
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Boski

North Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

05-14-2014 03:08:37 | More by Boski
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Hoptopher

Tennessee

2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

08-24-2013 15:55:51 | More by Hoptopher
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buzzed

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

09-29-2012 15:59:24 | More by buzzed
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bigbeers84

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

03-26-2013 09:18:04 | More by bigbeers84
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Xzfgiimtsath

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

05-31-2013 20:05:30 | More by Xzfgiimtsath
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Robo


2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

03-20-2012 20:40:50 | More by Robo
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tpgraham

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

03-16-2014 21:50:58 | More by tpgraham
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CMOrak

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

06-12-2014 03:35:34 | More by CMOrak
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Ballard

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

08-07-2013 23:31:49 | More by Ballard
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greenspointexas

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

12-14-2013 22:09:25 | More by greenspointexas
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Bobhoya

Arizona

2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

05-27-2012 23:23:28 | More by Bobhoya
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georgiaboy8686

Maryland

2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

06-19-2014 13:05:53 | More by georgiaboy8686
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ATMinBoulder


2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

12-08-2012 02:14:12 | More by ATMinBoulder
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rjl910953

Tennessee

2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

07-15-2012 06:31:17 | More by rjl910953
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BenSnowden


2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

04-22-2012 16:39:39 | More by BenSnowden
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DAVEnHOPS

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

05-02-2012 19:26:04 | More by DAVEnHOPS
Shiner Ruby Redbird from Spoetzl Brewery
73 out of 100 based on 800 ratings.