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Shiner Ruby Redbird - Spoetzl Brewery

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BA SCORE
73
okay

959 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 959
Reviews: 213
rAvg: 3.18
pDev: 22.96%
Wants: 9
Gots: 113 | 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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I took one from my six pack and poured into a pint glass.
It had a semi - clear yellow color with lots of carbonation to be seen rising throughout a bubbly looking head that quickly died down.
It smelled exactly as the can said, ginger with some grapefruit and it tasted the same as well.
The mouthfeel was slightly harsh but didn't bother me too much as I just figured it was the ginger.
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SitkaSteve, Jul 24, 2014
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Shiner Ruby Redbird from Spoetzl Brewery
73 out of 100 based on 959 ratings.