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Shiner Ruby Redbird - Spoetzl Brewery

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BA SCORE
74
okay

994 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 994
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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3.75/5  rDev +17.9%

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4/5  rDev +25.8%

RACKGNOME, Aug 02, 2014
Photo of Sipchue
2.74/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

I was expecting refreshing and light. It was light, and there were some interesting flavors brought about by the grapefruit and the ginger, but I didn't find it all that refreshing, a quality I seek in a brew that's billed as a refreshing summer beer. If it needs to be Ice Cold like the can says, then I guess that's a problem for me. I like a good ginger ale. I enjoy grapefruit very much. I'm not overly excited by this particular combination for refreshment. Maybe if it had been more wheat based without the ginger, I would have found it more refreshing.

Sipchue, Aug 02, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Jovian00, Aug 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +33.6%

rw1992, Aug 02, 2014
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3/5  rDev -5.7%

ccurrid, Aug 02, 2014
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3/5  rDev -5.7%

mschrei, Aug 01, 2014
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3/5  rDev -5.7%

kevinm2342, Aug 01, 2014
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1.25/5  rDev -60.7%

Westyn, Jul 31, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

Ortonius, Jul 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev +25.8%

NEHSKR, Jul 31, 2014
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2/5  rDev -37.1%

MarioH, Jul 31, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +41.5%

Makea, Jul 30, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

Libre, Jul 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

wupika23, Jul 27, 2014
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3/5  rDev -5.7%

NJBeer265, Jul 27, 2014
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3/5  rDev -5.7%

G_Est, Jul 27, 2014
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3/5  rDev -5.7%

Wayne17, Jul 26, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Danflurry, Jul 26, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -21.4%

Leschber, Jul 24, 2014
Photo of SitkaSteve
3.9/5  rDev +22.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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.
Overall, huh, well how about that, when I sit down and take the time to actually take a look at this beer, it's not that bad. Refreshing, heck yeah, I could be wrong but I'm not sure if I could find anything more refreshing in at least Southeast Alaska.

SitkaSteve, Jul 24, 2014
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3/5  rDev -5.7%

Nick4202, Jul 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +17.9%

Links41, Jul 24, 2014
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3.52/5  rDev +10.7%

Buttstallion, Jul 23, 2014
Shiner Ruby Redbird from Spoetzl Brewery
74 out of 100 based on 994 ratings.