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Shiner Ruby Redbird - Spoetzl Brewery

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BA SCORE
74
okay

924 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 924
Reviews: 207
rAvg: 3.19
pDev: 22.88%
Wants: 9
Gots: 99 | 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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gillagorilla

Maryland

2.41/5  rDev -24.5%

12 oz. bottle poured into a Burley Oak snifter

A: Orange copper color with no head or lacing. A lot of bubbles stuck to the side initially.

S: I just get malty citrus in the form of grapefruit, plus a a tinge of ginger.

T: Grapefruit flavored ale, period. Ugh. As I was eyeing it up, a person in the aisle grabbed a six pack and said that he loved it, so I figured that would be the last one in my mix six.

M: Smooth, with just a bit of carbonation.

O: This was a letdown. I'd recently had Harpoon's Big Squeeze, which is a shandy with grapefruit juice and I'd loved it. But this is billed as a fruit/vegetable beer, so I guess that is the big difference. Anyways, not a fan and didn't finish it (cooked with it instead).

05-17-2014 03:38:28 | More by gillagorilla
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Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +17.6%

05-15-2014 23:48:31 | More by sailorastro
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Tennessee

2.5/5  rDev -21.6%

05-15-2014 04:16:25 | More by CraigTravor
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Boski

North Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -13.8%

05-14-2014 03:08:37 | More by Boski
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tem3175

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

05-14-2014 00:36:19 | More by tem3175
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J85jam

Texas

3/5  rDev -6%

05-13-2014 23:20:51 | More by J85jam
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New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

05-13-2014 16:45:13 | More by WhiteLight68
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Spikester

Oregon

2.98/5  rDev -6.6%

Clear amber with almost no head or lacing. Smell is grapefruit ginger and light malt.
Taste is lightly bitter with red grapefruit ginger and light bready malt. Grapefruit tastes more bitter than I expected. Maybe some grapefruit zest included?
Mouthfeel was light with low carbonation. No crispness or zing. Overall it tastes like a beer with a shot of pink grapefruit added. The ginger was in the background mostly with a bit of spice in the finish.

05-13-2014 07:04:35 | More by Spikester
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Seanem44

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -13.8%

05-13-2014 02:06:01 | More by Seanem44
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Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -6%

05-12-2014 20:40:14 | More by JohnK17
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Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

05-12-2014 19:57:57 | More by atlbravsrno1
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Rhode Island

3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

05-12-2014 18:25:48 | More by BeeGinner
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sonnydeezy

North Carolina

2.25/5  rDev -29.5%

05-11-2014 15:33:56 | More by sonnydeezy
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chicagoish

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -6%

05-10-2014 20:16:31 | More by chicagoish
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sgregory

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

05-10-2014 19:23:25 | More by sgregory
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District of Columbia

2.75/5  rDev -13.8%

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

Texas

3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

05-08-2014 02:58:14 | More by Getalegup
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disconat

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

05-07-2014 05:14:30 | More by disconat
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Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +17.6%

05-06-2014 23:58:09 | More by GinjaSlice
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Colorado

3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

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Missouri

2.25/5  rDev -29.5%

05-05-2014 13:12:57 | More by Schlafly33
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Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

05-05-2014 02:46:53 | More by wilfmaster
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MrBoh

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +17.6%

05-04-2014 19:29:28 | More by MrBoh
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Boone757

Maryland

3/5  rDev -6%

05-04-2014 02:42:25 | More by Boone757
Shiner Ruby Redbird from Spoetzl Brewery
74 out of 100 based on 924 ratings.