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Shiner Ruby Redbird - Spoetzl Brewery

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BA SCORE
73
okay

846 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 846
Reviews: 202
rAvg: 3.18
pDev: 22.96%
Wants: 7
Gots: 71 | 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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BrewBros

Texas

3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

07-09-2014 01:02:14 | More by BrewBros
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Pro_Magnon

Texas

3/5  rDev -5.7%

07-07-2014 06:35:37 | More by Pro_Magnon
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ffshore545

Illinois

2.25/5  rDev -29.2%

07-06-2014 23:35:44 | More by ffshore545
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myfragglerocks

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

07-06-2014 23:05:49 | More by myfragglerocks
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relynnjr

Alabama

3/5  rDev -5.7%

07-06-2014 19:58:22 | More by relynnjr
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Fantasy_Draught

Virginia

5/5  rDev +57.2%

07-06-2014 05:58:25 | More by Fantasy_Draught
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tommy5

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +17.9%

07-06-2014 00:31:02 | More by tommy5
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coopdog1000

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

07-05-2014 22:59:01 | More by coopdog1000
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wonothesane42

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +17.9%

07-05-2014 14:19:41 | More by wonothesane42
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SonOfKyuss

Virginia

2.5/5  rDev -21.4%

07-04-2014 21:54:54 | More by SonOfKyuss
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Buster

Oklahoma

2.5/5  rDev -21.4%

07-04-2014 19:26:50 | More by Buster
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Jach

Oklahoma

2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

07-03-2014 00:12:28 | More by Jach
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iheartmyTHO

Georgia

4.23/5  rDev +33%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I love grapefruit and it's my favorite out of all of the various citrus fruits. It would have been nice if the grapefruit flavor was more prominent. I definitely smell grapefruit but I get more ginger flavor than anything else. It's not necessarily a bad thing either. Overall, very refreshing to drink and not too sweet either.

Serving type: can

07-02-2014 22:44:23 | More by iheartmyTHO
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mkf629

Kansas

4/5  rDev +25.8%

07-01-2014 03:12:55 | More by mkf629
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Leiermann

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

06-30-2014 20:29:33 | More by Leiermann
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -5.7%

06-30-2014 01:00:42 | More by Knapp85
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Ozzylizard

Pennsylvania

3.1/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

$ 8.99/sixer at Wegmans
Undated bottle at 40 degrees into imperial pint
Aroma of grapefruit and ginger
Head small (2 cm), white, fizzy, very rapidly diminishing to leave no layer of ring
No lacing
Body medium yellow, clear
Flavor begins with grapefruit and quickly fades to leave ginger. No alcohol, no hops, no diacetyl
Palate light, watery, lively carbonation

When I first had this three years ago, I really liked it. Now, not so much. It appears that the ginger has become predominant with the grapefruit taking a lesser role. It’s still OK, particularly since it’s a lawnmower beer. I can also detect a little skunkiness, probably thanks to Wegmans well-lighted cooler. It loses points for lack of head and lacing and for the skunkiness.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2014 12:47:47 | More by Ozzylizard
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harty83

South Dakota

3.75/5  rDev +17.9%

06-29-2014 03:10:57 | More by harty83
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dsl72701

Arkansas

2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

06-28-2014 23:09:32 | More by dsl72701
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rorjets

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

06-27-2014 15:57:18 | More by rorjets
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JDeming

Maryland

3/5  rDev -5.7%

06-27-2014 01:48:59 | More by JDeming
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Will_Shakesbeer

Maryland

3/5  rDev -5.7%

06-26-2014 22:12:08 | More by Will_Shakesbeer
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ChrisFurlowLSU


2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

06-26-2014 21:53:58 | More by ChrisFurlowLSU
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k-grey

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +33.6%

06-26-2014 16:54:36 | More by k-grey
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KYGunner

Kentucky

2.58/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

I guess my impression of this was to be a Radler but a bit more beer, instead this never appealed to me. The color and appearance was thin and watery, as was the feel but it seemed to be more nothingness. The taste and nose are acrid and saccharine with an artificial grapefruit. The ginger is sour and earthy, very vegetative, with little malt. Not my favorite.

Serving type: bottle

06-25-2014 21:44:07 | More by KYGunner
Shiner Ruby Redbird from Spoetzl Brewery
73 out of 100 based on 846 ratings.