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Shiner Ruby Redbird - Spoetzl Brewery

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Ratings: 1,017
Reviews: 222
rAvg: 3.18
pDev: 22.96%
Wants: 12
Gots: 162 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  4.01% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: wagenvolks on 03-17-2011

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2.8/5  rDev -11.9%

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3.32/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +41.5%

The grapefruit taste isn't too overwhelming. It combines perfectly with the hint of ginger.

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2.08/5  rDev -34.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

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3/5  rDev -5.7%

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2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

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2/5  rDev -37.1%

Tastes awful...served it at a Beer Festival and waited for everyone to make an awful face...we called it Red Bird Face.

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3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +49.4%

I miss this seasonal beer, and I love the citrus flavor that is hinted at with the grapefruit.

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2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

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4.12/5  rDev +29.6%

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2.6/5  rDev -18.2%

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3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

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1.5/5  rDev -52.8%

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2.48/5  rDev -22%

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2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

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3/5  rDev -5.7%

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3/5  rDev -5.7%

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3/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A pretty average summer beer. Poured into a flute, there was some initial carbonation with lots of bubbles and a fizzy white head. The head died down pretty quick and left no lacing on the glass. The reddish copper color ws nice though.

Smell was pretty faint, some ginger and a little grapefruit.. Taste was a little stronger, the grapefruit came out more and the ginger was subdued enough not to be annoying. No strong flavors though, not much in the way of malt. The bitterness was provided by the grapefruit.

Mouthfeel is light, with a little kick from the ginger and grapefruit.

In all, a pretty average drink. I could not see myself doing pitchers of this even on a hot day.

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Shiner Ruby Redbird from Spoetzl Brewery
73 out of 100 based on 1,017 ratings.