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Stiegl Radler (Grapefruit) - Stieglbrauerei zu Salzburg GmbH

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Stiegl Radler (Grapefruit)Stiegl Radler (Grapefruit)

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BA SCORE
86
very good

414 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 414
Reviews: 74
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 12.63%
Wants: 13
Gots: 25 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Stieglbrauerei zu Salzburg GmbH visit their website
Austria

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  2.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: biboergosum on 04-12-2011)
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Reviews by barnzy78:
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barnzy78

Illinois

3.24/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3

11.2oz green bottle, pours a fizzy, hazy yellow color with a thin white head that dissipates as quickly as a soda - maybe because it is half soda. Aroma is actually pretty good with a zing of freshly squeezed grapefruit juice. Tastes are tart and refreshing with grapefruit juice being the dominant flavor. Some biscuity notes come through from the lager with some lager yeast present on the finish. Mouth-feel is thin and fizzy, overly carbonated. Overall, not my favorite by any means, but it is definitely refreshing. It is a summer staple in our house as it is one of my wife's go-to's.

Serving type: bottle

09-07-2012 03:23:59 | More by barnzy78
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Virginia

2.5/5  rDev -34.2%

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Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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Quebec (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Can: Poured a light yellow color ale with a small bubbly head. Aroma of fresh grapefruit juice with some residual sugar is as far remove to beer as possible. Taste is also dominated by loads of grapefruit notes with some residual sugar notes and some light wheat malt. Body is about average with good carbonation. So much sugar and grapefruit juice that it does not resemble beer anymore but enjoyable on a hot summer day nonetheless.

Serving type: can

07-07-2014 20:46:39 | More by Phyl21ca
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jschonert

Missouri

4/5  rDev +5.3%

07-07-2014 02:17:25 | More by jschonert
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Florida

4/5  rDev +5.3%

07-06-2014 23:42:29 | More by Lare453
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AlbertVogler

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

07-06-2014 21:04:55 | More by AlbertVogler
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brewskis

Indiana

4/5  rDev +5.3%

07-06-2014 02:04:38 | More by brewskis
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gillagorilla

Maryland

3.98/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle poured into a Burley Oak snifter

A: Pale straw color that is hazy and cloudy.

S: Fruity and tart, smells like a freshly squeezed grapefruit where when you squeeze the pith there is a slight aerosol spray.

T: Nice balance here that is just slightly tipped in favor of a grapefruit tartness. The beer base here is a bit more present, and the fruit here is definitely more of the labeled fruit soda than fruit juice. This is present in the carbonation and lighter flavor of the fruit, compared to those that use straight juice since that is unadulterated unlike fruit sodas.

M: Carbonated with bubbles that aren't very rough, just odd clumsy bubbles that move along the palate.

O: This is excellent and I was surprised to find a six-pack of this. I've been wanting to try this for a while, but even more so after having Sixpoint's RAD.

Serving type: bottle

07-05-2014 20:28:46 | More by gillagorilla
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macesq

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -21.1%

07-05-2014 12:14:43 | More by macesq
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BabyFase

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

07-04-2014 01:08:18 | More by BabyFase
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

3.71/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours a lightly cloudy straw yellow with moderate to heavy amounts of active visible carbonation rising quickly from the bottom of the glass and some light amounts of lemon yellow highlights. The beer has a quarter finger tall fizzy white head that quickly reduces to a small patch of very thin film and a very thin ring at the edges of the glass. Minimal amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of grapefruit (almost like grapefruit juice) are present over the top of very light grainy malts.

T: Upfront there is a moderate flavor of slightly sweet ruby red grapefruit juice without much tanginess. Hints of grainy malts.

M: Light bodied with moderate to heavy amounts of carbonation.

O: Very similar to a grapefruit soda - super easy to drink and refreshing. I can see why these were originally for cyclist refreshment, it is great on a very hot early summer day here in NC (hottest day of the year so far).

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2014 00:40:50 | More by dbrauneis
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Enochase04

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

07-02-2014 23:36:15 | More by Enochase04
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NoetheMatt

Kentucky

2.75/5  rDev -27.6%

07-02-2014 21:29:22 | More by NoetheMatt
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heddar33

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +25%

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jaymo18

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

07-01-2014 04:04:18 | More by jaymo18
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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

3.74/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Stiegl Radler (Grapefruit) has a very thick, fizzy, white head, a milky yellow, opaque appearance, and no lacing left behind. The aroma is of grapefruit, and the flavor is of grapefruit, with some background malt. No bitterness detected. Mouthfeel is medium, and Stiegl Radler (Grapefruit) finishes sweet & tart and easy drinking.

RJT

Serving type: can

06-30-2014 20:15:05 | More by RonaldTheriot
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Marco_Gtz

California

3/5  rDev -21.1%

06-30-2014 19:25:45 | More by Marco_Gtz
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JDeming

Maryland

3/5  rDev -21.1%

06-30-2014 02:13:12 | More by JDeming
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hoppytobehere

Colorado

4/5  rDev +5.3%

06-29-2014 22:10:06 | More by hoppytobehere
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JMSiefer

South Dakota

5/5  rDev +31.6%

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Joey_M

Nebraska

4/5  rDev +5.3%

06-29-2014 15:59:54 | More by Joey_M
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Jonada

New Jersey

3.51/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

16.9oz can served in a tumbler

Appearance: Pours pale yellow color with 1 finger of a white soapy head that dissipates almost instantly. Body is extremely cloudy and only slightly translucent. Looks like a glass of carbonated white grapefruit juice.

Smell: Grapefruit, orange, slight sweetness. Pretty one dimensional, but that's not surprising.

Taste: Sweet grapefruit and citrus with a light to medium accompanying tartness. Some mild crackery malt is discernible as well.

Mouthfeel: Light and crisp. Somewhat watery mouthfeel. Refreshing and easy to drink.

Overall: Tough to rate as a beer, but for what it is it works really well. The grapefruit soda plays a large roll in the overall flavor, but it's enjoyable and there's enough there to remind you that you are actually drinking a beer.

Serving type: can

06-29-2014 01:09:48 | More by Jonada
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deapokid

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.3%

06-28-2014 18:50:10 | More by deapokid
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Stiegl Radler (Grapefruit) from Stieglbrauerei zu Salzburg GmbH
86 out of 100 based on 414 ratings.