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Stiegl Radler (Grapefruit) - Stieglbrauerei zu Salzburg GmbH

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BA SCORE
85
very good

567 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 567
Reviews: 83
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 13.72%
Wants: 17
Gots: 66 | FT: 0
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 jwc215:
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3.74/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Pours very clouded grapefruit colored. A white fizzy head leaves a thin ring and some vanishing lace.

The smell is of a pleasant "gourmet" grapefruit soda with a touch of grain.

The taste of a nicely made grapefruit soda has a sweet malt backbone. Finishes crisp and refreshing.

Incredibly smooth, the carbonation is more beer-like and fizzy soda-like. Crisp. Grapefruit hangs on in the aftertaste.

Compared to some other radlers and shandies I've had, this is much better. If you like grapefruit, this is a solid choice for a low-alcohol thirst-quencher!

jwc215, May 21, 2014
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

From BeerAdvocate magazine Issue #66 (July 2012):

LOOK: Fizzy head, hazy yellow straw

SMELL: Fresh grapefruit juice, zest, faint graininess, soda, clean

TASTE: Crisp, slick, lighter body, tart, grapefruit zest, juicy, sweet, hint of alcohol, cereal, faint bitterness, almonds; tart, dry finish

Imagine working outside on a blistering hot day ... you want something that is going to quench your thirst, but also something sweet, not so alcoholic and still beer-ish. It’s as simple as cutting a beer with soda. Stiegl opted for grapefruit rather than the traditional lemon here. Surprised this style has not caught on in the US yet—good drinking for what it is.

BeerAdvocate, Nov 27, 2013
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Stiegl Radler (Grapefruit) from Stieglbrauerei zu Salzburg GmbH
85 out of 100 based on 567 ratings.