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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

648 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 648
Reviews: 95
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 13.95%
Wants: 23
Gots: 108 | 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:
Beer added by: biboergosum on 04-12-2011

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

I love the color as its rather unorthodox; cloudy, grapefruit yellow with a bright lemons shade. The head was simply fizz that bubbled and popped as it poured.

The scent is grapefruit...as would be guessed, but it's like BAM, grapefruit. Strong citrus grapefruit nose hits quickly.

The taste is grapefruit...as would be guessed, but it's likE BAM, grapefruit. The grapefruit is sour and tangy with a pulpy authentic taste.

Here's the issue; is this a beer or a soda. The label reads 60pct soda 40pct beer and the feel is all soda. Brash harsh carbonation hits the throat and makes it seem less a beer-like experience.

I don't feel like rating this on BA is all that appropriate as it is more soda but it's pretty darn good.

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I struggle with calling this a "beer", but it's a delightful low ABV option that's absolutely perfect for a summer afternoon.

Can pours a hazy whitish yellow, definitely not an attractive beer. Aroma is pure "grapefruit soda". The taste is a nice mix of grapefruit with a pale malt backbone. Flavour is much more "pop" than beer, but has a nice tartness to the finish that makes it far more refreshing than any cooler on the market. And the 2.5% ABV is absolutely perfect for any occasion involving driving...

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass. A cloudy dirty lemon yellow. Very efervescent. Minimal head which soon disappears.

Smells like grapefruit. Taste is of grapefruit up front but without the tartness. Some malts flavours come through. The malts seem to moderate the grapefruit edge quite a bit.

Very nice really. Not very beer like but eminently drinkable. Will no doubt become a summer favorite due to the refreshing nature and the low ABV

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Stiegl Radler (Grapefruit) from Stieglbrauerei zu Salzburg GmbH
86 out of 100 based on 648 ratings.