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Stiegl Radler (Grapefruit) - Stieglbrauerei zu Salzburg GmbH

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BA SCORE
86
very good

599 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 599
Reviews: 86
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 14.25%
Wants: 16
Gots: 72 | 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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Photo of yamar68
4.11/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

I love grapefruit more than most things in this world. So keep that in mind.

Dirty, cloudy pear colored body with a head that pours like a grapefruit soda - quick, fizzy, minimal lacing. There is a bit of juicy sweetness though that clings to the sides of the glass, almost looks like alcohol legging. What do you expect though from a beer that is actually mostly comprised of grapefruit soda?

Huge grapefruit aromas run the show. A bit of lemonade type citrus as well. Some faint but distinct bready malt qualities.

Again, it's all about the fruit soda. But those delicate pils type flavors still manage to maintain a presence. Tart, sweet, mildly bitter... I could literally drink this all day.

yamar68, Jun 07, 2013
Photo of Kmat10
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Kmat10, Jun 05, 2013
Photo of Miha
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Miha, Jun 02, 2013
Photo of winzenj
4/5  rDev +5.5%

winzenj, May 31, 2013
Photo of itsiilegal
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

itsiilegal, May 26, 2013
Photo of cadaugherty
4/5  rDev +5.5%

cadaugherty, May 25, 2013
Photo of mjohnson17
4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

mjohnson17, May 25, 2013
Photo of PHBoiler
4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

PHBoiler, May 21, 2013
Photo of bgoblue2
4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

bgoblue2, May 21, 2013
Photo of WolfKeeper
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

WolfKeeper, May 19, 2013
Photo of ajtorres311
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

ajtorres311, May 16, 2013
Photo of WillAndSarah
4.75/5  rDev +25.3%

WillAndSarah, May 15, 2013
Photo of tootsMcGee
4/5  rDev +5.5%

tootsMcGee, May 13, 2013
Photo of leftoverburrito
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

leftoverburrito, May 11, 2013
Photo of TheQuietMan22
4.2/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Serving type: 330 ml bottle. No freshness date.

Appearance: Poured into a pint glass. Not much head develops, but there is a thin, bubbly lacing and decent ring around the edge. The color is cloudy, light straw.

Smell: Strong and invigorating citrus — much like a freshly sliced grapefruit! The lemonade or lemon soda is also noticeable and becomes much more prominent as the pint warms. It definitely has a much more soda-like aroma.

Taste: Much like Squirt (or at least from what I can remember). The citrus is strong and very tasty. The lemonade/lemon soda quality takes over and grapefruit is almost nowhere to be seen except for hints in the aftertaste. The mouthfeel is exactly what I would expect from a lemonade and 7-Up/Sprite mix.

Drinkability: Call me crazy, but I really like this stuff. It is very simple and straightforward, but it packs a powerful punch in terms of aromatics and flavor.

TheQuietMan22, May 10, 2013
Photo of charlesjwinkler
3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

charlesjwinkler, May 09, 2013
Photo of SocalKicks
4/5  rDev +5.5%

SocalKicks, Apr 30, 2013
Photo of TheBeerAlmanac
4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

TheBeerAlmanac, Apr 29, 2013
Photo of Yoozeo
4/5  rDev +5.5%

Yoozeo, Apr 27, 2013
Photo of jgurley
4.86/5  rDev +28.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

I had this on tap at my local Wine World PCB. Hung around the store while they cleaned the line and set it up, then had the first one from the keg. It's a hazy yellow with a snowy white, soap sudzy head. I'm rating this for what it is, and it is EXACTLY what it's meant to be, a cold, fruity refresher. The first thing to hit you is the fresh grapefruit smell. Just like slicing a grapefruit in half and sticking your nose right in. It's summertime in a glass. I got the sensation I get when I bring a gin and grapefruit to my nose. It's amazing how much this smells like real grapefruit. The taste is light, sweet, very intense grapefruit (without the sourness) and a nice, extremely light beer finish. The aftertaste is light and short and leaves you wanting more. I'm just sorry that this stuff is rarely available here. It would be GREAT for a day at the beach.

jgurley, Apr 23, 2013
Photo of smartassboiler
4/5  rDev +5.5%

smartassboiler, Apr 23, 2013
Photo of mfnmbvp
3.98/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

11.2 oz. bottle, no apparent bottling information, served into a wine glass. Got excited when I saw this six pack at my local beer store, my first experience with a radler.

A - Fairly gentle pour yields a thin white fizz on the top which quickly dies out. Has a cloudy murky lemon shandy appearance. Kind of a wine like appearance, I guess you could say. Some carbonation visible. Second, aggressive pour yields a finger of fluffy white head audibly fizzing away, which dies out quickly.

S - Smell is of fresh tart natural smelling grapefruit, rind, and some sugar.

T - Has a tart fruity taste to it. Natural grapefruit juice, some sugar, and maybe a vague hint of malt sweetness. Tastes similar to what I would imagine a genuine shandy would be like, although I could be wrong. Very real grapefruit taste. Some honey. Semi sour finish.

M - Feel is tart, bubbly, a bit sour. Carbonated soda like feel. Finishes pretty clean.

Overall, a nice natural tasting beer with an easy drinking 2.50% abv, this is definitely a solid summer sipping beer. My first introduction to this style of beer/soda hyrbid, and I am looking forward to trying more of these types. More soda than it is beer though.

Stiegl Radler Grapefruit ---4/5.

mfnmbvp, Apr 16, 2013
Photo of bifrost17
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

bifrost17, Apr 15, 2013
Photo of Fossilhunter
2/5  rDev -47.2%

Fossilhunter, Apr 15, 2013
Stiegl Radler (Grapefruit) from Stieglbrauerei zu Salzburg GmbH
86 out of 100 based on 599 ratings.